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  • 'Game Change' premiere scores big ratings for HBO

    'Game Change' premiere scores big ratings for HBO
    HBO's "Game Change," the docudrama about the John McCain and Sarah Palin presidential campaign in 2008, was a big ratings winner for HBO in its Saturday premiere drawing 2.1 million viewers. That was the largest debut audience for an HBO movie since...
  • A first look at 'Mad Men's' season 5 opener

    A first look at 'Mad Men's' season 5 opener
    First off, as serious fans of"Mad Men"probably already know, creator Matthew Weiner sent a letter to critics with the screener for the season 5 opener, essentially asking them not to talk or write about anything of consequence in the two-hour opener...
  • Kit Harington Q&A: I got 'lucky' landing 'Game of Thrones' role

    Kit Harington Q&A: I got 'lucky' landing 'Game of Thrones' role
    English actor Christopher “Kit” Harington, 25, has gone from a virtual unknown to international heartthrob in the course of a year, due to his role as Jon Snow on the HBO hit show “Game of Thrones.” In this Q&A, he talks about...
  • Jason Winer creates a new Brand for 'Arthur'

    Jason Winer creates a new Brand for 'Arthur'
    To borrow from "A Hard Day's Night," Russell Brand is a mod, a rocker and a mocker. He's got an edgy version of elfin charm — if you can call a 6-foot-1 man elfin. Lately he's had a mocker's version of a Midas touch. He gave voice to the Easter...
  • 'Wire' actress 'Snoop' pleads guilty in drug case

    'Wire' actress 'Snoop' pleads guilty in drug case
    Felicia "Snoop" Pearson, who overcame a troubled childhood and a murder conviction to launch an acting career as a drug-gang assassin on HBO's "The Wire," pleaded guilty Monday to conspiracy to sell heroin. She was sentenced to seven years in prison,...
  • Case offers look into drug ring involving 'Snoop' of 'The Wire'

    Case offers look into drug ring involving 'Snoop' of 'The Wire'
    When Antonio Malone needed $15,000 to pay off the assailants who stormed his West Baltimore rowhouse and demanded money and heroin, a gang leader told him exactly where to go. Police say he was sent to a 12th floor apartment at The Redwood, the home of...
  • 'The Wire' has ended, but its talent is still being tapped

    'The Wire' has ended, but its talent is still being tapped
    With Felicia "Snoop" Pearson's guilty plea last week to conspiracy to sell heroin, one question being asked by fans of "The Wire" is how other cast members of the Baltimore-based series are doing. The answer: Several are doing just fine professionally....
  • Atlantic City antiques show to highlight HBO's 'Boardwalk Empire'

    Atlantic City antiques show to highlight HBO's 'Boardwalk Empire'
    Atlantic City Antiques & Collectors Show What: Antiques show with appraisals, glass repair, pottery restoration. The show organizer has partnered with AntiqueClothier.com to present "Revisit the Empire through Fashion," an exhibit that will feature...
  • Writer David Simon, creator of 'The Wire' and 'Homicide,' wins 2010 MacArthur 'genius' award

    Writer David Simon, creator of 'The Wire' and 'Homicide,' wins 2010 MacArthur 'genius' award
    Baltimorean David Simon, whose groundbreaking television series "The Wire" examined the institutions of his hometown with a passionate and unsparing eye, today won a 2010 MacArthur "genius" award. The 50-year-old Simon is one of only a few people ever to...
  • Omar sings, dances in 'The Wire: The Musical'

    Omar sings, dances in 'The Wire: The Musical'
    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...
  • 'The Wire: The Musical,' starring Omar and your favorite characters. Seriously?

    'The Wire: The Musical,' starring Omar and your favorite characters. Seriously?
    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...