Dr. Vegas is an American drama television series created by John Herzfeld and Jack Orman, starring Rob Lowe and Joe Pantoliano that ran on CBS from September 24 to October 29, 2004. It aired in Ireland on TG4, and on Challenge in the UK as part of its "Player" gambling strand. In Slovakia, Markíza began airing the show on February 20, 2008.

Dr. Vegas
GenreDrama
Created byJohn Herzfeld
Jack Orman
StarringRob Lowe
Sarah Lancaster
Joe Pantoliano
Chazz Palminteri
Patrick Robert O'Connor
Amy Adams
Composer(s)Blake Neely
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes10 (3 unaired)
Production
Executive producer(s)Steve Pearlman
Lawrence Bender
Kevin Kelly Brown
Mark Sennet
Producer(s)Jim Michaels
Running time60 minutes
Production company(s)Bender Brown Productions
Warner Bros. Television
Release
Original networkCBS
Original releaseSeptember 24 –
October 29, 2004 (2004-10-29)

The series co-starred Sarah Lancaster, Amy Adams, and Tom Sizemore. Chazz Palminteri filled in for Tom Sizemore when the actor re-entered rehab in 2004.

Broadcast of the ten-episode included a promotion prior to the end credits showing footage.

CastEdit

EpisodesEdit

No. Title Directed by Written by Original air date
1"Pilot"Dave NutterJack OrmanSeptember 24, 2004 (2004-09-24)
2"Advantage Play"Bryan SpicerJack Orman and Craig SweenyOctober 1, 2004 (2004-10-01)
3"Dead Man, Live Bet"Alan J. LeviJill GoldsmithOctober 15, 2004 (2004-10-15)
4"All In"Phillip SgriccaTBAOctober 22, 2004 (2004-10-22)
5"Limits"Dennis SmithLance GentileOctober 29, 2004 (2004-10-29)
6"Lust for Life"Oz ScottCraig SweenyUNAIRED
7"Out Damned Spot"Craig ZiskAndrew Orenstein & Ted HumphreyUNAIRED
8"Heal Thyself"David NutterJill AndersonUNAIRED
9"Babe in the Woods"Joanna KernsLance Gentile & Jill GoldsmithJanuary 7, 2005 (2005-01-07)
10"For Love or Money"Vincent MisianoIra Steven BehrSeptember 6, 2006 (2006-09-06)

ProductionEdit

Dr. Vegas began a three-week shoot on April 5, 2004, at the Green Valley Ranch hotel and casino in Henderson, Nevada.[1] Other filming locations included a casino penthouse and the Las Vegas Hilton's sign.[2] A second unit film crew shot additional scenes of Las Vegas in August 2004.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Cling, Carol (April 5, 2004). "Shooting Stars: 'CSI,' 'Will & Grace,' 'Dr. Vegas' headline busy week". Las Vegas Review-Journal. Archived from the original on January 5, 2006.
  2. ^ Cling, Carol (April 12, 2004). "Shooting Stars: Production on Bullock's 'Miss Congeniality 2' set to start". Las Vegas Review-Journal. Archived from the original on March 12, 2005.
  3. ^ Cling, Carol (August 9, 2004). "Shooting Stars: 'Las Vegas' returns to film local flavor for NBC drama". Las Vegas Review-Journal. Archived from the original on January 26, 2005.

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