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  • May 24 Letters: 'The Wire,' trade deal

    America was ecstatic last week over the last episode of AMC's "Mad Men" television show. Several newspapers, magazines, social media, radio and television shows were raving about Don Draper and the supporting cast.
  • HBO to launch miniseries from David Simon and Paul Haggis

    HBO to launch miniseries from David Simon and Paul Haggis
    "Show Me a Hero," a six-part miniseries from creator David Simon ("The Wire") and director Paul Haggis ("Crash") and starring Oscar Isaac that touches on racial tensions in America, will have its premiere on HBO in August. Based on the nonfiction book...

    Writers, 'Wire' creator to discuss HBO civil rights series

    The creator of TV's "The Wire" is joining historian Taylor Branch and other writers in Baltimore to discuss their upcoming HBO miniseries chronicling the civil rights movement. The Friday evening panel is part of the Maryland Film Festival. The...

    David Simon, creator of 'The Wire,' urges end to violence in Baltimore

    David Simon, creator of 'The Wire,' urges end to violence in Baltimore
    David Simon, creator of HBO's Baltimore-set drama series "The Wire," has urged an end to the violence that has rocked the city following the funeral of 25-year-old Freddie Gray, who died last week from a spinal cord injury received while in police...

    'The Wire' references abound on social media in response to riots

    'The Wire' references abound on social media in response to riots
    Perhaps predictably, social media were replete with references to “The Wire” today, as amateur pundits couldn’t wait to compare the violence on the streets of Baltimore the past few days with the HBO series that portrayed a city on the...