[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."
[05/02/13 - 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."
DESCRIPTION: (from HBO's press release, May 2015) Spencer is a retired football superstar who is trying to reinvent himself as a financial manager for current players in sunsoaked Miami. His inner circle includes Ricky, a talented but volatile wide receiver who seeks to balance his off-field antics with his passion for the game; Charles, a reluctantly retired lineman who's finding it hard to adjust to civilian life; and Vernon, a player with a rookie contract, whose promise never to forget "where he came from" brings scores of hangers-on into his life, and lands him in big financial trouble. Though they're pros when it comes to playing the game, each one has a harder time navigating life off the field. Created by Stephen Levinson (HBO's "Entourage," "Boardwalk Empire" and "In Treatment") and executive produced by Stephen Levinson, Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson, Dany Garcia, Peter Berg, Evan Reilly, Rob Weiss, Julian Farino and Denis Biggs, BALLERS explores the whirlwind lifestyle and real-life problems of a group of former and current football players. The show kicks off its ten-episode season SUNDAY, JUNE 21 (10:00-10:30 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO.