The Shield

The ShieldNetwork: FX
Episodes: 88 (hour)
Seasons: Seven

Show dates: March 12, 2002 — November 25, 2008
Show status: Cancelled/ended

Performers include: Michael Chiklis, Catherine Dent, Walton Goggins, Michael Jace, Jay Karnes, Benito Martinez, CCH Pounder, Cathy Cahlin Ryan, and David Rees Snell.

the shield past TV show

Series Description:
A police drama known for its controversial and gritty portrayal of corrupt police officers. The fictional setting is “The Farm” district of Los Angeles.

“Strike Team” leader Detective Vic Mackey (Michael Chiklis) and his team of four use a converted church called “the Barn” as their station. Episodes show the team often using both illegal and unethical means to maintain peace on the streets.

Subplots focus on personal lives, conflicts and relationships of the characters.

Series Finale:     
Episode 88 – Family Meeting
First aired: November 25, 2008.


What happened next?   
There have been discussions of a possible movie or a possible spin-off (see news articles below) but there are no concrete plans as yet.


Behind the Scenes


Canceled and renewed TV show

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