I'm very sorry to be so late reviewing this sitcom. I've
had a busy summer! This show stars Dwayne Johnson (The Rock)
as a retired athlete. It features many retired athletes and
shows how they struggle to find new careers after they
The show is a half hour comedy, but personally, I don't
find it all that funny. They probably should have made it an
hour-long light drama along the lines of "Royal Pains" or
some other similar show.
The characters are very interesting and entertaining. If
I had time to add another show to my list, I would watch it.
If it were really funny, I would find the time to watch it.
Check it out and see if you like it. I think anyone who
follows sports would like it more than I do. But it's not
nearly as funny as "Arli$$."
Legends Don't Retire. They Reinvent.
'Ballers' is a new half-hour comedy series starring
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson. The first season begins its
10-episode run on June 21, 2015 at 10 pm. Looking at the
lives of former and current football players, the show
follows former superstar Spencer Strasmore as he gets
his life on track in retirement while mentoring other
current and former players through the daily grind of
the business of football. Rob Corrdry, Omar Benson
Miller, John David Washington, Donovan Carter, Troy
Garity, Jazmyn Simon, and Arielle Kebbel also star.
Created and executive produced by Steve Levinson;
executive produced by Mark Wahlberg, Peter Berg, Dany
Garcia, Julian Farino, Evan Reilly and Rob Weiss.
Season 1 Trailer
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