Wicked City

Wicked City

  • Seasons:
  • 1
LA's legendary Sunset Strip in 1982 was the epicenter of sex, drugs and rock and roll. Here at the Whisky A Go Go, anything goes at the most iconic club on the Strip. Girls like Emily are looking for high rollers with deep pockets, so it wasn't hard for club regular Kent Grainger to pick her up. But it will be the last date for Emily; her murder is all over the news. Two detectives, Jack Roth and his newly assigned partner, Paco Contreras, are on the case. They suspect it could be part of a bigger murder spree.
LA's legendary Sunset Strip in 1982 was the epicenter of sex, drugs and rock and roll. Here at the Whisky A Go Go, anything goes at the most iconic club on the Strip. Girls like Emily are looking for high rollers with deep pockets, so it wasn't hard for club regular Kent Grainger to pick her up. But it will be the last date for Emily; her murder is all over the news. Two detectives, Jack Roth and his newly assigned partner, Paco Contreras, are on the case. They suspect it could be part of a bigger murder spree.

Season 1 (8 episodes)

  • 1. Pilot

    Original air date: 10/27/2015 Runtime: 43:03 min.

    Original air date: 10/27/2015 Runtime: 43:03 min. Welcome to Los Angeles, circa 1982, during the rock 'n' roll, cocaine-infused revelry of the Sunset Strip. But all is not glitter as there's a serial killer on the loose, and two detectives find themselves on one of the toughest cases of their careers, on the series premiere.

  • 2. Runnin' with the Devil

    Original air date: 11/03/2015 Runtime: 43:03 min.

    Original air date: 11/03/2015 Runtime: 43:03 min. Jack and Paco get a lead on the serial killer's next possible victim and race against the clock to try and track her down before the killer gets to her; Kent struggles over whether or not to invite Betty to take part in his murderous rampage when it becomes clear that she doesn't trust him and may leave him, and Jack and Paco continue to search for Karen, who has disappeared from the club.

  • 3. Should I Stay or Should I Go

    Original air date: 11/10/2015 Runtime: 43:04 min.

    Original air date: 11/10/2015 Runtime: 43:04 min. Jack tries to find out more about Kent's secret adulthood. Meanwhile, Betty reveals to Kent she is ready to take on a new life with him. Vicki goes out with some older boys and ends up on The Strip, where Kent and Betty are waiting.

  • 4. The Very Thought of You

    Original air date: 01/05/2016 Runtime: 42:49 min.

    Original air date: 01/05/2016 Runtime: 42:49 min. Jack focuses on a woman from the past who may have been the catalyst for the murderer's current killing spree; Betty decides to go all-in as Kent's partner, and together they troll a club in search of a victim; Karen is offered a job with "Rolling Stone," which does not please Diver; a menacing old flame of Betty's reemerges and sets his sights on trying to reignite their troubled past; and Dianne finds herself in dire straits when her allegiances are questioned by a powerful drug lord.

  • 5. Heat Wave

    Original air date: 01/05/2016 Runtime: 43:04 min.

    Original air date: 01/05/2016 Runtime: 43:04 min. Betty finally introduces Kent to her kids, but her perfect fantasy soon ends when Jimmy blackmails her. Jack and Paco begin to connect the dots, and Jack misses a direct encounter with Kent but finds new evidence inside a building. Meanwhile, Jack and Dianne navigate their feelings for each other.

  • 6. Blizzard of Ozz

    Original air date: 01/05/2016 Runtime: 43:01 min.

    Original air date: 01/05/2016 Runtime: 43:01 min. Having identified where Kent works, Jack and Paco unleash a full-scale LAPD manhunt for Kent. Kent visits Betty at the hospital to break up with her, and they begin hatching a plan to get the police off their backs. Meanwhile, Karen begins to realize her addiction to the spotlight.

  • 7. Destroyer

    Original air date: 01/05/2016 Runtime: 42:51 min.

    Original air date: 01/05/2016 Runtime: 42:51 min. Jack finally reveals his affair to his wife. The LAPD learn the case is not yet closed as Kent targets Dianne and Jack in order to gather information. Meanwhile, Jack's teen daughter decides to lose her virginity after learning of her father's affair.

  • 8. Goodbye Norma Jean

    Original air date: 01/07/2016 Runtime: 43:04 min.

    Original air date: 01/07/2016 Runtime: 43:04 min. Jack attempts to get a confession out of Kent at the police station. Paco and Wilkinson follow the evidence at hand, which points to another suspect. Karen's budding success as a reporter comes to a tragic end when the team learns she was a beheading victim. Vicki struggles with the knowledge of her father's affair and sneaks out to perform on the Strip, managing to escape Kent's hunting ground. Jack and Paco await evidence that will bring Kent to his end.