[08/20/12 - 11:21 PM] Development Update: Monday, August 20 Updates include: Showtime trims "The Franchise" by one week; Kyle Howard, Joel David Moore to topline USA's "Paging Dr. Freed"; and Goran Visnjic reports to ABC's "Red Widow."
[01/18/12 - 11:03 PM] Development Update: Wednesday, January 18 Updates include: The CW sends three dramas to pilot; NBC fills out cast of "Beautiful People"; and Nick Stoller gets a green light for his CBS comedy.
ADDITIONAL NOTES: completed airing its second season on 8/22/12; has yet to be renewed for a third season
DESCRIPTION: (from Showtime's press release, April 2012) On the heels of an eventful start to the 2012 baseball season, SHOWTIME will air a special 30-minute preview episode of THE FRANCHISE: A SEASON WITH THE MIAMI MARLINS featuring the new-look Miami Marlins, on Saturday, April 21 at 9 PM ET/PT. The preview episode will give viewers a first look at season two of this Emmy-nominated series as camera crews captured the operations and activities of the team from Spring Training through the opening weeks of the season. It will also feature exclusive all-access coverage of Marlins management and players both on and off-the-field, the pomp and circumstance of the opening of Marlins Park and the events surrounding the suspension of manager Ozzie Guillen. The weekly series THE FRANCHISE: A SEASON WITH THE MIAMI MARLINS will premiere with a new one-hour episode on Wednesday, July 11 at 10 PM ET/PT. Thirty-minute episodes will follow each subsequent Wednesday night at 10 PM ET/PT on SHOWTIME for the following seven weeks.
· no information is available
· reality (all) · reality (documentary)
· Major League Baseball Productions