The District

A tough Washington, D.C., police chief struggles to shape up the demoralized department and reduce crime. `Mannion is an equal-opportunity abuser,' said the actor who played him, Craig T. Nelson. `As long as you're doing and implementing what he feels is correct, then you're on his team. The minute there is any kind of disallegiance or betrayal or ineff (more…)

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Season 1, Episode 1 Pilot Episode

First Aired: October 7, 2000

Jack Mannion (Craig T. Nelson) is hired as Washington, D.C.'s new police chief and he's instantly greeted with hostility by the city's top brass, led by chief of patrol Joe Noland (Roger Aaron Brown), who believes he should have been promoted. Mary Ann: Jayne Brook. Ella: Lynne Thigpen. Nick: Justin Theroux.

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  • Premiered: October 7, 2000
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: A tough Washington, D.C., police chief struggles to shape up the demoralized department and reduce crime. `Mannion is an equal-opportunity abuser,' said the actor who played him, Craig T. Nelson. `As long as you're doing and implementing what he feels is c… (more)

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