Paul Lieberstein has developed the American comedy-drama series Lucky Hank which was adapted from Richard Russo’s 1997 novel- ‘Straight Man’.
The plot revolves around William Henry Devereaux, Jr., known as the titular Hank, who is chairman of the English department at Railton College, a heavily underfunded college in Pennsylvania’s rust belt.
Apart from struggling with that uncomfortable position, he also finds it difficult to overcome a midlife crisis. The series also follows his wife Lily, who also begins to question her life choices as vice principal at a local highschool.
american actor Bob Odenkirk and actress Mireille Enos played Hank and Lily in the series, respectively. It has been released on AMC on March 19, 2023.
Here’s a list of other television series that you must watch if you enjoy ‘Lucky Hank’.
Top 10 Television Series Like Lucky Hank.
House of Lies – Number of Seasons: 5
The plot revolves around a really successful management consultant named Marty who, in order to provide his clients with important information, goes to extreme limits and tries everything.
Single Drunk Woman – Number of Seasons: 2
The plot of this comedy tv series revolves around Samantha Fink, a twenty year old alcoholic, who is forced to return home after a public blackout occurs at a media company in New York.
As he embarks on a journey to find his best self, he also finds himself struggling to overcome his overbearing mother and confrontation from the remnants of his old life.
American actress Sofia Black-D’Elia played Sofia in the series. It premiered on Freeform on January 20, 2022.
Living Alone – Number of Seasons: 1
Timothy Greenberg created a sci-fi comedy-drama series centered on a man who is lucky in life and love.
After undergoing an uncommon treatment, he learns that a better version of himself has taken his place. Paul Rudd portrayed the series protagonist Miles Elliot in the series. Premiere on October 18, 2019 Netflix.
Someone Somewhere – Number of Seasons: 2
This comedy-drama series is set in Manhattan, Kansas, and revolves around a lady in her forties who finds herself facing a midlife crisis after the death of her sister.
Leader – Number of Seasons: 1
The plot of this skit series revolves around Dr. Ji-Yoon Kim, the first woman of color to become head of the English Department at a prestigious university when she faces the extreme demands and expectations of sitting in that chair.
Kominsky Method – Number of Seasons: 3
Chuck Lorre created this skit series whose plot revolves around an old acting coach named Sandy Kominsky who is not ready to accept the sunset in his life.
How to Make It in America – Number of Seasons: 2
The plot of this comedy-drama series follows two friends Ben Epstein and Cam Calderon struggling to find success in life in New York City.
As We See – Number of Seasons: 1
Jason Katim made this comedy drama series adapted from the Israeli series entitled ‘On the Spectrum’. The plot surrounds three roommates and friends on the autism spectrum – Jack, Violet, and Harrison.
The series follows their journey in navigating the elusive love, life, career, friendship and adulthood. Rick Glassman, Sue Ann PienAnd Albert Rutecki played Jack, Violet, and Harrison respectively in the series.
It was released on January 21, 2022 on Amazon Prime Video.
Divorce – Number of Seasons: 3
This American comedy-drama series is a couple of middle-aged couple in New York City who decide to separate because their dislike of one another often leads to hilarious situations.
The Duchess – Number of Seasons: 1
The plot of this British comedy-drama series revolves around a single mother and her relationship with love and life while questioning whether to have another child with her ex and nemesis.