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Ballers

Network: HBO

Episodes: 47 (half-hour)

Seasons: Five

TV show dates: June 21, 2015 -- October 13, 2019

Series status: Ended

Performers include: Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Rob Corrdry, Omar Benson Miller, John David Washington, Donovan W. Carter, Troy Garity, Jazmyn Simon, London Brown, and Arielle Kebbel.

TV show description:

This comedy series looks at the lives of former and current football players. It follows former superstar Spencer Strasmore (Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson) as he gets his life on track in retirement.

Spencer has re-invented himself as a financial advisor in Miami, taking on young phenoms and veteran superstars alike. But Spencer's role in his clients' lives far exceeds money management as he struggles to help them navigate the many pitfalls that come hand-in-hand with life in the spotlight.

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Stars To Attend 6th Annual Tower Cancer Research Foundation Cancer Free Generation Celebrity Poker Tournament

Dozens of stars from TV, film, music and sports will ante up and bet big to support talented young cancer researchers and change the future of cancer at Tower Cancer Research Foundation's (Tower) 6th Annual Ante Up for a Cancer Free Generation Celebrity Poker Tournament and Game Night on Saturday, September 7, 2019.

The tournament will take place at the Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills, Riviera 31, 8555 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048. Red carpet arrivals begin at 6:00 Pm Pst.

The event has attracted the support of numerous celebrities who are expected to attend including (in alphabetical order by first name):

Aj Buckley (Seal Team); Amber Stevens West (Greek) and Andrew J. West (The Walking Dead); Beau Casper Smart; Billy Burke (Twilight); Brandon Armstrong (Dancing with the Stars); Chuck Liddell (Ufc Champion); Danny Cannon; Danny Zuker (Writer – Modern Family); David Alan Grier (Comedian); Don Most (Happy Days); Erin Cummings (Spartacus) & Tom Degnan
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Ballers: Is the HBO TV Series Cancelled or Renewed for Season Six?

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Is Spencer Strasmore still getting the job done? Has the Ballers TV show been cancelled or renewed for a sixth season on HBO? The television vulture is watching all the latest cancellation and renewal news, so this page is the place to track the status of Ballers season six. Bookmark it, or subscribe for the latest updates. Remember, the television vulture is watching your shows. Are you?

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An HBO comedy-drama, Ballers stars Dwayne Johnson, Rob Corddry, John David Washington, Omar Benson Miller, Donovan Carter, Troy Garity, London Brown, and Brittany S. Hall. The series follows former superstar Spencer Strasmore (Johnson), who has re-invented himself as a financial adviser for both young phenoms and veteran superstars. Spencer’s role in his clients’ lives far exceeds money management as he struggles to help them navigate the many pitfalls that come with
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Ballers: Season Five Ratings

Last year, without Game of Thrones as its lead-in, the Ballers TV show on HBO dropped by more than 50% in the Nielsen ratings. Now that is back for a fifth season, can it regain some lost yardage, or are its glory days long gone? Will Ballers be cancelled or renewed for season five? Stay tuned. *Status update below.

An HBO comedy-drama, Ballers stars Dwayne Johnson, Rob Corddry, John David Washington, Omar Benson Miller, Donovan Carter, Troy Garity, London Brown, and Brittany S. Hall. The series follows former superstar Spencer Strasmore (Johnson), who has re-invented himself as a financial adviser for both young phenoms and veteran superstars. Spencer's role in his clients' lives far exceeds money management as he struggles to help them navigate the many pitfalls that come with life in the spotlight.

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Ballers: Season Five Viewer Votes

Is Spencer Strasmore on top during the fifth season of the Ballers TV show on HBO? As we all know, the Nielsen ratings typically play a big role in determining whether a TV show like Ballers is ending or renewed for season six. Unfortunately, most of us do not live in Nielsen households. Because many viewers feel frustration when their viewing habits and opinions aren't considered, we'd like to offer you the chance to rate all of the Ballers season five episodes here.

An HBO comedy-drama, Ballers stars Dwayne Johnson, Rob Corddry, John David Washington, Omar Benson Miller, Donovan Carter, Troy Garity, London Brown, and Brittany S. Hall. The series follows former superstar Spencer Strasmore (Johnson), who has re-invented himself as a financial adviser for both young phenoms and veteran superstars. Spencer’s role in his clients’ lives far exceeds money management as he struggles to help them navigate
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‘Ballers’ to End After 5 Seasons on HBO

  • The Wrap
HBO’s “Ballers” is set to end with its upcoming fifth season, series star Dwayne Johnson announced on Instagram Thursday.

