| Jul 7, 2013
| 4:55 PM
During the first season of BBC America's drama "Copper," Ato Essandoh knew he had found a rare TV character in Dr. Matthew Freeman.
Matthew is not only a free African-American during the Civil War, but he's a practicing physician in the rough Five Points...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 9:30 AM
When Ato Essandoh was offered the role of an African American doctor in Civil War-era New York City for BBC America's "Copper," he almost did a double-take. "My first thing was I had to look it up," he says. "Lots of people didn't really think there could...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 4:32 PM
The folks at BBC America have a solid reputation for delivering some of the best in British comedy and drama. It’s taken them a while to finally get into the original drama game, but from the looks of it, they’re starting off on the right...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 9:34 AM
BBC America has set an Aug. 19 premiere date for its first original drama series, "Copper."
The 10-episode season was created by Tom Fontana ("Oz," "Homicide: Life on the Streets," "St. Elsewhere") and Will Rokos ("Monster's Ball," "Southland"). Barry...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 9:24 AM
BBC America has given us a first look at its upcoming drama "Copper."
The teaser shows the series' main protagonist, Det. Kevin Corcoran (Tom Weston-Jones) shooting someone, pummeling a prisoner with brass knuckles, sitting in bed with what appears to be...
| Aug 19, 2012
| 5:21 PM
The New York City of 1864 in "Copper" rots with bank robberies, racism, police corruption, murders and economic dispair.
If you think about it, those problems still plague society today, making BBC America's original scripted series, from creators Tom...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 4:32 PM
I'll be looking forward to this one. BBC America announced today the start of production on its first original drama series. Copper is “a gripping crime series set in 1860s New York City,” and stars Tom Weston-Jones (MI-5) as rough-hewn,...