HBO’s Hard-Hitting ‘Real Sports’ Winds Up Its 17th Season

TV’s best sports-journalism series (and one of the only ones) ends its 17th season Tuesday night on HBO. It’s “Real Sports,” the investigative-news show anchored by Bryant Gumbel that’s like the “60 Minutes” of sports. The series’ year-end episode — premiering Tuesday (Dec. 20) at 10/9c on HBO — will feature a round-table discussion with […]

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HBO’s ‘Real Sports’ Has Timely Sex Abuse Story

HBO’s “Real Sports” returns for its monthly telecast Tuesday night with a timely story about the sexual abuse of minors in the world of sports. It’s purely coincidental that the investigative series — full name: “Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel” — has been working “for months” on its own abuse story and scheduling it for […]

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Bryant Gumbel Reveals He Has Lung Cancer

Bryant Gumbel made a surprise announcement on ‘Live with Regis and Kelly‘ Tuesday while filling in for Regis Philbin, who’s recovering from hip surgery. Gumbel, 61, revealed he has lung cancer and had surgery two months ago to remove a malignant tumor on his lung. “They opened up my chest; they took a malignant tumor, […]

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