Sports Night (1998–2000)

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 10 wins & 24 nominations. See more awards »

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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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 Natalie Hurley (45 episodes, 1998-2000)
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 Isaac Jaffe (45 episodes, 1998-2000)
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 Kim (45 episodes, 1998-2000)
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 Elliott (45 episodes, 1998-2000)
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 Chris (45 episodes, 1998-2000)
Jeff Mooring ...
 Dave (44 episodes, 1998-2000)
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 Will (44 episodes, 1998-2000)
Suzanne Kellogg ...
 Alyson (34 episodes, 1998-2000)
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 Billi (18 episodes, 1999-2000)
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Originally conceived as a movie, Aaron Sorkin was unable to devise a coherent plot. The episodic nature of television solved this. See more »

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Casey McCall: The length of this conversation has exceeded my interest in it.
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Referenced in Family Guy: Let's Go to the Hop (2000) See more »

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great television
1 December 2002 | by (San Jose, CA) – See all my reviews

I never caught this on TV, but I bought the DVDs, and am very happy I did! What a great show. In turns funny, touching, intelligent, entertaining... this show covered all the bases.

The chemistry between the characters is just phenomenal, one or two episodes in, things really start warming up and you find yourself completely hooked.

Great writing on TV doesn't come along that often, but Sports Night (except for the occasional smart-ass moment) proves to be as well-written as anything I've ever seen... it's amazing what they managed to squeeze in in these 20 minute episodes.

And don't worry if you're not a sports fan - you don't have to be to enjoy this show.

The DVD box set is unbelievably plain - 42 episodes and that's it - no booklet, no supplements, no commentary. But fortunately, the material itself is so good, I can forgive Buena Vista for this. Also, the laugh track is a little infuriating to begin with, but it gets toned down in later Season 1 episodes, and removed altogether later in Season 2.


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