Copper (TV series)
Copper is a drama television series created by Tom Fontana and Will Rokos for BBC America. It is set in 1860s New York City, during the American Civil War, and stars Tom Weston-Jones as an Irish immigrant policeman, or "copper", who patrols and resides in the Five Points neighborhood. Other cast members include Kyle Schmid, Ato Essandoh, Anastasia Griffith, Tessa Thompson and Franka Potente.
|Created by||Tom Fontana|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||2|
|No. of episodes||23 (list of episodes)|
|Executive producers||Barry Levinson|
|Producers||Bran Van Arragon|
|Production locations||Toronto, Ontario|
|Editor||David B. Thompson|
|Running time||45 minutes|
|Production companies||Cineflix Studios|
|Original network||BBC America|
|Original release||August 19, 2012 –|
September 22, 2013
The series was BBC America's first original scripted program after previously only airing co-productions and shows from the United Kingdom. Fontana, Rokos, Barry Levinson, and Christina Wayne were executive producers of the series.
The first season of 10 episodes premiered on August 19, 2012. The series was renewed for a second season of 13 episodes, which premiered on June 23, 2013. On September 19, 2013, Copper's cancellation was announced, three days before its second-season finale aired.