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 …
Sports Night: Season 1, Episode #4 - Intellectual Property
Casey acts jealous when he learns Dana is dating a man named Gordon.
Sports Night: Season 1, Episode #5 - Mary Pat Shelby
Dana is faced with a difficult decision.
Series Fun Facts
- 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 show was finally canceled when Aaron Sorkin decided to concentrate on his other show, The West Wing. Despite low ratings on ABC, it got several attractive offers to continue on cable TV.…
[show]The show was finally canceled when Aaron Sorkin decided to concentrate on his other show, The West Wing. Despite low ratings on ABC, it got several attractive offers to continue on cable TV. All the deals included Sorkin as a writer, but Sorkin declined.
- According to Peter Krause, ABC tried really hard to change the show. They couldn't make every change they demanded because Aaron Sorkin and Thomas Schlamme fought back.