Spike Lee’s Lil’ Joints, a short documentary series from ESPN Films that first premiered last summer, will return May 31 with four new films executive produced by award-winning producer and director Spike Lee.
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The next installment in ESPN Films’ SEC Storied series, “The Walk Off,” premieres on Thursday, June 30, at 9 p.m. ET on SEC Network. The film looks at former LSU baseball player Warren Morris’ championship-winning home run in the 1996 College World Series.
30 for 30 on Dwight Gooden and Darryl Strawberry, Co-Directed by Judd Apatow and Michael Bonfiglio, to Premiere July 14 on ESPN
The next installment in ESPN Films’ Emmy Award-winning 30 for 30 series will be “Doc & Darryl,” premiering Thursday, July 14, at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN.
The next installment in ESPN Films’ SEC Storied series, “Mighty Ruthie presented by Cooper Tire,” premieres on Sunday, May 22, at 9 p.m. ET on SEC Network. The film looks at gold medalist Ruthie Bolton, former Auburn basketball player and a victim of domestic violence who has become an advocate for women.
Abby Wambach, 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup champion and two-time Olympic gold medalist, has agreed to a multiyear contract to serve as an analyst and contributor to ESPN across various shows and platforms.
ESPN Films’ award-winning 30 for 30 series will continue on Saturday, May 14, with “Believeland” at 9:30 p.m. ET on ESPN. The documentary will chronicle the struggles of Cleveland’s major sports franchises over the past 50 years and the impact it has all had on the psyche of a typical Cleveland sports fan.
ESPN Films’ SEC Storied series returns on Sunday, May 1 at 9 p.m. ET, with the premiere of “Norm. It is the 25th film in the series. SEC Storied: Norm presented by Auto Owners Insurance centers on Stewart’s life as an athlete, a husband, a coach and a cancer survivor.The film is directed by Peabody Award-winner Fritz Mitchell (“It’s Time: The Story of Brad Gaines and Chucky Mullins”, “Ghosts of Ole Miss”).
“Tiger Hood” Debuts Tomorrow “A.C. Green: Iron Virgin” Short Narrated by Will Ferrell and Executive Produced by Adam McKay ESPN Films’ award-winning 30 for 30 Shorts documentary series returns with a spring lineup of five new short films debuting every Tuesday (with the exception of April 26) over the next six weeks. The films will … Read More
ESPN Audio will offer its first long-form podcasts, “Dunkumentaries,” a five-part series celebrating basketball’s most powerful shot by examining its history, memorable moments, impact and future. To The project is a collaboration between ESPN Audio and ESPN Films, and is sponsored by Seat Geek. All five episodes will be published Tuesday, April 5; they range in length from 12 to 20 minutes. They will be available on the ESPN app, iTunes, and other podcast platforms/apps, as well as on the web, including ESPN.com and espnW.com.
ESPN Films’ Peabody and Emmy Award-winning 30 for 30 documentary series returns with “This Magic Moment” on Thursday, April 14, at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN.
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