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CBS TV series VegasNetwork: CBS
Episodes: 21 (hour)
Seasons: One

TV show dates: September 25, 2012 — May 10, 2013
Series status: Cancelled

Performers include: Dennis Quaid, Michael Chiklis, Carrie-Anne Moss, Jason O’Mara, and Taylor Handley.

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TV show description:
This TV series is based on the true story of former Las Vegas Sheriff Ralph Lamb (Dennis Quaid), a fourth-generation rancher tasked with bringing order to Las Vegas in the 1960s. It’s a gambling and entertainment mecca that’s emerging from the tumbleweeds.

Ralph Lamb wants to be left in peace to run his ranch, but Las Vegas is now swelling with outsiders and corruption which are intruding on his simple life. Recalling Lamb’s command as a military police officer during World War II, the Mayor appeals to his sense of duty to look into a murder of a casino worker.

This begins Lamb’s clash with Vincent Savino (Michael Chiklis), a ruthless Chicago gangster who’s moved West and plans to make Vegas his own. (The character is based on real-life crime boss Marcello Giuseppe Caifano.)

Lamb has two deputies who help him keep law and order. His diplomatic and even-keeled brother is Deputy Jack Lamb (Jason O’Mara). Deputy Dixon Lamb (Taylor Handley) is his charming but impulsive son.

The ambitious Assistant District Attorney, Katherine O’Connell (Carrie-Anne Moss), grew up on the ranch next to the Lambs and also lends a hand in preserving justice.

Series Finale

Episode #21 — Sons of Nevada
After Porter Gainsley’s bombing of the Tumbleweed and attempt on Katherine’s life, Lamb and Savino decide to team up to take out their common adversary once and for all. To prove his commitment to the task, Lamb hands over the tapes with the recordings from the bug in Savino’s phone, and then the mobster and former sheriff get to planning their assault on Gainsley.

Since the ranching mogul is too heavily protected at his home, they decide to target him at a livestock auction, but that plan goes awry when Dixon shows up and holds Gainsley at gunpoint. A firefight breaks out and Lamb is forced to save his son and flee, giving Gainsley time to regroup and amass more artillery for the coming war.

When Jack is ousted as interim Sheriff by more of Gainsley’s men, he and Dixon join forces with Lamb and Savino, and together they craft a plan that involves using Jones the hitman to put Gainsley in a corner. Jones plays his part well and leads Gainsley and his thugs into a trap, where Lamb gives him his freedom as a reward.

After an intense firefight, Lamb gets the drop on Gainsley and decides to arrest him instead of killing him, setting the proper example for his son and staying true to his morals.

In the end, Lamb gets his Sheriff job back, putting him at odds with Savino and his plans for growth in Vegas yet again.

Meanwhile, Jack plans to propose to Mia, but his plans are derailed when she breaks up with him after finding out about the bug he planted in Savino’s phone.

Tommy pursues Mia even harder, and the two wind up spending the night together. After Gainsley is taken into custody, Jack goes to Mia’s place to fight for her, but is crushed when he discovers Tommy there with her — in nothing but a bath robe.
First aired: May 10, 2013


What do you think? Do you like the Vegas TV series? Do you think it should have been cancelled or renewed for a second season?


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Mike Slagle February 25, 2013 at 10:45 pm

Please don’t cancel Vegas Best new show in a long time Between It and Blue bloods best shows on tv


Fran Launstein February 26, 2013 at 10:05 pm

I agree with Mike. I only watch two shows–Vegas and Blue Bloods. What a bum deal.


Gerry February 25, 2013 at 10:37 pm

Not Vegas! For the first time in a long time, I really LIKE a show. Couldn’t believe I didn’t get to see it the night of the Super Bowl can’t sit up all night and work the next day…Can’t believe it’s even being considered for cancellation…everywhere I go, people are talking about it! Please don’t mess up a good thing!!!!!


Tom February 25, 2013 at 10:33 pm

Best show on TV! Please DON’T cancel!!!


Theresa February 25, 2013 at 10:24 pm

Please do not cancel this show you have a winner here. If you do there always ABC


gert osborne February 25, 2013 at 9:45 pm

i hope they dont can CLEit it one of my favorite shows i know its way better than that GOLDEN BOY BS


MS February 25, 2013 at 9:20 pm

Loved this show. Why are they cancelling this show? Please bring it back.


joanl February 25, 2013 at 9:08 pm

good show do not cancel


Kay February 25, 2013 at 9:01 pm

Best show beside NCIS, do not take off Vegas, take off some of the junk reality.


Gingr February 25, 2013 at 8:13 pm

Please dont cancelled Vegas series


Mitch & Gayleen February 25, 2013 at 8:06 pm

One of our new favorites. Please renew


Brenda February 25, 2013 at 8:01 pm

I love this show do not cancel it.


Brenda February 25, 2013 at 7:59 pm

I love vegas!!!!! Do not cancel this show.


Ken Mirly February 25, 2013 at 7:33 pm

I look forward to Vegas every week. It would be a great disappointment to see it cancelled.


Deborah February 25, 2013 at 7:27 pm

I love this show. Please do not cancel it!!!


Anonymous February 25, 2013 at 7:15 pm

I love Vegas, one of the best shows on tv, right behind the good wife!


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