was a short-lived drama series that aired on FOX in 2000, which follows a group of stock brokers as they deal with money, power, relationships and backstabbing in New York City
Jack Kenderson (Tom Everett Scott) is an analyst at Balmont Stevens Inc., a small Wall Street brokerage firm, and has everything he wants: a successful job, a high-rise apartment and a fiancee, Alex Brill (Nina Garbiras), who loves him dearly.
However, the arrival of a new broker, Catherine Miller (Jennifer Connelly
) throws a wrench into the works when her presence shakes up the lives of Kenderson's fellow employees, including fellow traders Fred Sacker (Rick Hoffman) and Chris McConnell (Sean Maher
) and the firm's CEO, Tom Divack (Giancarlo Esposito
). The brokers also have to deal with their lives outside of the office, and high-pressure deals that come and go in seconds.
The show was executive produced by Darren Star (Melrose Place
, Sex and the City
), and ran on FOX in late 2000. It was cancelled after six episodes were aired, with the rest being aired internationally.The $treet
was notable for combining the backstabbing and sexual politics of Star's earlier shows with a heavy financial slant, and for helping launch the careers of many notable character actors. It was also the first (and, to date, only) network series Connelly has starred in.
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