Most would agree: Bringing the sports world to the big screen with any semblance of success can be tricky.
Unfortunately, the same can be said about television. Though there has been no shortage of attempts, today’s TV is nearly devoid of quality sports programming.
Sure, the update news format has worked well in the always changing, constantly developing sports world. But beyond that tried and true format, what’s happened to sports-inspired entertainment? Where has all the comedy and drama gone?
With that in mind, we’ve decided to take a look at 12 of TV’s all-time best sports television shows. (Most specifically, the ones that are now gone but that we want back). Some were classics while others failed despite developing cult followings.
In the end, though, they all found ways to entertain viewers with sports themes that extended far beyond the fields of battle.
So without further ado, here are the 12 sports-themed TV shows that we believe deserve a second chance.