Set and produced in Baltimore Maryland USA, the Wire is an American crime drama television series created and primarily written by David Simon. The series was broadcast by the cable network HBO in the United States. The Wire premiered on June 2, 2002 and ended on March 9, 2008, comprising 60 episodes over five seasons.
American author, journalist, and television writer and producer. David Simon was the creator, executive producer, head writer, and show runner for all five seasons of the critically acclaimed HBO television series The Wire (2002–2008)