Airs: Tuesdays at 10/9c on ABC
Premise: A group of gas station employees find their lives changed after they win the lottery. Money changes everything.
Behind the Scenes: Steven Spielberg, who doesn't have the greatest track record on TV, is an executive producer.
The Good: Brought back fond memories of Hurley and Lost. Isiah Whitlock Jr. (The Wire) is in it but....
The Bad: He never gets a chance to say "Sheeeit." The characters are generic and thinly-sketched. Song cues are a little too on-the-nose (sample track: "(Money) That's What I Want"). Everybody wants to win the lottery; nobody wants to watch a show about other people winning the lottery. This story has been told before, and seems tired and played out right from the start.
The Ugly: Not too many shows on network television choose to kick things off with a handjob in the first five minutes.
Stick Around for Next Week?: No. Not that you'll get the chance. I predict this will be one of the Fall season's first casualties.
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