Pat XO to debut Tuesday on ESPN

Pat XO to debut Tuesday on ESPN

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Pat Summitt at a June private screening of the documentary. (Source: UT Athletics) Pat Summitt at a June private screening of the documentary. (Source: UT Athletics)

KNOXVILLE (WATE) - A documentary about legendary Lady Vols coach Pat Summitt will make its television debut Tuesday night.

The movie, entitled Pat XO, will air at 8 p.m. EST on ESPN. ABC's Robin Roberts was a producer on the film.

Pat XO uses archival footage and extensive interviews to tell the story of Summitt's historied coaching career at the University of Tennessee.

Summitt's son, Tyler, is the lead storyteller. The film also includes interviews with Chamique Holdsclaw, Tamika Catchings, Michelle Marciniak, University of Connecticut head coach Geno Auriemma, Peyton Manning, Kenny Chesney and writer Sally Jenkins.

Fans who miss the airing on ESPN can order a DVD of the program through the Vol Network.

The movie will sell for $19.95 and can be pre-ordered on the Vol Network website beginning July 9. It will be available in stores Sept. 10.

The DVD will feature bonus material including interviews not included in the film.

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