Set in the Five Points neighborhood of New York City in the 1860s, focusing on a rugged young Irish cop who is forced to navigate his unruly and dangerous immigrant neighborhood while interacting with the uptown Manhattan crowd and the black community. Written by
In 1864, he was New York's finest.
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Did You Know?
Before they began filming, show runner Tom Fontana
sat all the cast down and asked them to develop and share their own back story. See more
Detective Kevin Corcoran
Are you all right?
It's not the first dead body I've seen.
In the opening credits, there is a map showing the Five Points as it stood in the show's time period. See more