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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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