Deadline is an American television series which was shown on the NBC network in the 2000-2001 season. It starred Oliver Platt as Wallace Benton, who worked for the New York Ledger. This was a daily newspaper which was seen in many episodes of Law & Order. It shares 3 cast members with The Wire:
- Robert Hogan has a recurring role as Phil Carbone in Deadline and a recurring role as Louis Sobotka in season 2 of The Wire.
- Michael K. Williams plays Darin in the Deadline episode "The Undesirables" and stars as Omar Little in The Wire.
- Curtis L. McClarin appears in the Deadline pilot episode and plays a florist in The Wire episode "Transitions".