The term Wolf Universe is commonly used to describe American television programs created and/or produced by Dick Wolf and programs related to them. These are shows about crime and first responders. Executive producers are Dick Wolf, Peter Jankowski, Arthur W. Forney and Tom Thayer. Steve Zirnkilton has narrated many of the shows, both scripted and reality, while Mike Post wrote the music and/or theme for some of them.
"In the criminal justice system, the people are represented by two separate yet equally important groups: the police who investigate crime and the district attorneys who prosecute the offenders. These are their stories." "Law & Order" is a blended police procedural and courtroom drama created by Dick Wolf. The structure for the one-hour show is a two-part approach: The first half focuses on NYPD homicide detectives investigating a crime—often derived from a real-life headline—and apprehending a suspect. The second half takes place in the courtroom, with the district attorney prosecuting the defendant.
Based on the factual book Homicide: A Year On the Killing Streets by journalist David Simon, the series charts the lives of a team of homicide detectives in Baltimore, Maryland, both on and off the clock.
Filmed on location in New York, NYU is a show about a squad of young urban detectives, J.C. Williams and Eddie Torres who work the streets of New York undercover. Despite all the pain and troubles they go through with their lives, whether it involved their cases or home life, at the end of the day, they relax to the smooth music performed by different artists at Natalie's. Audiences fell in love with the show's plot lines and characters. The episodes had a realistic sense about it that made it one of the top ten shows that aired on fox. Season 1: In this season, Malik Yoba plays Detective J.C. Williams, a black man who is trying to put in life back in order again after his divorce from his ex wife, Chantal, played by Fatima Faloye. He is also trying to be a good father to his son, Gregory "G", (George O. Gore II) who is going through the motions of growing up and becoming a teenager. The one thing that he
Exiled: A Law & Order Movie is a 1998 television film based on the Law & Order police procedural and legal drama television series; it originally aired on NBC. Written by Charles Kipps (from a story by Kipps and Chris Noth), the film revolves around Noth's character, Detective Mike Logan. Set between the fifth and sixth episodes of the ninth season.
Based out of the New York City Police Department's 16th precinct in Manhattan, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (SVU) delves into the dark side of the NYC underworld as the detectives investigate and prosecute various sexually oriented crimes including rape, pedophilia, and domestic violence. They also investigate the abuses of children, the disabled and elderly victims of non-sexual crimes who require specialist handling, all while trying to balance the effects of the investigation on their own lives as they try not to let the dark side of these crimes affect them. Its stories also touch on the political and societal issues associated with gender identity, sexual preferences, and equality rights. The unit also works with the Manhattan District Attorney's office as they prosecute cases and seek justice for victims. The series often uses stories that are "ripped from the headlines" or based on real crimes. Such episodes take a real crime and fictionalize it by changing some details.
Former homicide Shift Commander Al Giardello is shot just as he's about to start his campaign for Mayor of Baltimore, so the former and current homicide detectives work together to find the culprit.
Deadline is a television series which was shown on NBC in the 2000-2001 season. It starred Oliver Platt as Wallace Benton, who worked for the fictional New York Ledger. This was a daily newspaper which was seen in many episodes of Law & Order.
Arrest & Trial is an American, syndicated non-traditional court show which follows individual criminal cases (commission, police investigation, and actual trial) via a combination of reenactments and real trial footage.
Law & Order: Criminal Intent takes viewers into the minds of its criminals while following the psychological approaches the Major Case Squad uses to solve the crimes.
"Crime & Punishment" (previously "Trial & Error") has been described as a cross between a drama and a documentary or "drama-mentary." The series will follow the professional and personal lives of five first-year assistant district attorneys in a medium-size city. Based on reports from real-life cases. This show is from Dick Wolf, creator and executive producer of NBC's powerhouse Law & Order franchise
From Emmy Award-winning producer Dick Wolf, one of television's most successful creators and architect of the long-running Law & Order franchise, comes this modern-day take on the classic police drama. Filmed on locations throughout Los Angeles, this updated version of Dragnet features a group of detectives in the LAPD Robbery/Homicide Squad investigating crimes that could only take place in Los Angeles, one of the world's most glamorous and intriguing cities.
Taking viewers where they have never been before, for the first time, a Law & Order series is told not only from the point-of-view of the prosecutors and police but also from the perspective of the defense attorneys, defendants, judges and jurors. Law & Order: Trial by Jury shows the inner workings of the judicial system, beginning with the arraignment, and continuing through the prosecutors' complicated process of building a case, investigating leads and preparing witnesses for trial. The series stars Bebe Neuwirth (Cheers, Chicago) as Assistant District Attorney, Tracey Kibre and Amy Carlson (NBC's Third Watch) as Assistant District Attorney, Kelly Gaffney. Reprising his Law & Order role will be Fred Dalton Thompson as District Attorney Arthur Branch and the late Jerry Orbach as Lennie Briscoe, a retired police detective working as an Investigator for the District Attorney and Kirk Acevedo (“Band of Brothers”) also stars as Briscoe’s partner, DA Investigator Hector Salazar.
