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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


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ROBERT KEEN February 20, 2013 at 8:53 am

bring vegas back, its a great show, get rid of 2 and a half men its been crappie since charley sheen left


R.A. Cosgrove February 20, 2013 at 8:51 am

Love this show! Quaid and Chiklis are terrrific actors and do a great job!!


Jim Biela February 20, 2013 at 8:39 am

Yes DO Not take this Show off the air CONTINUE(PLEASE)


terry February 20, 2013 at 2:17 am

please don’t cancel Vegas. We need more good drama on tv instead of the mindless canned laughter so called comedy for morons that fill the night time airwaves. Vegas is a refreshing, based on the history of the town and it’s climb to legitiamte gaming. Please renew the contract and keep it going.


Anonymous February 20, 2013 at 2:16 am

Great show…Renew…Renew…Renew


terry February 20, 2013 at 2:10 am

great show; haven’t missed an episode. please keep it on the air. good drama, like Vegas, beats all the canned laughter, not at all funny stuff for mindless idiots that is on most of the time. Vegas is a refreshing change, historical to a point. this comming from a vegas resident.


Barb February 20, 2013 at 1:47 am

Love the show, don’t cancel .


Charles vodicka February 20, 2013 at 1:26 am

I love the show and never miss an episode. I think the series has great story lines and the actors are just the greatest! They do a tremendous job. I am so hoping the show does not get cancelled. If it does I am done with CBS Tuesday nights at 10pm eastern time.


anna February 20, 2013 at 12:51 am

Vegas is one of the best newest shows to air in a long time. It is one of our very favorites.
It should continue to air for a long time. It is our hope that cbs is not considering cancelling it. We look forward to watching many more episodes in the up coming seasons. Thank you!


GA McMasters February 20, 2013 at 12:27 am

good show….keep it going!!


andy February 19, 2013 at 11:18 pm

I always look forward to watching Vegas, the story lines were always interesting. With all of the bad shows on T.V it is very sad to take this show off.


Paula February 19, 2013 at 11:12 pm

Im crazy about this show. Please keep it on the air. So tired of good shows being taken off the air and crap put in its place. This show is different and very good. Please give it more time.


Paula February 19, 2013 at 11:09 pm

Please DO NOT CANCEL, Great show. Love the show. Love the cast. KEEP IT ON THE AIR


Audrey February 19, 2013 at 11:01 pm

One of the BEST shows on TV!! Please RENEW the show…….Love, Love, Love, LOVE this show!!!!!!!


Starman February 19, 2013 at 10:35 pm

Keep it going!!


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