Celebrate 20 years of The Shield
The Shield - one of TV's great under-appreciated gems.
Basic cable drama The Shield debuted on US TV March 12, 2002. Ahead of its 20th anniversary is a good oral history that looks at the show from its beginnings as a show that grew from the bland ashes of Nash Bridges.
I had gone on a couple ride-alongs for my work on Nash Bridges and was seeing and hearing things not appropriate for a CBS procedural. And I…
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