The District: Season 3


# Air Date Title
1 Sep 28

Resurrection (1)

The third-season opener picks up where the sophomore year ended, with Mannion struggling for his life after being shot on his boat and falling overboard into the Potomac River.…

2 Oct 05

Oil and Water (2)

Mannion, who is presumed to be dead, pops up in Paris to follow the Government official he believes is behind the attempt on his life. Back in Washington, D.C., Temple is stopp…

3 Oct 12

Explicit Activities

Mannion goes head-to-head with the U.S. Attorney General and a tough civil-rights lawyer (Jaclyn Smith) in an emotionally charged episode. The investigation into the murder of…

4 Oct 19

Drug Money

Mannion investigates a series of robberies in which pharmaceuticals, mostly AIDS medications, were stolen; Temple worries about having to take a rando…

5 Oct 26


When father Patrick Debreno is shot at a funeral, Mannion and his team start an investigation to discover who the shooter is. They search through Monsignor Banning (father Debr…

6 Nov 02

Old Wounds

After a man crashes and dies and the police finds thousands of dollars with him, Mannion and his men start an investigation to prevent the dead guy’s old girlfriend from…

7 Nov 09

The Second Man

During a struggle, deputy chief Noland shoots a college student he believes is about to rob a convenience store with a gun, but the ensuing investigation doesn’t turn up…

8 Nov 16

Free-Fire Zone

A reporter accuses Mannion of committing a war crime in Vietnam 22 years ago by ordering 18 innocent people to be killed, and one of the chief’s fellow soldiers confirms…

9 Nov 23

Return of the King

The wife of a heavyweight boxing champion is found murdered in her hotel room, and Temple, the first officer on the scene, comes under suspicion because of a past relationship…

10 Dec 14

Small Packages

On Christmas Eve, Temple and Debreno hunt for three dwarfs disguised as elves who robbed a mission truck and were responsible for other thefts in the area, a billy goat who was…

11 Jan 18

Goodbye, Jenny

Mannion tells Jenny McLure how his men arrested her brother while she is waiting for her final day. Jenny is dying from AIDS and Mannion makes sure he…

12 Jan 25


One of Vanessa Cavanaugh’s students commits what she taught to be a perfect murder. No evidence, no witnesses. After the murder confesses to Temple and Debreno his crime,…

13 Feb 01


A doctor who was reporting a crime sees Brander bring in a foreign criminal with a very suspicious disease, which she thinks might be Ebola. Instantly the office is put in quar…

14 Feb 08


While in L.A. Mannion unexpectedly meets up with Vanessa Cavanaugh and offers her a ride. Unfortunately the rental care is carjacked and the pair find themselves stranded in a…

15 Feb 15

Back in the Saddle

Debreno is assigned to protect a country singer, scheduled to sing at the Kennedy Center Honors, who’s receiving death threats; Elsewhere, in an effort to lead by example…

16 Feb 22

Last Waltz

Mannion’s uncle, a retired New York City cop, visits and immediately gets involved in a murder case/jewelry heist; Debreno and Nancy transport a woman who witnessed a fat…

17 Mar 15

Where There's Smoke

After a shrinking budget forces Mannion to lay off officers, he takes on a powerful city commissioner he believes is partly responsible for the cutbacks. But the move upsets th…

18 Apr 12


After a black prostitute is found murdered with the inscription ““Respect the Order”“ attached to her body, Mannion and his team start a deep investigat…

19 Apr 26

Criminally Insane

The mayor is more determined to remove Mannion from office after a man is arrested and dies while in custody, apparently, due to an officer’s failure to follow proper pro…

20 May 03


After a video where Brander arrests a drug addict is made public and turned into a abuse of power issue, the Mayor demands that Mannion fires Brander, which he refuses to do gi…

21 May 10

Ella Mae

After beloved Ella Farmer dies unexpectedly, all the members of the police district pay a tribute to her, remembering all the hard work and effort she put in her job. They pray…

22 May 17

Into the Sunset

Without a job and his best friend, Jack takes off to Arizona to play some golf, but not even without his badge he can stop solving crimes. He gets himself involved in a scheme…

About The District

A drama inspired by the real-life experiences of former New York Deputy Police Commissioner Jack Maple, The District revolves around Jack Mannion (Craig T. Nelson), a tenacious champion of the underdog and an avowed crime-fighter, whose revolutionary tactics have resulted in a 50-percent drop in crime, first in Boston, then in Newark, N.J. His latest challenge is Washington, D.C., which, despite being home to more law enforcement agencies than any other city on the planet, is riddled with crime and has a local police department that is demoralized and ineffective. Appointed Chief of Police by the mayor, Mannion works closely at Police Headquarters with Deputy Chief Joe Noland (Roger Aaron Brown). In his quest to “make crime a thing of the past,” Mannion has recruited Temple Page (Sean Patrick Thomas), a young detective on the force who is Mannion’s eyes and ears on the most crime-ridden, drug-infested streets in America. Nancy Parras (Elizabeth Marvel), an intuitive officer, rounds out