Best new Sports TV Shows (2017 overview - TV & Netflix)

Here you’ll find our selection of the best series that are related to sport. From baseball to football, even dancing.
The Vore's TV staff selects the top best sports TV series of 2017 on TV, DVD or Netflix. Are Stephen Levinson, Bill Simmons & Connor Schell our new Sports genre creators?

sports TV series2017
Popular actorsDwayne Johnson, Magic Johnson & Michael Jordan
Trending TV SeriesBallers, Blue Mountain State & 30 for 30

2017 releases - most anticipated titles to watch

G.L.O.W. (19-1-2017 | Netflix)

A Netflix dramedy about the world of female wresting in the 1980's following the group of Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling (G.L.O.W.)

Photo of G.L.O.W.
CreatorLiz Flahive
StarringBritt Baron, Kim Gatewood, Rebekka Johnson
CountryUnited States

Best sports TV series on Netflix or DVD in 2017 & 2016

Best sports TV series out on DVD, Bluray or VOD (Netflix, Amazon).

  1. 30 for 30 (Since 6-10-2009 , Season: 3 - ESPN)
  2. A serie of documentaries, highlighting important moments and persons in the history of sports.

    CreatorBill Simmons & Connor Schell
    Starring Dan Rather, Magic Johnson & Michael Jordan
    Themescareer, fame, documentary, sports,
    Keywordsclever, critically acclaimed, interesting, memorable,
    CountryUnited States
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix / iTunes

  3. Friday Night Lights (Since 3-10-2006 , Season: 5 - NBC)
  4. The trials and adventures of a group of football players in a small town in Texas.

    CreatorPeter Berg
    StarringKyle Chandler, Connie Britton & Aimee Teegarden
    Similar tv showsBlue Mountain State, Freaks and Geeks
    Themescareer, families, friendship, drama, sports,
    Keywordsauthentic, dramatic, insightful,
    CountryUnited States
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix / iTunes

  5. Playmakers (Since 26-8-2003 , Season: 1 - ESPN)
  6. A raw drama on the off-field lives of football players.

    CreatorJohn Eisendrath
    StarringTony Denison, Omar Gooding & Russell Hornsby
    Similar tv showsBallers
    Themescareer, fame, drama, sports,
    Keywordsconversational, noteworthy, powerful,
    CountryUnited States
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

  7. Blue Mountain State (Since 11-1-2010 , Season: 3 - Spike)
  8. Three freshmen fight the battles that need to be fought entering Blue Mountain State - a place for football and girls.

    CreatorEric Falconer & Chris Romano
    StarringDarin Brooks, Alan Ritchson & Chris Romano
    Similar tv showsEastbound & Down, Entourage
    Themescollege, friendship, comedy, sports,
    Keywordsabsurd, funny,
    CountryUnited States
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix / iTunes

  9. The League (Since 29-10-2009 , Season: 7 - FX )
  10. A group of friends share a passion for fantasy football, and try to balance their hobby with their real lives. Not an easy job, it appears.

    CreatorJackie Marcus Schaffer & Jeff Schaffer
    StarringMark Duplass, Jonathan Lajoie & Nick Kroll
    Similar tv showsIt's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
    Themesfriendship, comedy, sports,
    Keywordsfun, social,
    CountryUnited States
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix / iTunes