(Series Premiere) Out of prison after three years, 'Ace' Bernstein and his aide/chauffeur Gus Demitriou plot a purchase to reverse the sagging fortunes of a famous racetrack; meanwhile, four gamblers at the track pool their money to make a Pick Six bet.
Ace shows off his famous temper during a meeting with a possible investor; Although Marcus is weary about flaunting his newfound wealth, his three partners have no such qualms; Mr. Walter enlists Ronnie Jenkins as the mount for his prized thoroughbred.
Ace enlists a cocky young whiz kid named Nathan Israel in his plans. Walter decides to enter his colt, Gettin' up Morning, in his first race, but loses Ronnie as his rider when the jockey takes a tumble.
Jerry's pals look to pry him away from his gambling nemesis. Ace approaches his one-time partner Michael Smythe in the racetrack venture. Walter settles on Rosie as his jockey, but her euphoria is tempered by Leon's not making weight.
Ace forces Escalante to swap out Leon for a more experienced jockey. Marcus fears for his health, while Kagle returns from a bender. Ace gives Claire a lucky check, and the two head to the track with Gus to watch Pint of Plain's memorable debut.
Ace ices out Smythe, DiRossi and Cohen as partners in the racetrack deal, but Smythe has other ideas; Walter's horse and Ace and Gus' horse head for a major-race showdown; Leon's loss ends up being Rosie's gain.
It is 1876 and the richest gold strike in U.S. history draws a throng of restless misfits to an outlaw settlement in the Black Hills of South Dakota. Welcome to Deadwood. Timothy Olyphant and Ian McShane lead the cast in this acclaimed HBO series.
The awesome talents of the surfing Yost family have always seemed to come with a curse attached--until a stranger arrives. HBO presents this stunning drama series that follows their exploits in the tired coastal town of Imperial Beach, CA.
From Damon Lindelof, co-creator of the hit series Lost, this one-hour drama focuses on a suburban town whose preconceptions are shattered in the wake of a global event dubbed “The Departure” (which may or may not have been the Biblical “rapture”), in which 2% of the world’s population were taken and others left behind.
Bobby Cannavale stars as a jaded record exec with a dark past who tries to resurrect his label and fractured private life while discovering the next new sound in 1970s New York City in this HBO series from Martin Scorsese, Mick Jagger and Terence Winter.
A volatile cable-news anchor (Jeff Daniels) and the idealogical staff that has just been foisted upon him set out to 'do the news well' in the face of numerous obstacles in this HBO series from Aaron Sorkin ('The Social Network').
Six-part HBO miniseries from creator David Simon and director Paul Haggis based on a true story about the young mayor (Oscar Isaac) of Yonkers, NY who finds himself engulfed in a racially divided maelstrom that threatens the city's future.
Bill Paxton stars in this acclaimed HBO series as a polygamist who faces a myriad of challenges in meeting the emotional, romantic and financial needs of his three wives and seven children as they live together in suburban Salt Lake City.
Sex. Intimacy. Marriage. Life. This riveting HBO drama series explores the lives of three couples and the therapist they share. Jane Alexander stars as the provocative marriage and sex therapist who links the ensemble together.
From the imaginative mind of Bryan Fuller (Heroes, Pushing Daisies), and the artful direction of David Slade (Twilight: Eclipse, 30 Days of Night), comes a one-hour drama series exploring the early relationship of Thomas Harris' famous characters—psychiatrist Hannibal Lecter and his patient, gifted FBI criminal profiler Will Graham. This stylized thriller tells an origin story of masterful manipulation.
"The Muppets" return to primetime with a contemporary, documentary-style show. For the first time ever, a series will explore the Muppets' personal lives and relationships, both at home and at work, as well as romances, breakups, achievements, disappointments, wants and desires. This is a more adult Muppet show, for "kids" of all ages.
A new drama from Russell T Davies exploring the passions and pitfalls of 21st century gay life for Henry, Lance and their family and friends. Life for 46 year old Henry and his boyfriend Lance is comfortable and settled. But after a comically disastrous date night, Henry's old life shatters and his new life begins.
The BBC first aired Doctor Who on November 23, 1963. A cult classic was born. It is so popular it now boasts an estimated 100 million viewers in 54 countries. With a rare blend of cleverly-crafted science fiction and high camp, Doctor Who is one of the longest running and most successful programs in television history. This collection of samplers allows you to get to know the Doctor as each of his earliest regenerations.
1862. Mary Phinney, a New England abolitionist, and Emma Green, a Confederate belle, collide at Mansion House, the Green family's hotel that has been transformed into a Union Army hospital. From executive producer Ridley Scott, Mercy Street goes beyond the battlefield and into the lives of Americans on the Civil War Homefront as they face the unprecedented challenges of one of the most turbulent times in our nation's history.
Fresh out of juvenile hall, Kris Furillo (Genevieve Cortese) gets her first chance at responsibility with a job on the struggling Ritter family ranch, where she befriends a horse named Wildfire. She is soon swept up in a complicated world of ruthless competition, dark secrets and love. Wildfire remains her one true friends, and their ability to achieve the impossible together creates the hope and strength to face a challenging future.