Lifetime’s new show Gold Medal Families focuses on six athletes and their families as they strive to make it to the Summer Games in Rio,
“These kids are sacrificing their childhood and so much of their [lives] to do this. What does that mean for their familial relationships? What’s the story of the mom or the sister?” says producer Charlie Ebersol to Realscreen. “That was a big selling point for Lifetime and made the series about something other than sports.”
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