Sports Night

Sports Night

1998 - 2000, Comedy
The staff of a television sports news show faces personal and professional pressures.

Episode Guide

  • Sports Night - Quo Vadimus (Season 2 Episode 22)
    Season 2 Episode 22:

    Quo Vadimus

    Bidders drop out of the auction for Continental Corp., which causes concern for the future of the "Sports Night" team.

  • Sports Night - La Forza del Destino (Season 2 Episode 21)
    Season 2 Episode 21:

    La Forza del Destino

    Dana meets a mysterious stranger who seems to know a great deal about the bidding for Continental Corp.

  • Sports Night - Bells and a Siren (Season 2 Episode 20)
    Season 2 Episode 20:

    Bells and a Siren

    Natalie (Sabrina Lloyd) gets a job interview at "Saturday Night Live"; Casey and Jeremy (Peter Krause, Joshua Malina) find some shocking news.

  • Sports Night - April Is the Cruelest Month (Season 2 Episode 19)
    Season 2 Episode 19:

    April Is the Cruelest Month

    Isaac and Dana find out their Olympic coverage has been decreased due to budget cuts; Dan and Jeremy host a Passover Seder.

  • Sports Night - Draft Day: Part II - The Fall of Ryan O'Brian (Season 2 Episode 18)
    Season 2 Episode 18:

    Draft Day: Part II - The Fall of Ryan O'Brian

    Jeremy struggles with shame when Jenny visits the office; the tension between Dan and Casey moves to the airwaves.

  • Sports Night - Draft Day: Part I - It Can't Rain at Indian Wells (Season 2 Episode 17)
    Season 2 Episode 17:

    Draft Day: Part I - It Can't Rain at Indian Wells

    Dana and Casey make a bet regarding the NFL draft; the stability of Dan and Casey's friendship starts to falter.

  • Sports Night - The Local Weather (Season 2 Episode 16)
    Season 2 Episode 16:

    The Local Weather

    Jeremy (Joshua Malina) admits he likes Jenny (guest star Paula Marshall); Casey (Peter Krause) gathers everyone to watch a track meet in New Zealand.

  • Sports Night - Celebrities (Season 2 Episode 15)
    Season 2 Episode 15:


    Natalie gathers the gang for a game of Celebrities, leaving Jeremy alone at a bar until an actress starts flirting with him.

  • Sports Night - And the Crowd Goes Wild (Season 2 Episode 14)
    Season 2 Episode 14:

    And the Crowd Goes Wild

    Dana offers Sam a romantic send-off; Casey finds out his dilated pupils are causing temporary blindness.

  • Sports Night - Dana Get Your Gun (Season 2 Episode 13)
    Season 2 Episode 13:

    Dana Get Your Gun

    After a conversation about a vintage musket, Sam tries to convince Dana that he is not flirting with her.

  • Sports Night - The Sweet Smell of Air (Season 2 Episode 12)
    Season 2 Episode 12:

    The Sweet Smell of Air

    Crew members are initially thrilled when they have a chance to interview Michael Jordan. With Peter Krause. Guest stars: William H. Macy and Brenda Strong.

  • Sports Night - The Cut Man Cometh (Season 2 Episode 11)
    Season 2 Episode 11:

    The Cut Man Cometh

    A live boxing match turns out to be everything but what the crew was prepared for. With Peter Krause and Josh Charles. Guest stars: Allen Garfield and Peter Riegert.

  • Sports Night - The Giants Win the Pennant, the Giants Win the Pennant (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    The Giants Win the Pennant, the Giants Win the Pennant

    Dan (Josh Charles) wants to do a story on the 1951 Giants vs. Dodgers game; Casey (Peter Krause) shocks Dana (Felicity Huffman).

  • Sports Night - A Girl Named Pixley (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    A Girl Named Pixley

    Dana (Felicity Huffman) worries when Casey (Peter Krause) goes out on a date; Jeremy's (Joshua Malina) optimism about his award nomination fades.

  • Sports Night - The Reunion (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    The Reunion

    Dana tries to forgive her brother's steroid use; Casey searches for a "secret Santa" gift for Isaac.

  • Sports Night - Kyle Whitaker's Got Two Sacks (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    Kyle Whitaker's Got Two Sacks

    A story about football players taking steroids hits close to home; Natalie thinks Jeremy is intimidated by an intern.

  • Sports Night - Shane (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:


    Casey tries to protect a friend who slams Manhattan in an interview, but Dana refuses to edit the tape.

  • Sports Night - Kafelnikov (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:


    Jeremy (Joshua Malina) threatens the broadcast when his Y2K test results in total darkness; Dan (Josh Charles) meets a therapist.

  • Sports Night - Louise Revisited (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    Louise Revisited

    Jeremy (Joshua Malina) worries when he finds out Natalie (Sabrina Lloyd) is corresponding with his sister Louise.

  • Sports Night - Cliff Gardner (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    Cliff Gardner

    A showdown looms as network bosses demand that the staff meet to hear "notes" about the show and threaten to fire Isaac.

  • Sports Night - When Something Wicked This Way Comes (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    When Something Wicked This Way Comes

    Casey decides he should date other women after kissing Dana; a ratings expert tries to improve the show's numbers.