“Cheers to our final season of HBO’s Ballers,” wrote the actor, who also serves as executive producer on the series. “My heart [heart] is full of gratitude to all of you for rockin’ with us every season … I love you, I thank you and enjoy our final season of Ballers.”

Set in the “glamorous and often cutthroat world of pro football,” “Ballers” stars Johnson as an ex-superstar who has reinvented himself as a financial manager for today’s players. John David Washington, Rob Corddry, Omar Benson Miller, Donovan Carter, Troy Garity, London Brown and Brittany S. Hall also star.

Also Read: 'Succession' Renewed by HBO for Season 3

The fifth season, which debuts on HBO on Sunday, sees Johnson’s character “settling into retirement and reflecting on his past when an
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‘Ballers’ to End After Season 5 on HBO

  • Variety
‘Ballers’ to End After Season 5 on HBO
Ballers” is coming to an end after five seasons on HBO.

Star and executive producer Dwayne Johnson confirmed the news via an emotional Instagram video.

“My heart is full of gratitude to all of you for rocking with us every season. You made us HBO’s highest rated comedy for years and most importantly, you helped create and sustain a platform for other actors to have the opportunity to work hard, grow and become household names. To me, the opportunity ‘Ballers’ created for so many others, is the real gold of our show.

I love you, I thank you and enjoy our final season of ‘Ballers,'” Johnson wrote in a farewell statement.

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My heart is full of gratitude to all of you for rockin’ with us every season. You made us HBO’s highest rated comedy for years and most importantly, you helped create
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Damon Herriman Joins ‘Underground Railroad’; ‘Ballers’ Casts Catherine Haena Kim

  • Deadline
Damon Herriman Joins ‘Underground Railroad’; ‘Ballers’ Casts Catherine Haena Kim
Perpetual Grace, Ltd‘s Damon Herriman has booked a key recurring role on Amazon’s Underground Railroad, Barry Jenkins’ adaptation of Colson Whitehead’s bestselling novel. The story centers on young Cora, a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. Life is hell for all the slaves, but especially bad for Cora; an outcast even among her fellow Africans, she is coming into womanhood—where even greater pain awaits. When Caesar, a recent arrival from Virginia, tells her about the Underground Railroad, they decide to take a terrifying risk and escape. Herriman will play Martin, a station agent for the underground railroad in North Carolina. Herriman co-stars as Paul Allen Brown on Perpetual Grace, Ltd. He also can currently be seen in the role of Charles Manson in both Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon A Time In Hollywood and Mindhunter. Herriman is repped by Apa, Art/Work Entertainment and Lmcm in Australia.
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Trailer for Dwayne Johnson's Ballers Season 5 - "To The Victor Go The Spoils"

HBO has released a new trailer for the fifth season Dwayne Johnson’s Ballers, and it teases what’s in store for Johnson’s character Spencer Strasmore as he works to stay at the top of his game.

The series explores “the glamorous and often cutthroat world of pro football through a group of past and present players striving to stay in the game.” Johnson plays an ex-superstar “who has reinvented himself as a financial manager for today’s players.”

Ballers is a solid show that I’ve enjoyed watching, and I’m not even really into sports! It’s just good storytelling and interesting characters. The show was created by Stephen Levinson (Boardwalk Empire), and the cast also includes Rob Corddry, John David Washington, Omar Benson Miller, Donovan Carter, Troy Garity, Jazmyn Simon, London Brown, Arielle Kebbel, Dulé Hill, Richard Schiff, and Andy Garcia.

Ballers Season 5 is scheduled to premiere on August 25th.
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After Playing The Bad Guy, Walton Goggins Does A 180 As The Dad In CBS’ ‘The Unicorn’ – TCA

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After Playing The Bad Guy, Walton Goggins Does A 180 As The Dad In CBS’ ‘The Unicorn’ – TCA
He’s played a bank robber-white supremacist on Justified, a nefarious henchman for Leonardo DiCaprio’s slave hunting Calvin Candie in Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained, and this weekend you can see him as an obsessed Pentecostal snake handler in 1091 Media’s Sundance acquisition, Them That Follow. That pic, which also stars Oscar winner, Olivia Colman, will be opening in New York and Los Angeles.

