The crew of a television series are the professionals who make the show.
- Main article: Producers
Producers are members of a series crew involved in overseeing the making of the show. The senior producers of Sports Night are show runner and head writer Aaron Sorkin, Thomas Schlamme, Brian Grazer, Ron Howard, Tony Krantz, and Rob Scheidlinger.
- Main article: Writers
Writers are responsible for crafting the story of a series and shaping it into a script. The script is the template that the rest of the production follows. Sports Night was created by Aaron Sorkin and he was the series head writer.
- Main article: Directors
Directors are responsible for guiding the production so that appropriate footage can be filmed. They work closely with the director of photography. Schlamme directed the pilot, establishing a template for the series aesthetic.