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LUCKY 7: What You Need to Know About the New ABC Series

September 24, 2013 by  

There are approximately one million new shows debuting this season*, and it’s going to get difficult to keep track of them all.

To help you out, for every new show, I’m going to basically create a hub of info on the day of the premiere — pilot photos, my quick take on the pilot (or what I’ve seen so far), what’s been written about it so far, and when you can watch it.

Next up, LUCKY 7…

LUCKY 7

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LUCKY - "Lucky 7" stars Isiah Whitlock, Jr. ("The Wire") as Bob Harris, Matt Long ("Private Practice") as Matt Korzak, Stephen Louis Grush ("Detroit 1-8-7") as Nicky Korzak, Lorraine Bruce ("Eden Lake") as Denise, Anastasia Phillips ("Stoked") as Leanne, Summer Bishil ("Towelhead") as Samira Rajpur, Luis Antonio Ramos ("The Ruins") as Antonio Clemente and Christine Evangelista ("The Joneses") as Mary. Written by David Zabel ("ER") and Jason Richman ("Detroit 1-8-7"), "Lucky 7" is executive-produced by Steven Spielberg, Darryl Frank, Justin Falvey, David Zabel and Jason Richman. The pilot was directed by Paul McGuigan. "Lucky 7" is produced by ABC Studios and Amblin Television. (ABC/Craig Sjodin)ANASTASIA PHILLIPS, ISIAH WHITLOCK JR., LORRAINE BRUCE, MATT LONG, STEPHEN LOUIS GRUSH, SUMMER BISHIL, LUIS ANTONIO RAMOS

*Maybe not scientifically correct. But close enough.

ABC’s description: “What would you do if you won the lottery? How would it change your life? Follow a group of seven gas station employees in Queens, New York, who have been chipping into a lottery pool for years, never thinking they’d actually win. They need to be careful what they wish for, because while the money could solve problems for each of them, it will forever change the close-knit bonds these friends have formed.”

My take: Quite honestly, I haven’t been able to make it through the pilot. It’s possible it’s amazing; I’m not saying it won’t be there. But I’ve tried to watch it several times and not once did it hold me enough to get me through watching an entire thing. I will absolutely watch it tonight, but…

And the links to catch up on:

LUCKY 7 premieres tonight at 10 PM on ABC.

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