Taking A Bite Out Of The Big Apple
♦One of the creators of HBO’s The Wire, David Simon, has a new show called The Deuce also on HBO and Sky Atlantic in the UK from September and it has a brand new featurette on it…
The Deuce is an upcoming American television drama series set in and around Times Square, New York. Created and written by author and former police reporter David Simon along with frequent collaborator George Pelecanos, the series pilot began shooting in October 2015. It was picked up to series in January 2016. It will be broadcast by the premium cable network HBO in the United States. The first season will consist of eight episodes. It will premiere on 10 September 10, 2017.
The Deuce tells the story of the legalization and ensuing rise of the porn industry in New York beginning in the 1970s. Themes explored include the rise of HIV, the violence of the drug epidemic and the resulting property booms and busts that coincided with the change.