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Sam Donovan
Seasons 2
First Episode "When Something Wicked This Way Comes"
Last Episode "Celebrities"
Appearances 6 episodes (see below)
Played By William H. Macy
Profession Ratings Consultant
Affiliation Sports Night
Position Ratings Consultant
Gender Male

Sam Donovan is a recurring character in the second season of Sports Night. He is played by guest star William H. Macy and debuts in "When Something Wicked This Way Comes". He is a ratings consultant and is brought in to consultant on Sports Night on CSC.



He is a recovering alcoholic and a divorcee.

Season 2

Managing Editor Isaac Jaffe hires him as a consultant for Sports Night on CSC.[1]


Season two appearances
"Special Powers" "When Something Wicked This Way Comes" "Cliff Gardner" "Louise Revisited" "Kafelnikov"
"Shane" "Kyle Whitaker's Got Two Sacks" "The Reunion" "A Girl Named Pixley" "The Giants Win the Pennant, the Giants Win the Pennant!"
"The Cut Man Cometh" "The Sweet Smell of Air" "Dana Get Your Gun" "And the Crowd Goes Wild" "Celebrities"
"The Local Weather" "Draft Day: Part I It Can't Rain at Indian Wells" "Draft Day: Part II The Fall of Ryan O'Brian" "April Is the Cruelest Month" "Bells and a Siren"
"La Forza del Destino" "Quo Vadimus"


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