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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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nancy March 5, 2013 at 8:25 pm

Don’t cancel Vegas!


Chris Lurie March 5, 2013 at 8:16 pm

We loved that show!! Every Tuesday we couldn’t wait for that show to come on! Please don’t cancel it…that would be a big mistake!


Jan March 5, 2013 at 7:58 pm

Great series!! Bring it back!


Dave March 5, 2013 at 7:47 pm

best on tv please don’t cancel


Alice March 5, 2013 at 7:47 pm

My husband and I enjoy this show. To see what Vegas could have looked like in 1960″s. This show should be renewed for a new season.


Deb March 5, 2013 at 7:43 pm

I hope Vegas is not cancelled, it is just getting very interesting. I know a lot of people who enjoy the show also. Please do not cancel it.


Ray Eliot March 5, 2013 at 7:34 pm

Think the show is great…….keep it coming……give it a better time slot,,older guys have trouble staying up till 11 PM.


njwatcher March 5, 2013 at 7:05 pm



Peter Schwarz March 5, 2013 at 7:03 pm

Do not cancel. Needs more episodes. excellent story line and first-rate actors and acting. The only disappintment is the show’s apparent truncation after the episode on 2/19/13.


Debbie March 5, 2013 at 6:37 pm

Hope Vegas is not cancelled!! One of the best shows on TV. Please more episodes!!!


Betty Garcia March 5, 2013 at 6:12 pm

Do not cancel this show. It is the my favorite show. Will not watch Golden Boy.


Buddy Hooper March 5, 2013 at 4:28 pm

Next to NCIS Vegas is the best show on TV. It’s certainly the very best “new” show. Please don’t cancel Vegas and replace it with more bullshit.


christy March 5, 2013 at 4:01 pm



Patti March 5, 2013 at 3:59 pm

Please keep Vegas. This is one of the few good programs on TV. Get rid of the crap like Survivor, The Great Race , and some of the ridiculous and not very funny so called Sit-coms. We adults love shows like Person Of Interest, The Mentalist , NCIS, and Vegas.


Sharron March 5, 2013 at 3:42 pm

I love this show. What is Tuesday night without Vegas. Please more episodes


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