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Sports Night 

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Casey McCall and Dan Rydell are sports anchors and best friends. On "Sports Night," their nightly cable program.

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Aaron Sorkin
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2000   1999   1998  
Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 13 wins & 36 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Josh Charles ...  Dan Rydell 45 episodes, 1998-2000
Peter Krause ...  Casey McCall 45 episodes, 1998-2000
Felicity Huffman ...  Dana Whitaker 45 episodes, 1998-2000
Joshua Malina ...  Jeremy Goodwin 45 episodes, 1998-2000
Sabrina Lloyd ...  Natalie Hurley 45 episodes, 1998-2000
Robert Guillaume ...  Isaac Jaffe 45 episodes, 1998-2000
Kayla Blake ...  Kim 45 episodes, 1998-2000
Greg Baker ...  Elliott 45 episodes, 1998-2000
Timothy Davis-Reed ...  Chris 45 episodes, 1998-2000
Jeff Mooring ...  Dave 44 episodes, 1998-2000
Ron Ostrow ...  Will 44 episodes, 1998-2000
Suzanne Kellogg Suzanne Kellogg ...  Alyson 34 episodes, 1998-2000
Rose Colasanti ...  Billi 18 episodes, 1999-2000
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Storyline

Casey McCall and Dan Rydell are sports anchors and best friends. On "Sports Night," their nightly cable program, the two display their unique talent and skills in reporting up-to-the-minute sports news. When they step off-camera, office romances and sports-related hijinks ensue.

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It's a Show About a Show About Sports, That Isn't About Sports At All See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Sport

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 September 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Baietii de la Sport See more »

Filming Locations:

Burbank, California, USA See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(45 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The last episode of the first season of all three of Aaron Sorkin's TV shows (The West Wing (1999), Sports Night (1998), and Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (2006)), as well as the series finale of "The Newsroom" (2012), is titled "What Kind of Day Has It Been?" See more »

Quotes

Natalie Hurley: New York, the city of lights.
Dana Whitaker: Paris is the city of lights.
Natalie Hurley: We've got a lot of lights, Dana.
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Sports Night
7 June 2005 | by STINGHERSHEYSee all my reviews

This show is amazing. I can't even believe it only was on 3 seasons, I would like to know if there are any lost episodes. My husband and I love, love, love this show. It is philosophical, thought provoking, holds symbolism, the communication dialog is with rapid succession, incredibly paced, just amazing. The shows flows with humor, and is really not about sports. Its about relationships, the ups & downs of life, new discoveries, etc..I just can't express enough how wonderful this show is. This is and was the best show ever in the history of television. I just don't understand why it was canceled. Oh, might I also say the direction is awesome. I have not seen West Wing, but will be checking this out. I am just not into politics. But am curious about this show. In closing, I wish they would bring Sports Night back, and all the original characters. Thank you.


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