The Player

The Player

  • Seasons:
  • 1
From the executive producers of The Blacklist comes the action-packed Las Vegas-set thriller The Player. The series co-stars Wesley Snipes as the pit boss and Charity Wakefield as the dealer for a high-stakes game, where an organization of wealthy individuals gamble on the ability of former military operative turned security expert Philip Winchester ("Strike Back," "Fringe") to stop some of the biggest crimes imaginable from playing out. Can he take them down from the inside and get revenge for the death of his wife, or is it true what they say: The house always wins.
From the executive producers of The Blacklist comes the action-packed Las Vegas-set thriller The Player. The series co-stars Wesley Snipes as the pit boss and Charity Wakefield as the dealer for a high-stakes game, where an organization of wealthy individuals gamble on the ability of former military operative turned security expert Philip Winchester ("Strike Back," "Fringe") to stop some of the biggest crimes imaginable from playing out. Can he take them down from the inside and get revenge for the death of his wife, or is it true what they say: The house always wins.

Season 1 (9 episodes)

  • 1. Pilot

    Original air date: 09/24/2015 Runtime: 42:53 min.

    Original air date: 09/24/2015 Runtime: 42:53 min. The series premiere introduces Alex Kane, a security expert who encounters an elite gambling organization called the House that is led by the mysterious Mr. Johnson. Kane joins the group, whose members place bets on whether he can prevent future crimes in hopes that they can assist him in catching his ex-wife's murderer.

  • 2. Ante Up

    Original air date: 10/01/2015 Runtime: 41:55 min.

    Original air date: 10/01/2015 Runtime: 41:55 min. Alex is ordered to stop a diamond heist, but he encounters an old colleague who is seeking information. Mr. Johnson and Cassandra step in and threaten to call off the bets. Later, Alex attends Ginny's funeral and discovers details surrounding her murder.

  • 3. L.A. Takedown

    Original air date: 10/08/2015 Runtime: 43:01 min.

    Original air date: 10/08/2015 Runtime: 43:01 min. Alex asks a friend to further investigate Ginny's murder, but Mr. Johnson intervenes; Alex and Cassandra travel to L.A. to stop a sniper from enacting revenge for a drug cartel; and Det. Brown helps the FBI locate a missing ex-special ops agent in Las Vegas.

  • 4. The Big Blind

    Original air date: 10/15/2015 Runtime: 41:58 min.

    Original air date: 10/15/2015 Runtime: 41:58 min. Det. Brown discovers the truth about a hit man, leading him to arrest Alex's client. Meanwhile, Mr. Johnson helps Alex uncover clues about Ginny's murder, but Cassandra has her own plan.

  • 5. House Rules

    Original air date: 10/22/2015 Runtime: 42:13 min.

    Original air date: 10/22/2015 Runtime: 42:13 min. A student hacks the Pentagon and Alex attempts to protect him from both the House and the Chinese government; and new discoveries are made about Ginny's whereabouts. Meanwhile, Mr. Johnson takes drastic measures after issues arise with an old friend.

  • 6. The Norseman

    Original air date: 10/29/2015 Runtime: 42:30 min.

    Original air date: 10/29/2015 Runtime: 42:30 min. The House bets on Alex to stop a serial killer before Halloween. Meanwhile, Det. Brown is hot on Cassandra's trail, but Mr. Johnson intervenes.

  • 7. A House is Not a Home

    Original air date: 11/05/2015 Runtime: 42:19 min.

    Original air date: 11/05/2015 Runtime: 42:19 min. Alex travels to Chicago to stop an enraged father from avenging his family; and Cassandra discovers the location of the next attack and sends Alex to prevent it. Meanwhile, Mr. Johnson has ulterior motives for going to Chicago.

  • 8. Downtown Odds

    Original air date: 11/12/2015 Runtime: 42:57 min.

    Original air date: 11/12/2015 Runtime: 42:57 min. Alex intervenes to stop a mysterious newcomer to the Las Vegas drug scene from instigating a gang turf war.

  • 9. Tell

    Original air date: 11/19/2015 Runtime: 42:59 min.

    Original air date: 11/19/2015 Runtime: 42:59 min. Alex and Cassandra team up to find a rogue former US Marshal who holds the key to Ginny’s disappearance.