The Black Donnellys follows the exploits of four young, working-class Irish brothers. Their involvement in organized crime in New York City will put their life at risk and they will do anything to protect each other from the hostility between them and the others New York families who want their territory.
Last Episode01x13 Easy Is the Way Aired: May. 14, 2007
Tommy decides to leave town with his family fearing for their safety. Jenny finally deals with Samson while Nicky handles Alo for the last time. …
Series Fun Facts
- The series was originally expected to debut during fall 2006, but was bumped to January 2007 to replace ER during its hiatus. In fall 2006, ER had such good ratings that NBC decided to scrap…
[show]The series was originally expected to debut during fall 2006, but was bumped to January 2007 to replace ER during its hiatus. In fall 2006, ER had such good ratings that NBC decided to scrap the hiatus, and The Black Donnellys was pushed back to March 2007. Another new NBC show, Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, faltered, and The Black Donnellys was put in its time slot in February 2007.
- The pilot was written in 1997, shortly after creator Paul Haggis's short-lived, similarly themed show EZ Streets was canceled.
- Paul Haggis' production company, Blackfriars Bridge, (seen at the end of every episode) is named after a landmark in his hometown of London, Ontario.