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Copper “Arsenic And Old Cake” Episode 6

Copper  “Arsenic And Old Cake” Episode 6 on Sunday, September 23 9:00pm ET/PT on BBC America Episode Synopsis : October 16, 1864. Corcoran and O’Brien are charged with solving a peculiar double murder. As the detectives weigh the evidence, affairs and deception come together in a surprising case of revenge gone wrong. Five Points gathers to watch  the exhibition fight between Jasper Longfield and “Irish” Jake McGinnis. But as the boxing match continues, it becomes apparent that there is more riding on this fight than meets the eye. As racial tensions flare in the final moments, Robert Morehouse is forced to make a decision that will affect the security of Five Points and New York City at large. Rebellious Annie continues to terrorize an impatient Elizabeth. Desperate to reform the wayward child, Elizabeth feels she has only one option. Read More... http://www.tvequals.com/2012/09/23/copper-arsenic-and-old-cake-episode-6/  

Copper “La Tempete” Episode 5

Copper  “La Tempete” Episode 5 on Sunday, September 16 9:00pm ET/PT on BBC America Episode Synopsis : 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, once informed, must ensure the safety of patrons at an upscale fundraiser without intruding upon Norbert Morehouse and Elizabeth Haverford. As the police prepare for the gala, Maguire reveals a startling, life-changing decision , surprising O’Brien and Corcoran. Meanwhile, Marcus Freeman prepares Jasper Longfield for his exhibition fight against “Irish” Jake McGinnis. As the former boxer trains his new protégé, it becomes apparent to Doctor Matthew Freeman that Marcus has his own interests at heart. Read More... http://www.tvequals.com/2012/09/16/copper-la-tempete-episode-5/  

Copper “The Empty Locket” Episode 4

Copper  “The Empty Locket” Episode 4 on Sunday, September 09 9:00pm ET/PT on BBC America Episode Synopsis : 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. As he investigates the trail behind this new discovery, he finds a tragic personal link to a current murder investigation  of one of Five Points’ most infamous women. Meanwhile, Doctor Matthew Freeman faces personal challenges of his own as his ex-boxer uncle, Marcus Freeman, uses his friends to execute his planned return to the ring. Read More... http://www.tvequals.com/2012/09/09/copper-the-empty-locket-episode-4/  

'Copper's' Kevin Ryan: History in America 'is so quick'

Zap2it: As an Irishman in America, what did you learn about being a cop in Manhattan's largely Irish-American Five Points neighborhood in 1864 for "Copper"?Kevin Ryan: As a cop, you were in a gang. That's what these guys were. They were all gangs. Even the politicians were gangs; they just got more power. And you'll see that in the show.Zap2it: Did you do much research?Kevin Ryan: When I initially went out for the audition, I knew [nothing] about it. When I knew I booked it, I went to New York and spent a lot of time with a history professor at NYU and a historian, so I was able to get two tours of the city. There's history that isn't documented. I was able to spend about nine days researching going down to where the original Five Points was, police museums, New York Historical Society. That was, for me, so important. I was able to... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2012/09/coppers-kevin-ryan-history-in-america-is-so-quick.html

BBC AMERICA'S 'Doctor Who' and 'Copper' Set Ratings Records

Before the summer officially came to a close, BBC AMERICA’s Doctor Who and COPPER earned record ratings for the channel. http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Tvbythenumbers/~3/CnzRR2rch7U/

Copper “In the Hands of an Angry God” Episode 3

Copper  “In the Hands of  an Angry God” Episode 3 on Sunday, September 3 9:00pm ET/PT on BBC America Episode Synopsis : 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. As the people of New York cry for a hanging, Corcoran is forced to question every piece of evidence with the help of Doctor Matthew Freeman. The Morehouse family attempts to capitalize on the situation by eyeing new parcels of land in the Points that may become available if the city panics. Meanwhile, the search for Corcoran’s missing wife unexpectedly lands in thehands of Eva Heissen – though Corcoran is entirely unaware. Read More... http://www.tvequals.com/2012/09/02/copper-in-the-hands-of-an-angry-god-episode-3/  

Copper “Husbands and Fathers” Episode 2

Copper  “Husbands and Fathers” Episode 2 on Sunday, August 26, 9:00pm ET/PT on BBC America Episode Synopsis : 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. Meanwhile, Annie Reilly’s pursuers become brutally violent in their search for the child, forcing Corcoran and his team to come up with a plan for her safety. In the mansions of Uptown New York, Robert Morehouse strives to please his father, Norbert, who wishes to purchase the entire Five Points. Read More... http://www.tvequals.com/2012/08/26/copper-husbands-and-fathers-episode-2/  

Cubicle Confessions: Meet the Men of BBC America's Copper

New York City in 1864 was no place for a wimp. In BBC America's Copper , the latest collaboration from Oz and Homicide vets Tom Fontana and Barry Levinson , the Civil War-era town is a boiling stew of impoverished immigrants, uptown power brokers, vicious gangs, freed slaves and Confederate spies. http://www.tvguide.com/News/Cubicle-Confessions-Copper-1052323.aspx?rss=breakingnews

Copper Cops Record Ratings for BBC America

Copper hit the streets of 1864 New York running on Sunday night. The first original scripted series in BBC America history garnered 1.8 million total viewers, becoming the network's highest rated premiere ever in the process. Said Perry Simon, General Manager, Channels, BBC Worldwide America: “This is a great result for BBC AMERICA, as our distribution continues to grow – now approaching 80 million homes. The response to Copper has been tremendous and we’re off to a promising start." Did you catch the Copper premiere ? Grade it now: http://www.tvfanatic.com/2012/08/copper-cops-record-ratings-for-bbc-america/

Copper “Surviving Death” Episode 1

Copper  “Surviving Death” Episode 1 on Sunday, August 19, 9:00pm ET/PT on BBC America Episode Synopsis : 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  of the New York City Metropolitan Police Department’s Sixth Precinct finds himself investigating the murder of a young girl that hits uncomfortably close to home. As the investigation heats up, detectives Corcoran, Francis Maguire, Andrew O’Brien, and old comrade, Doctor Matthew Freeman, must navigate the slums of Five Points and the mansions of Uptown to search for the child’s killer. Read More... http://www.tvequals.com/2012/08/19/copper-surviving-death-episode-1/  
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