According to Variety, 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.

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

Premiering on the Sundance Channel in 2007.