Best Sport TV shows

This page is updated regularly. Subscribe, so you don't miss new recommendations. The list of "Best Sport TV shows" contains films with the following parameters. Style: realistic, captivating, humorous, serious, exciting and light. Plot: sport, rivalry, ambition, friendship, athlete's life, sport team, family relations, contests and competitions, football and competition. Genre: Sport, Drama and Comedy. Country: USA, Japan and UK.
Best Sport TV shows
Best Sport TV shows
TOP TV shows: The Queen's Gambit (2020), Cobra Kai (2018), The League (2009), Friday Night Lights (2006), All American (2018), Blue Mountain State (2010), Spinning Out (2020), Ted Lasso (2020), One Tree Hill (2003), Ballers (2015), GLOW (2017), Make It or Break It (2009), WWE Raw (1993), Eastbound & Down (2009), The English Game (2020), NBC Sunday Night Football (2006), Luck (2011), WWE Smackdown! (1999), Red Oaks (2014), Pitch (2016).

List of Best TV shows

The Queen's Gambit (2020)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 395 min.
TV show
Story: In a Kentucky orphanage in the 1950s, a young girl discovers an astonishing talent for chess while struggling with addiction.
Style: psychological, captivating, suspense, unusual plot structure, visually appealing ...
Plot: chess, addiction, mathematics, orphan, orphanage, feminism, girl power, female protagonist, girl, genius, champion, child prodigy ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 1960s, 1950s
Place: europe, usa, paris france, mexico city, moscow russia ...
Is relevant ?
 8.6
 110K
Cobra Kai (2018)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: This Karate Kid sequel series picks up 30 years after the events of the 1984 All Valley Karate Tournament and finds Johnny Lawrence on the hunt for redemption by reopening the infamous Cobra Kai karate dojo. This reignites his old rivalry with the ...
Style: motivational, exciting, light, semi serious
Plot: karate, master apprentice relationship, martial arts, martial arts training, dojo, rivalry, starting over, martial artist, teenager, fight, middle aged man, punch ...
Time: 2010s, 2020s
Place: southern california, california
Is relevant ?
 8.2
 44K
The League (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The League is an American sitcom and semi-improvised comedy about a about a fantasy football league and its members and their everyday lives.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, funny, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: geek, friends, family life, bonding, slacker, parenthood, family relations, irresponsible, obsession, suburbs, immature, fan ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
Is relevant ?
Friday Night Lights (2006)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Friday Night Lights is an American drama television series based around a high school football team situated in Texas. The series takes place in the fictional town of Dillon: a small, close-knit community in rural Texas. Particular focus is given to ...
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, sentimental, suspenseful ...
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: high school, athlete and trainer, sport team, contests and competitions, friendship, coach, football, teenage life, human spirit, sport, lifestyle, ambitious ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa, southern usa
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 7.7
 6K
All American (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: When a rising high school football player from South Central L.A. is recruited to play for Beverly Hills High, the wins, losses and struggles of two families from vastly different worlds - Compton and Beverly Hills - begin to collide. Inspired by ...
Style: captivating, emotional, based on true events, motivational, thought provoking ...
Plot: american football, male objectification, high school football, teenager, high school, coach, rise to the top, stubbornness, sport, father son relationship, family problems, sport team ...
Place: beverly hills
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Blue Mountain State (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Three incoming freshmen attending Midwestern college football powerhouse Blue Mountain State must quickly adapt to college life and juggle football, girls, classes and nonstop hazing.
Style: humorous, not serious, light, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: college, youth, american football, college life, teenage life, sport, friends, looking for sex, football, strong sexual content, sport team, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 10K
Spinning Out (2020)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: Kat Baker is an up-and-coming, high-level single skater who is about to turn in her skates after a disastrous fall. When Kat seizes an opportunity to continue her career as a pair skater with a talented bad-boy partner, she risks exposing a fiercely ...
Style: inspirational, uplifting, suspense
Plot: figure skating, mental health, love, skating, athlete, true love, human spirit, mental illness, ambition, couple relations, family relations, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 8.7
 37K
Ted Lasso (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Ted Lasso, an American football coach, moves to England when he’s hired to manage a soccer team—despite having no experience. With cynical players and a doubtful town, will he get them to see the Ted Lasso Way?
Style: humorous, sincere, funny, feel good
Plot: soccer, soccer coach, football team, fish out of water, american in england, female boss, professional athlete, profanity, football, save the day, revenge, divorce ...
