Shades of Blue (TV series)

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Shades of Blue is an American crime drama television series created by Adi Hasak and loosely based on the novel Shades of Blue: 30 Years of (Un)ethical Policing by Michael Rudolph. The series premiered on January 7, 2016 on NBC.

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Shades of Blue
Created byAdi Hasak
Based onShades of Blue: 30 Years of (Un)ethical Policing by Michael Rudolph
ComposersWendy Melvoin
Lisa Coleman
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons3
No. of episodes36 (list of episodes)
Executive producers
ProducersPriscilla Porianda
David DeClerque
Production locationsNew York City, US
CinematographyStefan Czapsky
EditorsAaron Yanes
Joel Goodman
Elba Sanchez-Short
Camera setupSingle-camera
Running time42 minutes
Production companies
Original networkNBC
Original releaseJanuary 7, 2016 (2016-01-07) 
August 19, 2018 (2018-08-19)

Shades of Blue is set in New York City and stars Jennifer Lopez as Harlee Santos, a single-mother NYPD Detective who is forced to work for the FBI's Anti-Corruption Task Force, while dealing with her own financial and family problems.

In March 2017, the series was renewed for a third season. NBC later announced in April 2018 that this would be the final season, and that it would consist of 10 episodes. The third and final season premiered on June 17, 2018, and the series finale aired on August 19, 2018.