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Homicide: Life on the Street

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Crime Drama 
Rated: 14+ (TV-14)1993 - 19997 SeasonsSeries EndedOn: Not Available Tags: Based on Books Police Adaptation Country: America

Homicide: Life on the Street is an American police procedural television series chronicling the work of a fictional version of the Baltimore Police Department's Homicide Unit. It ran for seven seasons on NBC from 1993 to 1999, and was succeeded by a TV movie, which also acted as the de facto series finale. The series was originally based on David Simon's book Homicide: A Year on the Killing Streets. Many of the characters and stories used throughout the show were based on events depicted in the book, which was also part of the basis for Simon's own series, The Wire on HBO.Although Homicide featured an ensemble cast, Andre Braugher emerged as the series' breakout star through his portrayal of Frank Pembleton. The show won Television Critics Association Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Drama in 1996, 1997, and 1998. It also became the first drama ever to win three Peabody Awards for best drama in 1993, 1995, and 1997. In 1997, the episode "Prison Riot" was ranked No. 32 on TV Guide's 100 Greatest Episodes of All Time. In 2007, it was listed as one of Time magazine's "Best TV Shows of All-TIME." In 1996 TV Guide named the series 'The Best Show You're Not Watching'. The show placed #46 on Entertainment Weekly's "New TV Classics" list.Homicide: Life on the Street featuring Richard Belzer and Giancarlo Esposito is not currently available to stream, rent, or buy but you can track it for updates. It's a crime and drama show with 122 episodes over 7 seasons. Homicide: Life on the Street is no longer running and has no plans to air new episodes or seasons. It has a high IMDb audience rating of 8.5 (11,148 votes).

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Richard Belzer

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#1,351 Ranked TV Show

#92 Ranked in Based on Books TV

#110 Ranked in Police TV

#371 Ranked in Mystery TV

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