Hung: New HBO Series

Things are tough for Ray Drecker these days.  A former high school sports legend turned middle-aged high school basketball coach, he's a divorced dad in dire straits, struggling to make ends meet and regain control of his life.  Because desperate times call for desperate measures, the well-endowed
Ray decides to exploit his best asset in a last-ditch attempt to change his fortunes.

HUNG kicks off its ten-episode first season SUNDAY, JUNE 28 (10:00-10:45
p.m.  ET/PT), exclusively on HBO, followed by half-hour episodes on subsequent Sundays at the same time.  Created by Dmitry Lipkin (creator of “The Riches”) and Colette Burson, the timely show uses dark humor to tell the story  
of a man fighting to survive personal setbacks that have been compounded by a troubled economy.

The series stars Thomas Jane (“The Punisher,” HBO
) as Ray Drecker;  Jane Adams (“Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind”) as Ray's business partner, Tanya Skagle; Anne Heche (“Men in Trees”) as Ray's ex-wife, Jessica  Haxon; Eddie Jemison (“Ocean's Thirteen”) as Jessica's successful
husband Ronnie; Sianoa Smit-McPhee (“As the Bell Rings”) as Ray's daughter Darby; and Charlie Saxton (“The Lovely Bones”) as Ray's son Damon.

The first episode of HUNG was directed by Alexander Payne, who received an Oscar for co-writing “Sideways,” as well as an Oscar nomination for directing the film.

Written by Colette Burson & Dmitry Lipkin; directed by Alexander  Payne.

HUNG was created by Dmitry Lipkin and Colette Burson; executive producers, Colette Burson, Dmitry Lipkin, Alexander Payne, Michael Rosenberg, John Morayniss and Noreen Halpern; co-executive producers, Scott Stephens and Emily Kapnek.