police procedural


Is It Time For Television to Abolish the Police Show

Is It Time For Television to Abolish the Police Show?

Of the top ten longest-running primetime television series in the United States, four are police procedurals, five if you count Gunsmoke, which was about an early lawman These shows, for a combined 73 seasons - 93 with Gunsmoke - and their cop show brethren glorify police and police work, depicting officers as flawed heroes who always catch their prey[...]


The Rookie Season 1 Caught Stealing Is All Shades Of Gray [SPOILER REVIEW]

'The Rookie' Season 1 "Caught Stealing" Is All Shades Of Gray [SPOILER REVIEW]

Sometimes being a grown-up is hard. Being a grown-up in a position of power, a position where you may be tempted to take advantage of that power, is even harder. This week's episode of ABC's The Rookie "Caught Stealing" is all about the moral and legal gray areas that police officers may find themselves in. For our […]


The Good Cop: Monica Barbaro Set For Netflix Cop Dramedy Series

The Good Cop: Monica Barbaro Set For Netflix Cop Dramedy Series

Less than a day after it was announced that singer-songwriter/actor Josh Groban (Ally McBeal, The Office) was set to star opposite Tony Danza (Who's The Boss?, Taxi) in Netflix's crime procedural dramedy The Good Cop comes word that Chicago P.D.'s Monica Barbaro has been tapped as the show's female lead. The 10-episode series adds a family aspect […]