Playmakers (2003)


Genre: Crime , Drama , Sport

Plot: Playmakers is an American television series that aired on ESPN from August 26, 2003 to November 11, 2003. It depicted the lives of the Cougars, a fictional professional football team in an unidentified city. The show starred Omar Gooding, Marcello Thedford, Christopher Wiehl, Jason Matthew Smith, Russell Hornsby, and Tony Denison. The show, which ran eleven episodes, was the first original drama series created by ESPN. Although the ratings were very high for ESPN—Playmakers was the highest-rated show on the network other than its Sunday night NFL and Saturday college football games—ESPN eventually canceled the series under pressure from the National Football League, who thought professional football was being negatively portrayed. Read More



Episode 11: Week 17
Episode 10: Tenth of a Second
Episode 9: The Outing
Episode 8: Down and Distance
Episode 7: Talk Radio
Episode 6: Man In Motion
Episode 5: Halftime
Episode 4: The Choice (2)
Episode 3: The Choice (1)
Episode 2: The Piss Man
Episode 1: Game Day