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The District

The District
Cast
Created by Terry George
Jack Maple
Starring Craig T. Nelson
Lynne Thigpen
Jayne Brook
Roger A. Brown
Sean Patrick Thomas
Justin Theroux
David O'Hara
Elizabeth Marvel
Jonathan LaPaglia
Jaclyn Smith
Country of origin United States
No. of seasons 4
No. of episodes 89
Production
Running time 60 minutes
Production company(s) Di Novi Pictures
Studios USA (2000-2002)
Universal Television (2002-2004)
CBS Productions
Release
Original channel CBS
Audio format Dolby Surround 2.0
Original release October 7, 2000 (2000-10-07) – May 1, 2004 (2004-05-01)

The District is a television police drama which aired on CBS from October 7, 2000 to May 1, 2004. The show followed the work and personal life of the chief of Washington, D.C.'s Police Department (MPDC).

Premise

Former Newark, New Jersey Police Commissioner and New York Transit Police Officer Jack Mannion is hired as the commissioner of the bureaucracy-laden D.C. Police Force. Together with his detectives and allies he must fight crime as well as internal corruption and the powers of Congress in order to reorganize and renovate the force.

The District was inspired by the real-life experience of former Terry George he prepared a TV series concept. His impact on the story line was limited as he died of colon cancer on August 4, 2001.

Primary filming was in Los Angeles, with some location shooting in Washington.

Cast and characters

Character Actor Seasons
1 2 3 4
Chief Jack Mannion Craig T. Nelson Main
Nick Pierce Justin Theroux Main
Deputy Chief Mayor Mary Ann Mitchell Jayne Brook Main
Deputy Chief Joe Noland Roger Aaron Brown Main
Ella Mae Farmer Lynne Thigpen Main
Detective Danny McGregor David O'Hara Main
Officer/Detective Temple Page Sean Patrick Thomas Main
Officer/detective Nancy Parras Elizabeth Marvel Main
Detective Kevin Debreno Jonathan LaPaglia Main

Recurring cast

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