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CBS to air “Game of Honor” web series

CBSSports.com will debut a 10-part web series ahead of the Showtime premiere of feature doc A Game of Honor (pictured), a Showtime and CBS coproduced film focusing on the athletes participating in the U.S. Army-Navy football game.
October 13, 2011

CBSSports.com will debut a 10-part web series ahead of the Showtime premiere of feature doc A Game of Honor (pictured), a Showtime and CBS coproduced film focusing on the athletes participating in the U.S. Army-Navy football game.

Ahead of the December 21 Showtime TV premiere of the feature doc, the web series will premiere on October 17, and will run for 10 weeks. A Game of Honor focuses on the football programs at U.S. military academy West Point and the U.S. naval academy Annapolis.

The short-form web series will delve into the back stories of the characters from the film, and each episode will debut weekly until the film premieres on Showtime.  The documentary goes into the lives of the student athletes at West Point and Annapolis as they prepare to serve their country and participate in am Army-Navy football game.

Showtime says the doc will give viewers “a behind-the-scenes look at the pressures, challenges, joys and friendships that are unique to the cadets and midshipmen each football season,” adding that “the athletes will be seen preparing not only for their battle on the football field, but for their future careers as servicemen.”

Check out a preview for A Game of Honor below:

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Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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