Ballers are one of the most popular comedy shows of all time. It has five seasons, and with the fifth one, the show is going to an end. The wrestler turned actor Dwayne Johnson is an essential part of the show.
There is some sad news for all Ballers fans that the show will not be returning with the sixth season. The journey for Ballers has come to an end, and here are all the recent updates.
Why are Ballers coming to an end?
The show was top-rated up till its third season, after which the ratings are also continuously falling. The first season’s ratings were too high but started to fall after the third one. On the other hand, the fourth season could hardly bring about 6 lakh people as audience compared to other comedy shows.
The creators are not giving away the reason for the show coming to an end, but it is most likely because of the reducing popularity and ratings.
What did Dwayne Johnson have to say about Ballers getting canceled?
Johnson is the lead star in Ballers, and he openly spoke on social media about it. In his statement, he says that he wants to thank his fans, and his heart is full of gratitude. He would especially like to thank everyone who is supporting the show and loves it.
Ballers became one of the highest-rated comedy shows by HBO for years. The audience has held to create, explore, and sustain the show for a long time. The actor also adds that the show has allowed numerous people to become household names and grow. In the process, there is also a lot of hard work.
Lastly, Johnson concludes by saying that the creators wanted him to have the opportunity to convey the message to all Ballers fans that the fifth season is going to be The Final Season of the show. Ballers are finally coming to an end.
What are Ballers all about?
The creator of Ballers is Stephen Levinson, who explores the cutthroat world of Professional football. The world of football is glamorous and highly competitive. Present as well as past players work hard and strive to survive in it. Dwayne Johnson plays the role of Spencer Strasmore, one of the game’s popular players. In the present time, Spencer’s character is acting as a financial manager for the current players in the game.
Synopsis of season 5 of Ballers
The fifth and Final Season sees Spencer entering his retirement and thinking about the past. In all of this, he receives an opportunity to be back in the world of football as a team owner. On the other hand, Joe is involved in heavy gambling because he wants to make Sports X bigger than it already is. He does all of this with the help of his new partner after splitting up with Spencer.
Ricky is going through an uncalled setback that tests his mental, physical, and emotional being to consider a new path for his future. Charles understands the cons of being a General Manager because he has to start getting his hands dirty, whereas Vernon focuses on his passion for professional gaming.
The Ballers fans are extremely sad at the moment after hearing the news. Many people want the show to be back on the screen, but that will not be possible. Everyone will always remember ballers as a great comedy show.