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March 4, 2011 | By Mary McNamara, Los Angeles Times Television Critic
A&E's new cops 'n' cons drama "Breakout Kings" proves that mash-ups can work on television too. From the "To Catch a Thief" hook to the team of eccentric specialists, there is nothing here we haven't seen before, including and especially the characters. The pilot opens with the prison break of a convicted murderer. To capture him, U.S. Marshals Charlie Duchamp (Laz Alonso) and Ray Zancanelli (Domenick Lombardozzi) form a special unit made up of former fugitives: Lloyd Lowery (Jimmi Simpson)
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