CBS SPORTS NETWORKTO AIR ENCORE PRESENTATION OF SHOWTIME SPORTS FILM “A GAME OF HONOR” ON SUNDAY, JANUARY 8
“AGame of Honor” Delivers Unfiltered, Never-Before-Seen Look into Lives of Military Student-Athletes
AcademyAward-Nominated Actor GarySinise Narrates
CBS Sports Network willair an encore presentation of the critically-acclaimed Showtime documentary-stylespecial, A Game Of Honor, on Sunday, Jan. 8 (10:00 PM-12:30AM, ET). A Game ofHonor chronicles the season-long journey of the Army Black Knights and Navy Midshipmen preparing to play in arivalry unmatched by any other in sports—the Army-Navy football game. Academy Award-nominated actor GarySinise narrates the special, which provides unprecedentedbehind-the-scenes access to both academies and their respective football teamsfor six months leading up to and during the 112th Army-Navy game.
A GameOf Honor captures the personal stories of this unique groupof men who are rivals on the football field and brothers in arms on the battlefield.As the young men at Army and Navy endure a much different athletic experiencethan other Division I football players, AGame of Honor showcases the dedication, discipline and determinationdemanded of the cadets and midshipmen. The documentary-style special revealstheir unique journey from summer training to the demands of an elite classroomeducation to the weekly preparations for the football field, all while trainingto serve their country in a time of war. This rigorous passage culminatedwith the annual Army-Navy game, which this year was played at FedEx Field in Washington, D.C.
CBS Sports Network isavailable across the country through local cable, video and teleco providersand via satellite on DirecTV Channel 613 and Dish Network Channel 152. For more information, including a full programming schedule and how toget CBS Sports Network, go to www.cbssportsnetwork.com.
CBS Sports’Creative Director, Pete Radovich, Jr. who also serves as coordinating producerfor the Emmy-Award winning SHOWTIME series Insidethe NFL, serves as director of the documentary-style special.Radovich also co-produces with CBS Sports Coordinating Producer Steve Karasik.
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