Playmakers

  • 2003
  • TV Show
  • TV-MA

ESPN's first scripted drama series focused on the pro football Cougars, a team rife with such problems as drug abuse and racial tension. Impressively produced, well-acted and a ratings success, it was nonetheless canceled after one season, reportedly because of pressure from NFL executives who felt it negatively portrayed the game and its players.

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Season 1, Episode 10 Tenth of a Second

First Aired: November 4, 2003

DH's big brother, Big E (Snoop Dogg), learns some disturbing news about Cal's crime; Leon takes steps to prolong his career. Cal: Cle Bennett. Wilbanks: Bruce Gray.

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  • Premiered: August 26, 2003
  • Rating: TV-MA
  • Premise: ESPN's first scripted drama series focused on the pro football Cougars, a team rife with such problems as drug abuse and racial tension. Impressively produced, well-acted and a ratings success, it was nonetheless canceled after one season, reportedly becau… (more)

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