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Published July 28, 2011
BASEBALL, REALITY TV NOT A GOOD FIT: In Sacramento, Scott Lebar wrote under the header, "'The Franchise': Time Is Not On Its Side." The reality show format and MLB's "unclocked, season-defined-as-we-go world make for a bad fit." That is not the case with HBO's "Hard Knocks," as the "sharp football reality show" is "finite." "The Franchise" is "hard to follow, meandering because baseball does, its storylines shape-shifting over the long season" (SACRAMENTO BEE, 7/25).