Watch ESPN Films Online - Full Episodes
ESPN Films is a production company that is owned by the ESPN cable television network. ESPN films have numerous successful products under its banner. Some of its most popular television programs include, Pardon the Interruption, which is a daily sports talk show hosted by Michael Wilbon and Tony Kornheiser. ESPN Films also produces Jim Rome is Burning, a talk show hosted by the controversial Jim Rome. Around the Horn is another daily talk show that ESPN Films produces.
Not only does ESPN Films produce daily and weekly shows, they also produce live events like The ESPY Awards, The X-Games and The World Series of Poker. ESPN Films also attempted to produce two dramatic television series. These were set in the world of sports and were titled Playmakers and Tilt. Despite good reviews, the shows each only lasted one season each.
ESPN Films doesn't limit their product to just television shows or projects. They also have made several films, mostly about sports. Some of the subjects of these films have been Pete Rose, Kobe Bryant, Dale Earnhardt, Vince Lombardi and Bobby Knight. They produced a mini-series titled The Bronx in Burning that told the story of the 1978 New York Yankees.
Perhaps the most popular programs produced by ESPN Films were the 30 for 30 documentaries. They have made almost 50 different editions of these programs. Each time on 30 for 30 a major Hollywood director or figure who has a hand in its direction or production introduces the subject. The series was the brainchild of ESPN writer Bill Simmons. The idea behind the series was to tell personal stories in the confines of the 60 minute program. The first 30 for 30 documentary was by film director Peter Berg. It chronicled the story of Wayne Gretzky's trade form the Edmonton Oilers to the Los Angeles Kings. Other documentary subjects included Bo Jackson, Jimmy The Greek Snyder, Ricky Williams, Michael Jordan, Muhammad Ali, Fernando Valenzuela and Magic Johnson. Other documentarians who produced shows for the series included Barry Levinson, Steve James, Ice Cube, Johnny Knoxville, Spike Jonze, Morgan Spurlock and Steve Nash.
ESPN Films Full Episode Guide:
Season 1 (31 full episodes)
Episode 17 - Miracle 3
First Aired: March 03, 2013
Episode 16 - Going Big
First Aired: December 20, 2012
Episode 15 - Lolo Jones
First Aired: May 21, 2012
Episode 14 - 40 Minutes of Hell
First Aired: February 14, 2012
- Episode 13 - The Play That Changed College Footbal...
- Episode 12 - Herschel Walker
- Episode 11 - Dewey Bozella
- Episode 9 - Magic Johnson: The Announcement
- Episode 8 - The Marinovich Project
- Episode 7 - Roll Tide / War Eagle
- Episode 6 - Unguarded
- Episode 5 - The Real Rocky
- Episode 4 - Charismatic
- Episode 3 - The Dotted Line
- Episode 2 - Renee
- Episode 1 - Catching Hell