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The Best Dick Wolf Shows and TV Series

Updated June 3, 2020 3.2k votes 827 voters 54.1k views44 items
Dick Wolf shows list, ranked best to worst, including images of the shows when available. These TV series made by TV creator Dick Wolf are listed by popularity, so only the best shows will be at the top of the list. This series list includes any shows that Dick Wolf co-created and maybe served as an executive producer on. This list of television shows features programs produced, written, adapted by and helmed primarily by Dick Wolf. This list answers the question, "What shows did Dick Wolf create?"
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  • Law & Order: Special Victims Unit1
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    Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

    Mariska Hargitay, Christopher Meloni

    Premiered1999

    Genres (Tv)Crime Fiction, Police procedural, Drama, Live action, Legal drama

    Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (NBC, 1999) is an American police procedural, legal, crime...  more

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  • Chicago P.D.2
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    Chicago P.D.

    Jason Beghe, Jon Seda

    Premiered2014

    Genres (Tv)Crime, Drama

    District 21 of the Chicago Police Department is made up of two distinctly different groups. There are the uniformed cops who patrol the beat and go head to head with the city's street crimes. And there's the Intelligence Unit, the team that combats the city's major offenses - organized crime, drug trafficking, high profile murders and beyond.

    Chicago P.D. (NBC, 2014) is an American police procedural drama television series created by...  more

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  • Law & Order3
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    Law & Order

    Jerry Orbach, Jesse L. Martin

    Premiered1990

    Genres (Tv)Crime Fiction, Police procedural, Drama, Legal drama, Legal

    Law & Order is an American police procedural and legal drama television series, created by...  more

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  • Chicago Fire4
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    Chicago Fire

    Jesse Spencer, Taylor Kinney

    Premiered2012

    Genres (Tv)Drama

    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 and whose actions make the difference between life and death.

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  • Chicago Med5
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    Chicago Med

    Nick Gehlfuss, Yaya DaCosta

    Premiered2015

    Genres (Tv)Medical drama

    An emotional thrill ride through the day-to-day chaos of the city's newest state-of-the-art trauma center and into the lives of the courageous doctors, nurses and staff who hold it all together.

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  • Law & Order: Criminal Intent6
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    Law & Order: Criminal Intent

    Kathryn Erbe, Vincent D'Onofrio

    Premiered2001

    Genres (Tv)Crime Fiction, Police procedural, Drama, Live action, Legal

    This show is an American police procedural television drama series set in New York City, where...  more

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  • Chicago Justice7
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    Chicago Justice

    Philip Winchester, Carl Weathers

    Premiered2017

    Genres (Tv)Legal Drama

    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.

  • FBI8
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    FBI

    Missy Peregrym, Jeremy Sisto

    Premiered2018

    Genres (Tv)Procedural drama

    F.B.I. (CBS, 2018) is an American drama television series created by Dick Wolf. The inner...  more
  • New York Undercover9
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    New York Undercover

    Malik Yoba, Michael DeLorenzo

    Premiered1994

    Genres (Tv)Crime Fiction, Action/Adventure, Police procedural

    New York Undercover is an American police drama that aired on the Fox television network from...  more

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  • Swift Justice10
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    Swift Justice

    Gary Dourdan, Len Cariou

    Premiered1996

    Genres (Tv)Crime Fiction

    Swift Justice is an American television series which aired on UPN from March 13, 1996 to July...  more
  • Deadline11
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    Deadline

    Oliver Platt, Bebe Neuwirth

    Premiered2000

    Genres (Tv)Drama

    Deadline (NBC, 2000) is an American drama television series. It stars Oliver Platt as Wallace...  more
  • South Beach12
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    South Beach

    Shemar Moore, John Glover

    Premiered1993

    Genres (Tv)Drama

    South Beach is an American action/adventure series that aired on NBC during the summer of...  more
  • Law & Order: LA13
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    Law & Order: LA

    Corey Stoll, Rachel Ticotin

    Premiered2010

    Genres (Tv)Police procedural, Drama, Live action, Legal drama

    Law & Order: LA, originally titled Law & Order: Los Angeles, is an American police procedural...  more

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  • Feds14
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    Feds

    Jennifer Esposito, John Slattery

    Premiered1997

    Genres (Tv)Drama

    Feds was a short-lived television series that aired on CBS from March 5, 1997 to April 9,...  more
  • Nightwatch15
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    Nightwatch

    Holly Monteleone, Nick Manning

    Premiered2015

    Genres (Tv)Reality

    In the City of New Orleans there are as many as one thousand emergency calls every night. These are the stories of the heroes who risk their lives to answer those calls. Police officers, firefighters and emergency medical technicians. This is Nightwatch.

  • Miami Vice16
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    Miami Vice

    Don Johnson, Philip Michael Thomas

    Premiered1984

    Genres (Tv)Crime Fiction, Police procedural, Drama

    The cops. The cars. The clothes. Miami Vice is the explosive, groundbreaking detective show that redefined the word "cool." Set against the seamy and steamy Miami underworld, ride shotgun with suave Vice cops Sonny Crockett and Rico Tubbs as they battle a never-ending gallery of criminals. Set to an electrifying soundtrack of rock legends, including Glenn Frey, Phil Collins, U2 and Peter Gabriel, every episode crackles with excitement and stylish flair.

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  • Law & Order: Trial by Jury17
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    Law & Order: Trial by Jury

    Bebe Neuwirth, Amy Carlson

    Premiered2005

    Genres (Tv)Crime Fiction, Drama, Live action, Legal drama, Legal

    Law & Order: Trial by Jury is an American television drama about criminal trials set in New...  more
  • Law & Order: UK18
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    Law & Order: UK

    Bradley Walsh, Robert Glenister

    Premiered2009

    Genres (Tv)Police procedural, Drama, Live action, Legal drama

    Law & Order: UK is a British police procedural and legal television programme, adapted from...  more

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  • H.E.L.P.19
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    H.E.L.P.

    Christina Ricci, Wesley Snipes

    Premiered1990

    Genres (Tv)Drama

    H.E.L.P. is a United States ABC television drama series which appeared for only one season, as...  more
  • L.A. Dragnet20
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    L.A. Dragnet

    Ed O'Neill, Ethan Embry

    Premiered2003

    Genres (Tv)Drama

    This updated version of "Dragnet" features newly promoted LAPD Lieutenant Joe Friday overseeing a group of younger detectives in the Robbery/Homicide Division.

    From Emmy Award-winning producer Dick Wolf, one of television's most successful creators and...  more
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    D.C.

    Kristanna Loken, Mark-Paul Gosselaar

    Premiered2000

    Genres (Tv)Drama

    D.C. is a short-lived American television series that premiered and ended in April 2000 on The...  more
  • Murder for Hire22
    Murder for Hire (Oxygen, 2019) is an American crime documentary television series from...  more
  • Crime & Punishment (1993)23
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    Crime & Punishment (1993)

    Rachel Ticotin, Jon Tenney

    Premiered1993

  • First Responders Live24
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  • Mann & Machine25
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    Mann & Machine

    David Andrews, Yancy Butler

    Premiered1992

    Genres (Tv)Action/Adventure, Police procedural, Science Fiction

    Mann & Machine is an American science fiction/police drama series that aired for nine episodes...  more