HBO’s Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson fronted comedy series Ballers will receive its UK premiere on Sky Atlantic on Tuesday September 8th at 10pm, with a double-bill, it has been announced.
Ballers explores the whirlwind lifestyle and real-life problems of a group of former and current football players. The series follows Spencer is a retired football superstar who is trying to reinvent himself as a financial manager for current players in sun-soaked Miami. Though they’re pros when it comes to playing the game, each one has a harder time navigating life off the field. HBO recently renewed Ballers for a ten episode second season.
The comedy series was created by Stephen Levinson (Entourage and Boardwalk Empire) and stars Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson (San Andreas), John David Washington, Omar Miller (CSI: Miami), Donovan Carter, Troy Garity (Barbershop), Rob Corddry (Hot Tub Time Machine), London Brown (The Hustle) and Jazmyn Simon. The executive producers are Stephen Levinson, Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson, Dany Garcia, Peter Berg, Evan Reilly, Rob Weiss, Julian Farino and Denis Biggs.
TVWise’s UK Premiere Dates page has been updated with this new information.