Brenner was an American crime drama of the 1950s and 1960s. The series was filmed live from New York City and centers around Lieutenant Roy Brenner, a 20 year veteran of the Internal Affairs Department of the NYPD, and his son Ernie, a rookie detective, who travel around the city solving various crimes. The series starred Edward Binns and James Broderick as Lt. Roy Brenner and Det. Ernie Brenner, respectively. Brenner aired originally on CBS with new episodes airing from June 6, 1959–September 19, 1959 and again from May 17–July 19, 1964. Reruns aired during the summers of 1961 and 1962, and from July 26–September 13, 1964.