Brotherhood is an American television drama series created by Blake Masters about the intertwining lives of the Irish-American Caffee brothers from Providence, Rhode Island: Tommy is a local politician and Michael is a professional criminal involved with New England's Irish Mob. The show also features their mother Rose, cousin Colin Carr, childhood friend and Rhode Island state detective Declan Giggs, Irish mob boss Freddie Cork, Tommy's wife Eileen, and Michael's criminal partner Pete McGonagle
Michael struggles to recover from a brutal beating while consolidating his power. Tommy maneuvers to win reelection as he distances himself from his brother's criminal activities. Rose sows unrest between her sons.
Michael returns home after seven years on the run and reestablishes his criminal empire. Tommy tries to stay on the straight and narrow while representing his district. Eileen cheats on her husband and descends into drug addiction.
Michael tries to avoid being whacked when his nemesis is released from prison. Tommy gets passed over for the House speakership and must rebuild his political career. Rose's health deteriorates.