Ballers

June 21, 2015

Looking at the lives of former and current football players, the show follows former superstar Spencer Strasmore as he gets his life on track in retirement while mentoring other current and former players through the daily grind of the business of football.

Friday Night Lights

October 3, 2006

This award-winning drama series centers on life in Dillon, Texas, where high school football brings the community together -- and the drama of small town life threatens to tear it apart.

All American

October 10, 2018

When a rising high school football player from South Central L.A. is recruited to play for Beverly Hills High, the wins, losses and struggles of two families from vastly different worlds - Compton and Beverly Hills - begin to collide. Inspired by the life of pro football player Spencer Paysinger.

Blue Mountain State

January 11, 2010

Three incoming freshman in a big-time, Midwestern college football program have to juggle football, girls, class and nonstop hazing.

The League

October 29, 2009

The League is an American sitcom and semi-improvised comedy about a about a fantasy football league and its members and their everyday lives.

The Game

October 8, 2006

The Game is an American comedy-drama television series created by Mara Brock Akil. Premiering on October 1, 2006, the series debuted as the only new comedy series chosen for The CW's primetime schedule. Along with Runaway, it was one of only two series on the new network not to be inherited from either of its predecessor networks, The WB and UPN, during the network's first season. The series is a spinoff of the long-running UPN/CW sitcom, Girlfriends.

After three seasons, the series was canceled by The CW in May 2009. BET struck a deal with The Game's parent company CBS to develop new episodes of the series, relocating taping of the show from Los Angeles to Atlanta, and announcing its renewal at the April 2010 upfronts. The Game returned to the air for a fourth season on January 11, 2011, with a record breaking 7.7 million viewers. The series was renewed for a fifth season, and premiered on January 10, 2012. Tia Mowry-Hardrict announced on her Twitter that she will not be returning to the series. In June 2012, it was confirmed that actress Lauren London and actor Jay Ellis had joined the cast as series regulars.

In April 2013, it was announced that The Game has been renewed for a seventh season that is set to premiere in 2014.

Necessary Roughness

June 29, 2011

Necessary Roughness is a USA Network television series starring Callie Thorne and Scott Cohen. The one-hour drama series was picked up for 12 episodes on January 19, 2011. The series debuted on June 29, 2011, with a 90-minute premiere episode. The second season premiered on June 6, 2012. On January 7, 2013, USA Network announced the series was renewed for a 10-episode third season, which began on June 12, 2013.

Evening Shade

September 21, 1990

Evening Shade is an American sitcom television series that aired on CBS from 1990 to 1994. The series stars Burt Reynolds as Wood Newton, an ex-professional football player for the Pittsburgh Steelers, who returns to rural Evening Shade, Arkansas to coach a high school football team with a long losing streak. Reynolds personally requested to use the Steelers as his former team because he is a fan.

The general theme of the show is the appeal of small town life. Episodes ended with a closing narration by Ossie Davis summing up the events of the episode, always closing with "... in a place called Evening Shade." The show's final episode saw the guest appearances of Willie Nelson and Buzz Aldrin as escaped convicts on the run from authorities, the final scene being a spectacular shoot-out reminiscent of the final scene of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.

The opening segment included clips from around Arkansas, including the famous McClard's Bar-be-que, which is situated on Albert Pike Blvd. and South Patterson St. in Hot Springs National Park.

Eyeshield 21

April 6, 2005

Eyeshield 21 is a Japanese manga series written by Riichiro Inagaki and illustrated by Yusuke Murata. The series tells the story of Sena Kobayakawa, a introverted boy who joins an American football club as a secretary, but after being coerced by Hiruma, turns out to play wearing an eyeshield and the number 21, under the pseudonym of "Eyeshield 21". Inagaki chose American football as a central subject of Eyeshield 21 after realizing that it fit perfectly with his idea for the series.

The manga was originally serialized in Shueisha's Weekly Shōnen Jump from July 2002 to June 2009. The series consists of 333 chapters collected in 37 tankōbon volumes. An anime adaptation consisting of 145 television episodes was directed by Masayoshi Nishida, and co-produced by TV Tokyo, NAS, and Gallop. The television series first aired on Japan's TV Tokyo network from April 6, 2005 to March 19, 2008. The Eyeshield 21 franchise has spawned two original video animations, audio albums, video games, and other merchandise.

