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Tuesday, February 26 2013

'Southland' Offers a Fresh Take on Police Procedurals

Southland is both the epitome of a cop show and a substantial departure from traditional police procedurals.


Thursday, October 3 2013

'Southland' Cements Its Legacy with a Stellar Final Season

One of the most critically celebrated cop shows of the last decade, Southland confronted the realities of policing in a hard-to-watch final season that not even loyal fans understood at first.

Tuesday, February 12 2013

'Southland' Season Five: More Complex Questions

In Southland, brief glimpses of officers' lives off the clock provide contexts for what we see when they're are on the job.

Monday, March 8 2010

Southland: Season Two Premiere

Ben's experience is partly immediate and partly refracted by fellow patrol officers and a few detectives whose storylines sometimes intersect and whose reactions range from exhaustion to rage to cynicism.

Monday, January 11 2010


Again and again, Lydia (Regina King) is seeing things her male cop counterparts miss, whether clues to cases or effects on people involved.

Wednesday, April 8 2009

Southland: Series Premiere

If visuals are not mundane in Southland, neither is the dialogue, especially the incidental repartee that oils coexistence in a high-stress profession.


Friday, February 15 2013

'Southland' Is Back in Top Form

Southland returns for a fifth season with more of the drama, tension and heartbreak that viewers have come to expect from the show.

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