HBO’s set the premiere dates for the upcoming fourth season of Ballers and the third season of Insecure. Both half-hour shows will return on Sunday, August 12, 2018. Ballers will air Sundays at 10pm ET/PT followed by Insecure at 10:30pm ET/PT.
In addition to the premiere date announcement, HBO released the first trailer for the new season of Ballers.
Ballers was created by Steve Levinson and is executive produced by Levinson, Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson, Dany Garcia, Peter Berg, Rob Weiss, Julian Farino, Denis Biggs and Karyn McCarthy. The cast is led by Dwayne Johnson and includes John David Washington, Omar Benson Miller, Donovan Carter, Troy Garity, London Brown, Jazmyn Simon and Brittany S. Hall.
Issa Rae created Insecure, executive produces, and stars in a lead role opposite Yvonne Orji. Larry Wilmore co-created the critically acclaimed series, with Prentice Penny, Melina Matsoukas, Michael Rotenberg, Dave Becky, Jonathan Berry, Dayna Lynne North and Jim Kleverweis serving as executive producers. The cast also includes Jay Ellis, Lisa Joyce, Y’lan Noel, Natasha Rothwell, and Amanda Seales.
Issa Rae has received two Golden Globe nominations in the Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy category for Insecure. The series was named TV Program of the Year at the 2018 AFI Awards.
Ballers Plot: The show looks at the lives of former and current football players, following former superstar Spencer Strasmore (Dwayne Johnson), who has reinvented himself as a financial manager. This season, Spencer and Joe (Rob Corddry) take their skills to Los Angeles as they look to expand their roster and horizons in the world of action sports.
Insecure Plot: The show follows the friendship of two black women as they deal with their own real-life flaws while attempting to navigate different worlds and cope with an endless series of uncomfortable everyday experiences.