[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.
[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."
ADDITIONAL NOTES: renewed through the 2015-16 season (the show's second) on 7/10/15
DESCRIPTION: (from HBO's press release, July 2015) HBO has renewed the series BALLERS for a second season, it was announced today by Michael Lombardo, president, HBO Programming. "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 Lombardo. "We are thrilled with the overwhelming response the series has received and look forward to another exciting season." From creator Stephen Levinson (HBO's "Entourage" and "Boardwalk Empire"), BALLERS looks at the lives of former and current football players, following former superstar Spencer Strasmore (Dwayne Johnson), who is trying to reinvent himself as a financial manager for current players in sunsoaked Miami.