‘Ballers’ Season 4 September Episodes Guide: Plots and Air Dates

Ballers Season 4
Dwayne Johnson, Donovan Carter, and London Brown in ‘Ballers’ season 4 (Photo by Jeff Daly / HBO)

Season four of HBO’s Ballers continues with five new episodes in September 2018. The current season is airing on Sunday nights at 10pm ET/PT, and three episodes in season four has found the team of Spencer (Dwayne Johnson) and Joe (Rob Corddry) running into difficulties after acquiring an extreme sports company based in Los Angeles.

In addition to Dwayne Johnson and Rob Corddry, the cast includes John David Washington, Omar Benson Miller, Donovan Carter, Troy Garity, London Brown, and Brittany S. Hall. Carl McDowell, Jazmyn Simon, Robert Wisdom, Richard Schiff and Steven Weber return in guest starring roles.

The half-hour comedy/drama was created by Stephen Levinson. Levinson, Dwayne Johnson, Mark Wahlberg, Dany Garcia, Peter Berg, Rob Weiss, Denis Biggs, Karyn McCarthy and Julian Farino serve as executive producers.

HBO’s just released details on the upcoming fourth season along with August episode descriptions and air dates.

The Season 4 Plot: After refusing to compromise his principles by joining an alliance with the filthy-rich Anderson brothers to move a football franchise to Las Vegas, Spencer and his partner Joe set out to expand their foothold in the client-management business, weighing an opportunity to purchase an extreme-sports LA outfit.

Meanwhile, Ricky eyes a comeback while chafing at his new life as a father; Charles faces the challenges of being a general manager; Vernon continues his profligate ways, to the chagrin of his sidekick, Reggie; and Jason tries to set Spencer up with a high-school prodigy, Quincy Crawford, and his equally impressive mother, Jayda.

Ballers Season 4 September 2018 Episodes:

  • Episode #34 (season 4, episode 4): “Forgiving Is Living”
    Debut date: SUNDAY, SEPT. 2 (10:00-10:30 p.m. ET/PT)
    Spencer (Dwayne Johnson) and Joe (Rob Corddry) find themselves in a crisis at SportsX. Ricky (John David Washington) considers his motivations in ending his retirement. Jason (Troy Garity) turns to Donna (Amanda Rea) for help.
    Written by Rob Weiss & Stephen Levinson; directed by Rob Weiss.
  • Episode #35 (season 4, episode 5): “Doink”
    Debut date: SUNDAY, SEPT. 9 (10:00-10:30 p.m.)
    Spencer (Dwayne Johnson) looks to elevate the SportsX TV brand, while Joe (Rob Corddry) weighs a new offer. At Jayda’s (Joy Bryant) insistence, Spencer meets Quincy (Eli Goree). Ricky (John David Washington) tries to prove to Kisan (Kris D. Lofton) he’s still got the goods, while Charles (Omar Benson Miller) is encouraged by Julie (Jazmyn Simon) to bring more flair to his job.
    Written by Chloe Domont & Zach Robbins; directed by Rob Weiss.
  • Episode #36 (season 4, episode 6): “No Small Talk”
    Debut date: SUNDAY, SEPT. 16 (10:00-10:30 p.m.)
    Spencer (Dwayne Johnson) recruits Q (Eli Goree) to help him leverage a deal. With Reggie (London Brown) in tow, Joe (Rob Corddry) talks business with a group of extreme skateboarders known collectively as Illegal Civilization. Charles (Omar Benson Miller) hosts a pre-free-agent reception.
    Written by Rashard Mendenhall; directed by Simon Cellan Jones.
  • Episode #37 (season 4, episode 7): “The Kids Are Aight”
    Debut date: SUNDAY, SEPT. 23 (10:00-10:30 p.m.)
    Spencer (Dwayne Johnson) calls on the Anderson Brothers (Richard Schiff, Steven Weber) for help. Joe (Rob Corddry) pitches Illegal Civilization to a major shoe brand. Ricky (John David Washington) loses his cool at a neighbor’s pool party. Julie (Jazmyn Simon) accuses an overworked Charles (Omar Benson Miller) of being afraid to succeed.
    Written by Jason Lew; directed by Chloe Domont.
  • Episode #38 (season 4, episode 8): “The Devil You Know”
    Debut date: SUNDAY, SEPT. 30 (10:00-10:30 p.m.)
    Spencer (Dwayne Johnson) takes a big risk, with the potential to blow the deal. After a heart-to-heart with Ricky (John David Washington), Charles (Omar Benson Miller) spells out his vision for the team. Joe (Rob Corddry) and Reggie (London Brown) enlist Vernon (Donovan W. Carter) and Terrell “Sizzle” Suggs (himself) to persuade Illegal Civilization.
    Written by Jason Lew; directed by Chloe Domont.