May 8, 2000: ABC is renewing the hit comedy Sports Night for a third season.
November 9, 2000: The WB is premiering Million Dollar Catch Phrase, a reboot of the 1980s game show hosted by Bil Dwyer and announced by Randy West. It was produced by Passetta Productions in association with Action Time, Carlton America and Michigan J. Frog Productions.
September 26, 1999: Snoops made its debut on ABC stars Gina Gershon, Jessalyn Gilsig, Danny Nucci, Paula Jai Parker and Edward Kerr.
December 2, 2000: The game show You Don't Say was revived on Fox after not being aired for 21 years since its 1979 cancellation. It was hosted by Dick Clark and announced by Mark Thompson, and produced by Mike Fleiss (Next Entertainment) and Mark Phillips (Mark Phillips Philms & Telephision), and the panelists were Debra Messing (of Prey), Christopher Titus (of Titus), Calista Flockhart (of Ally McBeal) and Bryan Cranston (of Malcolm in the Middle).
June 20, 2003: Universal Pictures’ Hulk, starring Billy Crudup as Dr. Bruce Banner aka The Hulk, is released in theaters. It becomes one of the highest grossing films of the year and triggers the start of Universal Pictures’ Marvel Cinematic Universe, which would span nearly 20 years and feature more Marvel superheroes. A sequel is released in 2008 (at the expense of OTL’s The Incredible Hulk).
June 13, 2001: The Los Angeles Lakers sweep the Philadelphia 76ers in the NBA Finals, finishing a 15-0 postseason record, the first and so far only undefeated NBA postseason in history. (OTL the Lakers lost Game 1).
January 12, 1997: The Jacksonville Jaguars stun the world by defeating the New England Patriots to advance to the Super Bowl in just their 2nd season. Meanwhile, their fellow expansion team, the Carolina Panthers, defeat the Green Bay Packers to advance to the Super Bowl. This makes the quickest time an expansion team has advanced to the Super Bowl.