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A Glimpse of What's Next for The Wire

A Glimpse of What's Next for The Wire


When the Hollywood writers' strike is really getting me down, there's a mantra I like to repeat: "We'll still have The Wire!"

The HBO series kicks off its fifth and final season Jan. 6, though digital cable subscribers with On Demand will be able to see the episodes a full week early. The 10-episode season is focused on the media and set at the Baltimore Sun, where series creator David Simon worked for years as a police reporter.

A few promos for the season are out now, and they're making me even more impatient for the show to get started again. Each focuses on a specific character — one for Marlo, another for Carcetti. To watch two of my favorites — for Omar and McNulty — as well as a general promo for the whole fifth season, just

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jenjenjenerator jenjenjenerator 8 years
Can't wait. oh, I love Omar.
Linda-McP Linda-McP 8 years
Really looking forward to watching this new season's The Wire.
purplebaltogirl purplebaltogirl 8 years
i hope they show what is happening with all of the kids- especially randy in that awful group home! can't see how those story lines will be integrated with an expose on the media, but i'm sure it will be great.
stone_soup stone_soup 8 years
Sigh all the talkshows are on repeat.
Spy-Kitty Spy-Kitty 8 years
Probably my favorite show of all time. Can't wait for season 5!
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