Shows like NYPD Blue
Looking for shows that are like NYPD Blue? Take a look at these great shows sorted by online popularity today.
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    1. Blue Bloods

    #116 most popular show yesterday

    Exploring themes of family and law enforcement, Blue Bloods offers a mix of police procedural and domestic drama centered on an NYPD family. Its combination of case-of-the-week plots and long-term character development will appeal to viewers who appreciate NYPD Blue's similar approach.

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    2. Law & Order

    #208 most popular show yesterday

    Law & Order's iconic format, splitting focus between detectives and district attorneys, provides a comprehensive look at crime and justice. Its episodic structure makes it accessible, while its procedural elements resonate with fans of NYPD Blue's law enforcement focus.

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    3. The Wire

    #213 most popular show yesterday

    This series explores the drug trade in Baltimore through the eyes of both law enforcement and drug dealers. The Wire's critical acclaim comes from its detailed storytelling, character depth, and sociopolitical commentary, appealing to viewers who appreciate NYPD Blue’s dedication to realism and character complexity.

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    4. The Shield

    #737 most popular show yesterday

    The Shield pushes the envelope on the corrupt-cop trope, featuring an antihero protagonist and a narrative that's both provocative and morally ambiguous. Fans of NYPD Blue's hard-hitting storytelling will find The Shield's intensity and complex narratives engaging.

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    5. Homicide: Life on the Street

    #939 most popular show yesterday

    Based on a book by journalist David Simon, Homicide dives deep into the life of Baltimore homicide detectives. Its raw and authentic approach to storytelling and character development make it a must-watch for those who enjoy the compelling drama of NYPD Blue.

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    6. Southland

    #1,319 most popular show yesterday

    Southland delivers an unflinching look at the LAPD and its officers, serving up raw and authentic stories that often blur the lines between right and wrong. The show's intensity and commitment to character-driven storytelling make it a natural follow-up for NYPD Blue aficionados.