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IFC’s Brockmire is a blue, irreverent comedy that follows the odyssey of a wayward play-by-play man. The titular character, Jim Brockmire is a washed-up broadcaster who is stuck calling games in the minor leagues. He desperately wants to return to calling Major League games. The problem for Brockmire: he can’t actually return to the big leagues.
Amazon has announced that they are creating a new A League Of Their Own TV series for their Prime streaming service. Not many details have been released, but the show faces tough challenges.
No sport creates stories quite like America’s pastime. The type of action on the diamond and the time between pitches give baseball a unique culture that has engaged fans over three different centuries. There are three baseball documentaries on Netflix that explore vastly different facets of the game.
Baseball and comedy have a long and irreverent relationship. Major League, Bull Durham, and The Bad News Bears all laugh at the game and the people surrounding it. IFC's unconventional and crude Brockmire is the next member of a memorable lineup of baseball comedies. The edgy series has a familiar vibe as the audience follows a cantankerous cast with personal problems.... Continue Reading →