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Showtime To Tackle L.T. Documentary

Showtime will chronicle the on and off-the-field life of NFL Hall of Famer Lawrence Taylor in a new documentary set for early 2013.

LT: The Life and Times, will focus on Taylor's NFL career as well as his tumultuous off-the field life, according to Showtime officials. LT: The Life and Times will feature insights from Taylor’s current wife, ex-wife and children, as well as his former teammates and coaches.

The production of LT: The Life and Times will be a collaboration between Showtime Sports and CBS Sports in association with NFL Films.

R. Thomas Umstead
R. Thomas Umstead

R. Thomas Umstead serves as senior content producer, programming for Multichannel News, Broadcasting + Cable and Next TV. During his more than 30-year career as a print and online journalist, Umstead has written articles on a variety of subjects ranging from TV technology, marketing and sports production to content distribution and development. He has provided expert commentary on television issues and trends for such TV, print, radio and streaming outlets as Fox News, CNBC, the Today show, USA Today, The New York Times and National Public Radio. Umstead has also filmed, produced and edited more than 100 original video interviews, profiles and news reports featuring key cable television executives as well as entertainers and celebrity personalities.