James Caan Talks Back in the Game with The Chew's Carla Hall

  • By Micheline Goldstein

Back in the Game (L-R): James Caan as Terry "The Cannon" Gannon, Sr.

The “ABC Fall Preview Special Presented by The Chew,” airing SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 1 (7:00-8:00 p.m. ET) on the ABC Television Network, will offer viewers a sneak peek at the network’s new fall primetime lineup. Hosted by entertaining and style guru Clinton Kelly from Walt Disney Studios in California, the hour-long special features exclusive interviews conducted by the hosts of The Chew with many of ABC’s hottest stars, as well as first-look footage and behind-the-scenes access usually only accorded to television insiders. Featuring the casts of the highly anticipated new dramas Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.Lucky 7BetrayalOnce Upon a Time in Wonderland, along with upcoming comedies Super Fun NightTrophy WifeBack in the Game, and The Goldbergs, there's something for everyone to enjoy this fall on ABC.

Back in the Game (L-R): James Caan as Terry "The Cannon" Gannon, Sr. and Griffin Gluck as Danny Gannon.

Play Ball! Acclaimed actor James Caan is throwing his first pitch into the world of comedy by starring in ABC's Back in the Game. Caan plays the cantankerous father of Terry Gannon Jr. (played by Maggie Lawson). Chef Carla Hall got a chance to talk with Caan about his new role – and finds out if he drew from his own experience as a baseball coach to his four sons -- when they spend the afternoon at a baseball field in California. Caan even gives Hall a lesson on how to throw a baseball like a pro. Does she make the cut? Get your popcorn and peanuts and tune in to find out. Back in the Game premieres Wednesday, September 25 (8:30-9:00 p.m., ET).


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