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Critic’s Notebook: Where’s the Next Great Cop Show?

'The Wire' is still the greatest cop show ever — end of discussion. That said, there's a bunch of recent vintage crime series that deserve to be in the conversation, but let's get some more in the…

Idris Elba, David Simon Look Back on Painful Decision to Kill Off Stringer Bell on ‘The Wire’

Idris Elba and 'The Wire' creator David Simon look back on how they each wrestled with the onscreen fate of fan favorite Stringer Bell.

Dominic West Set for CanneSeries’ Excellence Award

Cannes' nascent TV festival CanneSeries will honor Dominic West with its first excellence award on Oc during MIPCOM.

Toronto: “Cuban Five” Spy Drama in the Works

The indie feature about Cuban agents sent to south Florida by the Castro government to spy on exile groups will be directed by Clement Virgo.

Inaugural CannesSeries Jury Unveiled

'Safe' creator Harlan Coben, 'The Wire' Star Michael Kenneth Williams and German actress Paula Beer are among the six-person jury for Cannes' new TV festival.

HBO Licenses 50 Series to Amazon Prime Video in Japan

Shows including 'Game of Thrones' will be available free to Amazon Prime members, but will still broadcast on a local cable channel first.

‘The Wire’ Cast Reunites in Baltimore to Read Residents’ Monologues

Dominic West, Michael K. Williams and Wendell Pierce were among the participants.

‘The Wire’ Alum Joins Fox’s ‘Rosewood’ as Series Regular (Exclusive)

Domenick Lombardozzi will play a captain on the Morris Chestnut medical drama.

David Simon Reveals Plans for 1970s Times Square Porn Project at HBO

He says he and partner George Pelecanos were initially hesitant: "George and I looked at each other and said, 'I don't wanna make a porn show. … I'm married with kids and lawn furniture.'"

Obama Talks Drug War With ‘The Wire’ Creator David Simon (Video)

Obama called 'The Wire' one of the greatest "pieces of art."

Dennis Lehane on New Novel ‘World Gone By,’ Ben Affleck and What He Misses About Boston

The Beantown crime novelist behind 'Mystic River' and 'Shutter Island' and recent L.A. transplant dishes on his latest page-turner and writers room fights on 'The Wire.'