Las Vegas was a dramatic television series about an ex-marine working in a Las Vegas casino for the head of surveillance. It was on NBC from 2003-2008.
The show uses the style of zoom in-zoom out camera angles popularized by CSI.
*7.4 stars on IMDb*!!!
Cast and characters:
- Danny McCoy, an ex-marine who is now head of security and works directly for Ed Deline at a fictional Las Vegas casino called the “Montecito”. The show is narrated by this character in the first few episodes. He was born and raised in Las Vegas, is a Marine, and is life-long friend and on-and-off lover of Mary Connell. Played by Josh Duhamel
- Ed Deline, a former CIA officer, a tough guy, formerly head of security, is now president of operations of “Montecito” and its sister casinos. Played by James Caan
- Mary Connell, the Special Events Director at the casino, and a Las Vegas native. Played by Nikki Cox
- Mike Cannon, an engineer (with a graduate degree from MIT) who worked as head valet for first season, but was then promoted to the security department (which actually paid less than his job as valet). Played by James Lesure
- Samantha “Sam” Jane, the best casino host in Las Vegas. She lives in a Montecito suite. Played by Vanessa Marcil
- Delinda Deline, Ed’s daughter and Danny’s love interest for the first few episodes. Played by Molly Sims
- Nessa Holt, “The Ice Queen”. The English pit boss, thought to be the best in Las Vegas, but has a shady past. Played by Marsha Thomason