On the Record with Bob Costas
Presented byBob Costas
Country of originUnited States
No. of episodes48
Running time30 minutes/60 minutes
Original release
ReleaseFebruary 14, 2001 (2001-02-14) –
June 18, 2004 (2004-06-18)

On the Record with Bob Costas is an American monthly sports television talk show hosted by the sportscaster Bob Costas. The show ran for four 12-week seasons on HBO from 2001 to 2004 before being revamped into Costas Now.

On the Record with Bob Costas was, in a sense, similar to Costas' previous late night talk show, Later, which Costas hosted on NBC from 1988 to 1994. Both programs featured one-on-one interviews with guests from the sports and show business.

In 2021, HBO announced a revival of the show, now titled Back on the Record with Bob Costas – presumably retitled to minimize confusion with the unrelated 2020 HBO Max documentary On the Record – which premiered on July 30, 2021, and air up to four times per year.[1] In December 2022, HBO confirmed that the show was canceled after two seasons.[2]

See also


  1. ^ Evans, Greg (April 23, 2021). "Bob Costas Returns To HBO With 'Back On The Record' Interview Series". Deadline. Retrieved July 19, 2021.
  2. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (December 22, 2022). "'Back On The Record With Bob Costas' Not Returning For Season 3 On HBO". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved December 31, 2022.