The Alienist Overview & Latest News
The Alienist is an American 60 minute scripted thriller television series, which kicked off on January 22, 2018, on TNT and is broadcast every Monday at 21:00. The show is currently in its 1st season.
TNT has officially confirmed the renewal of The Alienist for Season 2. The exact release date is yet to be announced so far. Sign up to track it down.
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.
Turner's TNT has secured critically acclaimed and Emmy(R) Award-nominated writer and producer Frank Pugliese (House of Cards) to serve as showrunner for The Angel of Darkness, a new limited series based on the sequel to author Caleb Carr's best-selling The Alienist. A huge critical and ratings success, The Alienist is a top 10 cable drama, having reached more than 50 million people across multiple platforms.