"Conviction", a legal drama from Dick Wolf (˜Law & Order'-brand series), focuses on young assistant district attorneys in New York as they struggle with a demanding case load that challenges their lack of experience. Although this is not a spin-off of any "Law & Order" show, this show still takes place in that universe, proven by Stephanie March returning as ADA Bureau Chief Cabot from "Law & Order: SVU".
О работе специального отдела, расследующего преступления, совершенные на сексуальной почве. Группа специалистов, состоящая из двух пар детективов, их начальника и прокурора с блеском раскрывает самые запутанные и сложные дела. Грязная, тяжелая, но необходимая обществу работа, которую герои серила с честью выполняют...
О работе группы специалистов прокуратуры, занимающихся расследованием самых сложных и запутанных дел: убийств, изощренных мошенничеств и т.д. сновными героями фильма являются два детектива-напарника, их руководитель и прокурор. Каждая серия представляет собой глубокое расследование, тонкую психологическую работу главных героев, которые благодаря аналитическому таланту и виртуозному владению детективной техникой выводят преступников на чистую воду. Сохранив основные составляющие сериала — динамичность действия, остроту интриги, хитросплетения сюжета, производители российской версии пошли по принципиально иному пути. Помимо адаптации к национальной культуре, они адаптировали фильм и к национальному сознанию, привнеся в остросюжетный боевик психологизм и внимание к причинам совершения злодеяний.
Paris Enquêtes criminelles est une série télévisée française diffusée sur TF1. La série est adaptée de Law & Order: Criminal Intent et suit les enquêtes de deux inspecteurs de police avec des méthodes très différentes. Vincent Revel (Vincent Pérez) est très intuitif, tandis que son équipière Claire Savigny (Sandrine Rigaux) est plus raisonnée. Les épisodes ont été adaptés d'épisodes de Criminal Intent.
In Plain Sight follows the story of a Federal Marshall with the Witness Protection program who must hide her high-risk, high-impact job from her family. To those that know her, Mary Shannon is a glorified meter maid, but her real job is much more dangerous. She must oversee federal witnesses who have been relocated through the Witness Protection program and make sure that they stay safe....
The longest running crime series in U.S. television history is making its way across the pond for a UK reworking. Series creator Dick Wolf is set to give Law & Order a makeover-for fans in the UK. Law & Order: UK promises to retain the grittiness of the original series, but be uniquely British.
In the City of Angels the completely unscrupulous live among the rich and famous celebrities. It has been said that in Los Angeles, you can get away with murder if you have enough money and the right legal team. Dick Wolf guides us through the glitz, glamor, and guilt of L.A. from Hollywood to Beverly Hills with Los Angeles Robbery homicide division. These are their stories...
No job is more stressful, dangerous or exhilarating than those of the Firefighters, Rescue Squad and Paramedics of Chicago Firehouse 51. These are the courageous men and women who forge headfirst into danger when everyone else is running the other way. But the enormous responsibilities of the job also take a personal toll. With big reputations and hefty egos, the pressure to perform and make split-second decisions is bound to put squad members at odds. When a tragedy claims one of their own, there's plenty of guilt and blame to go around. When it's "go-time" though, they put their differences aside and everything on the line for each other.
Texas prosecutor Kelly Siegler and Yolanda McClary, a crime-scene investigator for the Las Vegas Police Department, help local law-enforcement agencies in small towns across the country solve violent crimes that have sat cold because of lack of funding and proper forensic technology.
Follows District 21 of the Chicago Police Department, which is made up of two distinctly different groups: the uniformed cops and the Intelligence Unit.
The hour-long series follows a top team of detectives who will re-examine controversial murder cases in which unresolved questions still linger long after the verdict was determined.
In the historic city of New Orleans, police officers, firefighters and EMTs working the overnight shift answer as many as a thousand emergency calls a night. "Nightwatch" follows multiple sets of partners in the New Orleans Emergency Medical Services unit who cover the intense and unpredictable period from 8 PM to 4 AM as they battle time and circumstance to save lives. The skills, dedication and determination that these critical and dangerous jobs require are on full display nightly while each new traumatic call comes in. As the city's heroes, one thing remains clear - the job of an emergency responder in NOLA is not only about saving lives, it's being there as a support system for the community of people in this diverse and inspiring city.
