HBO orders second season of ballers
MIAMI - HBO has renewed the original series Ballers for a second season. From creator Stephen Levinson (HBO’sEntourage and Boardwalk Empire), the comedy looks at the lives of former and current football players, following former superstar Spencer Strasmore (Dwayne Johnson), who is trying to reinvent himself as a financial manager for current players in sun-soaked Miami.
In addition to Johnson, cast regulars in season one include John David Washington, Omar Miller, Donovan W. Carter, Troy Garity, London Brown Jazmyn Simon and Rob Corddry.
Ballers kicked off its ten-episode season on Sunday, June 21st on HBO and debuts new episodes each Sunday at 22:00 hrs. AST* in the Caribbean. Episodes are also available on HBO GO and HBO On Demand, where available with participating providers.
The series joins a strong lineup of returning comedy series next year on HBO, which also includes “Girls,” “Togetherness,” “Veep,” “Silicon Valley” and “Getting On.”
Ballers was created by Stephen Levinson; executive produced by Stephen Levinson, Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson, Dany Garcia, Peter Berg, Evan Reilly, Rob Weiss, Julian Farino, Denis Biggs.
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