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Air Date: September 19th, 2010

Network: HBO

Series Summary
The life of gangster Nucky Thompson at the dawn of Prohibition.

Rating: TVMA

Genres: Crime drama

Episodes

ratings & reviews

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  • Put his [Bobby Cannavale's] floridness up against Buscemi's poker-faced acidity and you get fireworks. [24 Sep 2012, p.57] Show More

  • Flush with vivid characters, immaculate set design, and increasingly fluid storytelling, Boardwalk Empire keeps getting better, but still feels a few distinct steps short of greatness. Show More

  • Frankly, this complex and entertaining show is the kind of things that the networks--cable and broadcast--just don't make anymore: It's a grand, handsome saga about a whole slice of society, from shop clerks and showgirls to fixers and Feds. Show More

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Awards

Nominated Outstanding Action Performance By a Stunt Ensemble in a TV Series
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2015)
Nominated Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series
Nominated Outstanding Action Performance By a Stunt Ensemble in a TV Series
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2014)
Nominated Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series
Nominated Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series
Nominated Best Television Series - Drama
Nominated Outstanding Action Performance By a Stunt Ensemble in a TV Series
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2013)
Nominated Best Television Series - Drama
Winner Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series
Nominated Outstanding Drama Series
Winner Best Television Series - Drama
Winner Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series
Nominated International
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2011)
Nominated Outstanding Drama Series