The actress, who went to prison in 2019 following her involvement in the college admissions scandal, just booked her first acting gig since serving time.
Huffman, 57, has signed onto a comedy series at ABC inspired by Susan Savage, the CEO of the Sacramento River Cats baseball team. The show hasn't yet been picked up to series, but has a pilot commitment at the network (via Deadline).
The actress would play Savage, who inherited the team from her late husband. According to reports, "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."
"Peanut Butter Falcon" star Zack Gottsagen will play her on-screen son, a baseball devotee with Down syndrome.
Should the show be picked up to series, it would be Huffman's fourth at ABC -- following "Sports Night," "Desperate Housewives" and "American Crime."
In 2019, the actress was accused of taking part in a scheme to cheat on the SATs by paying $15,000 to a service to boost her daughter's test scores.
She pled guilty to conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services mail fraud, leading to a two-week prison sentence. Huffman served 11 days in total in October 2019, before beginning one year of supervised release, with conditions including 250 hours of community service.