Religion of Sports

Religion of Sports is an original documentary series that examines unique examples of sports' cultural and at times, even spiritual, impact in regions around the world. "Religion of Sports" will premiere on Tuesday, Nov. 15 at 8 p.m. ET/PT, exclusively on AUDIENCE Network on both DIRECTV and AT&T U-verse this fall. New England Patriots Quarterback Tom Brady, Pro Football Hall of Famer Michael Strahan and filmmaker Gotham Chopra are the co-creators of the original sports documentary series, with Christopher Long, Bart Peters, Constance Schwartz-Morini, Martin Desmond Roe and Chris Uettwiller serving as executive producers. Season 1 of "Religion of Sports" will be comprised of 6 original hour-long episodes that examine unique examples where specific sports profoundly influence societies and cultures in a manner that extends far beyond merely entertainment value. "Religion of Sports" will take viewers on a weekly global journey, celebrating the transcendent power of sports. This season, viewers will experience the pilgrimage that hundreds of thousands of fans make to NASCAR events to witness men and machines making miracles, the exploration of man's dominion over the earth and the animals at the Calgary Stampede, and the cult-like rise of UFC and mixed martial arts fighting because of its raw and primordial action.

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The New Gods

Episode 1x04; Dec 6, 2016

Esports is the fastest growing sport worldwide. With parallels to the origin of major religion, a new generation of video gamers train tirelessly, compete in arenas and earn sponsors, while a female team fights for recognition among male competitors.

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x03: Alpha and OmegaNov 29, 2016
1x02: The New WestNov 22, 2016
1x01: God in the MachineNov 15, 2016
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