Wanted (TV series)

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This article is about the American police drama. For the UK game show, see Wanted (game show).
Wanted
Genre Police drama
Created by Louis St. Clair
Jorge Zamacona
Written by Brian Logan
Robert Palm
Paul Pietrantoni
Louis St. Clair
Patrick Wiegers
Bradford Winters
Jorge Zamacona
Directed by Félix Enríquez Alcalá
Guy Norman Bee
Steven DePaul
Davis Guggenheim
James Whitmore, Jr.
Thomas J. Wright
Alexander Zakrzewski
Starring Gary Cole
Ryan Hurst
Josey Scott
Benjamín Benítez
Alex Fernandez
Rashida Jones
Lee Tergesen
Composer(s) Rick Marvin
Josh Mobley
Steven M. Stern
John Van Tongeren
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 13
Production
Executive producer(s) Aaron Spelling
E. Duke Vincent
Jorge Zamacona
Producer(s) Mel Efros
Running time 60 minutes
Broadcast
Original channel TNT
Original run July 31 – December 26, 2005 (2005-12-26)

Wanted is a 2005 American primetime police drama television series broadcast on the TNT network. The series was created by Louis St. Clair and Jorge Zamacona, and executive produced by Aaron Spelling, E. Duke Vincent and Jorge Zamacona.

Synopsis[edit]

The show follows an elite taskforce, with members pulled from the different branches of law enforcement (DEA, United States Marshals, LAPD, ATF, FBI) as they track down Los Angeles's 100 most wanted fugitives and struggle to balance their work and personal lives.

Members of the task force include Conrad Rose (Gary Cole), the Team Leader from L.A. Metro SWAT who is considered the moral center of the unit. Jimmy McGloin (Ryan Hurst), an ATF agent and a bona fide card-carrying conservative, Carla Merced (Rashida Jones), a former Naval Intelligence officer and expert hostage negotiator. Tommy Rodriquez (Benjamín Benítez), an FBI agent not above using his good looks and charm to stop any criminal, Rodney Gronbeck (Josey Scott), an LAPD officer and a tech genius. Joe Vacco (Brendan Kelly), a DEA agent who is currently living at the team's warehouse headquarters after having getting kicked out of his own place and Eddie Drake (Lee Tergesen), an eight-year veteran of the U.S. Marshals Service and graduate of the L.A. Metro Police Academy. As the team tracks down criminals, often using unconventional (and legally questionable) methods, they discover there is a fine line between justice and the law.

The series was canceled after the first season, at the end of a cliffhanger dealing with whether the group would be prosecuted for overstepping their bounds.

Cast[edit]

Episodes[edit]

Season 1: 2005[edit]

Ep # Title Airdate
1 Pilot July 31, 2005
2 "The Wild Bunch" August 7, 2005
3 "Rubbing One Out" August 14, 2005
4 "Badlands" August 21, 2005
5 "The Promise of Darkness" August 28, 2005
6 "Sex Pistols" September 4, 2005
7 "Click, Click, Boom" September 11, 2005
8 "Ronin" September 18, 2005
9 "Shoot to Thrill" December 5, 2005
10 "Lips are Lips" December 5, 2005
11 "La Pistola y El Corazon" December 12, 2005
12 "The Last Temptation" December 19, 2005
13 "Judas" December 26, 2005

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