Cop and ratings

Why police procedurals continue to endure – and influence. A TV holy trinity of cop, lawyer and doctor series will once again be churned out this year. Studios love them as they deliver solid ratings and because there can be a new crime/case/ patient each week, meaning the viewer can miss a few episodes and…

TV on DVD

The Wire: Season 3 Everyone from Time Magazine and Newsweek to Entertainment Weekly has called this hard-hitting HBO drama about the battle between police and drug dealing gangs the best series on television. Far from being just another cop show, it examines life in the modern American city. It’s often bleak and realistic portrayal of…