The Rock Says HBO's Comedy 'Ballers' will End After its Fifth Season
August 26, 2019
LOS ANGELES - The Rock has confirmed that the HBO football-themed series "Ballers" will end following it's fifth season on the cable channel.
According to an Instagram post and accompanying video, the actor made the announcement that the show's upcoming fifth season would be its last.
He wrote: Cheers to our FINAL SEASON of @HBO’s BALLERS 🥃My heart 🖤 is full of gratitude to all of you for rockin’ with us every season. You made us HBO’s highest rated comedy for years and most importantly, you helped create and sustain a platform for other actors to have the OPPORTUNITY to work hard, grow and become household names. To me, the opportunity Ballers created for so many others, is the real gold of our show. I love you, I thank you and enjoy our final season of BALLERS.
"Ballers" has been one of the premium cable network’s highest rated comedies, with last season’s same-day viewers numbers averaging at over 800,000.