Religion of Sports

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  • 2016
  • 3 Seasons
  • 7.2  (80)

Religion of Sports is an original documentary series that examines unique examples of sports' cultural and at times, even spiritual, impact in regions around the world. "Religion of Sports" will premiere on Tuesday, Nov. 15 at 8 p.m. ET/PT, exclusively on AUDIENCE Network on both DIRECTV and AT&T U-verse this fall. New England Patriots Quarterback Tom Brady, Pro Football Hall of Famer Michael Strahan and filmmaker Gotham Chopra are the co-creators of the original sports documentary series, with Christopher Long, Bart Peters, Constance Schwartz-Morini, Martin Desmond Roe and Chris Uettwiller serving as executive producers. Season 1 of "Religion of Sports" will be comprised of 6 original hour-long episodes that examine unique examples where specific sports profoundly influence societies and cultures in a manner that extends far beyond merely entertainment value. "Religion of Sports" will take viewers on a weekly global journey, celebrating the transcendent power of sports. This season, viewers will experience the pilgrimage that hundreds of thousands of fans make to NASCAR events to witness men and machines making miracles, the exploration of man's dominion over the earth and the animals at the Calgary Stampede, and the cult-like rise of UFC and mixed martial arts fighting because of its raw and primordial action.

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Iron Nun
6. Iron Nun
December 26, 2018
Sister Madonna Buder goes by another name - The Iron Nun. As a Catholic Nun and Ironman triathlete, she's spent her life inspiring others. On the eve of her 88th birthday, prepping for possibly her final race, she reflects on the legacy of her life.
Rise
5. Rise
December 19, 2018
Alexey Molchanov turns to diving as a means of reconnecting with a mother he lost to the ocean.
The Promise Land
4. The Promise Land
December 12, 2018
The Mexico-U.S. border has never been more controversial. So when the Tornillo Coyotes, a small Texas High School team, and the Juarez Titanes, a volunteer team from Mexico's crime capital, play one another, it's more than just a game.
We Are The People
3. We Are The People
December 5, 2018
In villages around Alaska, young Natives share the same dream as kids from LA to New York - to be an NBA baller. The first step on that path is NABI, the Native American Basketball Invitational, where Team Alaska play other Native teams from America.
Ingo The Brave
2. Ingo The Brave
November 28, 2018
An Icelandic man reminisces about what could have been and why that means he cannot bring himself to watch the men's national team play in its first FIFA World Cup in Russia.
The Space Between
1. The Space Between
November 21, 2018
A look at one of the world's most dangerous events, the Isle of Man TT, and how the riders continue to put their lives on the line for the motorcycle event.
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Religion of Sports is an original documentary series that examines unique examples of sports' cultural and at times, even spiritual, impact in regions around the world. "Religion of Sports" will premiere on Tuesday, Nov. 15 at 8 p.m. ET/PT, exclusively on AUDIENCE Network on both DIRECTV and AT&T U-verse this fall. New England Patriots Quarterback Tom Brady, Pro Football Hall of Famer Michael Strahan and filmmaker Gotham Chopra are the co-creators of the original sports documentary series, with Christopher Long, Bart Peters, Constance Schwartz-Morini, Martin Desmond Roe and Chris Uettwiller serving as executive producers. Season 1 of "Religion of Sports" will be comprised of 6 original hour-long episodes that examine unique examples where specific sports profoundly influence societies and cultures in a manner that extends far beyond merely entertainment value. "Religion of Sports" will take viewers on a weekly global journey, celebrating the transcendent power of sports. This season, viewers will experience the pilgrimage that hundreds of thousands of fans make to NASCAR events to witness men and machines making miracles, the exploration of man's dominion over the earth and the animals at the Calgary Stampede, and the cult-like rise of UFC and mixed martial arts fighting because of its raw and primordial action.

  • Premiere Date
    November 15, 2016
  • IMDB Rating
    7.2  (80)