BEHIND THE STRIPES offers a never-before-seen glimpse into the world of officiating, letting fans walk in the shoes of the most loathed and least understood professionals in sports. The series revisits the most notorious calls in history through the eyes of the officials, and follows six passionate and determined aspiring referees as they strive to one day officiate the world’s biggest football games. Each episode uses infamous moments in football officiating history showcasing the STAKES in the world of refereeing. From fan abuse, to the impact of technology on the game, to the struggle to break down racial and gender barriers, BEHIND THE STRIPES gives viewers the bigger picture in the most hated profession in the most beloved sport.
Meet our amazing cast members featuring six football officials that come from all walks of life in their officiating journey.