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keg in kc
03-17-2005, 03:07 PM
Great show, was starting to get a little worried they weren't going to re-up it...


For Immediate Release
HBO RENEWS THE WIRE,
ACCLAIMED DRAMA SERIES FROM DAVID SIMON,
WITH FOURTH SEASON TO AIR IN 2006

LOS ANGELES, March 17, 2005 – The critically acclaimed, Peabody Award-winning HBO drama series THE WIRE has been renewed for a fourth season, it was announced today by Carolyn Strauss, president, HBO Entertainment. The 12-episode fourth season will begin shooting in late 2005, with debut set for 2006. “THE WIRE just keeps getting better, so we’re delighted that David Simon and his team will be returning for another provocative season,” said Strauss. “We share the critics’ enthusiasm for this unique and challenging series, and eagerly await the new episodes.”

Created by David Simon, THE WIRE wrapped its third season last December. The first season looked at the national drug war through the microcosm of a West Baltimore housing project, and the second season focused on a longshoremen’s union and its struggle to survive. In its third season, the drama developed its portrait of a fictional Baltimore by exploring the place of the political leadership in addressing a city’s problems.

Brock
03-17-2005, 03:09 PM
I didn't know there was any question about it. Best show on TV, IMO.

keg in kc
03-17-2005, 03:14 PM
It had been in limbo since mid-season, and HBO had been non-committal as recently as last week about it. I was starting to think it was toast.