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Motivation Mondays

Every day is Motivation Day on ASN! But on Mondays, we turn it up to 11! Start your week off with an extra dose of some of our most inspiring episodes streaming all day or on-demand on your schedule.

Tactical Tuesdays

Monday got the creative juices flowing. Now it's time for action! Get Tactical every Tuesday with Surviving Mann episodes streaming all day or on-demand on your schedule.

Football Fridays

Get your high school football game on with our exciting high school football shows: This Week in High School Football, Country Ball and Like A Train streaming all day or on-demand. PLUS tune in live on select Fridays for Friday Night Football featuring on field commentary and interviews from top games around the country.

Premiere Saturdays

Catch up on the latest episodes all day then tune in to watch new ASN show episodes premier on Saturday nights! Missed the broadcast? Watch new episodes on Saturday nights on-demand any time starting at 9pm Eastern.

All-Day Sundays

Watch the Saturday Night Premiere ASN show line-up all day Sunday!

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Insider Fridays

Preview new episodes with ASN Fans & producers. Become an American Stories Network Fan and receive advance notice and invites to these special invitation-only premiers.
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Stories You Want To Hear

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Lineup Runtime: 9 hrs 45 mins

Like A Train: Episode 1: The Journey Begins | 45 mins

In Like a Train, the award-winning documentary that began as a student film project, you will follow the Clearwater Knights, a high school football team determined to have a perfect, undefeated season and to have fun doing it. With a coaching prodigy, not even twenty-five years old, at the helm, leading the team alongside his best friend, the Knights are a unique blend of humor, tenacity and heart. Their story will excite you, move you and make you think about things you didn’t expect out of a sports documentary. Its original score, also composed and performed by the students, will have you tapping your feet as you root for the Knights. Like a Train isn’t just about football, it’s about life, love and people.

Country Ball: Episode 1 | 37 mins

Country Ball Coach Jesse Chinchar kicks off the first season of Country Ball in the heartland of football – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. His first challenge is to help Cole Weightman – a powerful yet unknown linebacker who reminds many of another great Pittsburgh linebacker: Jack Lambert of Steelers fame. What lessons and tactics does Jesse have to help Cole get his first offer? And how will Coach Jesse fare when he adventures with Cole and his family? Find out in the premier episode of Country Ball.

This Week In High School Football: Episode 6 | 17 mins

This week 2 state champions with multiple college prospects face off in Jacksonville, Florida. John Garcia, Jr. of Sports Illustrated and SI 99 gives his unique perspective on the players, their skills and game strategies as Trinity Christian goes head-to-head against fellow state champion and rival American Heritage. Meet some of their star players and discuss their strengths and college plans. Also hear from their 300-game-winning, multiple state championship head coach Coach Dorminey and get the latest updates on Division 1 recruit prospects from around the nation.

Like A Train: Episode 2: A Team Grows | 44 mins

The Knights continue down the path to victory. Their journey must include team growth and bonding. Friendships and trust develop as the team goes through hardships such as injuries and new players. Along the way, we learn more about them, why they work so well together, whom they've lost, and how they've charged forth in spite of it all. Oh, and there's rain, lots of rain. Meet the team and hear their stories. They will excite you, move you and make you think about things you didn’t expect out of a sports documentary. Its original score, also composed and performed by the students, will have you tapping your feet as you root for the Knights.

Country Ball: Episode 2 | 28 mins

Coach Jesse heads to Little Rock Arkansas, home of the famous Pulaski Academy and super-star high school football coach, Coach Kelly. The player? Joe Himon. With NFL speed and skills already, a heart of gold and courage to match, Joe has yet to commit and be recognized as the top rated recruit that he should be. Find out what advice and help Coach Jesse has for Joe in this episode of Country Ball.

Surviving Mann Profile: Jenn Stankus | 1 min

Meet Jenn Stankus. MD, JD, FACEP. This emergency physician has a passion for serving her country and community. As a former Army JAG officer and former police officer, she gained the training and experience that drove her to compete in American Ninja Warrior, Military Edition at age 47. Now at 51, she's ready to show the competition that she's got the drive and determination to be the last person standing.

Like A Train: Episode 3: Giants | 93 mins

The Knights will face their biggest challenge yet. There be giants.

Surviving Mann Profile: Aly Webster | 1 min

She has got the looks and the skills. A firearms instructor and personal trainer that can show you how to build strength & stamina in the gym and accuracy on the range. She is ready to show the competition she has got the skills and stamina to survive.

Country Ball: Episode 3 | 29 mins

Meet Ryan Nolan, a hard-working, talented play-maker with integrity and intelligence to match. Unfortunately, at only 5’ 9”, his size has kept him off of many coaches' radar. Find out what strategies Coach Jesse has for Ryan to help him get scholarship offers and follow them on their shooting adventure as they compete to see who’s the fastest shot in this episode of Country Ball.

Like A Train: Episode 4: Danger Lurks | 61 mins

Overconfidence can doom a season and the Knights meet their biggest obstacle of the year. Were they ready or not? Why was Coach Jesse so upset on Halloween night?

Country Ball: Episode 4 | 26 mins

Richard Myers is a jack-of-all-trades on the offensive line with an incredibly strong work ethic. He’s already college football material. The problem? He lives in the middle of a small town in Indiana and needs help getting recruited. Come and see Coach Jesse and Richard bond over fishing and a good old-fashioned Indiana demolition derby as they discuss how to work towards Richard’s future and dreams for his football career.

Country Ball: Episode 5 | 20 mins

With over 30 scholarship offers and a spot in his high school's Hall of Fame, Mario Eugenio is living proof that hard work and dedication pays off. But what happens when things don't go as planned? Find out in this episode of Country Ball.

Randy Counture Foundation Interview | 3 mins

In this rare interview, MMA legend Randy Couture shares what moved him to start the Xtreme Couture GI Foundation and shares details on the work his foundation does to support our most in need veterans.

Country Ball: Episode 6 | 29 mins

The first part of the season finale starts now. Jesse’s back on his home turf of Clearwater, Florida, at Clearwater Academy International with not one, but TWO of his top players: Luca Stanzani and Dylan Djeté – who’ve both been playing football since they were little. Dylan’s a family-oriented player who got five touchdowns across his first two games in America. Luca’s been CAI’s starting quarterback since eighth grade and has both the brains and the dedication to go far. See just what these players can do in this episode of Country Ball!

Country Ball: Episode 7 | 36 mins

It’s the finale of Country Ball season one. Through their journey, Dylan and Luca have become brothers. With Jesse’s help, they’ll show just how much they’ve grown as players. Get ready to cheer for some incredible football. You’re not going to want to miss this!

Like A Train: Episode 5: The Final Ride | 101 mins

For some Clearwater Knights players, their high school football career will end during this episode, and they will never play football again. Will they go out on top? Or, have regrets forever? Watch the final act of this unforgettable season of ups and downs.

Surviving Mann Profile: Liberte Austin | 1 min

Meet Liberte Austin – writer, paralegal, firearms instructor, and patriot. This Texas-born paralegal and writer knows how to survive in the wilderness being able to fish, hunt and shoot with the best of them. Liberte is co-founder of Defend The Badge and part of the US Law Shield team. She's ready to receive a verdict of Victory over the competition.

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Check Back Often - Catch The Replay

New ASN shows and episodes are continually in production. And the above schedule changes daily. So, check back here and keep an eye on your email so you know what’s coming up!

The latest episode in the lineup starts every Saturday at approximately 8pm Eastern. Shows replay all day in the live broadcast and are always available on-demand once they're released, so you can watch what you want, when you want.

Enjoy!

— ASE