Low Winter Sun

Series Summary
The line between cops and criminals is sometimes blurry. When human nature intercedes and a man is forced to take matters into his own hands, there's not a badge big enough that will stop him. Detroit homicide detective Frank Agnew is used to helping others, but he can't help himself when a loved one is abruptly taken from him by a corrupt element. Vengeance gets the better of Agnew, and now he finds himself and his career at the mercy of fellow detective Joe Geddes, a smart but slimy veteran cop whose misdeeds may involve covered-up murders. "Low Winter Sun" -- a gritty, dark drama played out amid Detroit's underworld -- is based on the 2006 award-winning British miniseries of the same name.

Air Dates: 2013 - Present

Genres: Crime drama

Network: AMC

  • Season 1, Ep. 10 : SurrenderOct 6, 2013

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    The DPD gets close to solving McCann's murder; Frank is forced to make a critical decision; Damon makes his boldest move yet.

  • Season 1, Ep. 9 : Ann Arbor; SurrenderOct 6, 2013

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    Frank struggles to maintain sanity while facing the consequences of his actions; the DPD catches a major break in the McCann case.

  • Season 1, Ep. 9 : Ann ArborOct 6, 2013

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    Frank wrestles with his sanity as the realities of his actions take their toll; Geddes makes some choices about family and work.

  • Season 1, Ep. 8 : RevelationsSep 29, 2013

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    Frank testifies; Geddes and his family take a trip; Damon and Maya start their new lives.

  • Season 1, Ep. 7 : There Was a GirlSep 22, 2013

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    The DPD catches a break on the case; Damon and Maya's freedom is in jeopardy; Geddes and Frank have a confrontation.

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Critic Reviews( 3 )
  • The drama, which is an adaptation of a U.K. series of the same name, tries way too hard to be a Serious Cable Drama. The strain almost turns it into a parody of the genre. Show More

  • Low Winter Sun grabs you by the lapels and pulls you--forcefully--right into its seamy, low-rent world of intrigue and double- and triple-crosses. Show More

  • Low Winter Sun too often lingers on Detroit's colorless evil more than its spirited righteousness, resulting in an overwhelmingly bleak narrative that feels as cold and lifeless as a corpse. Show More

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