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'The Shield' Actors & Producers Talk Beginnings

Glenn Close and Michael Chiklis during Glenn Close and Michael Chiklis on Set of FX Series 'The Shield' - March 3, 2005 at FX
Glenn Close and Michael Chiklis during Glenn Close and Michael Chiklis on Set of FX Series 'The Shield' - March 3, 2005 at FX 'The Shield' Set in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by Bob Riha Jr/WireImage)

In the summer of 2000, the top executives in charge of the basic-cable network FX --which was mostly known for showing reruns of "The X-Files" and "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" -- were eager to make a change.

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