|USA||2014||60||Reality-TV . Drama|
After two explosive seasons, Esquire Network's hit documentary series "FRIDAY NIGHT TYKES" returns to San Antonio, TX for a third season on Tuesday, January 19 at 9/8c. The series that sparked a national debate will continue the conversation with 10 episodes ordered following one of the most competitive youth football leagues in America. With exclusive access to the 10 and 11-year-old division of the Texas Youth Football Association (TYFA), viewers get an authentic look at the making of football's next generation of professional superstars as the series digs deep into controversial hot topics that are prevalent in today's media. With no size or weight limit for its players, TYFA, an independent youth football league places children in the center of the firestorm. FRIDAY NIGHT TYKES addresses serious questions about youth sports and specifically as they relate to parenting and safety. How hard should we truly push our kids? Is the pressure too much for a child? What do we hope to achieve? Is this sport safe for young children? The groundbreaking series doesn't shy away from tackling the controversial questions at the heart of every All-American football family. Parents and coaches share insight into why they believe the sport is important, what motivates them, and what lessons they feel that the children learn from their discipline and dedication.
|Airs:||2016-03-22 at 21:00|