Deadline is reporting that the Desperate Housewives actress is returning to ABC to headline a single-camera comedy opposite Zack Gottsagen.
Penned by Becky Hartman Edwards, the potential series is inspired by Susan Savage, the real-life owner of the Triple-a baseball team the Sacramento River Cats.
"A funny, surprising and occasionally heartbreaking half-hour about love, loss, family and Triple-a baseball, the project stars Huffman as the unlikely owner of a minor-league baseball team," reads the description of the series.
"After suddenly losing her husband and inheriting his beloved team, she is forced to navigate her new normal with the help of her dysfunctional family, including her oldest son (Gottsagen), a baseball devotee with Down syndrome, her work family and the Sacramento community at large."
"This is the story of a woman navigating grief, local politics and the business of sports and learning not just to adjust,