HBO has renewed the comedy series BALLERS for a fifth season!
Exploring the glamorous and often cutthroat world of pro football through a group of past and present players striving to stay in the game, BALLERS stars Dwayne Johnson as ex-superstar Spencer Strasmore, who has reinvented himself as a financial manager for today’s players. Created by Stephen Levinson (HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire”), the hit comedy series returned for its nine-episode fourth season Sunday, Aug. 12 (10:00-10:30 p.m. ET/PT).
Other cast regulars for the current season include: John David Washington, Rob Corddry, Omar Benson Miller, Donovan Carter, Troy Garity, London Brown and Brittany S. Hall.
Episode #39 (season 4, episode 9): “There’s No Place Like Home, Baby” (
Debut date: SUNDAY, OCT. 7 (10:00-10:30 p.m. ET/PT)
Spencer (Dwayne Johnson) takes his fight to the next level. Ricky (John David Washington) jeopardizes his comeback.
Written by Stephen Levinson & Rob Weiss; directed by Simon Cellan Jones.
The series is also available on HBO NOW, HBO GO, HBO On Demand and partners’ streaming portals.
BALLERS was created by Stephen Levinson; executive produced by Stephen Levinson, Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson, Dany Garcia, Peter Berg, Rob Weiss, Denis Biggs, Karyn McCarthy and Julian Farino; producers, Janace Tashjian, Dave Levinson, Julie Camino, Rashard Mendenhall and Joey Krutel; co-producers, Olivier Arnesen and Spencer Strasmore; executive story editor, Jason Lew.