The sobering statistics for sex-related crimes in America reveal that there are approximately 240,000 survivors of sexual assault in America, including men, women and children. Every two minutes, someone is sexually assaulted in the United States. To combat these numbers and bring justice to the survivors of sexual assault, former Harris County, Texas, prosecutors Casey Garrett and Alicia O'Neill are traveling to small towns around the country to help local law enforcement close cases that have sat dormant for years.
Executive producer Dick Wolf delivers the newest installment of the compelling Chicago franchise, an emotional ride through the day-to-day chaos of the city's most explosive hospital and the courageous team of doctors that holds it together. They will tackle unique new cases inspired by topical events, forging fiery relationships in the pulse-pounding pandemonium of the emergency room, and through it all, familiar faces from the Chicago Police and Fire departments will intertwine as this third team of Chicago heroes hits the ground running.
Just like their brethren in the Chicago P.D., the State's Attorney's dedicated team of prosecutors and investigators navigates heated city politics and controversy head-on, while fearlessly pursuing justice. As they take on the city's high-stakes and often media-frenzied cases, they must balance public opinion, power struggles within the system, and their unwavering passion for the law. And it all starts with a gut-wrenching case when one of Chicago's finest is shot in the line of duty.
Prolific producer Dick Wolf is best known for creating and producing the various ``Law & Order'' series that show fictionalized accounts of how the criminal justice system works. For this show, he's entering the realm of unscripted TV to offer viewers a rare look at what happens inside the New York field office of the FBI. Each episode of this series, which is produced in conjunction with the FBI, centers around a different division within the federal agency -- including counterterrorism, gang units, cyber crimes and human trafficking.
When the Menendez brothers were tried on national TV for brutally killing their parents in Beverly Hills, their story became a national obsession. Now, the first edition of this anthology series delves into the players, the crime and the media circus, detailing the day-to-day battles of the trial and unveiling the shocking truth of what really went down when the cameras stopped rolling.
Criminal Confessions delves into the psychological showdown that transpires inside actual police interrogation rooms between investigators and suspects and dissects what it takes to yield a confession. Each hour-long episode takes viewers through the emotional twists and turns of a real homicide case from the 911 call to the crime scene and leading up to the interrogation room where detectives corner their prime suspect. The police officers and detectives will walk us through their strategy while interviews with the suspects' and victims' friends and family shed light on the heartbreaking details, taking viewers on an emotional journey with the hope of finding justice. In every case, the interrogating officer will "break" the suspect and get a shocking reveal of what led to the atrocious crime.
Nightwatch Nation follows Emergency Medical Technicians in Yonkers, New York; Austin, Texas; Tucson, Arizona and Baton Rouge, Louisiana as these heroes risk their lives to work the busiest and most unnerving shift of the day, the overnight shift. These EMTs tackle many medical emergencies on every level, bringing viewers along for a ride while also showing the high intensity environment of the call centers. Cameras catch these EMTs in action as they go about their day to day business treating citizens of each city. Racing from city to city, Nightwatch Nation follows multiple teams of brave men and women who will stop at nothing to keep America safe while we sleep.
Procedural drama about the inner workings of the New York office of the FBI, bringing to bear all the Bureau's skills, intellect and mind-blowing technology to keep New York and the country safe.
A series that dives into the dark world of contract killings, showcasing some of the most fascinating murder for hire cases ever caught on tape.
Hosted by Emmy Award-winning television journalist Josh Elliott, the series provides a raw, in-depth look at the brave American heroes, including firefighters, police officers, EMS technicians and first responders, who put their own lives on the line as they race into danger to save others. Each week, the show embeds cameras in multiple cities across the country to document a night in the life of these units. Elliott provides live analysis and commentary, with help from a team of experts, as the show follows first-person accounts of the action.
Seasoned FBI agent Jess LaCroix oversees a highly skilled team, which functions as a mobile undercover unit that's always out in the field, pursuing those who are most desperate to elude justice.
The FBI Declassified , narrated by Alana De La Garza, from the CBS drama FBI, gives viewers unprecedented access to some of the biggest cases handled by real-life FBI agents and analysts. The broadcast is produced by the award-winning team behind CBS News’ 48 HOURS.
Detective Elliot Stabler returns to the NYPD to battle organized crime after a devastating personal loss. However, the city and police department have changed dramatically in the decade he’s been away, and he must adapt to a criminal justice system in the midst of its own moment of reckoning. Throughout the series, viewers will follow Stabler’s journey to find absolution and rebuild his life, while leading a new elite task force that is taking apart the city’s most powerful criminal syndicates one by one.