The New York TV & Movie Sites Tourwill takes you into the gritty and dangerous world of the New York firefighters from the FX show Rescue Me. Visit the Locations where Tommy Gavin (Denis Leary), Mike Selitti (Mike Lombardi), Sean Garrity (Steven Pasquale) struggle to navigate through their torrential personal and professional life.
The NYC landscape serves as the filming location for the Rescue Me Series. The TV and Movie Tour will take you to filming locations like the AOL Time Warner Building; which is just one of the beautiful structures within Columbus Circle. Then view the Hotel Gansevoort which is located in the fashionable Meatpacking District. Get a taste of Two Boots Pizza located all over New York including Hells Kitchen, Grand Central, Upper East Side and many more. Other Rescue Me locations featured on our TV and Movie Tour include St. Vincent’s Midtown Hospital, 7B Bar, and the ever delicious M&B West Side Deli.
The show Rescue Me focuses on Tommy Gavin, a veteran firefighter, and his struggles to fight off personal demons like alcoholism, post 9/11 trauma, and his many other self destructive tendencies. Tommy also endures the haunting visits of Jimmy Keefe (James McCaffrey) his cousin and best friend who lost his life at Ground Zero on September 11, 2001. Tommy Gavin is played by Denis Leary, a hysterically funny comedian who provides an aspect of dark comedy to this television drama.
Denis Leary is best known for his razor-sharp comedy style that was made famous on various MTV spots. He has preformed stand up comedy for years and has released two records, No Cure for Cancer (1993) and Lock ‘n Load (1997). Denis Leary eventually moved into an acting career and has been in over 40 movies, his appearances include movies like Wag The Dog, Demolition Man, The Sandlot, and Dumbo Drop. He has also lent his voice to animated characters in Disney’s Ice Age Saga and A Bugs Life.
As the show has progressed other amazing characters have joined the cast. They include Janet Gavin (Andrea Roth), Kenny ‘Lou’ Shea (John Scurti), Franco Rivera, (Daniel Sunjata), Sheila Keefe (Callie Thorne), Needles Nelson (Adam Ferrara), Black Shawn (Larenz Tate). Rescue Me has been airing on FX for five years and has acquired many loyal fans that are serve The United States people. These heroes include firefighters, military troops and Police Officers. Rescue Me has also captured the attention of many critics and award organizations. Over the last few years Rescue Me has had Emmy nominations for outstanding Writing in a Drama Series, outstanding lead actor in a drama series, outstanding directing for a drama series. Golden Globe nomination for best performance by an actor in a television series. Michael J. Fox even won an Emmy for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series.
* In an effort to stay current, we are constantly updating our tours with new locations and cannot guarantee the presence of locations mentioned on our site. If you have a particular interest in locations from a specific TV show or movie, please let your tour guide know and we will do our best to accommodate your request.