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This reality series follows a group of Chicago-area mothers who are trying to orchestrate lucrative basketball careers for their sons. Like most reality series, this one focuses on the tensions and drama that result when the key players try to position themselves for an advantage over the others. The series debuted on the Lifetime cable network in 2017.

Bringing Up Ballers is a Reality, Sports series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (6 episodes). The series first aired on March 1, 2017. It has moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.4.

Bringing Up Ballers is available for streaming on the Lifetime website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Bringing Up Ballers on demand at Google Play, iTunes online.

Friday 10:00 PM et/pt on Lifetime
1 Season, 6 Episodes
March 1, 2017
Reality, Sports
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Bringing Up Ballers Full Episode Guide

  • Peytyn deals with her feelings as George prepares to leave for college; Nikki and Johanna reconnect while working together to sell Peytyn's home; Tiffany, Catrina, Johanna and Nikki gear up for the End of Summer Showcase.

  • Peytyn and Heather attempt to reunite Nikki and Johanna; Tiffany's fellow suburban basketball mother, Catrina, and her son come into the scene for Nikki's 3-on-3 Charity Basketball Tournament.

  • Heather and Nikki collaborate on a joint graduation party for their children; Peytyn reveals she has feelings for her son's coach; Johanna crashes Heather and Nikki's graduation party; George commits to a school.

  • Nikki sets up a press conference to announce what high school Nimari is going to attend, which causes problems between her and Johanna. Later, Peytyn keeps a school offer secret from George but faces major repercussions when he finds out; and tensions boil over between Nikki and Johanna at Heather's event.

  • A mom from the suburbs is disappointed by her welcome from Johanna. Later, Heather's oldest daughter gets ready for prom, leaving Heather's ex and boyfriend to get acquainted; and Nikki and Johanna's sons' team plays against Tiffany's son's team.

  • In the series premiere, meet Chicago moms raising future basketball stars while running their own businesses; Peytyn begs her son to stay close to home as he chooses a college; tensions rise between Nikki and Johanna after pictures arise on social media; and Peytyn reveals she knows Heather's ex-husband very well.