Ballers is an American comedy-drama television series created by Stephen Levinson and starring Dwayne Johnson.
The series premiered on the American cable television network HBO on June 21, 2015. The pilot episode was written by Levinson and directed by Peter Berg.
On July 10, 2015, HBO announced the series would be renewed for a second season, which premiered on July 17, 2016. On July 28, 2016, Ballers was renewed for a third season.