Prologue

'The Wire': Way Down in the Hole

By The Ringer

Prologue

Before diving into Season 1, Jemele Hill and Van Lathan discuss how they first got into ‘The Wire’ (04:00), the show’s unique authenticity (15:30), the TV landscape in 2002 (24:30), initial reviews from critics (35:15), how close it came to cancellation (01:04:00), and more.
Prologue
Prologue
'The Wire': Way Down in the Hole