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
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Dana is faced with a difficult decision.
Series Fun Facts
- During one episode, Dan shakes writer's block by reminding himself why he got into writing in the first place - to impress women. Josh Charles, who plays Dan Rydell, was also in Dead Poets…
[show]During one episode, Dan shakes writer's block by reminding himself why he got into writing in the first place - to impress women. Josh Charles, who plays Dan Rydell, was also in Dead Poets Society in which Josh's character wrote poetry also to woo a woman.
- Joshua Malina originally auditioned for the role of Dan Rydell.
- 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.