Jerry Ferro's life is brought into focus on his 40th birthday and it's not a pretty picture. A once-promising amateur boxer who quit so he wouldn't risk his perfect record of underachievement Jerry has been knocking around from one job to another and spinning his wheels in an unsatisfying relationship. After sparring with an up-and-coming pro and throwing him a one-punch knockdown, Jerry reluctantly steps into the ring and despite an ass-kicking, decides it's time to make his return to competitive boxing and go for Olympic gold!
NYC 22 follows six diverse NYPD rookies as they patrol the gritty streets of upper Manhattan. With unique backgrounds, personalities and reasons for being on the force, the new cops will make their share of rookie mistakes while they figure out how to relate to their boss, each other and the people they swore to protect.
Based on the life of the UFC fighter, Matt Hamill, The Hammer is a coming of age drama about the first deaf wrestler's journey to win a National Collegiate Championship. Raised among those with the ability to hear, Matt finds himself no less an outsider amidst the Deaf community. But through sheer determination, he turns what could be a disability into an asset and in the process serves as an inspiration for both those who can hear and those who cannot.
A once-promising amateur boxer, Jerry has been knocking around from one construction job to another and spinning his wheels in an unsatisfying relationship, all the while with an eye toward eventually getting his shit together. When venerable boxing coach Eddie Bell asks Jerry if he'd like to spar a couple of rounds with Malice Blake, an up-and-coming pro, Jerry reluctantly steps into the ring. Despite the ass-kicking Jerry otherwise receives, a one-punch knockdown of Blake convinces Jerry that it¹s time to make his return to competitive boxing.
Lazarus and Tonya must convince tenants to evacuate their condemned building before the wrecking ball arrives.
Lazarus digs deeper when an anonymous Good Samaritan who helped him save a boy from a burning building disappears.
Kenny and Ahmad investigate when a bodega owner shoots two men accused of kidnapping his daughter.
White House and Jackpot try to talk a jumper down from the ledge of a building.
Jackpot and White House are first on the scene after a car crash leaves a pregnant woman and her husband trapped.
Kenny and Ahmad search for a suspected rapist among the chaos of a Harlem block party.
Kenny and Ahmad discover there's more to the story when an Ivy League student robs the man who's been mentoring him.
Ahmad is forced to make a quick decision when he thinks Apple is in danger after robbers hold up a bar with off-duty cops inside.
Yoda recalls his days as a rookie when a drug lord from the 1980s is paroled and seeks revenge on those responsible for his arrest.
Kenny and Lazarus try to find a suspect before he detonates a bomb at a public rally. (Samantha Mathis guest stars)
White House and Jackpot uncover a secret while questioning a man who thwarted a bank robbery. (Richard Kind guest stars)
During the rookies' first midnight duty, Lazarus and Tonya try to stop rival gangs from moving in after a drug dealer's house is firebombed.
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