This half-hour comedy focused on the staff of a cable sports news program called "Sports Night". As the anchors and producers duck and weave through their career goals, workplace romances, rough divorces, and a love/hate relationship with professional sports, the power-plays on the court, in the office, and behind closed doors create a dynamic environment.
Last Episode02x22 Quo Vadimus Aired: May. 16, 2000
A company named "Quo Vadimus" puts an 11th-hour stock bid on Continental Corp. Rebecca may be coming back into Dan's life. Dana discovers that …
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Dana is faced with a difficult decision.
Series Fun Facts
- Clark Gregg was offered one of the lead roles. He had to turn it down because he was working on the pre-production of What Lies Beneath. Gregg ended up playing the recurring role of The Stranger.
- In a list appearing Spectrum issue #22, dated April 2000 of the best TV series of the 1990s, John Thorne ranked this show as #8.
- The tapes and decks used on the show are U-Matic (aka 3/4") format, which would have been very out-of-date in the late 1990s. At the time, the standard would have been Betacam. U-Matic…
[show]The tapes and decks used on the show are U-Matic (aka 3/4") format, which would have been very out-of-date in the late 1990s. At the time, the standard would have been Betacam. U-Matic equipment looks very much like Betacam equipment, and would have been much cheaper, especially for use as a prop.