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Crime Drama Rated: 14+ (TV-14)1988 - 19958 SeasonsSeries EndedOn: Free Services Paramount+ Tags: Police Country: America

In the Heat of the Night is an American television series based on the motion picture and novel of the same name starring Carroll O'Connor as the white police chief William Gillespie, and Howard Rollins as the African-American police detective Virgil Tibbs. It was broadcast on NBC from 1988 until 1992, and then on CBS until 1995. Its executive producers were Fred Silverman, Juanita Bartlett and Carroll O'Connor. TGG Direct released the first season of the series to DVD on August 28, 2012.In the Heat of the Night featuring Carroll O'Connor and Alan Autry has one or more episodes streaming with subscription on Paramount+ (Via Prime Video), free on PlutoTV, free on IMDb TV, and 2 others. It's a crime and drama show with 149 episodes over 8 seasons. In the Heat of the Night is no longer running and has no plans to air new episodes or seasons. It has a high IMDb audience rating of 7.6 (4,323 votes).

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Carroll O'Connor

Bill Gillespie

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Season 1
9 Episodes | Prime Video, IMDb TV, iTunes, Paramount+, PlutoTV, & Rent or Buy

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132 episodes (89%) are available to watch free online (PlutoTV & IMDb TV).

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131 episodes (88%) are available to stream on a subscription service (Paramount+).

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9 episodes (6%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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Not available to stream on a TV everywhere service.

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#2,341 Ranked TV Show

#145 Ranked in TV on Paramount+

#183 Ranked in Police TV

#582 Ranked in Thriller TV

In the Heat of the Night has a high IMDb audience rating of 7.6 (4,323 votes). The show is popular with Reelgood users lately.

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