Sundance plays ball

'Nimrod Nation' to preem on net in 2007

Sundance Channel has greenlit “Nimrod Nation,” an original eight-part documentary series that will provide a glimpse into Watersmeet, Mich.’s obsession with its high school basketball team, the Nimrods.

Project was conceived and will be exec produced by director Brett Morgen (“The Kid Stays in the Picture,” “On the Ropes”) and Kevin Proudfoot.

Adam Pincus and Jordan Roberts also will exec produce.

Doc, produced in association with FremantleMedia and Weiden + Kennedy Entertainment, will preem on Sundance Channel in 2007.

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