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HBO's 'The Wire' Returns for a Third Season

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HBO's 'The Wire' Returns for a Third Season

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HBO's 'The Wire' Returns for a Third Season

HBO's 'The Wire' Returns for a Third Season

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HBO on Sunday night will begin airing episodes for season three of The Wire, a series about the dueling bureaucracies that govern cops and criminals in Baltimore, set against the backdrop of the drug trade. Variety critic and columnist Brian Lowry has a review.