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  • City youth showcase their talents in an 'idol'-like contest

    City youth showcase their talents in an 'idol'-like contest
    Immanuel "Mannie" Payne is practicing daily for what he calls his big chance. At 12, the West Baltimore middle schooler will be the youngest of seven contestants to take the stage in the first Charm City Talent Contest Thursday. And, he is the only...
  • Pit bulls helped Baltimoreans make noise, money during shooting of 'The Wire'

    Pit bulls helped Baltimoreans make noise, money during shooting of 'The Wire'
    An online travel show came to parts of Baltimore where "The Wire" was shot and turned up a story about pit bulls and entrepreneurial guys in the 'hood. "We had a situation, I think it was on season three, where one of the residents had their pit bull out...
  • Ted Danson joins 'CSI'

    Ted Danson joins 'CSI'
    Ted Danson is joining the cast of "CSI" this fall as a series regular, CBS announced Tuesday. Danson will debut as the new CSI supervisor for the graveyard shift in the Sept. 21 Season 12 premiere, taking over for Laurence Fishburne as the drama's...
  • HBO dominates the Emmy nominations

    HBO dominates the Emmy nominations
    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...
  • Cheers and jeers among 2011 Emmy nominations

    Cheers and jeers among 2011 Emmy nominations
    Quite a few TV actors were likely surprised early Thursday when they heard about their Emmy nomination, but none more visibly than Plainfield native Melissa McCarthy. "Yikes," said McCarthy, 40, who was announcing the nominees live when her own name came...
  • TV glory: Our take on the Emmy nominations

    TV glory: Our take on the Emmy nominations
    Welcome to the pack, "Game of Thrones" and "Parks and Recreation"! Nominations for the 2011 Emmys were announced Thursday morning and a group of newbies are deservedly joining the pack of usual suspects. HBO's "Mildred Pierce" led overall noms with 21,...
  • Payoffs 'The Wire' way: 'Social Security number?'

    Payoffs 'The Wire' way: 'Social Security number?'
    Ever since I heard some enterprising Baltimoreans used pit bulls to try to shake down "The Wire" crew for money, I've wondered: Did the scheme actually work? In case you missed it, I reported earlier this week that an online travel show visiting parts of...
  • Baltimore's Josh Charles gets his first Emmy nomination

    When Josh Charles first appeared opposite Julianna Margulies in "The Good Wife" on CBS in 2009, you couldn't help but wonder if this was going to be a breakthrough role for him. On Thursday, the one-time Baltimore School for the Arts student broke into...
  • 'The Big Uneasy' taps into outrage over flooding of New Orleans

    'The Big Uneasy' taps into outrage over flooding of New Orleans
    Harry Shearer says his "head exploded" 20 months ago. That's when he heard President Barack Obama, during a town hall meeting in New Orleans, refer to the flooding of the city after Hurricane Katrina as "a natural disaster." The comedian, actor, radio...
  • Coffee Companion -- 7/18: U.S. women lose in a heart-breaker

    Coffee Companion -- 7/18: U.S. women lose in a heart-breaker
    Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.  Running it back: A...
  • FX orders star-studded series 'American Horror Story'

    FX orders star-studded series 'American Horror Story'
    FX has picked up the thriller "American Horror Story," and if the cast and creative team behind the drama is any indication, the network has another hit in the works. "Glee" co-creators/executive producers Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk, who worked on...