AMC Networks announced the premiere date for its highly anticipated new drama 61st Street, starring Courtney B. Vance,  ahead of the series’ world premiere at SXSW.  From BAFTA-winner Peter Moffat, J. David Shanks and Michael B. Jordan’s Outlier Society, the series debuts Sunday, April 10 at 10pm ET/PT on AMC, with the first two episodes streaming on AMC+ and ALLBLK. New episodes will rollout  weekly, on Sundays, and be available one week early on AMC+ and ALLBLK.

From AMC Studios, 61st Street is described as a propulsive thriller which courses through the dark heart of the infamous Chicago criminal justice system as police and prosecutors investigate a deadly drug bust that threatens to unravel the police department’s code of silence. Vance (The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime StoryLovecraft Country), leads an ensemble cast that includes Emmy®-nominee Aunjanue Ellis (When They See UsKing Richard), Mark O’Brien (City on a HillBlue Bayou), Holt McCallany (MindhunterLights Out), Tosin Cole (Doctor WhoHollyoaks), Andrene Ward-Hammond (Your HonorManifest) and Bentley Green (SnowfallSweet Magnolias).

The series is executive produced by Moffat (The Night Of, Your Honor), Shanks  (The ChiSeven SecondsShots Fired), Outlier Society’s Jordan and Elizabeth Raposo (Just MercyDavid Makes Man), Alana Mayo (Tom Clancy’s Without RemorseJust Mercy), Jeff Freilich (Lodge 49Dispatches from Elsewhere) and Hilary Salmon (MotherFatherSon, The Night OfLondon Spy).