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Showtime and Major League Baseball partner on doc series

Showtime is launching a doc series focusing on the World Series champion San Francisco Giants to coincide with the start of the 2011 Major League Baseball season.
March 25, 2011

Showtime is launching a doc series focusing on theĀ  World Series champion San Francisco Giants to coincide with the start of the 2011 Major League Baseball season.

The 30-minute sneak preview of The Franchise: A Season with the San Francisco Giants airs on April 13 ahead of the July 13 premiere of the one-hour series, which is a collaboration between Showtime and MLB Productions.

The series, currently in production, follows the players, coaches and team personnel as they defend their World Series title.

A teaser trailer can be seen here.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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