HBO is at it again. By "at it" we mean taking television to another level altogether. Witness their excellent repertoire: Curb Your Enthusiasm, fucking hilarious; Six Feet Under, hella poignant and moving; Game of Thrones, epic; and The Sopranos…do we even need to explain that one? We can go on forever, but we stop, first, with another HBO original, Luck. It premieres on Monday, February 20, 10pm on HBO, and 9pm on HBO HD.
Luck revolves around the lives of the people surrounding a horseracing track: the risks they take, relationships they build and then break, and the thrill and rush that racing feeds them.
If you haven’t gotten on the HBO bandwagon, we suggest you do. There’s so much trash on television nowadays we’re downright lucky that some still opt for depth over gloss. If you’re planning on taking a gamble with this particular program, here’s five things you should know about the show. Saddle up, it’s going to be a bumpy ride.