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 Dan Rydell (45 episodes, 1998-2000)
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 Casey McCall (45 episodes, 1998-2000)
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 Dana Whitaker (45 episodes, 1998-2000)
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 Jeremy Goodwin (45 episodes, 1998-2000)
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 Alyson (34 episodes, 1998-2000)
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 Billi (18 episodes, 1999-2000)
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Casey McCall and Dan Rydell are sports anchors and best friends. At "Sports Night", their nightly cable program, the two display their unique talent and skills in reporting up-to-the-minute sports news. When they step off-camera, office romances and sports-related hijinks ensue. Written by Anonymous

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It's a Show About a Show About Sports, That Isn't About Sports At All See more »

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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. See more »

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Dan Rydell: You're married?
Rebecca Wells: We're separated.
Dan Rydell: There's a difference between being divorced and being separated. One is divorced and the other is separated. That's why they have those names.
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Referenced in Borgen: I Bruxelles kan ingen høre dig skrige (2011) See more »

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Best Half Hour on Television
4 November 1999 | by See all my reviews

If you can only spend a half hour a week in front of the tube, spend 9:30 - 10:00 (eastern, 8:30 central) watching "Sports Night", the best written show on television. If you have unlimited time to watch any and every show on, start here and begin weeding out the rest.

Aaron Sorkin is the David Mammet, Billy Wilder or Cameron Crowe of the small screen. (And let's not forget his big screen credits, including the screenplays for "The American President" and "A Few Good Men".) His scripts are crisp, clever and funny as can be.

Add the fantastic pacing of a group of talented directors, and you have the one show on TV that compels you to tune everything else out so that you can savor every second of wondrous activity.

To that we can add a great cast. Josh Charles becomes your best friend. Peter Krause and Felicity Huffman create the greatest romantic tension you will find. Joshua Molina is brilliant. Sabrina Lloyd chews scenery with pure joy and a wink. And Robert Guillaume gives consistently spectacular performances, both before and since his stroke.

Don't miss this show! If you do, you'll never get your wasted 30 minutes back.


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