Sons of Anarchy is an American television drama series created by Kurt Sutter about the lives of a close-knit outlaw motorcycle club operating in Charming, a fictional town in Northern California and centers on protagonist Jackson "Jax" Teller, the Vice President of the club who begins questioning the club and himself.
FX's original series, Sons of Anarchy, is an adrenalized drama with darkly comedic undertones that explores a notorious outlaw motorcycle club's (MC) desire to protect its livelihood while ensuring that their simple, sheltered town of Charming, California remains exactly that - Charming.
The MC must confront threats from drug dealers, corporate developers and overzealous law officers.
Behind the MC's familial lifestyle and legally thriving automotive shop is a ruthless and illegally thriving arms business. The seduction of money, power and blood.
Jackson 'Jax' Teller (Charlie Hunnam) is the MC's vice-president, whose loyalty to the club is tested by his growing apprehension for its lawlessness; Gemma Teller Morrow (Katey Sagal) is Jax's force-of-nature mother; and Clarence 'Clay' Morrow (Ron Perlman) is Jax's stepfather and MC president.
The triangle of Mother, Son and Stepfather will ultimately reveal the dark secrets in this family's past and the lengths they will go to protect their sins.
Sons of Anarchy was created by Kurt Sutter, who also serves as executive producer along with John Linson & Art Linson. Allen Coulter and Michael Dinner directed the pilot episode.
Sons of Anarchy is a co-production of FX Productions and FOX 21, Twentieth Century Fox Television's alternative production arm.
Sons of Anarchy premiered in South Africa on M-Net on Tuesday 11 November 2008, at 22h00. It was moved to DStv's M-Net Action channel for the second season, to M-Net Series for Seasons 3-5, to M-Net Series Showcase for Season 6 and to M-Net Edge for Season 7.