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Premieres Monday, January 22 at 9 PM ET/PT on TNT
The Alienist is a psychological thriller set in 1896 about the hunt for a serial killer responsible for the gruesome murders of boy prostitutes that have gripped New York City. Based on the novel by Caleb Carr. The series stars Dakota Fanning, Daniel Bruhl and Luke Evans.
In the January 22 premiere episode, “The Boy on the Bridge,” a psychologist, a newspaper illustrator, a secretary and a police commissioner begin an investigation outside the law to find a serial killer targeting boy prostitutes in 1896 New York City.
In the January 29 episode, “A Fruitful Partnership,” the investigation heats up as Sara gets her hands on a clue and Kreizler tries to connect the evidence left behind by the serial killer; tensions rise within the police department.