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[12/11/03 - 12:00 AM]
NBC Adds Final 'Boomtown' Episode
By Brian Ford Sullivan (TFC)

CHICAGO (thefutoncritic.com) -- In a follow up to an earlier story, NBC has contacted us with the news that the Peacock plans to air the final episode of "Boomtown," titled "The Big Picture," on Sunday, December 28 at 10:00/9:00c.

NBC has also provided a description of the episode:

REACHING FOR HER DREAMS PROVES COSTLY FOR A NAMELESS ACTRESS - A routine domestic disturbance call involving a barely know Hollywood director (guest star Howard Hessman "Head of the Class") and a B-movie actress (guest star Virginia Madsen, NBC's "American Dreams") disturbs officer Turcotte (Jason Gedrick) as despite his efforts, the starlet turns up missing. Blaming himself for not acting to save her life, Turcotte teams up with Detective Pierce (Vanessa Williams) to locate the girl, while Detectives Stevens (Donnie Wahlberg) and Smith (Mykelti Williamson) investigate the director with whom she spent her last night. Gary Basaraba, Neal McDonough and Lana Parrilla also star.

The news comes on the heels of the network's previous announcement that it plans to burn off the remaining installments of the acclaimed drama as part of a three-hour marathon on Saturday, December 27 starting at 8:00/7:00c (read the story).

The addition of "The Big Picture" on December 28 means that all the produced episodes of the series will air.





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· AMERICAN DREAMS (NBC)
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