The series “The Inside Story” will explore the evolution of the iconic “Inside the NBA” show through the lens of its four personalities: Ernie Johnson, Kenny Smith, Charles Barkley and Shaquille O’Neal
The “The Inside Story” four-part documentary series commemorating 30 years of “Inside the NBA” will air Thursday, March 4th-Sunday, March 7th on TNT. Check out the schedule and press release below from Turner Sports.
|Day & Date||Time||The Inside Story Episode|
|Thursday, March 4||Immediately following MIA vs. NOP||Episode 1 – The Traffic Cop|
|Friday, March 5||9:00 p.m. ET||Episode 2 – The Role Player|
|Saturday, March 6||9:00 p.m. ET||Episode 3 – The Entertainer|
|Sunday, March 7||Immediately following the NBA All-Star Game||Episode 4 – The Little Brother|
Produced by Turner Sports, the documentary takes viewers on a journey that started in 1989 and illuminates its evolution into a cultural phenomenon. Each hour-long episode reveals untold stories that highlight the chemistry between the four personalities – Ernie Johnson, Kenny Smith, Charles Barkley and Shaquille O’Neal – while also exploring their uncanny ability to continuously entertain and inform viewers. The documentary series also demonstrates how the show’s common thread of togetherness has helped them survive some of the toughest times.
The Inside Story is driven by never-before-seen-footage and interviews with celebrities, production crew members and sports reporters exemplifying how Inside the NBA became a show able to blend sports and entertainment each week, with a willingness to push the boundaries as it engages viewers in an impactful and enjoyable way.