ESPNU To Air Kenny Chesney’s The Color Orange: The Condredge Holloway Story
NASHVILLE, TN – ESPN has announced that “The Color Orange: The
Condredge Holloway Story,” produced by Kenny Chesney and Shaun Silva
will make its debut as part of the SEC “Storied” series, this Sunday
night 1/13 at 10pm ET on ESPNU. The documentary originally aired on
ESPN in February 2011. Subsequent airings are slated for Friday 1/18 6pm
ET and Friday 1/25 11pm ET.
Chesney wore Holloway’s jersey number when he played high school
football and idolized the University of Tennessee quarterback and was
thrilled to produce and narrate the documentary which spotlights the
life and career of the first African-American starting quarterback in
the Southeastern Conference. The film was recognized by the The National
Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC), with a
nomination for their annual Vision Awards which recognizes original,
multi-platform television programming that depicts the lives, spirit and
contributions of people of color and best reflects the diversity of the
global viewing audience.
ESPN Films launched the “Storied” documentary series in September 2011,
presenting fans the opportunity to explore the rich athletic history of
the Southeastern Conference. From extraordinary athletes and coaches to
defining games and moments, “Storied” features topics from the SEC’s
recent and more distant past.