  • Sports Night - Special Powers (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    Special Powers

    Now that Dana is single, Dan pushes Casey to make his move; Isaac defends his right to work; Jeremy doubts Natalie's special powers.

  • Sports Night - What Kind of Day Has It Been (Season 1 Episode 23)
    Season 1 Episode 23:

    What Kind of Day Has It Been

    Casey's son visits the office; Dan tries to recover from his breakup; Dana hopes just one good thing will happen.

  • Sports Night - Napoleon's Battle Plan (Season 1 Episode 22)
    Season 1 Episode 22:

    Napoleon's Battle Plan

    Dana confronts Sally about her social activity just as Casey devises a plan to break up Dana and Gordon.

  • Sports Night - Ten Wickets (Season 1 Episode 21)
    Season 1 Episode 21:

    Ten Wickets

    Natalie refuses to break up with Jeremy; Dan struggles to keep Rebecca; Dana has a pressing engagement.

  • Sports Night - Ordnance Tactics (Season 1 Episode 20)
    Season 1 Episode 20:

    Ordnance Tactics

    With Isaac in the hospital, tension mounts as more pressure is put on Dana, and Jeremy wants to break it off with Natalie.

  • Sports Night - Eli's Coming (Season 1 Episode 19)
    Season 1 Episode 19:

    Eli's Coming

    Dan has a bad day when Bobbi Bernstein returns to the broadcast, and he finds out Rebecca's husband remains part of her life.

  • Sports Night - The Sword of Orion (Season 1 Episode 18)
    Season 1 Episode 18:

    The Sword of Orion

    Jeremy (Joshua Malina) investigates a yachting disaster; Rebecca agrees to watch a baseball game with Dan (Josh Charles).

  • Sports Night - How Are Things in Glocca Morra? (Season 1 Episode 17)
    Season 1 Episode 17:

    How Are Things in Glocca Morra?

    Dana must choose whether to cancel a date or hand the show over to Sally when a tennis match delays the start of the show.

  • Sports Night - Sally (Season 1 Episode 16)
    Season 1 Episode 16:


    Dan (Josh Charles) tries to find out who Casey (Peter Krause) slept with; Jeremy (Joshua Malina) fears spending a weekend with Natalie's (Sabrina Lloyd) parents.

  • Sports Night - Dana and the Deep Blue Sea (Season 1 Episode 15)
    Season 1 Episode 15:

    Dana and the Deep Blue Sea

    Dana agrees to go snorkeling with Gordon, even though she is afraid of fish, in an attempt to keep the relationship going.

  • Sports Night - Rebecca (Season 1 Episode 14)
    Season 1 Episode 14:


    Dana seeks advice from Casey when she fears Gordon will break up with her; rumors spread about Isaac's job status.

  • Sports Night - Small Town (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    Small Town

    Dana and Casey (Felicity Huffman, Peter Krause) spend their night off on a double-dating disaster; Natalie (Sabrina Lloyd) produces the show alone.

  • Sports Night - Smoky (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:


    Certain employees try to position themselves for a promotion when rumors of Isaac's leaving start to circulate.

  • Sports Night - The Six Southern Gentlemen of Tennessee (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    The Six Southern Gentlemen of Tennessee

    Isaac (Robert Guillaume) publicly criticizes Luther Sachs; Casey (Peter Krause) learns that the team is a great gift. Guest stars: Joy Behar, Meredith Vieira, Debbie Matenopoulos and Star Jones.

  • Sports Night - Shoe Money Tonight (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    Shoe Money Tonight

    The gang starts an all-night game of poker when Dan and Casey have to cover the early morning West Coast Update.

  • Sports Night - The Quality of Mercy at 29K (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    The Quality of Mercy at 29K

    The team broadcasts a Mount Everest ascent, while Dan searches for a charity to donate to; Dana discovers the Broadway musical.

  • Sports Night - Thespis (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:


    The same date marks the anniversary of Dan and Casey's first broadcast, Isaac's grandchild's birthday and the day the show starts to fall apart.

  • Sports Night - Dear Louise ... (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    Dear Louise ...

    Jeremy (Joshua Malina) writes a letter to his sister about his job, which includes a romantic surprise from Natalie (Sabrina Lloyd).

  • Sports Night - The Head Coach, Dinner and the Morning Mail (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    The Head Coach, Dinner and the Morning Mail

    Natalie receives hate mail after pressing charges against a football star; Dana continues to date Gordon.

  • Sports Night - Mary Pat Shelby (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Mary Pat Shelby

    Dana (Felicity Huffman) is faced with a difficult decision when a notorious football player agrees to come on the show.

  • Sports Night - Intellectual Property (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Intellectual Property

    Casey tries to conceal his jealousy when Dana starts dating someone; Dan learns the value of a happy birthday.

  • Sports Night - The Hungry and the Hunted (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    The Hungry and the Hunted

    Jeremy's (Joshua Malina) new assignment puts him in danger; Casey (Peter Krause) notices Dana (Felicity Huffman) in a different light.

  • Sports Night - The Apology (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    The Apology

    The network demands an apology when Dan tells a national magazine he supports the legalization of marijuana.

  • Sports Night - Pilot (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:


    Dan and Dana try to keep Casey from getting the boot while he's working through his divorce. With Peter Krause, Josh Charles, Felicity Huffman and Robert Guillaume.