[04/07/11 - 10:47 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 7
Updates include: Robert Sean Leonard to depart FOX's "House"; Sean Bean joins ABC's "Missing"; and Bravo shutters "The Real Housewives of D.C."

[12/08/10 - 06:42 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, December 8
Updates include: HBO passes on "All Signs of Death"; Warren Kole to topline USA's "Common Law"; and John Grisham brings "Ford County" to NBC.

[07/12/10 - 10:08 AM]
Cartoon Network, Discovery, TBS Among Those Making Summer Changes
Plus: updates on TLC, A&E, Spike TV, History, VH1 and Animal Planet.

[03/19/10 - 10:12 AM]
Exclusive: Spike TV Benches "Players"
Encores of lead-in "Blue Mountain State" will fill the Tuesday, 10:30/9:30c half-hour for the rest of the month.

[03/05/10 - 11:10 AM]
Development Update: Friday, March 5 (Part 2)
Updates include: ABC completes its "No Ordinary Family"; Hal Williams finds "True Love" for CBS; and Jimmi Simpson joins FOX's "Breakout Kings."

[02/04/10 - 07:01 AM]
Matt Walsh and Ian Roberts Star in New Spike TV Comedy 'Players'
The 10-episode series premieres Tuesday, March 2 at 10:30/9:30c.

[06/19/09 - 11:05 AM]
USA Network Names Bill Mcgoldrick Svp of Original Scripted Programming
McGoldrick previously served in a similar role for Spike TV.

[02/10/09 - 08:01 AM]
Spike TV Orders 10 Episodes of New Comedy Series, 'Players,' Created by Matt Walsh
The series follows two brothers (Matt Walsh, Ian Roberts) with opposite personalities trying to run a sports bar.

3/2/10 - 8/14/10
canceled/ended (2009-2010 season)
completed airing its current season
1 (10 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
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series finale aired on 8/14/10
(from Spike TV's press release, February 2010) Spike TV expands its comedic slate with "Players," a series created by and starring one of the founders of the acclaimed improvisational comedy troupe, the Upright Citizens Brigade, Matt Walsh. "Players" follows two brothers (Walsh and Ian Roberts) with conflicting personalities trying to run a successful sports bar. Spike TV's new original half-hour comedy premieres Tuesday, March 2 at 10:30 PM, ET/PT. "Players" stars Walsh as Bruce Fitzgerald, a free-spirited, fun-loving, guy's guy who is living out his fantasy of owning a sports bar that allows him to bet on games, drink for free and date the cocktail waitresses. His older, uptight brother, Ken (Ian Roberts), tries to keep the focus on turning a profit while avoiding lawsuits and health code violations. The series also features Krista (Danielle Schneider), the promiscuous waitress who has an affinity for B-list athletes and married men, Barb (June Diane Raphael), the insecure and neurotic waitress who falls in love with Bruce, Hickey (Jack McGee), a retired cop who got Bruce out of a gambling debt and was rewarded with a job where, instead of actually working, he spends most of his time bidding on sports memorabilia on eBay, and Calvin (James Pumphrey), the young, simple-minded bartender who lives in the store room and is an aspiring sports model who idolizes Bruce.
· Danielle Schneider as Krista
· Ian Roberts as Ken
· Jack McGee as Hickey
· James Pumphery as Calvin
· June Diane Raphael as Barb
· Matt Walsh as Bruce Fitzgerald
· Ian Roberts as EP
· Jason Woliner as CO-EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Jay Martel as EP
· John Lynch as EP
· Matt Walsh as CRTR/EP
· Paul Young as EP
· Peter Principato as EP
· Tucker Voorhees as EP
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
· Devlin Entertainment
· Principato-Young Entertainment