But on Sept. 26, on CBS, you can see another side of Walton Goggins, that of widower dad in The Unicorn. The series from Ep/writers Bill Martin and Mike Schiff, was described by some at TCA today as a throwback to the 1969 Bill Bixby series The Courtship of Eddie’s Father, however that series had no direct influence on the creators but their friend, series producer Grady Cooper who lost his wife, and found his way “back into the sunshine. His life got funny. There
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Ballers: Season Five Premiere Date Set by HBO (Video)

"I didn't choose football; football chose me." HBO just announced the season five premiere date for Ballers.

The comedy-drama stars Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson as Spencer Strasmore, a former football star who has re-invented himself as a financial adviser for both young phenoms and veteran superstars. The cast also includes Rob Corddry, John David Washington, Omar Benson Miller, and Donovan Carter.

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The Unicorn: CBS Teases Walton Goggins Comedy Series (Video)

"He deserves to have a life." CBS just released a new teaser for their upcoming TV show, The Unicorn.

The sitcom stars Walton Goggins as a recent widower who decides to reenter the dating world only to discover “he’s a hot commodity.” The cast also includes Rob Corddry, Maya Lynne Robinson, Michaela Watkins, and Omar Benson Miller.

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CBS First Look Trailers: All Rise, Evil, The Unicorn & More!

There are always disappointments before UpFronts, but there is a lot of excitement generated, too.

Some of that excitement comes from renewals, but the real groove sets when we get our first look at new shows.

Now you can get a taste of everything coming to CBS!

All Rise is a new courthouse drama that follows the chaotic, hopeful and sometimes absurd lives of its judges, prosecutors and public defenders, as they work with bailiffs, clerks and cops to get justice for the people of Los Angeles amidst a flawed legal process.

This fall, watch new episodes of All Rise on Mondays at 9/8c on CBS and CBS All Access.

Among them is newly appointed Judge Lola Carmichael (Simone Missick), a highly regarded and impressive deputy district attorney who doesn’t intend to sit back on the bench in her new role, but instead leans in, immediately pushing the boundaries
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The Unicorn: CBS Announces Walton Goggins Comedy for 2019-20 Season

CBS is exploring the world of middle-aged dating. The network just announced they've ordered a new TV show for the 2019-20 season called The Unicorn.

The sitcom stars Walton Goggins as a recent widower decides to reenter the dating world only to discover "he's a hot commodity." The cast also includes Rob Corddry, Maya Lynne Robinson, Michaela Watkins, and Omar Benson Miller.

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CBS Comedy Pickups Include Pauley Perrette, Patricia Heaton, and Walton Goggins!

It's been a busy day at CBS.

First, it announced the remaining renewals of its current slate. Shorly there after we covered the three dramas coming to the network.

Now we're here to tell you about the comedies coming to CBS. They feature star-studded casts and some heavyweights behind the camera. Take a look!

Bob Hearts Abishola is a multi-camera comedy from Chuck Lorre, Eddie Gorodetsky, and Al Higgins. Gina Yashere also writes, and the studio is Chuck Lorre Productions, Inc. in association with Warner Bros. Television

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After having a heart attack, a middle-aged sock businessman from Detroit unexpectedly falls for his cardiac nurse, a Nigerian immigrant, and sets his sights on getting her to give him a chance.

The cast includes Billy Gardell, Folake Olowofoyeku, Christine Ebersole, Matt Jones, Maribeth Monroe, Shola Adewusi, Barry Shabaka Henley,
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CBS Orders Comedy Series ‘Bob Hearts Abishola’, ‘Broke’, ‘Carol’s Second Act’ & ‘The Unicorn’

  • Deadline
CBS has made its new comedy series picks, giving orders to the four most buzzed about pilots: Emily Halpern and Sarah Haskins’ Carol’s Second Act, starring Patricia Heaton; Chuck Lorre’s Bob Hearts Abishola, headlined by Billy Gardell; Alex Herschlag and Jennie Snyder Urman’s Broke, starring Jaime Camil and Pauley Perrette; and Bill Martin and Mike Schiff’s The Unicorn, headlined by Walton Goggins.

This marks the return to CBS of two stars of successful comedy series on the network, Heaton, who was on Everybody Loves Raymond, and Gardell, one of the stars of Lorre’s Mike & Molly, as well as of NCIS fan favorite Perrette.

