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Greatness Code

Greatness Code

  • Premiered: 
    July 10, 2020
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  • Network: Apple TV+
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Type: Live Action
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  • Subject Matter: Sports
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Plot Synopsis

Featuring a stylized hybrid of live action and visual effects, GREATNESS CODE is a short-form documentary series that sheds new light on sports legends, who pull back the curtain on a pivotal career moment when they touched greatness. Each 5-12 minute episode features a iconic athlete, including these stars in the first season: LeBron James, who discusses the 2012 NBA Eastern Conference Finals; Tom Brady, who chats about his one "perfect" game in his storied career; Alex Morgan, who reveals her most dominating performance for the U.S. Women's National Team; Usain Bolt, who re-lives the race that made him realize he was born to run; Shaun White, who highlights how a rocky performance at the 2018 Olympics motivated him to new heights; Katie Ledecky, who was the most decorated female athlete at the 2016 Olympics; and Kelly Slater, who chronicles the events and emotion surrounding his fifth world surfing championship. On Friday, July 10, 2020 at 3:01am ET/12:01am PT, Apple TV+ released the entire seven-episode first season of GREATNESS CODE.
The entire six-episode second season of GREATNESS CODE dropped on Friday, May 13, 2022 on Apple TV+. Season 2 spotlights: Marcus Rashford, an English professional footballer and children's campaigner; Super Bowl champion NFL quarterback Russell Wilson, who has played in nine Pro Bowls; Leticia Bufoni, a six-time X Games gold medalist and professional street skateboarder; Parapan American Track & Field Champion Scout Bassett; Bubba Wallace, the first African-American driver to win a race in NASCAR's premier series since 1963; and Lindsey Vonn, who is a four-time World Cup champion alpine ski racer, Olympic Gold Medal winner, author and entrepreneur.

Production & Distribution

  • Produced by Uninterrupted
  • Produced by Religion of Sports