“Welcome to the minor leagues.” IFC has released the official trailer for their upcoming TV series Brockmire.
The comedy stars Hank Azaria as Jim Brockmire, “a famed major league baseball announcer who suffered an embarrassing public meltdown live on the air a decade ago after discovering his wife’s infidelity.” The cast also includes Amanda Peet and Tyrel Jackson Williams.
Brockmire debuts on IFC on April 5th at 10 p.m. ET/PT.
Watch the trailer and read more info below:
IFC’s Brockmire is ready to take the field! The network’s newest original comedy, starring Hank Azaria and Amanda Peet, premieres Wednesday April 5 at 10PM. The first season will be comprised of eight episodes airing weekly.
The series follows Jim Brockmire (Azaria), a famed major league baseball announcer who suffered an embarrassing public meltdown live on the air a decade ago after discovering his wife’s infidelity. Now, looking to reclaim his career, reputation, and love life, Brockmire takes a job in a small American rust belt town, calling minor league baseball games for the Morristown Frackers. Peet co-stars as Jules, the strong-willed and hard-drinking proud owner of the Frackers.
Brockmire originally appeared as a viral short video on the award-winning comedy website Funny Or Die. The series is written by Joel Church-Cooper, directed by Tim Kirkby, and executive produced by Azaria, Church-Cooper, Kirkby and Funny Or Die’s Mike Farah and Joe Farrell. Tyrel Jackson Williams also stars alongside Azaria and Peet.”
What do you think? Do you watch IFC? Will you check out Brockmire?