Last year, Amazon did a series on the Michigan football team, and now Facebook has decided it wants in on the college sports game.
According to reports on Wednesday, Facebook Watch will launch a series on the Kentucky men’s basketball team called “Inside the Madness: Kentucky Basketball.”
ESPN’s Darren Rovell reports that the series will be 10 parts and will begin this Saturday, Feb. 17:
The newest players in media clearly loving the sports world.
Facebook follows up investment in the Ball family with a 10-part docuseries on the University of Kentucky men’s basketball team that debuts this Saturday.
No terms disclosed. Michigan was paid $2.25M for Amazon deal.
— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) February 14, 2018
This has been a tough year to follow the Wildcats, who have struggled more than normal. Now, they could be in danger of falling out of the NCAA Tournament if they continue their struggles.
The 10 episodes begin Saturday and air every week for nine straight Saturdays, with the final two episodes being released on March 31.
Source: Saturday Down South