Articles for Brotherhood Season 3

Brotherhood is said to be one of those shows that has received a lot of critical acclaim – even winning a Peabody award – but can‘t seem to catch a break in reeling in a big enough audience.  And unlike 30 Rock, Brotherhood doesn‘t have a Tina Fey to attract attention and take a shot at being the ratings juggernaut it ought to be.  Compared with the likes of HBO‘s The Sopranos and The Wire, the Showtime series‘ viewership is at a measly 540,000.  Its limited but loyal fans are a lucky bunch after it was renewed for a third season early this year despite the disappointing numbers.For its junior season premiere, Tommy (Jason Clarke) seriously considers changing his career, after growing frustrated at being Speaker Donatello‘s errand boy.  He bumps into Michael (Jason Isaacs), whom he isn‘t talking to, at Rose‘s birthday party.  Meanwhile, Tommy asks the justice-seeking Declan a favor and Eileen grows more and more invested in her job at social services while she prepares for the birth of her fourth child.  This episode called “Uneasy Lies Ahead” is the first of eight episodes set to air on Showtime. Read more »
The gritty, political-crime drama starring Jason Isaacs, Jason Clarke and Annabeth Gish will come to a close tonight as Showtime airs the season finale of Brotherhood.  Set in a fictional Irish neighborhood in Providence, Rhode Island, known as "The Hill," the series revolves around the Caffee brothers, who, despite being on opposite sides of the law, are determined to protect the neighborhood and what is theirs by any means necessary.Brotherhood, which has earned critical acclaim and a 2007 Peabody Award, kicked off its third season on November 2, nearly a year after its last installment aired in which Franklin launched an investigation in the aftermath of the holiday furlough and Michael (Jason Isaacs) tied up some loose ends as his life was threatened by Freddie and Nozzoli (John Fiore). Read more »

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