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 3, Episode 14 Blindsided

First Aired: February 8, 2003

Mannion and Vanessa (Jaclyn Smith) fly to L.A. and become stranded in a deserted part of town after they get carjacked. Back in Washington, Deputy Mayor Lockhart (Kelly Rutherford) asks Debreno to help her find a blackmailer who has a scandalous videotape that could destroy her career; Kendall is threatened by her ex-boyfriend; and Ella is offered a job by the mayor. Rodney: Nathan Baesel. Beecham: Bobby Hosea. Mayor: Joseph C. Phillips. Polk: George Gerdes.

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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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