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A Whole New Ballgame is an American sitcom that aired on ABC on Monday Night at 8:30PM from January 9, 1995, to March 13, 1995.[2] It replaced Blue Skies a sitcom from the same creators and featuring several of the same actors, which aired in the same timeslot in the fall.[3]

A Whole New Ballgame
Created byJohn Peaslee
Judd Pillot[1]
StarringCorbin Bernsen
Julia Campbell
Richard Kind
John O'Hurley
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes11 (4 unaired)
Running time30 minutes
Production company(s)Bungalow 78 Productions
Universal Television
DistributorNBCUniversal Television Distribution
Original networkABC
Original releaseJanuary 9 –
March 13, 1995



The series centered on Brent Sooner, an egotistical baseball player sidelined by the 1994–95 Major League Baseball strike, who became a sportscaster for TV station WPLP in Milwaukee. Also shown were station manager Meg O'Donnell, weatherman Dr. Warner Bakerfield, anchorman Tad Sherman, and sales manager Dwight King.



No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
1"Opening Day"TBATBAJanuary 9, 1995 (1995-01-09)
2"They Say It's Yer Birthday"Barry KempJudd Pillot & John PeasleeJanuary 16, 1995 (1995-01-16)
3"You Are What You Date"TBATBAJanuary 23, 1995 (1995-01-23)
4"Brett's Beef"TBATBAFebruary 13, 1995 (1995-02-13)
5"Horace Morgan Is Dead and Living in Milwaukee"TBATBAFebruary 20, 1995 (1995-02-20)
6"With Brett You Get Eggroll"TBATBAFebruary 27, 1995 (1995-02-27)
7"Twisted"TBATBAMarch 13, 1995 (1995-03-13)
8"The Make Out Movie"TBATBAUNAIRED
10"The Sexual Superheroine"TBATBAUNAIRED
11"Trouble Down Under"TBATBAUNAIRED


  1. ^ New York Times. "Familiar Faces in a Flurry of Midseason Sitcoms". New York Times. Retrieved 2013-01-06.
  2. ^ The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and Cable TV Shows 1946-Present. Ballantine Books. 2003. p. 1305. ISBN 0-345-45542-8.
  3. ^ Sun Sentinel. "Polluted 'Blue Skies'". Sun Sentinel. Retrieved 2013-01-06.

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