What to Watch: I’ve long considered HBO’s Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel to be one of the best shows on television. And amazingly, year after year, it just stays great. (And you don’t have to be a sports fan to enjoy it.) The latest episode is particularly interesting (and well-timed) with features on football’s shifting demographics in towns across America, a profile of NFL scoopmaster Adam Schefter (that ends up being a piece about loss, love and 9/11), and some background on scientist Hugh Herr, who designs computer powered prosthetics — not only for himself but for a new generation of athletes. And if you have access to on demand episodes, watch the one with Ram’s coach Sean McVay. Or at least watch this outtake. McVay remembers every play he’s coached.
What to Hear: NextDraft-approved band Twenty One Pilots did a SiriusXM Session this week. And three sitting at the piano versions of their songs are available on YouTube. Excellent stuff. My Blood, Cut My Lip, and Holding on to You. Also worth a listen: NPR’s early access to the album Music Inspired by the Film Roma, and Metallica: Helping Hands … Live & Acoustic At The Masonic.

+ What to Queue: NY Mag has a list of The 50 Best Sports Movies of All Time. (We need to bump Breaking Away up several spots.)