The Alienist

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.

Show Info

Airs on: United States TNT (2018 - now)
Runtime: 60 minutes
Status: Running
Show Type: Scripted
Genres: Drama Crime Thriller
Episodes ordered: 10 episodes

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Episode 1x06; Feb 26, 2018

The team hatches a plan to catch the killer. Moore checks in on a friend. Kreizler faces his own self-doubt about the investigation. Roosevelt attends an event with the city's elite. Sara looks into Kreizler's past. Connor acts on impulse.

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x05: Hildebrandt's StarlingFeb 19, 2018
1x04: These Bloody ThoughtsFeb 12, 2018
1x03: Silver SmileFeb 5, 2018
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