Season 1

Surviving Death

September 17, 1864. New York City is still recovering from the Draft Riots of 1863. In Five Points, the worst slum in the country, Detective Kevin Corcoran finds himself investigating the murder of a young girl that hits uncomfortably close to home.

  • TV-MA
  • S1, E1
  • August 19, 2012

Husbands and Fathers

September 21, 1864. Corcoran receives a lead on a figure from his past who may have information about the loss of his family. What he learns does little to ease his mind and only raises more questions.

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  • S1, E2
  • August 26, 2012

In the Hands of an Angry God

September 26, 1864. Racial tensions in Five Points come to a head as the body of an Irishman is discovered lynched and hanged. While all evidence points toward a black pastor as the murderer, Corcoran has doubts.

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  • S1, E3
  • September 2, 2012

The Empty Locket

October 2, 1864. Corcoran uncovers a new piece of evidence that provide clues about his daughter's mysterious death and the disappearance of his wife.

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  • S1, E4
  • September 9, 2012

La Tempete

October 11, 1864. Detectives Maguire and O'Brien uncover a gang's scheme to rob some of the wealthiest families in New York City. Corcoran must ensure the safety of patrons at an upscale fundraiser without intruding upon Morehouse and Haverford.

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  • S1, E5
  • September 16, 2012

Arsenic and Old Cake

Corcoran and O'Brien are charged with solving a peculiar double murder. As the detectives weigh the evidence and interview witnesses, it becomes apparent that affairs and deception come together in a surprising case of revenge gone wrong.

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  • S1, E6
  • September 23, 2012

The Hudson River School

October 18, 1864. Corcoran once again finds himself re-evaluating the decisions he's made about Annie. The arrival of a group of high society out-of-towners offers Robert Morehouse a unique business opportunity.

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  • S1, E7
  • September 30, 2012

Better Times Are Coming

November 8, 1864. On Election Day in New York City another murder hits close to home for the detectives of the Sixth Precinct. With tensions running high, Maguire takes the law into his own hands, forcing Corcoran to make a difficult decision.

  • TV-14
  • S1, E8
  • October 7, 2012

A Day to Give Thanks

November 24, 1864. It's Thanksgiving Day but Corcoran finds himself in an ungracious state. The fallout of recent murders and a shocking discovery leaves the detective shaken to the core.

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  • S1, E9
  • October 14, 2012

A Vast and Fiendish Plot

November 25, 1864. Corcoran is racing the clock to keep his life and New York City intact. Joining forces with Robert Morehouse, Eva Heissen, and the coppers of the Sixth Precinct, Corcoran prepares for his biggest fight since the Draft Riots.

  • TV-MA
  • S1, E10
  • October 21, 2012