[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, April 2015) The new comedy series BALLERS kicks off its ten-episode season SUNDAY, JUNE 21 (10:00-10:30 p.m.). Looking at the lives of former and current football players, the show follows former superstar Spencer Strasmore (Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson) as he gets his life on track in retirement while mentoring other current and former players through the daily grind of the business of football. Rob Corrdry, Omar Benson Miller, John David Washington, Donovan Carter, Troy Garity, Jazmyn Simon, and Arielle Kebble also star. Created and executive produced by Steve Levinson; executive produced by Mark Wahlberg, Peter Berg, Dany Garcia, Julian Farino, Evan Reilly and Rob Weiss.