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CNBC's BUSINESS MODEL: INSIDE THE SPORTS ILLUSTRATED SWIMSUIT ISSUE will premiere on Tuesday, February 9th at 9pm ET. The show will repeat that night at 10pm ET, 12am ET and 1am ET.

It’s a multi-million dollar secret kept under wraps every year. But when all is finally revealed, it’s a global sensation like no other.

CNBC’s Darren Rovell takes an unprecedented look inside the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, a multimedia franchise that has made more than 1 Billion dollars for its parent company Time Inc. and continues to print its own profits.

Business Model: Inside the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue premieres Tuesday, February 9th at 9PM ET.

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