Trinity (American TV series)

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Genre Family drama
Created by Matthew Carnahan
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes10 (2 unaired) (list of episodes)
Executive producer John Wells
  • Natalie Chaidez
  • Kristin Harms
Running time60 minutes
Production companies
Original network NBC
Original releaseOctober 16, 1998 (1998-10-16) 
February 28, 1999 (1999-02-28)

Trinity is an American family drama television series created by Matthew Carnahan that aired on the broadcast network NBC from October 16, 1998 to February 28, 1999. Only eight of the first season's 10 episodes were aired before the series was cancelled by NBC in March 1999. Among the main cast was Louis Ferreira, Jill Clayburgh, Tate Donovan, and Sam Trammell.



Set in Hell's Kitchen, Manhattan, a detective from a working-class Irish Catholic family looks after his family members. [1]



No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
1"Pilot" Michael Caton-Jones Matthew Carnahan October 16, 1998 (1998-10-16)
Bobby links a murder victim to the boss of Liam.
2"In a Yellow Wood" Rod Holcomb John Wells October 23, 1998 (1998-10-23)
Bobby risks the wrath of his lieutenant when he starts working on a case that wasn't assigned to him. Amanda finds out that she is pregnant. Fiona reunites with an old friend when she attends a wedding. A bag full of money is given to Liam.
3"No Secrets" Christopher Misiano Lisa MelamedOctober 30, 1998 (1998-10-30)
Bobby gets involved in an undercover operation involving the FBI. Amanda contemplates having an abortion. Liam buys a boat with the money.
4"In Loco Parentis" R. W. Goodwin Matthew CarnahanNovember 6, 1998 (1998-11-06)
Bobby and his partner gets a report about a missing child. Kevin has to adjust to a new priest.
5"Hang Man Down" Darnell Martin Natalie ChaidezDecember 27, 1998 (1998-12-27)
Liam meets a friend from childhood. Bobby wants to raise Amanda's unborn baby.
6"...To Forgive, Divine"Christopher Misiano Edward Allen Bernero December 27, 1998 (1998-12-27)
The McCallister family prepares for Thanksgiving dinner. Kevin visits a parishioner. Eileen's mother visits from Florida.
7"Having Trouble with the Language" Anthony Drazan John Ridley February 14, 1999 (1999-02-14)
Joe wants Fiona to just enjoy life. Liam has problems with women. Clarissa finds out information about her birth mother.
8"Breaking In, Breaking Out, Breaking Up, Breaking Down" Alan Taylor Terri KoppFebruary 28, 1999 (1999-02-28)
Kevin helps a troubled youth. Bobby finds a link between murders while checking old cases. Fiona has to choose between lovers. Amanda and an Irish nanny become friends.
9"The Patron Saint of Impossible Causes"R. W. GoodwinMatthew CarnahanUnaired
Liam meets a young woman who is staying at her parents' apartment. Simon and Bobby have a disagreement about a murder case from years ago. Eileen returns to college to finish her education.
10"One That Got Away"TBATBAUnaired
Eileen struggles with her college classes. Kevin is asked to perform at the wedding ceremony of an old girlfriend. Fiona and Beekman have problems with his estranged wife.

Awards and nominations

1999 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Main Title Theme Music Martin DavichWon
Artios Awards for Best Casting for TV, Dramatic Pilot John Frank Levey, Mark Saks, Barbara MillerNominated

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