Place: london
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 7.7
 72K
One Tree Hill (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the fictional small town of Tree Hill, North Carolina, this teen-driven drama tells the story of two half brothers, who share a last name and nothing else. Brooding, blue-collar Lucas is a talented street-side basketball player, but his ...
Style: sincere, touching, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: high school life, teenage life, family relations, friendship, couple relations, basketball, friends, teenage love, high school, step siblings, girlfriend, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, usa
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 38K
Ballers (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Looking at the lives of former and current football players, the show follows former superstar Spencer Strasmore as he gets his life on track in retirement while mentoring other current and former players through the daily grind of the business of ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, exciting, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sport, athlete's life, american football, ambition, nfl, american football player, friendship, party, betrayal, family relations, business, sport team ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, miami, florida
Is relevant ?
 8.0
 40K
GLOW (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 35 min.
TV show
Story: In 1980s LA, a crew of misfits reinvent themselves as the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling.
Style: breathtaking, entertaining, captivating, funny, motivational
Plot: wrestling, misogyny, wrestling ring, tv show in film, jousting, actress, teenage girl, casting, sexually dissatisfied wife, poverty, survival, wrestler ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
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Make It or Break It (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the world of competitive gymnastics, the series follows a group of teen Olympic hopefuls as they train for their day in the spotlight.
Style: serious, feel good, sentimental, captivating, realistic
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: gymnastics, sport, athlete's life, friends, rivalry, youth, female athlete, social relations, follow your dream, ambition, hopes, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, colorado
Is relevant ?
 7.8
 8K
WWE Raw (1993)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: WWE Raw is a professional wrestling television program that currently airs live on Monday evenings on the USA Network in the United States. The show debuted on January 11, 1993. WWE Raw moved from the USA Network to TNN in September, 2000 and then ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: wrestling, wrestling ring, sport, beefcake, contests and competitions, ambition, rivalry, fight for supremacy, uninhibited rivalry, world wrestling entertainment, wrestler, fight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
Eastbound & Down (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: Years after he turned his back on his hometown, a burned-out major league ballplayer returns to teach phys ed at his old middle school.
Style: humorous, not serious, dark humor, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: baseball, comeback, desire for fame, teacher, ambition, lifestyle, ex athlete, delusion, loser, coach, stupidity, dysfunctional character ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
Is relevant ?
The English Game (2020)
Genre: Drama, History, Sport
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Two 19th-century footballers on opposite sides of a class divide navigate professional and personal turmoil to change the game — and England — forever.
Style: realistic, uplifting, inspirational, stylized
Plot: british history, soccer, football player, sports history, football, sport team, society, love and romance, new school, culture clash, tournament, friendship ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: england
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NBC Sunday Night Football (2006)
Genre: Sport
Country: USA
TV show
Story: NBC Sunday Night Football is a weekly television broadcast of Sunday evening National Football League games on NBC that began airing on Sunday, August 6, 2006 with the pre-season opening Hall of Fame Game. Al Michaels serves as the play-by-play ...
Style: rough, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: contests and competitions, sport, coach, ex athlete, football, stadium, rivalry, star, expert, sport team, championship, fan ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa
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Beijing 2008: Games of the XXIX Olympiad (2008)
Genre: Sport
Country: USA, China
TV show
Story: Here's a Special Edition DVD that captures the most dramatic and exciting moments from the 2008 Summer Olympic Games. Officially known as the Games of the XXIX Olympiad, the competition was held in Beijing, People's Republic of China from ...
Plot: olympics, basketball, swimming pool, gymnastics, track and field
Place: beijing china, china
Is relevant ?
 7.5
 5K
Luck (2011)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: A drama set in the world of horse racing focusing on lives of owners, jockeys, trainers and gamblers who are all tied to the same horse track.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, captivating, psychological, talky ...
Plot: gambling, horse race, horse trainer, contests and competitions, bet, business venture, training, change of luck, corruption, crimes, ambition, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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WWE Smackdown! (1999)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: The superstars of World Wrestling Entertainment's "Smackdown" brand collide each and every Tuesday on WWE Smackdown Live.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, sexy
Audience: teens
Plot: wrestling, contests and competitions, uninhibited rivalry, graphic violence, fight back, cheating, fight for supremacy, sport, ambition, blind ambition, rivalry, world wrestling federation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 2010s ...
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 7.9
 10K
Red Oaks (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A coming-of-age comedy set in the "go-go" 80s that is equal parts hijinks and heartfelt about a college student enjoying a last hurrah before summer comes to an end--and the future begins. David Myers, an assistant tennis pro at the Red ...
