Felicity Huffman lands first TV role since college admissions scandal

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Felicity Huffman has reportedly landed her first television role since serving her jail sentence for paying bribes to get her daughter into a prestigious American university.

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According to Deadline the Emmy award-winning actress has landed her first comeback gig - a pilot production at ABC.

The 57-year-old has been cast in an untitled comedy inspired by Susan Savage, the owner of the Triple-A baseball team the Sacramento River Cats.

The show will follow Felicity's character as she gets control over the baseball club after the sudden death of her husband. She has to juggle this new venture with the help of her family, including her oldest son, a baseball devotee with Down Syndrome (Zack Gottsagen).

"This is the story of a woman navigating grief, local politics and the business of sports and learning not just to adjust, but to thrive", reports the publication.

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