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|Created by||David Milch|
|Written by||Nick Harding|
|Directed by||Andrew Gottlieb|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||12 (9 unaired)|
|Executive producer(s)||David Milch|
|Cinematography||Gerald Perry Finnerman|
|Running time||95 mins. (approx)|
|Production company(s)||MTM Enterprises|
|Original release||April 9 –|
April 30, 1990
The series focuses on the editorial staff and writers of the Washington, D.C.-based daily newspaper The Washington Capital (a fictional publication inspiral by the actual Washington Post). It was produced by MTM Enterprises.
The series consists of one TV movie (also considered as the pilot) and twelve regular episodes, of which only three were shown on its initial run in the United States, after which the ABC canceled the series.
- Mark Blum as Edison King
- Lloyd Bridges as Jonathan 'Jo Jo' Turner
- Christian Clemenson as Todd Lunden
- Chelsea Field as Cassy Swann
- Kurt Fuller as Miles Plato
- Charles Levin as Vinnie DiSalvo
- Richard Murphy as Richie Fineberg
- Wendell Pierce as Conrad White
- Daniel Roebuck as Haskell Epstein
- William Russ as Redmond Dunne
- Helen Slater as Anne McKenna
- Michael Woods as Clay Gibson
- Jenny Wright as Doreen Duncan
- Luke Edwards as Clay Gibson jr.
This section needs a plot summary. (February 2019)
|No.||Title||Original air date|
|1||"Pilot"||April 9, 1990|
|2||"Finished?...Not Dunne"||April 16, 1990|
|3||"Blues for Mr. White"||April 23, 1990|
|4||"Tapes of Wrath"||April 30, 1990|
|5||"King for a Day"||Unaired|
|6||"Here Comes the Sun"||Unaired|
|7||"Swanns and Drakes"||Unaired|
|8||"Best Little Whorehouse in Virginia"||Unaired|
|9||"Bye Hooker, Bye Crook"||Unaired|
|11||"A Man's Home is His Hassle"||Unaired|
|12||"The Last Supper"||Unaired|
- The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and Cable TV Shows 1946-Present. Ballantine Books. 2003. p. 189. ISBN 0-345-45542-8.
- Serienlexikon Archived September 30, 2007, at the Wayback Machine (in German). Kabel1.de. Retrieved on 27 August 2006.
- Capital News at the James Morrison fanpage The Life Of An Actor. Retrieved on 27 August 2006.