Style: sincere, captivating, humorous, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, student film, teen drama
Plot: nostalgia, coming of age, grownups, family relations, teenage sexuality, first love, teen romance, teenage boy, golf club, teenage protagonist, teenage life, teenage love ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 7.4
 5K
Pitch (2016)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The dramatic and inspirational story of a young pitcher who becomes the first woman to play Major League Baseball.
Style: inspirational, uplifting, slang, suspense, captivating
Plot: baseball, woman, sport, lifestyle, dishonesty, father daughter relationship, ambition, friendship, rivalry, destiny, family, adaptation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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Lucha Underground (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Lucha Underground introduces U.S. audiences to the high-flying, explosive moves of lucha libre. An ancient combat tradition, watch as good and evil wage war in a gritty battleground called “The Temple.”
Style: exciting, realistic, semi serious, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: athlete's life, wrestling, tough heroes, ambition, contests and competitions, uninhibited rivalry, sport, rivalry, martial arts, violence, graphic violence, underground ...
Time: 21st century
Is relevant ?
30 for 30: Soccer Stories (2014)
Genre: Sport
Country: USA
TV show
Story: ESPN Films, creators of the critically-acclaimed 30 for 30 film series, will premiere a new series in April surrounding the 2014 FIFA World Cup on ESPN. 30 for 30: Soccer Stories will include a mix of standalone feature-length and 30-minute-long ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: soccer, rise to the top, rivalry, athlete's life, ambition, athlete and trainer, rising to stardom, rise and fall, sport team, sport, contests and competitions, society ...
Time: 20th century
Place: chile
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Kuroko's Basketball (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: In the story, Kagami Taiga has just enrolled into Seirin High School when he meets Kuroko Tetsuya of the school's basketball team. Kuroko happens to be the shadowy sixth member of the legendary Generation of Miracles basketball team. Together, ...
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, uplifting, light
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: basketball, youth, contests and competitions, friendship, sport, lifestyle, ambition, rivalry, hopes, adventure, teenager, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan
Is relevant ?
 8.2
 914
Ace of Diamond (2013)
Genre: Animation, Sport
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Eijun Sawamura is a pitcher who joins an elite school with a brilliant catcher named Kazuya Miyuki. Together with the rest of the team, they strive for Japan's storied Koushien championships through hard work and determination.
Style: light, humorous, feel good, touching
Plot: baseball, friendship, high school, teamwork, competition, team, sport
Place: japan
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 6K
Coach (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Coach is an American television sitcom that aired for nine seasons on ABC from 1989 to 1997. The series stars Craig T. Nelson as Hayden Fox, head coach of the fictional Division I-A college football team the Minnesota State University Screaming ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: college, parents and children, athlete and trainer, anchor, sport team, family relations, social relations, power relations, workplace, sport, youth, american football ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: minnesota, usa
Is relevant ?
 8.7
 11K
Haikyu!! (2014)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Shōyō Hinata began playing volleyball after seeing the "small giants" who played the sport when he was in elementary school. He suffers a crushing defeat in his first and last tournament in middle school at the hands of his rival Tobio ...
Style: exciting, captivating, disturbing, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, volleyball, rivalry, youth, follow your dream, prodigy, friends, friendship, athlete's life, sport team, contests and competitions, against the odds ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
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Vancouver 2010: XXI Olympic Winter Games (2010)
Genre: Family, Sport
Country: USA
TV show
Story: No overview found.
Plot: olympics, ceremony, kids and family, winter olympics, female athlete, competitor, snow, sport
Time: year 2010
Place: vancouver, canada, vancouver british columbia canada
Is relevant ?
 8.2
 7K
Sports Night (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The offbeat cast and crew of a sports news show as they deal with professional, personal, and ethical challenges while functioning in a pressure-cooker work environment.
Style: witty, humorous, clever, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: workplace, tv news, workplace situations, showbiz, christmas, success, anchor, couples, hot and sexy, workplace romance, tv show, media satire ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york
Is relevant ?
The Bronx Is Burning (2007)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Bronx Is Burning is a television drama that debuted on ESPN on July 9, 2007, after the 2007 MLB Home Run Derby. It is an eight-episode mini-series adapted from Jonathan Mahler's best-selling book, Ladies and Gentlemen, The Bronx Is Burning. ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, clever, humorous ...
Plot: baseball, major league, sport, athlete and trainer, ambition, contests and competitions, rising to stardom, athlete's life, self involved, coach, championship, manager ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, new york yankees, usa, bronx new york city
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