Special op turned security expert, Alex Kane, is unable to catch his ex-wife Ginny's murderer. In searching for justice Kane crosses paths with a shadowy organization, called the House, led by Mr. Johnson and Cassandra King. Kane reluctantly joins forces with the elite organization whose members bet on whether he can stop future crimes.
Episode Viewers and Ratings
Season 1 Episode 1 of The Player was watched by 4,680,000 viewers, resulting in a 1.20 rating in the 18-49 demographic.
The Player is a high-octane thriller about a former intelligence officer who, while working as a security expert for the wealthy, is wrongly accused of the brutal murder of his wife.
A syndicate of powerful people offers him freedom in exchange for stopping high-stakes crimes, as he continues to avenge his wife's death and uncover the game-like conspiracy among his mysterious employers. He eventually realizes he's a player in a hundred-year-old tradition where the rich and powerful bet on the ultimate "game": crime in our world.