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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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Arlene April 3, 2013 at 10:24 pm

Please do not cancel Vegas. Feel like the old shows are back. Where can I find when it will be returningC


Jutta Doersam April 3, 2013 at 1:22 am

Vegas is a fabulous show. I love a the vintage clothing , cars and surroundings. Please keep the show slive


Sharon W April 2, 2013 at 11:36 pm



Lana April 2, 2013 at 10:58 pm

Loved it


Violet April 2, 2013 at 9:46 pm

Please do not cancel Vegas. It is one of the few shows that I watch faithfully. I enjoy the story line and love the wonderful cast.


Myra April 2, 2013 at 6:02 pm

Love Vegas and everyone in it and if you cancel it, would just repeat stupid


Myra April 2, 2013 at 6:07 pm

okey-dokey. Please give DQ a hug for me while I am “awaiting”. Thanks!


Laura Talbot April 2, 2013 at 5:51 pm

Please bring back Vegas.It was the best new series.our entire family misses it.


Bob April 2, 2013 at 3:45 pm

I along with a lot of other viewers enjoy this show very much. Am glad it is still going to come back. Canceling good shows , takes away the viewers that watch them.

Without the viewers , Nothing!!!!!!


Keep Vegas On April 2, 2013 at 12:38 pm

PLEASE make your viewers happy and give Vegas a chance- Renew it for next season


Gerry Deguire April 1, 2013 at 9:53 pm

enjoy Vegas–please do not cancel this show–wo few good shows on TV!!


Gail Stanton April 1, 2013 at 3:05 pm

This is one of 3 shows I watch weekly. I am glad to hear it has not been cancelled and hope there is no plan to do such in the future. To me this has the potential to be a Dynasty, meets Ponderosa. LOVE it!


Leesha Jones April 1, 2013 at 6:33 pm

I love the series Vegas. Dennis Quaid and the rest of the cast is fantastic. Please renew and let me know when it will be on via email


Debbie March 31, 2013 at 11:13 pm

I sûre do hope they don’t cancel this show I really
Like it I’m keeping my fingers crossed!!


sue March 31, 2013 at 11:51 am

Vegas is an exciting, romantic, suspenseful and charismatic show. Hopefully, CBS would not cancel it but they have gotten rid of other shows that should have been renewed. I’m still praying.


Gail March 31, 2013 at 4:45 am

Please do not cancel this show. My husband and I love Vegas!


Sharon March 30, 2013 at 10:39 pm

Please don’t cancel Vegas. It is great – we really enjoy it. The cast is great and we can’t wait to see what happens next.


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