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Bringing Up Ballers

Bringing Up Ballers

  • Premiered: 
    March 1, 2017
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  • Network: Lifetime
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Reality
  • Type: Live Action
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Plot Synopsis

BRINGING UP BALLERS is a one-hour reality series that features five Chicago-area entrepreneurs whose kids are some of the country's most elite young basketball players, the six-episode series follows these feisty moms who will stop at nothing to ensure that their businesses are successful and their boys are on track to make it to the NBA. These ladies are anything but benchwarmers as they balance their households and businesses, while managing their sons' daily practices and games. Together they are the ultimate Hoop Moms and are not afraid to call foul on each other as they fight to ensure their kids make it to the top. The series features: Johanna, a former Ford model and successful youth basketball camp operator, who has a 12-year-old son, Amari, already playing up against 15- and 16-year-olds; Nikki, a real estate broker and owner of a basketball apparel line, whose 14-year-old son Nimari has been a nationally ranked player since the 5th grade; Peytyn, owner of several businesses including Chicago's only black-owned Italian restaurant, whose son George, 18, is about to graduate high school and is fielding college offers from all over the country; Tiffany, a baller mom from the suburbs running a successful custom auto repair business, who has five kids, but admits to devoting much of her time to 15-year-old Michael; and Heather, a salon owner whose ex-husband, Aaron Williams, played in the NBA for 15 years and now spends as much time as he can coaching daughters Danyelle and Cameron, and 12-year old Aaron Jr.
On Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 11pm ET/PT, Lifetime premiered the season finale of BRINGING UP BALLERS. In the season ender, "Bringing Down the House," Peytyn deals with her feelings as George gets ready to leave for college. Nikki and Johanna reconnect while working together to sell Peytyn's home. Meanwhile, Tiffany, Catrina, Johanna and Nikki all gear up for the End of Summer Showcase.


  • - Chicago, Illinois USA