HBO Confirms Debut For True Detective, Ballers, The Brink
True Detective returns for its eight-episode second season on Sunday, June 21st, followed by new HBO series Ballers and The Brink
On True Detective, a bizarre murder brings together three law-enforcement officers and a career criminal, each of whom must navigate a web of conspiracy and betrayal in the scorched landscapes of California. Colin Farrell, Vince Vaughn, Rachel McAdams and Taylor Kitsch star.
The new comedy series Ballers kicks off its ten-episode season right afterward. Looking at the lives of former and current football players, the show follows former superstar Spencer Strasmore (Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson) 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, and Donovan Carter star. The series is created and executive produced by Steve Levinson and executive produced by Mark Wahlberg, Peter Berg, Dany Garcia, Julian Farino, Evan Reilly and Rob Weiss.
The new comedy series The Brink is an epic dark comedy that focuses on a geopolitical crisis and its effect on three disparate, desperate men: Secretary of State Walter Larson, lowly Foreign Service officer Alex Talbot and ace Navy fighter pilot Zeke Tilson, who must pull through the chaos around them to save the planet from World War Three. Jack Black, Tim Robbins, Pablo Schreiber, Aasif Mandvi, Maribeth Monroe, Eric Ladin, Esai Morales, and Geoff Pierson will star in it.
It all begins on Sunday, June 21st with the premiere of True Detective at 9pm.