The Wire

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…)

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The Wire and House of Cards Actor Reg E. Cathey Dies at 59

Actor Reg E. Cathey has passed away at the age of 59. Cathey, most known for his baritone voice, appeared in the early seasons of House of Cards on Netflix and played prison guard Norman Wilson on HBO's critically acclaimed The Wire. His cause of de… Read more

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The Wire Season 3
The heat is on in Baltimore. In Season Three of the gritty HBO drama series, the war on crime is being a highly inconvenient time. It's an e (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
The heat is on in Baltimore. In Season Three of the gritty HBO drama series, the war on crime is being a highly inconvenient time. It's an e (more…)
The Wire Season 2
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 union str (more…)

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-30- Season 5, Episode 10 Mar 9, 2008 Subscription

In the series finale, Carcetti maps out a damage-control scenario with the police brass in the wake of a startling revelation from Pearlman and Daniels. Their choice: clean up the mess...or hide the dirt.

Late Editions Season 5, Episode 9 Mar 2, 2008 Subscription

With Steintorf ordering Rawls to initiate 'creative' remedies for the rising crime rate, Freamon's vigilance pays off with a promising lead, sending Sydnor and the department into overdrive.

Clarifications Season 5, Episode 8 Feb 24, 2008 Subscription

Baltimore's renewed police commitment brings fresh recruits to Daniels and McNulty, starting with Carver. Facing a new political challenge, Carcetti is forced to make dangerous political deals.

Took Season 5, Episode 7 Feb 17, 2008 Subscription

An unexpected call puts Templeton back in the spotlight--and gets McNulty more attention than he expected. Bunk bucks at Landsman when ordered to help with the force's most recent red ball.

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