Kingpin (2003)

  • Genre: Crime, Drama
  • Creator: David Mills
  • First Air Date: 2003-02-02
  • Last Air Date: 2003-02-18
  • Total Seasons: 1
  • Total Episodes: 6
  • Status: Ended
  • Episode Runtime: 60 min.
  • Networks: NBC
  • Director: Daniel Sackheim
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Kingpin is an American crime drama television series which debuted on the NBC network in the U.S. and CTV in Canada on February 2, 2003 and lasted 6 episodes. NBC's answer to The Sopranos and also influenced by The Godfather, Macbeth and Traffik, the story was about a Mexican drug trafficker named Miguel Cadena and his family life. It was to be followed by a television series, but low ratings canceled those plans. Commercials for the mini-series on NBC featured the song "Más" by the Mexican band Kinky.

  • Keywords: mexico, mobster, organized crime, drug cartel, miniseries, drugs, mob family
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    Kingpin Seasons

    Season 0

    First Air Date:
    1 Episodes

    Season 1

    First Air Date: 2003-02-02
    6 Episodes

    Kingpin Episodes

    Title Air Date Duration
    Season 1Episode 1Whitey Bulger120 min
    Season 1Episode 2El Chapo120 min
    Season 1Episode 3Pablo Escobar120 min
    Season 1Episode 4John Gotti120 min
    • Sheryl Lee

      as Marlene McDillon Cadena
    • Yancey Arias

      as Miguel Cadena
    • Bobby Cannavale

      as Chato Cadena
    • Brian Benben

      as Dr. Heywood Klein
    • Ruben Carbajal

    • Shay Roundtree

      as Junie Gatling
    • Neko Parham

      as Shawn Williams
    • Angela Alvarado

      as Delia Flores
    • Evan Karagias

    • Ski Carr

    • Ruben Carbajal

      as Joey Cadena
    • Eduardo Palomo

      as Capt. Lazareno
    Production David Mills Executive Producer
    Production Doug Palau Production Supervisor
    Production Daniel Sackheim Executive Producer
    Production E. Duke Vincent Executive Producer
    Sound Daniel Indart Music
    Directing Daniel Sackheim Director
    Production Aaron Spelling Executive Producer
    Production Aaron Spelling Producer