TERRY HAS TO FACE HER PAST - AND BASEBALL -- WHEN SHE MOVES BACK IN WITH
HER FATHER AND RELUCTANTLY TAKES ON A COACHING JOB FOR A TEAM OF MISFITS,
ON THE PREMIERE OF NEW ABC COMEDY "BACK IN THE GAME"
"Pilot" - Terry Gannon Jr. was an All-Star softball player until life threw her a couple of curve balls -- a baby, a lost college scholarship and a cheating loser for a husband. After striking out on her own, Terry and her son, Danny, move back in with her estranged father, Terry Sr., aka "The Cannon." As hard as Terry tries to keep Danny away from the sports-driven lifestyle that corrupted her youth, Danny continues to be interested in baseball, so when Danny and a group of other athletically-challenged hopefuls fail to make the local youth baseball team, Terry reluctantly offers to coach the team of misfits, on the premiere of "Back in the Game," WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25 (8:30-9:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.
"Back in the Game" stars James Caan as Terry "The Cannon" Gannon, Sr., Maggie Lawson as Terry Gannon, Jr., Ben Koldyke as Dick Slingbaugh, Griffin Gluck as Danny Gannon, Lenora Crichlow as Lulu Lovette, JJ Totah as Michael, Kennedy Waite as Vanessa, Cooper Roth as David Slingbaugh and Brandon Salgado as Dudley.
"Pilot" was written by Robb and Mark Cullen and directed by John Requa and Glenn Ficarra.
Executive producers are Mark & Robb Cullen and John Requa & Glenn Ficarra The series is from 20th Century Fox Television/ Kapital Entertainment.
"Back in the Game" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's Selected HD Format, with 5.1 channel surround sound. This program carries a TV-PG,D,L parental guideline.
For more information on "Back in the Game" please visit ABC.com.