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Those Guys Have All the Fun: Inside the World of ESPN (Paperback)

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It began, in 1979, as a mad idea of starting a cable channel to televise local sporting events throughout the state of Connecticut. Today, ESPN is arguably the most successful network in modern television history, spanning eight channels in the Unites States and around the world. But the inside story of its rise has never been fully told-until now.

Drawing upon over 500 interviews with the greatest names in ESPN's history and an All-Star collection of some of the world's finest athletes, bestselling authors James Miller and Tom Shales take us behind the cameras. Now, in their own words, the men and women who made ESPN great reveal the secrets behind its success-as well as the many scandals, rivalries, off-screen battles and triumphs that have accompanied that ascent. From the unknown producers and business visionaries to the most famous faces on television, it's all here.
Number of Pages: 784
Genre: Sports + Recreation, Performing Arts
Sub-Genre: General, Television / History + Criticism
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Back Bay Books
Author: James Andrew Miller and Tom Shales
Language: English
Street Date: July 29, 2016
TCIN: 13756484
UPC: 9780316043014
Item Number (DPCI): 059-04-0184
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