Episodes: 63 (hour)
TV show dates: June 7, 2014 — February 9, 2020
Series status: Ended
Performers include: Omari Hardwick, Lela Loren, Naturi Naughton, Joseph Sikora, Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, Lucy Walters, Adam Huss, Andy Bean, Kathrine Narducci, Luis Antonio Ramos, Greg Serano, and Sinqua Walls.
TV show description:
This dramatic series follows the brilliant and debonair owner of the Truth nightclub in New York — James “Ghost” St. Patrick (Omari Hardwick). He also happens to be one of the largest drug distributors in the city. He and his best friend Tommy created his drug empire from nothing. While the club is a front to wash money, Ghost decides he wants to finally leave the drug world and go legitimate but that’s easier said than done.
Driven by her career and a desire to live the life she believes she should want, Angela Valdes (Lela Loren) grew up with Ghost in a rough neighborhood. Using her intellect and ambition, she managed to escape that world but she never truly left her childhood behind. On the cusp of achieving everything she’s worked for, Angela has a chance encounter with “Jamie” — her past love.
Tasha St. Patrick (Naturi Naughton) is Ghost’s crafty, loving, and gorgeous wife. She’s been at his side for years, throughout his rise in the drug game. She’s his partner in raising three children and building an empire while providing the home life and stability he wants. In return, she enjoys lavish lifestyle and the illusion of normal domesticity. As Ghost pursues the club, Tasha begins to realize that her fantasy life may be in jeopardy and isn’t ready to let it go.
Ghost’s best friend since childhood, Tommy Egan (Joseph Sikora) is extreme, wounded, and loyal to a fault. They began the drug business together and he loves the money, power, control, and achievement. He has a close bond with Ghost and his family. Ghost and their business mean everything to him and Tommy won’t let anything come between him and them.
An ever-ambitious waitress at Truth, Holly (Lucy Walters) developed a charged relationship with Tommy. She encourages him to seek the kind of power and control that she wants as well.
Kanan (Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson) is Ghost’s former boss, a man who’s been in prison for years on a sketchy drug charge. Having taken both Ghost and Tommy under his wing years ago, he serves as a mentor and an advisor to his organization. He plans on returning to the game in a big way when he’s released.
Josh Kantos (Adam Huss) is an experienced nightclub manager with all the right lists, contacts, and know-how. He also comes with a sordid history. He was persona non-grata in the club world until Ghost found him and brought him into Truth.
Greg Knox (Andy Bean) is a capable and lethal FBI agent who is secretly dating Angela Valdes. Desperate for her approval, he one day hopes to make their relationship public. Frankie Lavarro (Kathrine Narducci) is a tough and sexy lesbian who’s also Angela’s boss and mentor.
Carlos “Vibora” Ruiz (Luis Antonio Ramos) is leader of the Soldado Nation — a Puerto Rican gang within Ghost’s distribution network. While he does tow the line, Ruiz is chaffing under Ghost and Tommy’s authority.
An undercover DEA agent working with the Felipe Lobos task force, Agent Juan Julio Medina (Greg Serano) has been in the pursuit of Lobos for the last two years and will do everything it takes to catch him.
Shawn (Sinqua Walls) is Ghost’s driver — and the son of Ghost’s former boss, Kanan, He’s an eager-but-green kid attempting to fit into his father’s shoes and world.
Episode #63 Exactly How We Planned
When Ghost is announced as Lt. Governor it gives him a solid win and puts him one step closer to a fully legitimate world; he soon discovers one of his many enemies carrying out a plan that changes his life forever.
First aired: February 9, 2020.
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