| Jan 22, 2013
Robert F. Chew
Baltimore-based actor on 'The Wire'
Robert F. Chew, 52, an actor and teacher who portrayed the drug kingpin Proposition Joe on the HBO series "The Wire," died Thursday of apparent heart failure in his sleep at his Baltimore home,...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 9:20 AM
Netflix and its Baltimore-based "House of Cards" made history Thursday as the Primetime Emmy Award nominations were announced in Los Angeles.
It was the first time a series not presented on over-the-air broadcast or cable TV was nominated in the major...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 5:00 AM
They say that television is a writer's medium, so it makes sense that the Writers Guild of America would have its own list of the 101 greatest TV shows of all time.
At the top of the list is "The Sopranos," HBO's multiple award-winning hit series that...
| May 2, 2013
| 6:59 AM
Not content to just sell us books, lawn implements, baseball bats, printers, devices to read books on, bar tools, printer paper, used printers, ink cartridges, used ink cartridges and automobile floor mats — did I miss anything? — Amazon is...
| Jan 1, 2012
| 4:38 PM
A special extended episode of prime-time TV opening sequences—part three, 1990–2011. Play the clips, vote for the best...
| Mar 3, 2011
| 12:37 PM
This widely praised HBO drama series, overseen by "Homicide: Life on the Street" writing-producing veterans David Simon and Eric Overmyer, focuses on New Orleans residents trying to rebuild their lives in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
| Oct 6, 2011
| 2:24 PM
Eileen R. "Mimi" Philips, a homemaker and volunteer who enjoyed music, died of cancer Monday at her Richmond, Va., home.
The former Roland Park resident was 77.
The daughter of a Ford Motor Co. assembly line worker and a factory worker, Eileen Rose Wade...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 1:32 PM
Robert F. Fanto, a retired longtime Baltimore County public schools guidance counselor, died of cancer Wednesday at his Timonium home.
He was 80.
The son of a Baltimore & Ohio Railroad machinist and a homemaker, Mr. Fanto was born in Cumberland and...
| Nov 12, 2008
Melissa Leo's perfor- mance in "Frozen River" has been ri- veting audiences and critics since the film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January, winning the grand jury prize. As a woman driven to smuggle illegal immigrants over the Canadian...
| May 11, 2009
| 9:19 AM
Comedy often has been her domain lately, but Anne Hathaway turns back to drama with director Rodrigo Garcia's ("Nine Lives") suspense tale about a psychiatrist who counsels the survivors of a plane crash.
Their revelations make her start to suspect the...
| Oct 20, 2009
| 4:15 PM
Though the former NBC drama has been released in its entirety on DVD before, its reissue in a 35-disc "mega-set" is well worth noting.
Inspired by a nonfiction book by David Simon, the much-honored drama from producers Barry Levinson and Tom Fontana...