Set in Baltimore, Maryland, The Wire will begin its fifth and final season in January 2008 on HBO. As different from standard TV as it gets, the show has received the highest levels of critical acclaim, being referred to by multiple reviewers as the best show on television. In its last issue of 2006 Time Magazine ranked The Wire first on its list of 10 Best TV Shows. And Finally recognized as the best series on TV. Sorry, Tony (Soprano), was Newsweeks description. Creative COWs Nick Griffin spent time on set earlier this year and interviewed one of the shows Producers. Heres his inside glimpse into The Wire and its production.
Editorial, Feature, People / Interview 12/12/2007 Author: Nick Griffin
note to nick griffin / re: the wire and frank zappa by Rafael Alvarez on May 31, 2009 at 2:19:04 am
mr. griffin - i am about to finish a rewrite of my book on the Wire as well as a feature on the statue of frank zappa headed to baltimore from lithuania. would you please email me on my other account to talk about these local goings on?
Re: Inside HBOs The Wire by Michael Locke on Aug 15, 2010 at 6:40:32 am
How many HBO hits for "niche" markets is it going to take for other producers to wake up and smell the money? Talk to any of the talent, it's the freedom to do what they know that takes them there. Oh well, keep killen it HBO. A vision unavailable elsewhere...