Brockmire: Season 1 (2017)


Season 1

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Brockmire insinuates itself as the series goes on, elevated by assured, compelling performances from Hank Azaria and Amanda Peet -- and a raw humor all its own.



Critic Ratings: 17


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User Ratings: 154

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Air date: Apr 5, 2017

A disgraced pro-baseball announcer, after an on-air meltdown, tries to resurrect his career by signing on with a minor-league team in a small, rust-belt town.

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Air date: Apr 6, 2017

The Frackers win a game the day after Jim and Jules hook up, and they decide to keep the lucky streak going on and off the field.

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Air date: Apr 12, 2017

The players hold a kangaroo court that turns intense; Charles tries to figure out why Brockmire thinks he is gay.

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Air date: Apr 19, 2017

Brockmire's ex reappears, and forced to confront his emotions, he defaults to drinking.

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Air date: Apr 26, 2017

Brockmire attempts fame again. Jules and Charles work to make him a household name. Their efforts pay off when he gains a very unexpected fan base.

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Air date: May 3, 2017

Jules has a pregnancy scare. Brockmire works out his father issues with Charles. Jules and Brockmire take a road trip to Pittsburgh.

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Air date: May 10, 2017

Brockmire attends an event honoring broadcasters. Charles attempts to impress a young lady.

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Air date: May 17, 2017

Brockmire makes a decision. He must choose between staying in Morristown or returning to the major leagues.

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Jim Brockmire (Hank Azaria) enjoyed success as a famous baseball announcer who was on top of his game. But after discovering his wife's adultery, Jim has a meltdown live on air that derails his whole entire life. Now, 10 years later, Brockmire is trying to reclaim his career, announcing minor league ball games for the team Morristown Frackers, while developing a budding relationship with the team's new owner, Jules James (Amanda Peet).

Cast & Crew

Hank Azaria
Amanda Peet
Julia James
Paul Rae
Toby Huss
Johnny the Hat
Steve Coulter
Coach Pom Pom
Ryan Lee
John Elton
Alex Phipps
Ryan Stanton
Adan Rocha
Danny Cruz
Daisuke Tsuji
Yoshi Takatsu
Brian F. Durkin
Robbie Butler
Joe Buck
Joe Buck
Rich Eisen
Rich Eisen
Brian Kenny
Brian Kenny
Heather Ayers
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Critic Reviews for Brockmire Season 1

All Critics (17) | Top Critics (9)

Amusing initially, tedious ultimately.

Apr 4, 2017 | Rating: C | Full Review…
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Brockmire still has its appeals: As the title character, Hank Azaria brings that same level of verbal versatility and comedic bona fides that Bill Hader and Fred Armisen bring to their program.

Apr 5, 2017 | Rating: B- | Full Review…
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If you loved the baseball film Major League but always wished Bob Uecker's broadcaster character had been darker and more bawdy, this is your show.

Apr 4, 2017 | Full Review…

Who needs realism when absurdity is so funny?

Apr 4, 2017 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

I reached the finale and was surprised at how much I wanted to see more from a character I initially thought couldn't sustain more than five minutes.

Apr 4, 2017 | Full Review…

It's one part sports inspiration story, another part Lifetime movie about finding love in a small town, but mostly it's an assured, character-driven comedy, with a kind of raw humor that's less vulgar than it is painfully intimate.

Mar 31, 2017 | Full Review…
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As the episodes go on, Brockmire starts to feel like a real person rather than a caricature of a baseball personality and the show begins to blossom.

Apr 4, 2017 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

Brockmire gives its two leads showcases they've more than earned.

Apr 7, 2017 | Full Review…

You'd think it would run dry of ideas right away, but it doesn't, and the series is as welcome as night games.

Apr 5, 2017 | Full Review…

Brockmire is fresh, funny, and winning. It has good jokes, good characters, and a surprising melancholy streak.

Apr 5, 2017 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

I don't know how long the premise will hold up, but it begins with a lead-off hit and scores multiple runs.

Apr 5, 2017 | Full Review…

Dirty, naughty, yet surprisingly sweet, this redemption comedy worms its way under your skin with super-sharp gags and lovable characters.

Apr 5, 2017 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Brockmire: Season 1

  • Jun 17, 2019
    A new gem on tv, Hank Azaria has created character pulls you in and doesn´t let go!
  • Jan 28, 2019
    A very funny show. Hank Azaria is genius.
  • Jun 18, 2018
  • Aug 05, 2017
    Excellent. REALLY, REALLY funny. Hank Azaria kills it. Out of the park.
  • May 24, 2017
    A breath of fresh air on an otherwise bloated, unfunny TV landscape. Keep it Brockmire!
  • May 18, 2017
    Awesome show.... must watch!
  • May 14, 2017
    I dislike most sitcoms but this is a rare exception. It's brave, funny, raw and real. LOVED the abortion in Episode Six. FINALLY - a television portrayal of a woman deciding to have an abortion and isn't struck by lightning for it.
  • May 03, 2017
    Crude, witty, hilarious. Great writing!
  • Apr 25, 2017
    This is a terrific show - very, very funny. Don't miss it!!
  • Apr 14, 2017
    Absolutely awesome. Azaria's talents are amazing.

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