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ABC's Wide World of Sports ()


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  • 1h 30min
  • Sport
  • TV Series


Seasons: 16 1 Years: 1997 1993 1991 ... See all »

ABC's weekend extravaganzas about everything that can be called a sports event.

Awards:
  • Won 11 Primetime Emmys. Another 5 wins & 16 nominations.
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Series Cast Summary

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  Himself - Host / ... (88 episodes, 1961-1988)
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  Himself / ... (32 episodes, 1964-1981)
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  Himself / ... (19 episodes, 1965-1976)
Bill Flemming ...
  Himself / ... (15 episodes, 1961-1976)
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  Himself / ... (11 episodes, 1965-1979)
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  Himself - Trainer / ... (9 episodes, 1965-1988)
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  Himself (7 episodes, 1967-1977)
Bob Beattie ...
  Himself / ... (6 episodes, 1971-1980)
Jim Lampley ...
  Himself / ... (6 episodes, 1977-1986)
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  Himself (5 episodes, 1974-1991)
Alex Wallau ...
  Himself - Ringside Commentator (5 episodes, 1986-1991)
Jim Simpson ...
  Himself / ... (4 episodes, 1961-1964)
Chris Schenkel ...
  Himself / ... (4 episodes, 1965-1987)
Bud Palmer ...
  Himself / ... (4 episodes, 1968-1977)
Chris Economaki ...
  Himself / ... (4 episodes, 1964-1976)
Lou Duva ...
  Himself - Trainer / ... (4 episodes, 1982-1988)
Stirling Moss ...
  Himself / ... (3 episodes, 1964)
David Pearson ...
  Himself - Driver / ... (3 episodes, 1964-1978)
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  Himself - Driver / ... (3 episodes, 1964-1978)
Barney Cipriani ...
  Himself / ... (3 episodes, 1966-1979)
Al Michaels ...
  Himself / ... (3 episodes, 1977-1979)
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  Himself / ... (3 episodes, 1986-1990)
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  Himself / ... (3 episodes, 1986-1987)
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  Herself (2 episodes, 1976-1988)
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  Herself (2 episodes, 1968-1988)
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  Himself (2 episodes, 1968-1972)
Karl Mildenberger ...
  Himself (2 episodes, 1966-1967)
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  Himself (2 episodes, 1974-1977)
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  Himself - Guest (3 episodes, 1974-1976)
Clem McSpadden ...
  Himself (2 episodes, 1964)
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  Himself (2 episodes, 1969-1970)
Don Dunphy ...
  Himself / ... (2 episodes, 1964-1972)
Jesse Abramson ...
  Himself / ... (2 episodes, 1961-1966)
Bob Richards ...
  Himself / ... (2 episodes, 1961)
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  Herself (2 episodes, 1961)
John Thomas ...
  Himself - High Jump / ... (2 episodes, 1961)
Buddy Baker ...
  Himself - Driver #89 / ... (2 episodes, 1964-1976)
A.J. Foyt ...
  Himself - Driver #00 / ... (2 episodes, 1964-1976)
Drew Bundini Brown ...
  Himself (3 episodes, 1967-1975)
Bill Muncey ...
  Himself (2 episodes, 1971-1979)
Vassily Alekseyev ...
  Himself - Contestant (2 episodes, 1971)
Ken Patera ...
  Himself - Contestant (2 episodes, 1971)
Serge Reding ...
  Himself - Contestant (2 episodes, 1971)
Kelly Knievel ...
  Himself (2 episodes, 1974)
Robbie Knievel ...
  Himself (2 episodes, 1974)
Tony Perez ...
  Himself - Referee (2 episodes, 1975-1987)
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  Himself (2 episodes, 1975-1982)
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  Himself - Driver (2 episodes, 1976-1979)
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  Himself - Driver / ... (2 episodes, 1976-1978)
Joe Rairick ...
  Himself - Arm Wrestler (2 episodes, 1977-1979)

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Also Known As
  • ABC's Wide World of Sports (United States)
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  • 90 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia The show's host Jim McKay popularized the phrase "The thrill of victory, and the agony of defeat." See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Homer (1970). See more »
Quotes [opening spiel]
Jim McKay: Spanning the globe to bring you the constant variety of sports... the thrill of victory... and the agony of defeat... the human drama of athletic competition... This is "ABC's Wide World of Sports!"
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