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[08/22/17 - 11:03 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 22
Updates include: Vincenzo Natali to helm Kevin Bacon's "Tremors" for Syfy; Marcia Clark lands potential drama at ABC; and Ivana Milicevic scores arc on The CW's "The 100."

[08/08/17 - 10:59 AM]
HBO Renews "Ballers" and "Insecure"
"We're thrilled that the summer lineup of 'Ballers' and 'Insecure' connected with our viewers out of the gate," said Amy Gravitt.

[07/26/17 - 03:10 PM]
HBO/Cinemax Programming Overview - Summer 2017
The company recaps its plans for the rest of the year and beyond.

[07/13/17 - 11:14 AM]
HBO Receives 111 Primetime Emmy(R) Nominations, The Most of Any Network This Year
"Westworld" received 22 nominations, tied for the most of any program, while "Veep" received 17 nominations, "Big Little Lies" received 16 nominations and "The Night Of" received 13 nominations.

[06/26/17 - 08:14 AM]
Hit Comedy Series "Ballers," Starring Dwayne Johnson, Returns for Season Three July 23, Exclusively on HBO
Guest stars include Richard Schiff, Steve Guttenberg, Steven Weber, Emayatzy Corinealdi and Serinda Swan.

[06/22/17 - 01:23 PM]
HBO Partners with TRAP Karaoke to Promote "Insecure" and "Ballers"
Fans in Cincinnati, Charlotte and Houston will join cast members from both series for an advance double feature screening of the shows' season premieres.

[06/01/17 - 12:38 PM]
Video: "Ballers" - Season 3 Tease (HBO)
The series returns for its 10-episode third season on Sunday, July 23.

[03/17/17 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 17
Updates include: Alyssa Milano to get "Insatiable" for The CW; Jacqueline Obradors cast in FX's "Mayans MC"; and Tracy Spiridakos to recur on NBC's "Chicago PD."

[03/14/17 - 11:19 AM]
"Ballers," "Insecure" Begin New Seasons July 23
The HBO comedies will return with new 10-episode and eight-episode seasons, respectively.

[02/22/17 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 22
Updates include: USA mulls "Suits" spin-off for Gina Torres; Brad Garrett cast in "The Get" at CBS; and Anne Heche is bound for NBC's "For God & Country."

[02/14/17 - 11:51 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 14
Updates include: Adhir Kalyan to star in "Brothered Up" at CBS; Genevieve Angelson to lead NBC's "The Happy Peppers"; and Sam Adegoke cast in The CW's "Dynasty."

[01/30/17 - 11:46 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 30
Updates include: FOX adds two comedies, two dramas to pilot roster; Nathalie Kelley to star in The CW's "Dynasty"; and CBS likewise lands a pair of drama pilots.

[01/14/17 - 09:01 AM]
HBO/Cinemax Programming Overview - Winter 2017
The company recaps its plans for the year to come and beyond.

[08/25/16 - 10:44 AM]
HBO's "The Night Of" Heads Into Finale with Strong Momentum Averaging 7 Million Viewers
HBO spins the numbers for the summer to date.

[07/28/16 - 08:52 AM]
HBO Renews "Ballers" for Third Season
"Dwayne Johnson, Stephen Levinson, Mark Wahlberg and the rest of the 'Ballers' team have once again delivered a winner for our viewers," said Casey Bloys.

[06/16/16 - 10:16 AM]
"Ballers," Starring Dwayne Johnson, Returns for Its Sophomore Season July 17, Exclusively on HBO
Andy Garcia joins the show as a new cast member.

[04/19/16 - 10:09 AM]
HBO Confirms July Debut Dates for "The Night Of," "Ballers," "Vice Principals"
"The Night Of," due on Sunday, July 10, is an eight-part limited series created by Steven Zaillian and Richard Price.

[02/18/16 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 18
Updates include: Justin Long to lead ABC's "Dream Team"; Geoff Stults set as "The Kicker" for CBS; and Nick D'Agosto to topline NBC's "The Trail."

[11/12/15 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, November 12
Updates include: TNT to renew "Murder in the First" for a third season; Mandy Moore, Milo Ventimiglia among those cast in NBC's Dan Fogelman pilot; and Amber Skye Noyes boards HBO's "The Deuce."

[08/19/15 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 19
Updates include: Christine Evangelista signs onto E!'s "The Arrangement"; CBS eyes drama inspired by the lives of Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage; and comedian Rod Man to star in NBC comedy project.

[07/10/15 - 10:00 AM]
HBO Orders Second Season of "Ballers"
"The charismatic and hugely talented Dwayne Johnson, along with the rest of the 'Ballers' cast, has truly struck a chord with the HBO audience," said Michael Lombardo.

