It's showtime for Pinoy hoops fans as SKY brings HBO’s sports drama series chronicling one of the world’s most popular basketball teams in “Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty” on HBO and HBO GO.
Based on the book “Showtime: Magic, Kareem, Riley, and the Los Angeles Lakers Dynasty of the 1980s” by Jeff Pearlman, the 10-episode HBO Original series executive produced by Adam McKay depicts the rise of the Los Angeles Lakers as the most dominant and revered basketball dynasty in the ‘80s.
Relive how Jerry Buss, portrayed by John C. Reilly, helped steer the franchise to basketball greatness, winning title after title during the team’s Showtime era with the help of head coach Pat Riley (Adrien Brody), superstar big man Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (Solomon Hughes) and charismatic floor general Earvin “Magic” Johnson (Quincy Isaiah).
Also starring in this starstudded HBO Original are Jason Clarke, Norm Nixon, Sally Field, Hadley Robinson, Jason Segel, Gaby Hoffmann, Rob Morgan, Tamera Tomakili, Michael Chiklis, Sean Patrick Small and more.
Following the March 7 premiere and same-day encore on HBO via SKYcable (SD Ch. 54 and HD Ch. 168 in Mega Manila; SD Ch. 402 and HD Ch. 710 in regional areas), new episodes air every Monday at 9 a.m.
Fans can also stream the series on-demand on HBO GO, available via SKY subscription for as low as P99 a month. Existing SKYcable subscribers with an HBO PAK subscription can enjoy HBO GO at no extra cost. For more info, visit mysky.com.ph/hbogo.