Ann Liguori, the host of Sports Innerview on East End public radio station WPPB, has announced that a number of classic episodes of her television program of the same name are now available to watch on the video streaming website Hulu.
Currently, 50 episodes are available to watch without a Hulu Plus subscription.
Sports talk personality, reporter and author Liguori interviewed more than 600 sports and entertainment stars from 1989 to 2006 as part of her breakthrough Sports Innerview with Ann Liguori weekly series that aired on regional sports cable networks throughout the country and featured interviews with sports legends including Mickey Mantle, Ted Williams, Bob Feller, Wilt Chamberlain, Dale Earnhardt, Charles Schulz, Hank Aaron, Jim Brown, Billie Jean King, to name a few. The program became the longest-running sports interview series hosted, owned and produced by a woman.
“These personalities were insightful interviews and each show is a treasured piece of history,” Liguori says. “Sports fans, young and old, will enjoy hearing and seeing their favorite sports legends express timeless stories and anecdotes about their lives and successes.”
Liguori’s conversational style and keen insight on a wide variety of issues and subjects with her fascinating guests propelled the series to its historic 17-year run. The series was considered a major breakthrough for women in sports broadcasting at the time, and still is today, with Liguori maintaining the rights to the programs and hosting, producing, distributing and owning the prime-time series that aired weekly on sports cable networks.
To stream Sports Innerview, go to hulu.com/sports-innerview-with-ann-liguori