Comedy series Ballers and Insecure renewed at HBO
Exploring the glamorous and often cutthroat world of pro football through a group of past and present players striving to stay in the game, Ballers stars Dwayne Johnson as ex-superstar Spencer Strasmore, who has reinvented himself as a financial manager for today’s players. Created by Stephen Levinson (HBO’s Boardwalk Empire), the hit comedy series returned for its nine-episode fourth season Sunday, Aug. 12 (10:00-10:30 p.m. ET/PT).
Other cast regulars for the current season include John David Washington, Rob Corddry, Omar Benson Miller, Donovan Carter, Troy Garity, London Brown, and Brittany S. Hall.
Ballers was created by Stephen Levinson who also executive produces the series alongside Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson, Dany Garcia, Peter Berg, Rob Weiss, Denis Biggs, Karyn McCarthy, and Julian Farino.
Insecure follows the friendship of two black women as they deal with their own real-life flaws while attempting to navigate different worlds and cope with an endless series of uncomfortable everyday experiences. Issa Rae, Yvonne Orji, Lisa Joyce, Natasha Rothwell, Amanda Seales and Y’lan Noel star in the hit comedy series, which returned for its eight-episode third season Sunday, Aug. 12 (10:30-11:00 p.m. ET/PT).
Insecure was created by Issa Rae and Larry Wilmore. Rae serves as executive producer alongside Prentice Penny, Melina Matsoukas, Michael Rotenberg, Dave Becky, Jonathan Berry, Jim Kleverweis and Dayna Lynne North.