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MOB CITY
Air Date: Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Time Slot: 9:00 PM-10:00 PM EST on TNT
Episode Title: (#105) "Oxpecker"
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Three-Week Television Event: Dec. 4, 11 and 18

Mob City - Week 3: Wednesday, Dec. 16

"Oxpecker"- Wednesday, Dec. 18, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT) - TV-14-DLV

With Siegel's trial quickly approaching, a violent massacre wrecks Captain Parker's plans and leaves the LAPD at a loss. All the while, Jasmine is terrified when she realizes she overlooked a detail that could put her in grave danger.

Directed by Guy Ferland

Written by David Leslie Johnson

Based on the book L.A. Noir by John Buntin

Created by Frank Darabont

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MOB CITY (TNT)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
12/4/13 - 12/18/13
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2013-2014 season)
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
SEASON(S):
1 (6 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
confirmed as canceled on 2/10/14
DESCRIPTION:
(from TNT's press release, August 2013) The epic battle between a determined police chief and a dangerous mobster inflames 1940s Los Angeles in TNT's eagerly anticipated television event Mob City. This powerful drama comes to TNT from Frank Darabont (The Walking Dead), who wrote and directed the pilot and serves as executive producer on the series. Based on the critically acclaimed book L.A. Noir: The Struggle for the Soul of America's Most Seductive City, by John Buntin, Mob City opens in post-war Los Angeles, home to glamorous movie stars, powerful studio heads and returning war heroes. But it's also a city caught between a powerful and corrupt police force and an even more dangerous criminal network determined to make L.A. its West Coast base. Los Angeles Police Chief William Parker (Neal McDonough - Captain America, Desperate Housewives) has made it his mission to free the city of criminals like Ben "Bugsy" Siegel (Ed Burns - Entourage) and Mickey Cohen (Jeremy Luke - Don Jon), the ruthless king of the Los Angeles underworld. Parker also won't hesitate to go after anyone from his own police force who sells out honor and duty for the sake of a big payout. To carry out his sweep of organized crime, Parker sets up a new mob task force within the LAPD. Headed by Det. Hal Morrison (Jeffrey DeMunn - The Walking Dead, The Shawshank Redemption), the task force includes Det. Joe Teague (Jon Bernthal - The Walking Dead), an ex-Marine who holds his cards close to his chest. Mob City's exceptional ensemble cast also includes Gregory Itzin (24), Robert Knepper (Prison Break), Milo Ventimiglia (Heroes) and Alexa Davalos (Clash of the Titans, The Mist). Mob City is produced by TNT Originals, with Darabont, Michael De Luca (The Social Network) and Elliot Webb (Alpha House) serving as executive producers.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Alexa Davalos as Jasmine
· Ed Burns as Bugsy Siegel
· Gregory Itzin as TBA
· Jeffrey DeMunn as Hal Morrison
· Jeremy Luke as Mickey Cohen
· Jon Bernthal as Joe Teague
· Milo Ventimiglia as Ned Stax
· Neal McDonough as William Parker
· Robert Knepper as Sid Rothman
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Ernie Hudson as Bunny
· Gordon Clapp as TBA
· Iddo Goldberg as Leslie Shermer
· Jeremy Strong as Mike Hendry
· Louis Lombardi as Stucky
· Micah Parker as Moe "Little Moe" Feltzer
· Michael McGrady as TBA
· Patrick Fischler as Meyer Lansky
· Pihla Viitala as Anya
· Ron Rifkin as Fletcher Bowron
· Simon Pegg as Hecky Nash
· Stephen Monroe Taylor as Phil Holtz
CREW INFORMATION:
· Alissa Phillips as CO-EP
· Elliot Webb as EP
· Frank Darabont as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
· John Buntin as BOOK
· Michael De Luca as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Michael De Luca Productions
· TNT Original Productions