The Wire

  • 2002
  • TV Show
  • TV-MA

A complex, impeccably acted crime drama set in Baltimore that follows the thread of a single police investigation, from the perspectives of both law-enforcement officials and the criminals they're pursuing. The Peabody-winning series was created by David Simon (`The Corner'), whose richly layered plotlines focused on the city's illegal drug trade in the (more…)

The Wire Season 3
[HBO] The heat is on in Baltimore. In Season Three of the gritty HBO drama series, the war on crime is being lost...at a highly inconvenient time. It' (more…)
The Wire Season 5
In the fifth and final season of this explosive drama series, the show expands its focus into the media--specifically the role of newspapers in big-ci (more…)
The Wire Season 3
[HBO] The heat is on in Baltimore. In Season Three of the gritty HBO drama series, the war on crime is being lost...at a highly inconvenient time. It' (more…)
The Wire Season 5
In the fifth and final season of this explosive drama series, the show expands its focus into the media--specifically the role of newspapers in big-ci (more…)
The Wire Season 2
[HBO] Season Two of the gritty HBO police drama takes on a new case set against the backdrop of the Baltimore waterfront, where the longshoremen's uni (more…)
The Wire Season 4
[HBO] As the vitriolic mayoral race continues, Season Four of the HBO drama series focuses on four boys from West Baltimore who balance attending scho (more…)
The Wire Season 5
In the fifth and final season of this explosive drama series, the show expands its focus into the media--specifically the role of newspapers in big-ci (more…)
The Wire Season 1
[HBO] In Season One of the raw, realistic HBO drama series, a joint homicide/narcotics police detail is created to investigate a drug-dealing operatio (more…)
The Wire Season 4
[HBO] As the vitriolic mayoral race continues, Season Four of the HBO drama series focuses on four boys from West Baltimore who balance attending scho (more…)
The Wire Season 3
[HBO] The heat is on in Baltimore. In Season Three of the gritty HBO drama series, the war on crime is being lost...at a highly inconvenient time. It' (more…)
The Wire Season 2
[HBO] Season Two of the gritty HBO police drama takes on a new case set against the backdrop of the Baltimore waterfront, where the longshoremen's uni (more…)
The Wire Season 5
In the fifth and final season of this explosive drama series, the show expands its focus into the media--specifically the role of newspapers in big-ci (more…)

Cast & Details See all »

  • Premiered: June 2, 2002
  • Rating: TV-MA
  • Premise: A complex, impeccably acted crime drama set in Baltimore that follows the thread of a single police investigation, from the perspectives of both law-enforcement officials and the criminals they're pursuing. The Peabody-winning series was created by David S… (more)

Show More »

Watch This

Sophia Bush, <em>Chicago P.D.</em>
5 Things to Watch Tonight

Chicago P.D. and more