Netflix has announced that their recent sports documentary series “Untold” will be returning along with “Last Chance U: Basketball” and a new show “Bad Sport”. Whether you’re a hardcore sports fan or a casual viewer, you can read on for more details.
Bad Sport: Season 1 (6th October)
Bad Sport looks at six unbelievable stories at the intersection of sports and crime, as told by the athletes, coaches and law enforcement officials at the center of the controversies. Episodes include the 2002 Salt Lake City Olympic figure skating scandal; superstar Indycar driver Randy Lanier’s marijuana-smuggling operation; the Arizona State University basketball point-shaving scheme; the horse hitman at the center of an insurance fraud ring; Calciopoli, the biggest match-fixing scandal in Italian football history; and South African cricket captain Hansie Cronje’s tragic fall from grace.
Untold: Volume 2 (2022)
Untold launched in August with a new film released every week covering various famous, and infamous, sporting events in fresh detail. The show will return for a second volume in 2022 and will feature four new stories told over four weeks, including a two-part film on Heisman Trophy finalist Manti Te’o, directed by Ryan Duffy and Tony Vainuku, and featuring interviews with Manti Te’o and the catfisher behind the hoax.
Last Chance U: Basketball
Last Chance U: Basketball is an honest, gritty look inside the world of community college basketball and has now been renewed for a second season. In Season 2, viewers will return to follow the East Los Angeles College Huskies (ELAC) led by passionate head coach John Mosley.
Other sport-themed documentaries in the works include season four of “Formula 1: Drive to Survive”, a series following NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace, Heart of Invictus from Archewell Productions, and more.