REAL SPORTS WITH BRYANT GUMBEL returns for an all-new episode on TUESDAY, MAY 25 (10:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT). The latest episode is highlighted by a virtual panel led by Gumbel, who is joined by Tommie Smith, who famously raised a gloved fist on the podium at the 1968 Olympic Games, gold medal sprinter and long jumper Tianna Bartoletta, fencer Race Imboden and hammer thrower Gwendolyn Berry to discuss Rule 50 of the Olympic Charter, which states “No kind of demonstration or political, religious or racial propaganda is permitted in any Olympic
sites, venues or other areas.”
The series is available on HBO and to stream on HBO Max.
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Additional May segments include:
- Out Of Bounds – Forty years after they won equal access to locker rooms, female sports reporters continue to face serious obstacles in doing their jobs, from harassment and sexual objectification, to actual instances of abuse. Correspondent Andrea Kremer reports. Producer: Katie Melone.
- Boy Wonder (Revisit) –Real Sports first visited with Tommy Morrissey in 2018, then a seven-year-old golf prodigy, who was dominating his peers even though he was born with only one arm. But at age 10, Tommy has started dominating in another sport: baseball. He’s a star pitcher and plays positions all over the field. David Scott reports. Producer: Evan Burgos.
- Young Bucks – Correspondent Jon Frankel reports on some of the country’s toughest young athletes as they compete in one of the most dangerous sports around: miniature bull riding, where kids as young as eight years old enter the ring and try to ride bulls over ten times their size. Producer: Beret Remak
The executive producer of REAL SPORTS WITH BRYANT GUMBEL is Joe Perskie.