Sam created headlines over the weekend when
"We are honored that Michael is trusting us with his private journey in this moment that has not only made history but will shape it forever,"
Filmmaker Amy Rice and executive producer Craig Piligian are behind the series. Their previous effort for OWN, "Lindsay," generated many headlines for the troubled actress, but suffered from chronically low ratings.
The new series will follow Sam through his preparations to join the Rams after his time as a star player at the University of Missouri. But Rams fans shouldn't worry that OWN's cameras will distract him from the reason he's there.