The Shield

A corrupt and brutal L.A. detective runs an elite squad by his own rules in a neighborhood ravaged by drugs and gangs. Unusually gritty and graphically violent, but seldom less than riveting, 'The Shield' gets its biggest jolt from the breakout performance by Michael Chiklis as the complex and volatile Vic Mackey. The drama made Emmy history when he won (more…)

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FX Will Launch Ad-Free Subscription Service in September

FX is making it even easier for fans to watch its stellar programming. This September, FX Networks and Comcast will launch FX+, a new commercial-free service that puts more quality television in front of the eyeballs of XFinity TV subscribers for jus… Read more

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Family Meeting Part 2 Season 7, Episode 13 Nov 25, 2008 $1.99

As Vic hopes his immunity deal will help keep his family together, and Shane takes extreme measures to keep his pregnant wife from being charged with murder, Dutch finds he’s a suspect in the disappearance of a teenage serial killer’s mother.

Possible Kill Screen Season 7, Episode 12 Nov 18, 2008 $1.99

As Mara kills in order to keep her and Shane on the run, the confession Vic makes in exchange for immunity and to salvage his career stuns his federal handlers.

Petty Cash Season 7, Episode 11 Nov 11, 2008 $1.99

As Claudette and Dutch work to get Mara and Corrine’s cooperation, and Vic offers to negotiate a drug deal between Beltran and city’s gangs, Shane threatens to expose the Strike Team’s criminal past.

Party Line Season 7, Episode 10 Nov 4, 2008 $1.99

As he puts a price on Shane’s head, Vic is asked to prove his loyalty to Beltran by killing Pezuela.

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The Shield, Season 2
As Aceveda's political ambitions lead him to a run for the City Council, Vic's effort to protect the Strike Team's share in the local drug trade spark (more…)
The Shield Season 5
A volatile mixture of race, drugs and money makes the streets of Farmington deadlier than ever as an obsessive Internal Affairs detective's pursuit of (more…)
The Shield, Season 4
Captain Aceveda's election to the City Council leaves Vic facing a formidable opponent in his replacement, a tough and politically savvy female cop wh (more…)
The Shield, Season 1
Breaking the conventions of the cop genre, this popular and critically acclaimed series plays out in the tough, morally ambiguous world of an inner-ci (more…)

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The SundanceTV import has shades of The Wire and The Shield

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The Americans' Emmy Nominations Finally Give FX the Recognition It Deserves

It's about time

Michael Jace
The Shield's Michael Jace Convicted of Second-Degree Murder

The actor is best known for his time as Julien Lowe on the famed FX series

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Walton Goggins Returning to Sons of Anarchy for Final Season

One of Sons of Anarchy's most beloved recurring characters is returning to help say goodbye. Justifi…

Michael Jace
The Shield's Michael Jace Pleads Not Guilty to Killing His Wife

Actor Michael Jace, best known for playing Officer Julien Lowe on FX's The Shield, pleaded not guilt…

Michael Jace
Michael Jace Formally Charged With the Murder of His Wife

Michael Jace, the actor known for playing Officer Julien Lowe on FX's The Shield, has been formally…

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  • Premiered: March 12, 2002
  • Rating: TV-MA
  • Premise: A corrupt and brutal L.A. detective runs an elite squad by his own rules in a neighborhood ravaged by drugs and gangs. Unusually gritty and graphically violent, but seldom less than riveting, 'The Shield' gets its biggest jolt from the breakout performance… (more)

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