The Alienist, based on the Anthony Award-winning New York Times bestseller by Caleb Carr, is a fast-paced and atmospheric psychological thriller set in the fascinating and gritty world of Gilded Age New York City. After a series of haunting and gruesome murders, psychiatrist Dr. Laszlo Kreizler, newspaper reporter John Moore and police commissioner Theodore Roosevelt come together employing emerging disciplines of psychology and early crime investigation techniques to track down one of New York City's first serial killers.
The Alienist opens when a series of haunting, gruesome murders of boy prostitutes grips New York City. Newly appointed police commissioner Theodore Roosevelt (Geraghty) calls upon criminal psychologist (aka alienist) Dr. Laszlo Kreizler (Brühl) and newspaper illustrator John Moore (Evans) to conduct the investigation in secret. They are joined by Sara Howard (Fanning), a headstrong secretary determined to become the city's first female police detective. Using the emerging disciplines of psychology and early forensic investigation techniques, this band of social outsiders set out to find and apprehend one of New York City's first serial killers.
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The Alienist Airs: Monday
The Alienist Status: Break
THE ALIENIST - General Information
Series Premiere: January 22, 2018 Classification: Scripted Genre: Drama | Mystery Network: TNT Airs: Monday at 09:00 pm Runtime: 60 Minutes
THE ALIENIST - Season 1 -- 10 Episodes
1x1 -- Jan 22, 2018 -- The Boy on the Bridge 1x2 -- Jan 29, 2018 -- A Fruitful Partnership 1x3 -- Feb 05, 2018 -- Silver Smile 1x4 -- Feb 12, 2018 -- These Bloody Thoughts 1x5 -- Feb 19, 2018 -- Hildebrandt's Starling 1x6 -- Feb 26, 2018 -- Ascension 1x7 -- Mar 05, 2018 -- Many Sainted Men 1x8 -- Mar 12, 2018 -- Psychopathia Sexualis 1x9 -- Mar 19, 2018 -- Requiem 1x10 -- Mar 26, 2018 -- Castle in the Sky