Ballers (HBO) September Episodes

Ballers (HBO)

Episode #18 (season 2, episode 8): “Laying in the Weeds”

Debut date: SUNDAY, SEPT. 11 (10:00-10:30 p.m. ET/PT)

Other HBO playdates: Sept. 11 (11:30 p.m., 12:30 a.m.), 12 (8:00 p.m.), 13 (3:55 a.m.), 14 (10:45 p.m.), 16 (3:45 a.m.) and 17 (12:45 a.m.)

HBO2 playdates: Sept. 12 (1:05 a.m.), 15 (midnight) and 16 (6:00 p.m.)

As Spencer (Dwayne Johnson) tries to move forward, Joe (Rob Corddry) works to keep things together. Charles (Omar Benson Miller) and Ricky (John David Washington)clash. Travis (Adam Aalderks) faces tough questions and worries about his prospects. At his draft day party, Spencer asks for help, while trying to keep ASM’s latest developments quiet.

Written by Steve Sharlet; directed by Simon Cellan Jones.

Episode #19 (season 2, episode 9): “Million Bucks in a Bag”

Debut date: SUNDAY, SEPT. 18 (10:00-10:30 p.m.)

Other HBO playdates: Sept. 18 (11:30 p.m., 12:30 a.m.), 19 (11:40 p.m.), 20 (2:55 a.m.), 21 (10:30 p.m.), 23 (3:25 a.m.) and 24 (12:05 a.m.)

HBO2 playdates: Sept. 19 (3:05 a.m.), 22 (11:45 p.m.) and 23 (7:00 p.m.)

Andre makes Spencer (Dwayne Johnson) a surprising offer. Ricky (John David Washington) considers where to build his legacy. Vernon (Donovan Carter) pushes himself harder to get back on the field. Charles’ (Omar Benson Miller) busy schedule puts him at odds with Julie (Jazmyn Simon).

Written by Evan Reilly & Steve Sharlet; directed by Julian Farino.

Episode #20 (season 2, episode 10): “Game Day” (season finale)

Debut date: SUNDAY, SEPT. 25 (10:00-10:30 p.m.)

Other HBO playdates: Sept. 25 (11:45 p.m., 1:25 a.m.), 26 (8:00 p.m.), 27 (2:40 a.m.), 28 (10:30 p.m.) and 30 (3:20 a.m.)

HBO2 playdates: Sept. 26 (3:10 a.m.), 29 (1:30 a.m.) and 30 (5:00 p.m.)

Spencer (Dwayne Johnson) makes a last-ditch effort to get back what he’s lost. Ricky (John David Washington) awaits a call that could define his future. Vernon (Donovan Carter) takes a road trip. Siefert (Dulé Hill) offers Charles (Omar Benson Miller) a big opportunity, but it comes at a cost.

Written by Evan Reilly & Steve Sharlet; directed by Julian Farino.

The series is also available on HBO NOW, HBO GO, HBO On Demand and affiliate portals.

BALLERS was created by Stephen Levinson; executive produced by Stephen Levinson, Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson, Dany Garcia, Peter Berg, Evan Reilly, Rob Weiss, Julian Farino, Denis Biggs.

Characters and cast of Ballers include:

Spencer Strasmore – Dwayne Johnson (WWE Raw, San Andreas, Get Smart, Tooth Fairy, Fast Five)

Julie Greane – Jazmyn Simon (Baggage Claim, The Hindenburg Experiment, Doctor Ed)

Ricky Jerret – John David Washington (Malcolm X, The Book of Eli, Coco)

Charles Greane – Omar Benson Miller (Smile, Shall We Dance, Miracle at St. Anna, Man of God)

Vernon Littlefield – Donovan W. Carter

Jason – Troy Garity (Bandits, Sunshine, Soldier’s Girl)

Joe – Rob Corddry (Children’s Hospital, Community, Cedar Rapids, Hot Tub Time Machine, Semi-Pro, Blades of Glory)

Tracy Ligette – Arielle Kebbel (The Uninvited, Band Camp, UnREAL, John Tucker Must Die, The Vampire Diaries)

Larry – Dule’ Hill (The West Wing, Psych, Doubt, Men of Honor, She’s All That)

Mr. Anderson – Richard Schiff (Rogue, Dirk Gently, The Affair, Manhattan, Kill the Messenger, The West Wing)

Andre Allen – Andy Garcia (The Untouchables, Night Falls on Manhattan, Ocean’s Eleven, Modigliani, Smoking’ Aces, Rob the Mob)

Maximo Gomez – Clifton Collins Jr. (Star Trek, Pacific Rim, Transcendence, Westworld, Knight of Cups, Capote, Mind Hunters)