Critically Acclaimed ‘30 for 30’ Series Premieres
Winning Time: Reggie Miller vs. The New York Knicks on Sunday, March 14
Film Available March 15 on DVD and Movie Download
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ESPN’s “30 for 30” series premieres Winning Time: Reggie Miller vs. The New York Knicks, (Sunday, March 14 at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN), directed by Peabody Award-winning director Dan Klores. The documentary explores how Reggie Miller single-handedly crushed the hearts of Knick fans multiple times and proudly built his legend as the Big Apple’s Public Enemy #1 to become the king of the New York streets. On Monday, March 15, the film will debut on DVD (SRP $14.99) on Amazon.com, and as a digital download on iTunes. Sixteen of the films in ESPN’s “30 for 30” series are available on DVD for purchase or pre-order at www.amazon.com/30for30.
Televised in the fall of 2009, these films were produced and directed by some of Hollywood’s titans, including:.
- Kings Ransom (Peter Berg)
- The Band That Wouldn’t Die (Barry Levinson)
- Small Potatoes: Who Killed the USFL? (Mike Tollin)
- Muhammad and Larry (Albert Maysles)
- Without Bias (Kirk Fraser)
- The Legend of Jimmy The Greek (Fritz Mitchell)
Five of the initial films from the “30 for 30” series will be available on DVD first on Amazon.com on March 15. (Kings Ransom, Small Potatoes: Who Killed the USFL?, Muhammad and Larry, Without Bias and The Legend of Jimmy The Greek). Each DVD is loaded with exciting bonus features, including extended interviews, deleted scenes and more. See details.
To date, ESPN Films’ “30 for 30” has focused on some of the most compelling stories of the past 30 years in sports: the demise of the USFL; the epic title fight between Muhammad Ali and Larry Holmes; and the saga of the Baltimore Colts Marching Band that continued to march even after the Colts had moved to Indianapolis.
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Other previously announced “30 for 30” projects are: Reggie Rock Bythewood (One Night in Vegas), Academy Award winner Bill Couturié (Guru of Go), Academy Award winner Alex Gibney (Catching Hell), Jonathan Hock (The Best That Never Was), Spike Jonze, Johnny Knoxville and Jeff Tremaine (Birth of Big Air), two-time Academy Award winner Barbara Kopple (The House That George Built), Academy Award nominee Frank Marshall (Right to Play), Steve Michaels, Joel Surnow and Jonathan Koch (Charismatic), two-time NBA MVP and first-time filmmaker Steve Nash (Into the Wind), Academy Award nominee Ron Shelton (Jordan Rides the Bus) and two-time Academy Award nominee John Singleton (Marion Jones: Press Pause).
Films in ESPN’s“30 for 30” series are available through CreateSpace DVD on Demand, part of the Amazon.com group of companies and a cutting-edge platform providing a highly cost-efficient and fast-to-market way for networks to release their content solely in response to customer demand.
For information about the “30 for 30” project and ESPN Films, visit: ESPN Films. To request a screener, please contact Jennifer Cingari at [email protected].