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July 20, 2011 | 12:29 pm

Watch Complete Episode 1 of “The Franchise: A Season With Giants”; Exec Producer on ‘Why the Giants?’

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Showtime on Monday posted the entire first episode of its reality series — or whatever you want to call it — about the Giants.   Episode 2 will be aired for the premium-cable-advantaged at 10 p.m. tonight. And here’s an interview with the show’s executive producer by The California Report’s Scott Shafer, conducted before the […]

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July 14, 2011 | 10:42 am

Video From “The Franchise”: Buster Posey Rehab and Battered Ankle; ‘Batting Stance Guy’ Parody

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Chronicle sports columnist Scott Ostler called yesterday’s premiere of Showtime’s The Franchise: A Season With the San Francisco Giants “for Giants fans only.” (F)or a series promising viewers unprecedented access to a baseball team, the first installment came off a little puffy. For Giants fans it had to be excellent watching, glimpses of the team […]

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June 20, 2011 | 10:27 am

Video Preview: Showtime’s Reality Series on the Giants

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Showtime’s reality show about the Giants will debut on July 13. It’s called “The Franchise: A Season With the San Francisco Giants.” Here’s a preview video: Speaking of reality, the Giants have received a heavy dose of it over the last month or so, what with season-ending injuries to Buster Posey and probably Freddy Sanchez. […]

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