Former FOX Sports SVP of Original Programming on his short time in the sports content world around his years in non-fiction entertainment
This week it's episode 27 of The Wormcast. My guest Michael Bloom, CEO of BONGO Pictures. Michael spent a few years in the sports content space as SVP of Original Programming at FOX Sports and helped set up the E-League at Turner Sports. There's tonnage of orginal sports content wherever you look. We look at sports documentariess, ones that Michael worked on and others that left a great a great impression. Where's the genre going in the near future? Enjoy
2:30 Moving from entertainment into sports
5:00 "Being Liverpool"
15:00 "The Last Dance"
18:00 Jason's behind the scenes feature with Roy Williams and the Kansas Jayhawks at the Final Four
20:30 The futture of all-access team documentaries going?
22:00 The Tiger doc/"The Defiant Ones" (Dr. Dre & Jimmy Iovine)26:00 Athletes production companies
28:20 TNT's Inside Story doc and Michael working at Turner
33:30 "Rise as One" series of soccer docs at FOX Sports before the 2014 World Cup
38:00 Michael forming BONGO Pictures & selling pitches for projects
41:30 Michael and Jason's favorite sports docs
46:30 Michael has a story about Jason
51:30 Michael the long suffering Jets fan