Your next box set: Boomtown

An article for the Guardian’s G2 column ‘Your next box set’ on the US TV show Boomtown.

“London has got the Thames, Paris has got the Seine, LA has got a concrete drainage ditch.” That’s our introduction to Boomtown, a city that rises out of the California dust in the opening sequence of this short-lived cop show from Graham Yost (creator of Justified). First aired in 2002, Boomtown is an original and unconventional police procedural that ultimately proved to be too innovative for network TV.

Read the full story at The Guardian.

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Published by Paul Brown

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