In North America, the manga was released by Viz Media from April 2005 to October 2011. The anime series was later licensed in North America by Toonami Jetstream as a joint effort with Viz Media, and aired on December 17, 2007 on its site, but before its completion, the streaming service was shut down. The whole series was streamed in English by Crunchyroll, while Sentai Filmworks licensed the series, with distribution from Section23 Films on DVDs.

Bella and the Bulldogs

January 17, 2015

A head cheerleader's life takes an unexpected twist when her rifle-like throwing arm takes her from the sidelines to becoming her middle school’s starting quarterback. Bella Dawson is a confident, caring and talented teenager, who suddenly finds herself fulfilling a lifelong dream but also having to navigate the world of her teammates Troy, Sawyer and Newt, without losing her two best friends, Pepper and Sophie from the cheer squad.

Inside the NFL

September 14, 1977

The hardest-hitting team of analysts in sports delivers expert insight, exclusive commentary and special on and off the field features you won't find anywhere else. Inside the NFL brings you the sights, sounds and spectacle of the NFL in all its glory, including exciting player profiles, interviews, and intense, moment-by-moment game footage. Every team. Every game. Every week.

Last Chance U

July 29, 2016

In a docuseries set at one of NCAA football's most fertile recruiting grounds, guys with red flags seek to prove their worth on the field and in class.

NFL Football Fanatic

January 1, 2018

Each week Australian transplant Darren McMullen visits a different American city to learn about the unique take they have on football fandom, with real “super-fans” as his guides. He'll explore all aspects of NFL traditions and experiences, with behind-the scenes access to players, coaches, and other iconic football figures during team practices and pre-game warmups.

Hard Knocks

August 1, 2001

“The first sports-based reality series” in television history presents viewers with an inside look at NFL training camps. From the top coaches to the rookies trying to make the team, Hard Knocks will showcase what it takes to be in the NFL.

1st & Ten

December 2, 1984

1st & Ten is an American situation comedy that aired between December 1984 and January 1991 on the cable television network HBO. Featuring series regulars Delta Burke and veteran Reid Shelton, it was one of cable's first attempts to lure the lucrative sit-com audience away from the "Big Three", by taking advantage of their freedom to include occasional cursing and nudity.

A Football Life

September 15, 2011

A Football Life is a documentary series developed by NFL Films and aired on NFL Network that documents the lives of select National Football League players, coaches, owners, and teams. Friends, teammates, family members and other players and coaches associated with the subjects are interviewed.

The name of the series originated in a quote from Steve Sabol of NFL Films:

Originating as an NFL Network special on the career of Bill Parcells in November 2010, it premiered as an episodic series on September 15, 2011, with the first part of Bill Belichick's documentary. The documentary was viewed by about 657,000 viewers, the most-watched documentary in NFL Network's history, and was the second-most watched program in Boston at the time with 151,000 viewers, trailing behind a Boston Red Sox game. Season One was eventually released on DVD.

Season Two began on September 12, 2012, with The Faces of Tebow.

The series was nominated for an Emmy Award for "Outstanding Edited Sports Series/Anthology" and "Outstanding Promotional Announcement – Episodic" for Belichick's episode in 2012.

Coach Snoop

May 19, 2016

See a different side of Snoop Dogg in this unique documentary, which details the famous rapper's efforts to mentor young athletes and create opportunities for them to compete at the highest level of youth football. We'll meet the kids and coaches that form Snoop's squad -- and witness the important life lessons they learn with every game.

America's Game: The Super Bowl Champions is an annual documentary series created by NFL Films. Its 46 installments profile the first 46 winning teams of the National Football League's annual Super Bowl championship game; each episode chronicles an individual team.

A spin-off debuted on September 18, 2008, titled America's Game: The Missing Rings which chronicled five of the best teams to never win the Super Bowl.

Against the Grain

October 1, 1993

Against the Grain is an American dramatic television series that aired on NBC from October to December 1993. There are 8 hour-long episodes, starring John Terry, Donna Bullock, Robyn Lively, Ben Affleck, and Vanessa Lee Evigan. The show was inspired by Buzz Bissinger's book Friday Night Lights: A Town, A Team, and a Dream.

A Season With

September 8, 2015

From the classroom to the locker room to the kick-off each week, viewers are transported behind-the-scenes, beyond the field and into the lives of these student athletes as they compete throughout the season. Go deep inside the world of a Division One college football program and follow the players and coaches as their respective season long journeys unfold.

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