Scripted TV Turns To Sports

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Sports on TV is one of the biggest revenue centers and draws audiences in the millions. But, TV shows ABOUT sports have never done as well. Still, a few shows have tried and, all of a sudden, sports-themed TV shows are all over the dial. Let’s have a look…
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Scripted TV Turns To Sports

“Pitch” on FOX: Kylie Bunbury stars as Genevieve “Ginny” Baker, a rookie pitcher and the first woman to play in Major League Baseball, using the San Diego Padres as a backdrop. Sounds like it would make a pretty good real life story as well…
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Scripted TV Turns To Sports

“Survivor’s Remorse” on Starz: Pro basketball player Cam Calloway (Jessie T. Usher) signs a huge contract with Atlanta. The series follows the main characters on-court, as well as his off-court triumphs and troubles. Turns out, his own family is his biggest barrier to success.
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Scripted TV Turns To Sports

“Ballers” On HBO: Stars Dwayne Johnson as Spencer Strasmore, a retired NFL player turned sports agent and financial manager. The show was just picked up for a third season. After all, it’s The Rock…
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Scripted TV Turns To Sports

“Kingdom” on Audience Network: Alvey Kulina (Frank Grillo) owns and operates a Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) gym in Venice, California. Chaos ensues. Recently picked up for a third season.
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Scripted TV Turns To Sports

“The Whole Nine” on CBS: Calais Campbell’s semi-autobiographical family comedy will be unusual since Campbell is still playing for the NFL on the Arizona Cardinals. Apparently, he’s good at comedy too…
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Scripted TV Turns To Sports

“Hobbs” On ABC: Michael Strahan will star in this show which follows a former Heisman Trophy winner who becomes a Miami police officer after his NFL dreams fall apart.
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Scripted TV Turns To Sports

NBC: Lebron James’ unnamed Sports Medicine Drama follows the heroes of sports stars who are themselves regarded as Gods: The Doctor/Trainers in the locker room who look after their health.
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Scripted TV Turns To Sports

FOX: Simon Cowell’s “unnamed Synchronized Swimming Comedy” is enough description to get anyone interested. Wouldn’t it be funnier as a Reality TV show?
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Scripted TV Turns To Sports

Michael B. Jordan’s hoops drama “Apollo Park”: No, not THAT Michael Jordan. This is the guy from “Friday Night Lights” which was a pretty cool show. So, if Apollo Park lands, we’ll probably give it a watch…
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