[07/07/15 - 12:48 PM]
HBO Series Hit Record Highs, While Summer Shows Off to Strong Start
HBO spins the numbers for the year to date.

[06/25/15 - 07:25 AM]
HBO(R) Makes Premiere Episodes of New Comedy Series "Ballers" & "The Brink" Available on Facebook
"Ballers" star and executive producer Dwayne Johnson will host the episode directly on his Facebook page, which will include a video introduction by Johnson.

[05/26/15 - 08:39 AM]
New Series "Ballers," Starring Dwayne Johnson, Debuts June 21, Exclusively on HBO
John David Washington, Omar Miller, Donovan Carter, Troy Garity, Rob Corddry, London Brown Jazmyn Simon also star in the 10-episode series.

[04/09/15 - 12:00 PM]
HBO Confirms June 21 Debut for "True Detective," "Ballers," "The Brink"
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson stars in "Ballers" while Jack Black, Tim Robbins and Pablo Schreiber topline "The Brink."

[12/15/14 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Monday, December 15
Updates include: Mo McRae joins the cast of TNT's "Murder in the First"; Arielle Kebbel to recur on HBO's "Ballers"; and Patrick Duffy, Marlene Forte and Tony Plana to visit ABC Family's "The Fosters."

[02/13/14 - 11:50 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 13
Updates include: Dwayne Johnson-led comedy "Ballers" gets series order at HBO; Romany Malco to "Keep It Together" for ABC; and Matt Barr boards "Identity" at The CW.

[12/13/13 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Friday, December 13
Updates include: TNT greenlights a pair of drama pilots; Rob Corddry boards HBO's "Ballers"; and Matthew Perry to star in, co-write "The Odd Couple" revival at CBS.

[10/21/13 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 21
Updates include: Nickelodeon renews "The Haunted Hathaways," "See Dad Run"; Nick Zano, Dan St. Germain land comedy pilots; and Renee Olstead to star in ABC Family's "Work Mom."

[10/11/13 - 11:11 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 11
Updates include: Victoria Justice to lead MTV's "Eye Candy"; NBC gives "The Night Shift" three additional scripts; and Troy Garity boards HBO's "Ballers."

[05/08/13 - 07:25 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 8 - FOX Passes on Its Six Remaining Pilots
Dramas "Boomerang," "Delirium" and "The List" didn't make the cut, nor did comedies "The Gabriels," "To My Assistant" and "Two Wrongs."

[05/02/13 - 11:09 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 2
Updates include: Dwayne Johnson to topline HBO comedy pilot; Drew Pinsky nixes VH1's "Rehab with Dr. Drew"; and Blake McCormick named showrunner of TBS's "Cougar Town."







BALLERS (HBO)
Returns in TBA 2018 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
6/21/15 - ???
STATUS:
returning in 2017/2018 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
4 (??? episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2017-18 season (the show's fourth) on 8/8/17
DESCRIPTION:
(from HBO's press release, August 2017) With both series seeing record viewership this season, HBO has renewed the comedy series BALLERS for a fourth season and INSECURE for a third season, it was announced today by Amy Gravitt, executive vice president, HBO Programming. "We're thrilled that the summer lineup of BALLERS and INSECURE connected with our viewers out of the gate," said Gravitt. "We're so proud to work with Dwayne, Issa and all of the amazing talent in both shows." Looking at the whirlwind lifestyles and real-life problems of former and current football players, BALLERS stars Dwayne Johnson as ex-superstar Spencer Strasmore, who has reinvented himself as a financial manager for today's players in sun-soaked Miami. Created by Stephen Levinson (HBO's "Boardwalk Empire"), the hit comedy series returned for its ten-episode third season Sunday, July 23 (10:00-10:30 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO. Other cast regulars for the current season include: Rob Corddry, John David Washington, Omar Benson Miller, Donovan Carter, Troy Garity, London Brown, Jazmyn Simon and Dulé Hill.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Donovan Carter as Vernon Littlefield
· Dulé Hill as Larry Siefert
· Dwayne Johnson as Spencer Strasmore
· Jazmyn Simon as Julie Greane
· John David Washington as Ricky Jerret
· London Brown as Reggie
· Omar Miller as Charles Greane
· Rob Corddry as Joe Krutel
· Troy Garity as Jason
CREW INFORMATION:
· Dany Garcia as EP
· Denis Biggs as EP
· Dwayne Johnson as EP
· Evan Reilly as EP
· Julian Farino as EP
· Mark Wahlberg as EP
· Peter Berg as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Rob Weiss as EP
· Steve Levinson as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Closest to the Hole Productions
· Film 44
· Leverage Management