"The victims, the cops, the press and the politicians...each has their own perspective." Boomtown depicts crime in Los Angeles from the very different perspectives of the four groups most intimately involved in the pursuit of justice -- the police, the citizens, the politicians, and the media -- and artfully illustrates how they interconnect.
Last Episode02x06 The Big Picture Aired: Dec. 28, 2003
Wracked with guilt for not following his instincts on a domestic disturbance call when the woman involved is reported missing and presumed dead …
Series Fun Facts
- Graham Yost, the creator/executive producer, had worked with Donnie Wahlberg on Band of Brothers. He was so impressed by his performance that he wrote the role of Joel Stevens specifically for him.
- After NBC renewed the show for a second season, they cut the show's first season episode order from 22 to 18 episodes. Season 2 only got to film 6 episodes before being canceled.
- In the first season opening title sequence, "Boomtown" appears three times: at 00:11, in the framed promo poster at Grauman's Theater; at 00:37, spray-painted on the wall behind Jason…
[show]In the first season opening title sequence, "Boomtown" appears three times: at 00:11, in the framed promo poster at Grauman's Theater; at 00:37, spray-painted on the wall behind Jason Gedrick; at the end, superimposed on the riverbank when Graham Yost's name is shown.