(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 the creators of The Wire(R) comes this HBO drama series set during the rebuilding of New Orleans in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. Experience the personal stories of the residents of Treme--one of the city's oldest neighborhoods.
The final conflict between good and evil is about to begin. This HBO series focuses on the battle as it plays out against a pair of unusual backdrops: a traveling carnival working the American Dustbowl circuit, and an evangelical ministry in California.
HBO's hit drama series created by Alan Ball ('Six Feet Under') and based on the best-selling Sookie Stackhouse novels by Charlaine Harris about a perky telepathic waitress (Anna Paquin) in a near-future in which vampires live among us.
An American soldier who was presumed killed in Iraq returns 10 years after he went missing. But after the joy of his homecoming dies down, suspicions arise as to whether he was really an American hero or if he was part of a sleeper cell planning a terrorist attack.
The Americans is a period drama about the complex marriage of two KGB spies posing as Americans in suburban Washington D.C. shortly after Ronald Reagan is elected President. The arranged marriage is constantly tested by the escalation of the Cold War and the intimate, dangerous and darkly funny relationships they must maintain with a network of spies and informants. Wednesdays at 10 PM e/p on FX.
The O.C. creator Josh Schwartz takes on Manhattan's Upper East Side in this drama where gossip rules and affluent prep-school students find themselves with the money, access and appetite to explore all the temptations New York City has to offer. Based on the best-selling series of young-adult novels by Cecily von Ziegesar.
Based on an original idea from comic book legend Stan Lee, "Lucky Man" tells the story of Harry Clayton (James Nesbitt), a cop from Central London's notorious Murder Squad. Harry is down on his luck; his wife (Eve Best) and child have left him due to his gambling habit, his boss thinks he's in league with the devil, and he has a huge debt to an infamous underworld crime boss who is threatening his life. A chance meeting with a mysterious woman who gives him an ancient bracelet changes everything. It appears to give Harry control over luck itself, but at what cost? What is luck anyway, and is one man's luck always another's misfortune? Harry Clayton is about to find out.
From HBO comes this comedy series that offers up the unfiltered experiences of Patrick, Agustin and Dom--three 30-something friends living in San Francisco as they explore the exciting options available to a new generation of gay men.
Julia Louis-Dreyfus is the Vice President of the United States in this HBO comedy series that follows her whirlwind day-to-day existence as she puts out political fires, juggles public and private demands and defends the interests of the chief executive.
Atlantic City, 1920. When alcohol was outlawed, outlaws became kings. HBO presents this epic new drama series that follows the birth and rise of organized crime in 'the world's playground' at the dawn of Prohibition. Steve Buscemi stars.
Jessie is a small town girl with big dreams who embarks on the adventure of a lifetime when she decides to leave behind starry nights for big city lights. Thrilled to be on her own and determined not to be intimidated by New York City, she accepts a job as a nanny and moves in with the Ross family -- dad Morgan, a famous movie director, and mom Christina, a former supermodel turned business mogul, along with their four children, Emma, Ravi, Luke and Zuri. With a whole new world of opportunities within her reach, Jessie begins to navigate young adulthood and life in the big city. She surprises herself with how much she comes to rely on the support and advice of the kids in her care.
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.