Bryant Gumbel’s “Real Sports” Ends Historic 29-Year Run

HBO’s REAL SPORTS WITH BRYANT GUMBEL concludes with a 90-minute retrospective of 29 seasons of storytelling on December 19, available to stream on Max. The series is the most honored sports journalism program on television.

HBO’s Real Sports Retrospective: 29 Seasons of Storytelling

HBO’s REAL SPORTS WITH BRYANT GUMBEL will come to an end with a 90-minute look back at the past 29 seasons of the show on Tuesday, December 19 at 10:00-11:30 pm ET/PT on HBO. It will also be available for streaming on Max. The program has received recognition as the most honored sports journalism show on TV, garnering 37 Sports Emmy Awards, three Peabody Awards, and four duPont-Columbia University Awards for broadcast journalism.

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More than 1,100 stories from approximately 70 countries across all seven continents will be featured in the final episode. Bryant Gumbel, along with veteran reporters Mary Carillo, Jon Frankel, Soledad O’Brien, Andrea Kremer, and David Scott, will reflect on stories that delved into topics beyond sports, such as the consequences of modern sports, the responsibility of individuals in power, the strength of athletes who conquered unfathomable odds, and the unforgettable characters who have made an impression during the nearly 30 years of the show.

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REAL SPORTS WITH BRYANT GUMBEL is executive produced by Joe Perskie.

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