Peacock and UNINTERRUPTED released more details today around the Original docuseries, Golden: The Journey of USA’s Elite Gymnasts adding to Peacock’s robust library of countdown to Tokyo programming. The series will take fans behind the scenes as Olympic gold medalist Laurie Hernandez, Morgan Hurd, Sunisa Lee, Konnor McClain, and MyKayla Skinner compete for the four coveted Team USA roster spots. The six-episode series documents the athletes’ personal accomplishments, struggles, and sacrifices, commentary from current and former Olympic athletes, parents, coaches, and industry experts on what it takes to compete at the highest level, and milestone events including the National Team training camp and Olympic qualifying competition. Following the USA Gymnastic Trials competition, the first three episodes of the series premiere on June 27, with new episodes dropping weekly on July 7, July 14, and July 21.
“All of the athletes competing this summer have shown a tremendous amount of perseverance, resilience and strength throughout their athletic careers and especially over this unexpected last year,” said Li Li Leung, President & Chief Executive Officer, USA Gymnastics. “We are heartened and delighted that this project will share the unique stories, perspectives and voices of some of these incredible individuals with a broader audience.”
Golden is produced by Sports Emmy-award winning brand UNINTERRUPTED, a division of The SpringHill Company, the global consumer and entertainment brand created to empower greatness in every individual built by LeBron James and Maverick Carter. Three-time Olympian Dominique Dawes serves as executive producer along with LeBron James, Maverick Carter, Jamal Henderson and Philip Byron from UNINTERRUPTED. Katy Murakami and Randy Stulberg are showrunning the docuseries, with Harrison Macks and JP Stiles, who are directing and executive producing with Camille Maratchi and Arielle Kilker as Co-EPs.
Peacock’s countdown to Tokyo programming also includes Michael Phelps: Medals, Memories and More, The Greatest Race, My Pursuit: Life, Legacy, & Jordan Burroughs and In Deep with Ryan Lochte. Peacock also recently announced additional sports programming to premiere this summer, including The ’96 Effect, Sisters of ’96 and four daily shows on Peacock’s Tokyo NOW Channel, Tokyo LIVE, Tokyo Gold, On Her Turf At The Olympics, and Tokyo Tonight. Fans can sign up for Peacock at PeacockTV.com.
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