The Seattle-based Amazon Studios may make it happen, with or without a stadium built for them.
Among the 10 show pilots that Amazon.com it is offering to its “prime” viewers for their feedback is one called “The Rebels,” where the wife (Natalie Zea) of the owner of this pro football franchise inherits it after he dies and tries to figure out how to move on in her own ex-cheerleader kind of mindset.
(Please, hold off comparisons to the old HBO series, “1st and Ten,” the Delta Burke take off on Georgia Frontiere that somehow lasted from 1984 to 1991)
The Hollywood Reporter says the Fox’s Michael Strahan and rapper/actor Ice Cube are part of the creative producers involved.
Amazon Instant Video put the half-hour pilot up on its service today and it already has favorable viewer reviews mounting. If enough like it, expect to see a series ordered to be made available for viewing on the video-on-demand website.
If only Rebel Wilson could be cast in this thing somehow …