On Power, the brilliant and debonair owner of New York's Truth nightclub also happens to be one of the largest drug distributors in the city. While the club is a front to wash money, he decides he wants to finally leave the drug world and go legitimate but that’s easier said than done. The rest of the cast includes Lela Loren, Naturi Naughton, Joseph Sikora, Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, Lucy Walters, Rotimi Akinosho, Adam Huss, J.R. Ramirez, Luis Antonio Ramos, David Fumero, Andy Bean, Shane Johnson, and Sinqua Walls.
Episodes: Ongoing (hour)
TV show dates: June 7, 2014 -- Tbd
Series status: Has not been cancelled
Performers include: Omari Hardwick, Lela Loren, Naturi Naughton, Joseph Sikora, Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson, Lucy Walters, Adam Huss, Andy Bean, Kathrine Narducci, Luis Antonio Ramos, Greg Serano, and Sinqua Walls.
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This dramatic series follows the brilliant and debonair owner of the Truth nightclub in New York -- James "Ghost" St. Patrick (Omari Hardwick). He also happens to be one of the largest drug distributors in the city. He and his best friend Tommy created his drug empire from nothing. While the club is a front to wash money, Ghost decides he wants to finally leave the drug world and go legitimate but that's easier said than done.
Driven by her
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Episodes: ?? (hour)
TV show dates: September 24, 2013 -- October 1, 2013
Series status: Cancelled
Performers include: Summer Bishil, Lorraine Bruce, Alexandra Castillo, Christine Evangelista, Stephen Louis Grush, Matt Long, Anastasia Phillips, Luis Antonio Ramos, and Isiah Whitlock Jr.
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This dramatic series follows a group of seven close-knit employees of the Gold Star Gas N' Shop in Queens, New York. They've been chipping into a lottery pool for years, never thinking they'd actually win -- but then, they do. While the money may or may not solve all of their individual problems, it will certainly change their friendships forever.
Bob Harris (Isiah Whitlock, Jr.) is the manager, the service station's unofficial patriarch for 25 years, and possibly the nicest man in the world. He wants to buy the Gold
Lucky 7 revolves around a group of service employees who form a workplace family and win the lottery together. The cast includes Summer Bishil, Lorraine Bruce, Alexandra Castillo, Christine Evangelista, Stephen Louis Grush, Matt Long, Anastasia Phillips, Luis Antonio Ramos, and Isiah Whitlock Jr.
The series debuted to a disappointing 1.3 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 4.43 million viewers. It was last in its timeslot. This week, the second episode plunged 46% to a 0.7 rating with 2.62 million. It quickly became the network's lowest-rated show.
ABC has pulled the show from the schedule effective immediately and will replace it with reruns of Scandal, a drama whose season debut hit a new series high last night.
Lucky 7 revolves around a a group of employees who work at a service station in Queens, New York. Their lives get turned upside down when they win millions of dollars in the lottery. The drama's ensemble cast includes Summer Bishil, Lorraine Bruce, Alexandra Castillo, Christine Evangelista, Stephen Louis Grush, Matt Long, Anastasia Phillips, Luis Antonio Ramos, and Isiah Whitlock Jr.
The series debuted last week to a very disappointing 1.3 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 4.43 million total viewers. It was in a distant third place in its timeslot, attracting less than half as many viewers as Chicago Fire.
After just one week, it's the second-lowest scripted series on ABC, behind only The Neighbors which airs
Lucky 7 follows a group of service station employees who win the lottery. They think that the money will solve all of their problems but, of course, things become much more complicated. The show features the talents of Summer Bishil, Lorraine Bruce, Alexandra Castillo, Christine Evangelista, Stephen Louis Grush, Matt Long, Anastasia Phillips, Luis Antonio Ramos, and Isiah Whitlock, Jr.
The ratings are typically the best indication of a show's likelihood of staying on the air. The higher the ratings (particularly the 18-49 demo), the better the chances for survival. This chart will be updated as new ratings data becomes available -- usually the next day, around
Will this series be lucky for ABC and bring big ratings? Is it lucky for viewers who are looking for a new dramatic TV series? Well, here's what some of the critics think:
Salt Lake Tribune: "Yes, TV can be serious. But it should also be entertaining. This is a drab downer of a show filled with characters who are, for the most part, hard to connect with. The money-can't-but-happiness message is delivered with all the subtIety of a baseball bat to the side of the head. It's hard to see that Lucky 7 is going any place
Some others, though, ditched the supernatural and went for the human side of "Lost": following characters who were bound together by a life-changing event. Shows like "The Nine," "Reunion" and to a lesser extent "Six Degrees" (which eschewed the "life-changing event" part to explore other, more esoteric connections). What they all had in common was that, with the exception of "Heroes" for its first couple of seasons, none of them really clicked with viewers.
ABC's new series "Lucky 7," which premieres at 10 p.m. Et Tuesday (Sept. 24), calls to mind those earlier shows, both for the way it's
Based on the British show, The Syndicate, it’s the story of a group of coworkers at a gas station who have been playing the same numbers for years, and fear for the jobs as rumors abound that the station is closing. All with their own monetary woes, which are laid out for us in great detail, this rag tag assortment of characters is about to find out that there are a lot of problems that come with their sudden riches.
The main trouble this show is going to have is in the translation of format.
Television Rating: 2.0/5.0
The premise of “Lucky 7” is one that I bet has been floating around pilot pitch meetings for years. What would you do if you and your co-workers actually won that lotto pool that you plug a buck or two into every week? How would it change your life? Your friendships? Your relationships? Such is the dynamic at the
"I was tired of playing bad guys and stabbing people in the neck," Ramos said Sunday.
Such work was "sucking away my soul," forcing him to leave Los Angeles and seek more satisfying parts, including on stage, he told a Television Critics Association session.
In "Lucky 7," Ramos' character works at a gas station in Queens, N.Y., and is a devoted family man. The series follows the impact that a shared lottery win has on the station's employees.
"That's the lottery for me," Ramos said of his character, choking up as he discussed the issue.
Civil rights groups and others have long criticized Hollywood for failing to reflect American diversity and for showing minorities in a limited light. Latinos often
During the show's panel at the Television Critics Association summer 2013 press tour on Sunday (Aug. 4), the cast of the series sounded off on what they'd do if they struck it rich in real life. "I hope I would have the wherewithal to square away a little bit of it, and then I'd just have a blast," Matt Long ("Jack & Bobby") admitted. "Of course, if you were inspired by this awesome cause that you'd want to give to, then you would be able to do that and make a difference,
Merritt Patterson (photo, left) will replace Elizabeth Whitson as one of the series’ leading ladies, Olivia, TVLine has confirmed. Patterson had previously been cast as Olivia’s best friend, but has since been bumped up due to “the direction the character is now headed.”
Whitson, as a result, will exit the project. The Hollywood Reporter first reported on the recast.
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