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'The Wire': No. 9 on 'best-written' series list but zero Emmys
"The Wire," HBO's groundbreaking and multi-layered drama about drugs, politics and life in Baltimore, is generally regarded by TV critics and experts as one of TV's finest and most eloquent dramas ever. The show has gained even more admirers and acclaim since it went off the air in 2008 following a five-year run.
By Greg Braxton
June 3, 2013