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  • With new shows in the works, TV is awash in Washington

    With new shows in the works, TV is awash in Washington
    After weeks of partisan sniping, the public finally gets to judge HBO's Sarah Palin docudrama "Game Change" for itself this weekend. But the campaign for more politics as TV drama has only begun. Aaron Sorkin's"The West Wing"notwithstanding, prime-time...
  • 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...
  • '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....
  • Francois Arnaud of 'The Borgias' clears up a horse tale

    Francois Arnaud of 'The Borgias' clears up a horse tale
    For the record, Francois Arnaud did not fall off his horse while filming “The Borgias” for Showtime. (Note from Curt: I've updated this interview with videos and more Q&A about Season 2 below the main story.) “I never fell off my horse!...
  • Media roundup: Who's picking the Ravens?

    Media roundup: Who's picking the Ravens?
    Here are national media predictions for Sunday's Ravens-Broncos matchup: • SI.com's Peter King believes the Ravens defense will overcome Denver's league-leading passing offense. Ravens 30, Broncos 23: Great test for the NFL's passing-yards leader,...
  • Television takes on 9/11 amid its 10th anniversary

    Television takes on 9/11 amid its 10th anniversary
    Every once in a while, a fire truck will pass by Rudolph Giuliani's window, and the former New York mayor will flash back to that dreadful day when he had to drop everything and rush to ground zero. "It's just hard to hear it and not react," he said in an...
  • Book review: 'Absolute Monarchs'

    Book review: 'Absolute Monarchs'
    Absolute Monarchs A History of the Papacy John Julius Norwich Random House: 513 pp., $30 When preeminent British historian John Julius Norwich tells us in the introduction to his sweeping history of the Catholic papacy that his job is to give us "a...
  • Critic's Notebook: 9/11-related TV programs to watch

    Critic's Notebook: 9/11-related TV programs to watch
    The 10th anniversary of the attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon arrives a week from Sunday — I don't think I need to tell you the date — and as might be expected, television is all over it. Our decimal culture encourages comment,...
  • Audio books

    Audio books
    NONFICTION When it comes to memoirs, audio books (in CD format) — especially those by celebrities — should be read by their authors. The words just don't sound the same when they're not reading, although there are exceptions to every rule....
  • U2's growing pains in 'From the Sky Down'

    U2's growing pains in 'From the Sky Down'
    U2, the Irish pop band, is the subject of a fascinating new documentary, "From the Sky Down," premiering Saturday on Showtime. Like most modern rockumentaries, it was commissioned by the people it is about, and it will be included in some of the...
  • Golden Globes 2011: Popular shows and actors dominate TV nominations

    Golden Globes 2011: Popular shows and actors dominate TV nominations
    Largely favoring the usual suspects, Golden Globe voters sang the praises of Fox's "Glee" for the second year in a row, awarding five nominations to the musical comedy, including television series. The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn., which will air its...