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Golden Boy 

Walter Clark is destined to be the youngest police commissioner in the history of the NYPD. This is the story of how it came to be. It begins 7 years before he became commissioner, when he ... See full summary »

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Nicholas Wootton
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1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Theo James ...  Detective Walter Clark 13 episodes, 2013
Kevin Alejandro ...  Detective Christian Arroyo 13 episodes, 2013
Bonnie Somerville ...  Detective Deb McKenzie 13 episodes, 2013
Holt McCallany ...  Det. Joe Diaco 13 episodes, 2013
Stella Maeve ...  Agnes Clark 13 episodes, 2013
Chi McBride ...  Detective Don Owen 13 episodes, 2013
Ron Yuan ...  Lt. Peter Kang 13 episodes, 2013
Polly Draper ...  Nora Clark 6 episodes, 2013
Trieste Kelly Dunn ...  Margot Dixon 6 episodes, 2013
Eric William Morris ...  Deputy Mayor Carlton Holbrook 6 episodes, 2013
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Walter Clark is destined to be the youngest police commissioner in the history of the NYPD. This is the story of how it came to be. It begins 7 years before he became commissioner, when he was a rookie cop who saved the life of his partner who was shot and a hostage. This was witnessed by several people, and he would get promoted to detective and offered the position of his choice. Clark asks to be assigned to a homicide task force. When he arrives, one of the detectives who was the star of the unit until Clark arrived resents his presence. And the detective assigned to him feels as if he's babysitting him. But Clark sets out to do the best job he can. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Power Has Its Price

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Crime | Drama

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Ryan Phillippe was set to star, but withdrew after he allegedly had doubts of committing to a weekly series. See more »

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Referenced in DVD-R Hell: Tequila and Bonetti: Teach Your Children (2015) See more »

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Smart writing, excellent casting, well worth watching and leaves you wanting more
28 March 2013 | by jotuck-645-595210See all my reviews

This new series is definitely not a typical cop show, but does have the key components included in the script of current crime events in NYC. The appealing factor to this program (one of many) is the character development balanced with the plot of each episode. The inner turmoil of Clark as a young homicide detective, his savvy ways and street smarts for dealing with criminals, and his own battles with his past all combine to form a complex and interesting character that entertains and intrigues. Theo James is doing an extraordinary job of acting in his role, and makes you believe he has been professionally acting for years. He may have been, I am not certain, but this is the first time I have seen his work. It's impressive. He is not just another pretty face, there is substance behind the gorgeously chiseled bone structure. Chi McBride is just wonderful; he's calm, cool, and delivers the wisdom that his young partner needs. The one liners are sharp as a tack when you catch them. All the cast seem to have great chemistry, and the editing is superb. There is nothing 'corny' or cliché about this cop drama. It is better than I expected, and hope it continues to grow a fan base for the quality of program it delivers. I think CBS has a winner, and they need to promote the marketing to make sure people know when it comes on. I have been confused about whether it was Tuesday or Friday night, but I like the Tuesday night slot. Thumbs up for this golden nugget!


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26 February 2013 (USA) See more »

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Golden Boy See more »

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New York City, New York, USA See more »

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16:9 HD
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