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Players is an American crime drama that aired on NBC from 1997–1998. Co-created by Dick Wolf and Shaun Cassidy, the series starred Ice-T, Costas Mandylor, Frank John Hughes, and Mia Korf. It was produced by Wolf Films in association with NBC and Universal Television. Players was cancelled after 18 episodes. Mia Korf stated that the show was unable to secure a permanent season due to programming restriction in place for the then-forthcoming 1998 Winter Olympics.[1]

GenreCrime drama
Created byReggie Rock Bythewood
Shaun Cassidy
Dick Wolf
Written byRandy Anderson
Stan Berkowitz
Alan Cross
Gerry Conway
Ron Lux
Alfonso H. Moreno
Clyde Phillips
Tom Spezialy
Ethlie Ann Vare
Ed Zuckerman
Costas Mandylor
Frank John Hughes
Mia Korf
Theme music composerMike Post
Composer(s)Ben Decter
Kevin J. Edelman
Dennis McCarthy
Mike Post
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes18
Executive producer(s)Clyde Phillips
Michael Vittes
Dick Wolf
Ed Zuckerman
Producer(s)Randy Anderson
Stan Berkowitz
Arthur Forney
Peter R. McIntosh
Patrick McKee
Robert Rabinowitz
CinematographyVictor Hammer
Running time60 mins.
Production company(s)Wolf Films
NBC Studios
Universal Television
Original networkNBC
Original releaseOctober 17, 1997 –
April 17, 1998


The series follows three young ex-cons who, as a part of a new FBI program, are commissioned to track down criminals.





In 2008, the series began airing on the Sleuth network.[2]


  1. "Con Job"
  2. "Con Law"
  3. "In Concert"
  4. "Con Artist"
  5. "Contact Sport"
  6. "Con Amore"
  7. "Rashocon"
  8. "Three of a Con"
  9. "Mint Condition"
  10. "Confidence Man"
  11. "Contraband"
  12. "Continental"
  13. "Wrath of Con"
  14. "Constrained"
  15. "Conspiracy"
  16. "Contamination"
  17. "Conundrum"
  18. "Con Vivants"


  1. ^ - January 13, 1998 broadcast of Loveline with Mia Korf
  2. ^ "Sleuth: Series". Retrieved 2008-10-19.

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