[03/22/19 - 08:06 AM] Video: Showtime(R) Releases First Look at Its New Sports Gambling Docu-Series "Action" The series premieres this Sunday, March 24 at 8:00/7:00c on the pay channel.
[via press release from Showtime]
SHOWTIME(R) RELEASES FIRST LOOK AT ITS NEW SPORTS GAMBLING DOCU-SERIES "ACTION"
New Four-Part Docu-Series Premieres This Sunday, March 24 At 8 PM ET/PT
NEW YORK - March 22, 2019 - SHOWTIME has released a first look at the premiere of its new four-part docu-series ACTION, airing this Sunday, March 24 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. ACTION explores the legalization of sports gambling and chronicles the lives of professional gamblers, oddsmakers, polarizing consultants, illegal bookies and more throughout the 2018 NFL season. In this clip from episode one, professional gambler Bill "Krack" Krackomberger explains his unique strategy to gain an edge against sports books. To watch and share this clip from ACTION, go to:
ACTION is a presentation of SHOWTIME Sports Documentary Films. The series is directed and executive produced by Luke Korem (Dealt) and executive produced by Andrew Fried, Dane Lillegard and Jordan Wynn from Boardwalk Pictures (Chef's Table, Last Chance U). David Check serves as executive producer and showrunner. ACTION is a Boardwalk Pictures production, in association with Keep On Running Pictures.
ACTION is the latest in a series of culturally significant unscripted programming from SHOWTIME Sports. Additional titles in the lineup include DISGRACED, which won the 2018 Sports Emmy(R) Award for Best Documentary, the multi-part series SHUT UP AND DRIBBLE and BIPOLAR ROCK 'N' ROLLER.
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