| 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...
| 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...
| Dec 7, 2013
The "Diner" guys, Tracy Turnblad and the moody teens of Hamilton will be basking in the New York spotlight this month, thanks to a Museum of Modern Art exhibition focusing on the works of Baltimore filmmakers Barry Levinson, John Waters and Matt...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 6:00 AM
If there's one place which has absolutely no right to judge others, it is Baltimore City ("Columbia drab? Duh," Dec. 16).
And I say that kindly — and lovingly. I grew up in Baltimore, and I'm the first to defend it. Who better than a former...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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,...
| Jan 1, 2012
A special extended episode of prime-time TV opening sequences—part three, 1990–2011. Play the clips, vote for the best...
| 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...
| 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 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...