Brockmire is a famed major league baseball announcer who suffers an embarrassing and very public meltdown live on the air after discovering his wife’s infidelity. A decade later, Jim Brockmire decides to reclaim his career and love life in a small American rust belt town that has seen better days, calling minor league baseball games for the Morristown Frackers. The struggling team is led by Jules, the strong-willed, hard-drinking owner and Charles, the naïve but enthusiastic team intern.
Jim goes on a bender with his new nihilistic friend, Elle, who pushes him towards a new level of destruction. Brockmire ends up in the hospital again and finally takes rehab seriously. Charles approaches Jim with a new opportunity.
IFC announced today that Brockmire has been renewed for Seasons 3 and 4. Coinciding with opening day of Major League Baseball - fitting for the comedy's theme - the multi-season pickup comes a month before the show kicks off its sophomore run.
Hank Azaria stars in the series as the titular character, a famed major league baseball announcer who, after suffering an embarrassing public breakdown on the air a decade ago, moves to a small town with a focus on reclaiming his career, reputation, and love life.
The concept of the series originated as a viral short video on the comedy website 'Funny Or Die', and its adaptation for television has been a successful one. Audiences and critics have both praised the show, which in its first season drew better ratings than any other new series in the network's history.
Look for Season 3 of Brockmire to premiere in 2019, followed by Season 4 in 2020.