Each week, we will be taking an in depth look at some of the best sitcoms and comedy shows from both the UK and the USA.
Today we will be looking at a comedy that aired from September to December 2013 – Back In The Game
About the Show
Summary of Plot
Centers on Terry Gannon, a recently divorced single mother who temporarily moves in with her estranged father, a beer-swilling former baseball player. She reluctantly starts coaching her son’s underdog youth baseball team and is drawn back into the world of sports she vowed to leave behind. – IMDb
Number of Seasons / Episodes
James Caan – Terry ‘ The Cannon’ Gannon
Maggie Lawson – Terry Gannon Jnr
Benjamin Koldyke – Dick Slingbaugh
Griffin Gluck – Danny Gannon
Lenora Crichlow – Gigi Fernandez-Lovette
Kennedy Waite – Vanessa
Josie Totah – Micheal Lovette
Cooper Roth – David Slingbaugh
- James Caan coached little league baseball in real-life during a break from acting.
- It aired from September 25, 2013, to December 11, 2013, on ABC
- On November 1, 2013, ABC announced it was cancelling Back in the Game. Following its tenth aired episode, ABC pulled the series from its schedule and left three episodes unaired. On February 23, 2014, the remaining episodes were released on iTunes, Amazon and other streaming services.
What To Expect