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DEUCE, THE
Air Date: Sunday, September 10, 2017
Time Slot: 9:00 PM-10:30 PM EST on HBO
Episode Title: (#01/101-90) "Pilot"
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Episode #1: "Pilot"

Debut date: SUNDAY, SEPT. 10 (9:00-10:25 p.m. ET/PT)

Twin brothers Vincent (James Franco) and Frankie Martino (James Franco) - one a double-shifting bartender with two kids and a wayward wife in Brooklyn, the second an insouciant gambler with piling mob debts - navigate their way through the rough-and-tumble world of 1971 Times Square.

While Vincent plots ways to improve his situation and pay off his brother's debt, he crosses paths with other midtown denizens - including veteran hookers Candy (Maggie Gyllenhaal) and Ashley (Jamie Neumann), young streetwalkers Darlene (Dominique Fishback) and Lori (Emily Meade), and smooth-talking pimps C.C. (Gary Carr), Larry (Gbenga Akinnagbe) and Rodney (Cliff Smith/Method Man) - as they ply their trades under the not-so-watchful eye of the NYPD. Meanwhile, when NYU student Abby (Margarita Levieva) is enlisted by friends to buy amphetamines on the street, she ends up in the Times Square precinct, an unlikely starting point for making a bold change to her privileged life.

Written by George Pelecanos & David Simon; directed by Michelle MacLaren.

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DEUCE, THE (HBO)
Premieres Sunday, September 10
BROADCAST HISTORY:
9/10/17 - ???
STATUS:
new this fall (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
sundays from 9:00 PM-10:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (8 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from HBO's press release, July 2017) THE DEUCE: Created by George Pelecanos and David Simon and starring James Franco and Maggie Gyllenhaal, this drama series follows the story of the legalization and subsequent rise of the porn industry in New York's Times Square from the early 1970s through the mid-1980s, exploring the rough-and-tumble world at the pioneering moments of what would become the billion-dollar American sex industry. George Pelecanos, David Simon, James Franco and Nina K. Noble executive produce. The eight-episode season debuts Sept. 10.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Amber Skye Noyes as Ellen
· Chris Bauer as Bobby Dwyer
· Chris Coy as Paul Hendrickson
· Daniel Sauli as Tommy Longo
· Dominique Fishback as Darlene
· Gbenga Akinnagbe as Larry Brown
· James Franco as Frankie/Vincent Martino
· Lawrence Gilliard, Jr. as Chris Alston
· Maggie Gyllenhaal as Eileen "Candy" Merrell
· Margarita Levieva as Abigail "Abby" Parker
· Michael Rispoli as Rudy Pipilo
· Mustafa Shakir as Big Mike
· Natalie Paul as Sandra Washington
· Ralph Macchio as Haddix
· Sepideh Moafi as Loretta
· Will Chase
· Zoe Kazan
CREW INFORMATION:
· David Simon as CRTR/EP
· George Pelecanos as CRTR/EP
· James Franco as EP
· Maggie Gyllenhaal as PROD
· Marc Henry Johnson as PROD
· Michelle MacLaren as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Nina K. Noble as EP
· Richard Price as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Blown Deadline Productions