Both Carol’s Second Act and The Unicorn come from Aaron Kaplan’s Kapital Entertainment, which also has freshman CBS comedy series The Neighborhood, already renewed for next season, and bubble CBS comedy series Life In Pieces and Fam. It gives Kapital
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CBS Picks Up 7 New Series Including Chuck Lorre Comedy, ‘FBI’ Spinoff

CBS has ordered seven pilots to series for the 2019-20 season ahead of its upfront presentation to advertisers next week. The seven series are made up of four comedies and three dramas.

Among the comedies ordered at the broadcast network are Chuck Lorre’s “Bob Hearts Abishola,” Patricia Heaton’s “Carol’s Second Act” and “Broke” from “Jane the Virgin” creator Jennie Snyder Urman. The Peyton Reed-produced “The Unicorn” with Walton Goggins and Rob Corddry was also picked up.

Heaton starred on CBS’ “Everybody Loves Raymond” and “Broke” will see “NCIS” star Pauley Perrette return to the network. The pickups will maintain Lorre’s — who already has “Mom” and “Young Sheldon” coming back next season — strong relationship with the network, after “The Big Bang Theory” says farewell next week.

Also Read: Amblin Television Drops Out of CBS' Drama 'Bull' After Season 4 Renewal

The dramas include Wolf’s “FBI” spinoff,
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‘The Unicorn’: Omar Benson Miller & Maya Lynne Robinson Cast In CBS Comedy Pilot

  • Deadline
‘The Unicorn’: Omar Benson Miller & Maya Lynne Robinson Cast In CBS Comedy Pilot
Exclusive: Omar Benson Miller (Ballers) and Maya Lynne Robinson (The Conners) are set as series regulars opposite Walton Goggins, Michaela Watkins and Rob Corddry in CBS’ single-camera comedy pilot The Unicorn, from Bill Martin and Mike Schiff, Kapital Entertainment and CBS TV Studios.

Written by Martin and Schiff and directed by John Hamburg, The Unicorn, inspired by a true story, centers on Wade (Goggins), a recent widower who is eager to move on from the most difficult year of his life, only to realize he’s utterly unprepared to raise his two daughters on his own and equally unprepared for the dating world — where, to his shock, he’s suddenly a hot commodity.

Miller and Robinson play married couple Ben and Michelle, parents to four children. Ben is another of Wade’s well-meaning friends, who is convinced Wade is “going to crush it out there” in the dating world. He
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‘Ballers’ The Complete Fourth Season Available For Digital Download This November!

Dwayne Johnson is back as Spencer Strasmore in one of HBO’s highest rated comedies, Ballers: The Complete Fourth Season, available for Digital Download on November 5th. Exploring the glamorous, and often cutthroat world of pro football, the fourth season features new guest stars including Russell Brand (Get Him to the Greek), Tony Hawk, Joy Bryant (Parenthood), Ernie Hudson (Ghostbusters), Grace Zabriskie (Big Love) and more.

In Ballers: The Complete Fourth Season, Spencer (Johnson) and Joe Krutel (Rob Corddry) are back at it, and this time the unstoppable duo are bringing the hustle to Los Angeles to expand their empire. Meanwhile, Ricky (John David Washington) eyes a comeback while chafing at his new life as a father; Charles (Omar Benson Miller) faces the challenges of being a general manager; Vernon (Donovan Carter) continues his profligate ways, to the chagrin of his sidekick, Reggie (London Brown); and Jason (Troy Garity) tries
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Ballers on HBO: Cancelled or Renewed for Season Five?

Vulture Watch

Does Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson still have a home on premium cable? Has the Ballers TV show been cancelled or renewed for a fifth season on HBO? The television vulture is watching all the latest cancellation and renewal news, so this page is the place to track the status of Ballers season five. Bookmark it, or subscribe for the latest updates. Remember, the television vulture is watching your shows. Are you?

What's This TV Show About?

An HBO comedy-drama, Ballers stars Dwayne Johnson, Rob Corddry, John David Washington, Omar Benson Miller, Donovan Carter, Troy Garity, London Brown, Jazmyn Simon and Brittany S. Hall. The series follows former superstar Spencer Strasmore (Johnson), who has re-invented himself as a financial adviser for both young phenoms and sports veterans. Spencer’s role in his clients’ lives far exceeds money management, as he struggles
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