Homicide: Life on the Street

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.

Created By: Paul Attanasio |
Genres: Mystery | Drama | Crime |
Production Company: Thames Television | Baltimore Pictures | Fatima Productions | MCEG/Sterling Entertainment | NBC Studios | Reeves Entertainment Group |

Homicide: Life on the Street-Azwaad Movie Database
  • Release Date: 31-01-1993
  • Total Sessions: 7
  • Total Episodes: 122
  • Vote Count: 71
  • IMDB Rating: 8.0
  • Network: NBC |
  • Status: Ended
  • Homepage: N/A





Photo Name Character
Richard Belzer-Azwaad Movie Database Richard Belzer John Munch
Giancarlo Esposito-Azwaad Movie Database Giancarlo Esposito Michael Giardello
Peter Gerety-Azwaad Movie Database Peter Gerety Stuart Gharty
Clark Johnson-Azwaad Movie Database Clark Johnson Meldrick Lewis
Yaphet Kotto-Azwaad Movie Database Yaphet Kotto Al Giardello
Michael Michele-Azwaad Movie Database Michael Michele Rene Sheppard
Kyle Secor-Azwaad Movie Database Kyle Secor Tim Bayliss
Jon Seda-Azwaad Movie Database Jon Seda Paul Falsone
Callie Thorne-Azwaad Movie Database Callie Thorne Laura Ballard
Toni Lewis-Azwaad Movie Database Toni Lewis Terri Stivers

See Full Cast & Crew of Homicide: Life on the Street

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