Sports Night: Season 2 - Rotten Tomatoes

Sports Night: Season 2 (1999-2000)




Critic Consensus: Guided by its deeply felt affection for its characters, Sports Night continues to charm with patter so rhythmic you can dance to it.


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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.


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
William H. Macy
as Sam Donovan
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
Spencer Garrett
as Peter Sadler
Allen Garfield
as The Cut Man/Chuck
Mary Ostrow
as Female Patient
Pierrino Mascarino
as Josef Borofsky
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 (10) | Top Critics (7)

I wish it had lasted more than two seasons, despite its ratings struggles. It was a TV auteur's sitcom, a bittersweet gem, and a part of sitcom evolution that now allows TV comedies to take on dramatic themes.

January 8, 2019 | Full Review…

Sports Night was marvelous in its ability to show people -- reconizably smart, loving people -- making real mistakes that created the kinds of real conflicts that real people encounter in real relationships and workplaces.

January 8, 2019 | Full Review…
Top Critic

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…

There's something genuinely thrilling about the way Sorkin's script reveals who exactly Clark Gregg is, and how he's going to rescue them.

January 8, 2019 | Full Review…

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