Netflix has announced two new behind the scenes sports docs from Fulwell 73 and Box to Box.
The two new docuseries are an as-yet-untitled series at the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 from Fulwell 73, featuring exclusive, behind-the-scenes footage of all 32 teams from the tournament; and Six Nations from Box to Box Films, an exclusive, inside look at the international rugby tournament.
Netflix has also announced a February 24, 2023 premiere for season five of hit series Formula 1: Drive to Survive. As previously announced, tennis series Break Point debuts January 13, 2023, followed by golf series Full Swing on February 15, 2023. And later in 2023, Netflix will premiere a behind-the-scenes docuseries from the 2022 Tour de France as well as Heart of Invictus, following competitors in The Invictus Games.
“This eclectic group of new and returning series reinforces that we are committed to delivering the best sports stories to our fans,” said Brandon Riegg, Vice President, Unscripted and Documentary Series, Netflix. “By going behind-the-scenes of the world’s biggest sporting events with unprecedented access, we have a unique opportunity to share the triumphs, tribulations and drama of these iconic moments with our hundreds of millions of global members.”
Six Nations (working title) (2024): Six Nations and Producers of Formula 1: Drive to Survive are planning to get fans closer than ever to this year’s Guinness Six Nations Championship. The series will take us inside the exhilarating world of the oldest and greatest annual international rugby tournament, giving fans an insight into pulsating behind the scenes moments, as the best teams in Europe battle it out in some of the biggest matches in the rugby calendar to take home the prestigious trophy. As the pressure and intensity builds, who will claim one of the sport’s biggest prizes?
Untitled FIFA World Cup Series (Summer 2023): Following on from the co-produced series Captains, which followed players throughout qualification for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, Netflix and FIFA+ have partnered on a new series that goes behind the scenes at the tournament. Produced by Fulwell 73, the as yet untitled series will be the definitive account of one of the greatest sporting spectacles of all time. With privileged, behind-the-scenes access and exclusive footage in and around all the 32 teams, the series will show viewers the FIFA World Cup as never seen before. The series will stream globally on Netflix in 2023.
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