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      61st Street

      TV-MA 2022 - Present 2 Seasons Crime Drama TRAILER for 61st Street: Season 1 Trailer List
      71% 17 Reviews Avg. Tomatometer 73% Fewer than 50 Ratings Avg. Audience Score Moses Johnson, a promising Black high school athlete, gets swept up in the Chicago criminal justice system when he is arrested as a supposed gang member after an officer dies during a drug bust gone wrong. Franklin Roberts, who has promised his wife that he will retire as a public defender, takes on Johnson's case because he recognizes its potential to upend the entire Chicago judicial system, challenging the institutional racism and endemic corruption at its heart. The series was informed by deep research into the city's history, as well as the personal experiences of executive producer-writer J. David Shanks, who grew up as a young Black man on the South Side and later became a Chicago police officer before entering the world of film and TV. Read More Read Less Watch on Fandango at Home Premiered Mar 10 Buy Now

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      Synopsis Moses Johnson, a promising Black high school athlete, gets swept up in the Chicago criminal justice system when he is arrested as a supposed gang member after an officer dies during a drug bust gone wrong. Franklin Roberts, who has promised his wife that he will retire as a public defender, takes on Johnson's case because he recognizes its potential to upend the entire Chicago judicial system, challenging the institutional racism and endemic corruption at its heart. The series was informed by deep research into the city's history, as well as the personal experiences of executive producer-writer J. David Shanks, who grew up as a young Black man on the South Side and later became a Chicago police officer before entering the world of film and TV.
      Executive Producer
      Jeff Freilich, Michael B. Jordan, Alana Mayo, Peter Moffat, Hilary Salmon, J. David Shanks
      Network
      The CW
      Rating
      TV-MA
      Genre
      Crime, Drama
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date
      Apr 10, 2022