Tuesday, June 7, 2022

Amazon Announces Premiere Date for New Comedy 'A League of Their Own' Starring Abbi Jacobson and D'Arcy Carden

Amazon has today announced the premiere date for its upcoming original comedy series A League of Their Own starring Abbi Jacobson (Broad City) and D'Arcy Carden (The Good Place).

All 8 episodes of the first season will be available on Friday, August 12.

Evoking the joyful spirit of Penny Marshall's beloved 1992 feature film, the series widens the lens to tell the story of an entire generation of women who dreamed of playing professional baseball. The show takes a deeper look at race and sexuality, following the journey of a whole new ensemble of characters as they carve their own paths towards the field, both in the league and outside of it.

In addition to Jacobson and Carden, the comedy stars Chanté Adams, Gbemisola Ikumelo, Roberta Colindrez, Nick Offerman, Saidah Arrika Ekulona, Kate Berlant, Kendall Johnson, Kelly McCormack, Alex Désert, Priscilla Delgado, Aaron Jennings, Molly Ephraim, Melanie Field and Dale Dickey.

Jacobson co-created the series with Will Graham. They executive produce with Hailey Wierengo, Desta Tedros Reff and director Jamie Babbit. Amazon Studios and Sony Pictures Television produce.