The Wire is an American television drama series set and produced in and around Baltimore, Maryland. Created and primarily written by author and former police reporter David Simon, the series was broadcast by the premium cable network HBO in the United States. The Wire premiered on June 2, 2002 and ended on March 9, 2008, comprising 60 episodes over five seasons. Each season of The Wire focuses on a different facet of the city of Baltimore. In chronological order they are: the illegal drug trade, the seaport system, the city government and bureaucracy, the school system, and the print news...
|On the air:||June 2, 2002-March 9, 2008|
|Number of seasons:||5|
|Network:||HBO, BBC Four|
|Writers:||David Mills, David Simon, Ed Burns|
|Producer:||David Simon, Robert F. Colesberry, Nina Kostroff Noble|