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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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 because of pressure from NFL executives who felt it negatively portrayed the game and its players.

Cast

Guest Stars

August
3 Episodes (2003-2003)
2 Episodes (2003-2003)
2 Episodes (2003-2003)
Guard Dog Fredricks
1 Episode (2003)
Snoop Dogg
Big E
1 Episode (2003)
Menendez
1 Episode (2003)

Credits

Executive Producer (1 Credit)
Writer (1 Credit)

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