May 2022

 

PLAYERS

 

 

PLAYERS is a comedic documentary-style series that follows a fictional pro “League of Legends” esports team as they pursue their first championship after years of close calls and heartache. To win it all, they will need their prodigy, a 17-year-old rookie, and their 27-year-old veteran to put their egos aside and work together.

 

Produced by CBS Studios in association with Funny Or Die and co-created and executive produced by Peabody Award winners Tony Yacenda and Dan Perrault, the ten-episode series will premiere on Thursday, June 16, exclusively on Paramount+. The first four episodes will be available to stream at launch on Paramount+ in the U.S. and in all other markets where the service is currently available. Following the series’ premiere, new episodes will drop weekly on Thursdays.

 

 

AVAILABILITY:

The first four episodes will be available to stream at launch on Paramount+ in the U.S., Canada, Australia and the Nordics. Following the series’ premiere, new episodes will drop weekly on Thursdays.

 

FORMAT:

Comedy

 

STARRING:

Misha Brooks

Creamcheese

 

Da’Jour Jones

 

Organizm

 

 

Ely Henry

Kyle Braxton

 

Holly Chou

April Braxton

 

Stephen Schneider

Nathan Resnick

 

Peter Thurnwald

Foresite

 

Youngbin Chung

Nightfall

 

Moses Storm

Guru

 

Alexa Mansour

Emma

 

Noh “Arrow” Dong-Hyeon

BAP

 

 

Michael “Miko” Ahn

Bucket “BIGOLBUCKETOFWATER”

 

Luke Tennie

Rudy

 

Dan Perrault

Paul “BIGNPAUL” Gilberstadt

 

PRODUCED BY:

PLAYERS is produced by CBS Studios in association with Funny Or Die and co-created and executive produced by Peabody Award winners Tony Yacenda and Dan Perrault.

 

EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS:

Executive Producers: Tony Yacenda & Dan Perrault 

Funny Or Die’s Joe Farrell, Mike Farah and Jim Ziegler also serve as executive producers alongside Tim McAuliffe, Riot Games, 3Arts’ Ari Lubet and Brillstein Entertainment Partners’ Todd Sellers. 

 

 

Photos are available on https://www.viacomcbspressexpress.com/paramount-plus/shows/players/photos

@ParamountPlus

 

 

 

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Paramount + Press Contacts:

Eve Kenny

 

Eve.kenny@viacomcbs.com

Natalie Speck

 

Natalie.Speck@viacomcbs.com

Magee Snyder

 

Magee.Snyder@viacomcbs.com

 

 

CBS Studios Contact:

Kacy Lee Barrasas

 

Kacy.Barrasas@cbs.com

 

 

Photo Contacts:

Nancy Eichenbaum

 

nancy.eichenbaum@viacomcbs.com

 

 

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