PFL To Introduce Special Inside The Season Series By The Marines


Keeping up with providing MMA fans with new and unique coverage, the Professional Fighters League (PFL) will be offering a special series entitled Inside the Season beginning this month across ESPN Platforms.

Produced by PFL Studios and featuring the voice of acclaimed actor and passionate MMA fan John C. McGinley, the 10-episode series begins Wednesday, September 16 on ESPNews at 1 a.m. ET and airs each week through November 17. All episodes will also be available on ESPN+.

The series is presented by The Marines in an effort to leverage a national platform and compelling content to engage with qualified youth considering a military career.

Inside the Season is just one of four long-form original series produced by PFL Studios that will air across ESPN’s many platforms. 

“PFL Studios was created to provide MMA fans with powerful and thought provoking original episodic programming that brings the fan closer to the sport,” said George Greenberg, Executive Vice President and Executive Producer, Professional Fighters League. “Inside the Season takes fans along the emotional and physical journeys of our incredible athletes as they fight their way through a challenging Regular Season, Playoffs, and Championship format for a $1 million title. Collaborating with a talent like John C. McGinley is indicative of the high-quality level of work we’re looking to achieve at PFL Studios and the crossover appeal of MMA.”

McGinley has been featured in numerous major motion pictures and television including roles in Office Space, The Rock, Platoon, Wall Street and Point Break.

“As a fan of the Professional Fighters League, it’s a privilege to help bring to life the 2019 PFL season through rich and impactful storytelling,” said McGinley. “I’ve always been fascinated by the dedication MMA fighters have to their craft and it’s even more impressive when you are competing in PFL’s season format. PFL Studios is bringing a much needed fresh perspective to the sport, and fans will appreciate the in-depth look into each fighters journey.”

PFL Studios launched this past June and has already produced and released a seven-episode series titled Fantastic Finishes, which highlighted memorable knockouts and submissions from all six PFL weight classes. 

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