| May 15, 2011
Television takes the spotlight starting Monday at the upfronts in New York City, when most networks will announce which shows live and die. Many decisions will hinge on issues of substance — ratings and cost and critical acclaim. But no one should...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 5:06 PM
Emmy-winning TV producer Jonathan Littman has purchased the "Entourage" house in Encino for $4.2 million, according to public records.
The setting of the HBO show's Season 7 last year, the gated Tuscan-style villa has 9,010 square feet of living space...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 8:24 AM
Critics regaled "The Wire" for many reasons. Being funny was never one of them. But they never saw "The Wire: The Musical."
On the 10th anniversary of David Simon's Baltimore-based HBO drama, the parody site Funny or Die has released a riff on what would...
| Aug 27, 2011
Actor Matthew Perry has bought a newly built custom house in the Sunset Strip area for $8.65 million. That might explain why he put his West Hollywood condo up for sale last month at $2,995,000.
At his new home, walls of glass in the main living area and...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 7:08 AM
From the Baltimore corners to off-Broadway lights comes "The Wire: The Musical" ... except not really.
Leave it to Funny or Die to take Baltimore's most beloved HBO series about the failings of, ahem, Baltimore and parody it as an over-the-top theater...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 6:38 PM
From a Sunday magazine cover piece to Page One stories and blogs posts, I feel like I have been writing about the new HBO satire "VEEP" for at least a year.
But the series starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Selina Meyer, a former senator who becomes vice...
| Dec 29, 2010
| 7:30 AM
From the MIchael Sragow Gets Reel blog:
Today the Library of Congress announced 25 more selections for the National Film Registry. The Registry is designed to highlight the American cinema's broad social-cultural significance as well as mark its key...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 7:25 AM
Premium pay channel HBO dominated the nominations Thursday for the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards, earning a stunning 104 nods, including honors for its two freshman series, "Game of Thrones" and "Boardwalk Empire," as well as the acclaimed miniseries...
| Jan 31, 2011
| 4:27 PM
As the last publicists, filmmakers and reporters made their way out of Park City, Utah, on Sunday and turned the land back over to its rightful owners (snowboarders and ski bums), we decided to take a look back at the 11 days just passed at the 2011...
| May 20, 2011
| 3:26 PM
Guys with fangs are so last year. This fall, witches are taking over.
You'll find them on HBO's "True Blood," where Sookie will face down a coven this season. They'll be casting spells on their fellow high school students in the CW's "The Secret Circle,"...
| Sep 23, 2011
| 3:20 PM
Michael Kenneth Williams is making a habit of creating unforgettable characters in HBO series.
Williams is probably best known for his turn as gay stickup artist Omar Little on “The Wire.” But he’s currently burning up the small...