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Air Date: October 21st, 2011

Series Summary
The mayor of Chicago guides his city with a Machiavellian style.

Rating: TVMA

Genres: Drama

Episodes

  • Season 2 - Episode 10 : True Enough Oct 19, 2012

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    Miller publishes a story that could destroy Kane; Kitty's alliance with Doyle worries Kane; Kane tries to stay on top.

  • Season 2 - Episode 9 : Clinch Oct 12, 2012

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    Kane's enemies threaten to bring him down as Chicago's emergency managers prepare to take control of the city.

  • Season 2 - Episode 8 : Consequence Oct 5, 2012

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    Kane is forced to form a tenuous alliance with Alderman Ross, a longtime enemy on the City Council, in order to maintain his hold over Chicago.

  • Season 2 - Episode 7 : The Conversation Sep 28, 2012

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    Kane regains control of the city following an alternative medical treatment; in order to restore his public perception, Kane must make a hard choice regarding an old friend.

  • Season 2 - Episode 6 : Backflash Sep 21, 2012

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    Tensions at the housing project escalate from unrest to rioting; Kane's past haunts him when he quietly seeks treatment at an alternative clinic.

ratings & reviews

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  • When you have a story as thoroughly involving as this one, evoking both "King Lear" and "Citizen Kane," and when the performances are this good, Boss almost directs itself. Show More

  • There are fitful moments that work, but the show also manages to shoot itself in the foot regularly. Show More

  • The problem is, the show that's been built around the actor (who's also a producer on the project) isn't nearly as interesting as what Grammer brings to the screen, and the sluggish pacing and melodramatic excesses of Boss could put off those drawn in by the actor's confident star turn. Show More

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