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.

Copper
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GenrePeriod drama
Created byTom Fontana
Will Rokos
StarringTom Weston-Jones
Kyle Schmid
Anastasia Griffith
Franka Potente
Ato Essandoh
Kevin Ryan
ComposerBrian Keane
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes23 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producersBarry Levinson
Tom Fontana
ProducersBran Van Arragon
Glen Salzman
Production locationsToronto, Ontario[1]
CinematographySteven Cosens
Paul Sarossy
EditorDavid B. Thompson
Camera setupSingle-camera
Running time45 minutes
Production companiesCineflix Studios
Shaw Media
Release
Original networkBBC America
Original releaseAugust 19, 2012 (2012-08-19) 
September 22, 2013 (2013-09-22)

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.[2] On September 19, 2013, Copper's cancellation was announced, three days before its second-season finale aired.[3]


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