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Sports Night: Season 2 (1999-2000)

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The frenetic workplace of a cable-sports network is the setting for this alternately witty and poignant sitcom revolving around two cocky anchors and their neurotic producer. Created by Aaron Sorkin (`The West Wing'), the series was smartly cast and executed, and it deserved a better fate. The 1998 pilot won an Emmy for director Thomas Schlamme.

Cast

Josh Charles
as Dan Rydell
Peter Krause
as Casey McCall
Robert Guillaume
as Isaac Jaffe
Felicity Huffman
as Dana Whitaker
Greg Baker
as Elliot
John Kidd
as Aaron
Megan Ward
as Pixley
Clark Gregg
as Stranger
Amy Powell
as Kelly Kirkpatrick
Tim DeKay
as Mitchell
Alanna Ubach
as Catherine
Teri Polo
as Rebecca
Allen Garfield
as The Cut Man/Chuck
Spencer Garrett
as Peter Sadler
Pierrino Mascarino
as Josef Borofsky
Mary Ostrow
as Female Patient
James Goss
as Commissioner
Mary B. McCann
as Woman No. 2
Geraud Moncure
as Announcer 1
Mel Proctor
as Announcer 2
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Critic Reviews for Sports Night: Season 2

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (4)

While season two certainly had its good points, it was much more uneven than season one.

September 11, 2018 | Full Review…

The setup and subsequent evolution of the story lines throughout season two is masterfully done. While there is some regret that we never get the full pay off due to Sports Night's untimely demise, the characters are so enduring...

September 11, 2018 | Full Review…

For as good as the first season is, the second season is far better.

November 6, 2015 | Rating: 10/10 | Full Review…

A lightning-quick, smart look at a group of people struggling with existential crises, emotional issues and each other, all in the name of a common cause.

September 11, 2018 | Full Review…

The series' zippy dialogue is its own joy, but there's tremendous emotional depth, political agitation and some gleeful romantic arcs.

September 11, 2018 | Full Review…

The battle between Sports Night at its best and worst will be something to watch over the next couple of weeks.

November 4, 2015 | Full Review…
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