New Amsterdam is an American television drama which aired for eight episodes in 2008 on Fox.
The series starred Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as “John Amsterdam” (real name Johann van der Zee), an immortal Dutch man born in 1607, who has lived in New York City on and off since he was 14 years old, and who is a homicide detective in the present day.
John Amsterdam is called in to investigate the rape of an Indian fashion designer, Amartya Vikram, who is reluctant to testify against her attacker. She finally does so over the objections of her conservative family, but the rapist, Phillip Long, is freed on a technicality. After Long apparently murders Amartya for revenge, John must ensure the killer is brought to justice while dealing with memories of his own past and another time he confronted a rapist in the year 1813.
New Amsterdam Series
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Production & Filming Details
- Release Date: 17 March 2008.
- Running Time: 43 minutes.
- Rating: TV-14.
- Country: US.
- Language: English.