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. And this weekend, the ultimate indignity for fans of the orange-and-black: getting swept by the A’s. Non-stop gloating can be delighted in or fumed over at Athletics Nation.


Jon Brooks

Jon Brooks is the host and editor of KQED’s health and technology blog, Future of You. He is the former editor of KQED’s daily news blog, News Fix. A veteran blogger, he previously worked for Yahoo! in various news writing and editing roles. He was also the editor of, which documented user-generated content about the financial crisis and recession. Jon is also a playwright whose work has been produced in San Francisco, New York, Italy, and around the U.S. He has written about film for his own blog and studied film at Boston University. He has an MFA in Creative Writing from Brooklyn College.

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