The Deuce

Based in 1970s New York, this show gives a raw and gritty portayal of the prostitution business that was so publicly executed at that time. As a result of police crack-down, the characters are forced to venture towards relatively safer and more discrete forms of the same work.
Creators: George Pelecanos, David Simon
Stars: Kevin Breznahan, James Franco, Maggie Gyllenhaal