True Blue is an American crime drama series set in New York City which aired on Friday evenings on NBC from December 3, 1989 until February 16, 1990. The hour-long drama follows the exploits of a squad of uniformed officers assigned to the specialized trucks of the NYPD's Emergency Services Unit.[1]

True Blue
Created byDavid J. Kinghorn
StarringJohn Bolger
Composer(s)Domenic Troiano
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes12 (1 unaired)
Running time60 minutes
Production company(s)Grosso-Jacobson Productions
NBC Productions
DistributorNBCUniversal Television Distribution
Original networkNBC
Original releaseDecember 3, 1989 –
February 16, 1990


The premise of the show was ESU, the downtown "emergency service unit" of the NYPD and ESU's handling of rescues, emergencies and SWAT team-required incidents in the city.


  1. ^ The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and Cable TV Shows, 1946-Present. Ballantine Books. 2003. p. 1232. ISBN 0-345-45542-8.

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