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  • 'Boardwalk Empire' ends a spectacular run

    It's almost time to wave goodbye to the sons of anarchy. I'm not referring to the FX series about motorcycle hooligans who rode in from some demented Shakespeare festival, although that show also will be missed when it wraps up in December. But the...
  • 'The Walking Dead' recap: Survivors taste good

    'The Walking Dead' recap: Survivors taste good
    Poor Bob. Poor, poor Bob. It's not often that one of the side characters on "The Walking Dead" gets a nice moment. Usually, all the joy, relief, laughter and romance are reserved for Rick, Daryl, Michonne or a select few other favorite characters. The...
  • 'The Wire' Reunion: Cast and Creator Discuss the Show's Lasting Impact

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - On Thursday night, the New York branch of the Paley Center for Media hosted an unprecedented reunion in honor of HBO's "The Wire," routinely lauded as one of the greatest shows in TV history. Returning castmates included John...
  • Oriole magic goes global

    Oriole magic goes global
    Her favorite baby bottle bore an Orioles logo. Her most beloved childhood memories involve listening to the radio play-by-play as Mike Mussina pitched. And when Aili Sarapik, then 6, attended an event in honor of Cal Ripken in 1995, the Oriole great...
  • 'The Walking Dead' keeps hope alive, amid the zombie apocalypse

    'The Walking Dead' keeps hope alive, amid the zombie apocalypse
    In an apocalypse of the undead, hope can be a harsh mistress. The beleaguered survivors of AMC's "The Walking Dead" have confronted that cruel lesson time and again in the pulse-pounding drama that has become one of TV's hottest shows. Just when it...
  • 'The Affair' puts a postmodern twist on infidelity

     'The Affair' puts a postmodern twist on infidelity
    In an empty office space with sweeping views of midtown Manhattan, Dominic West and Maura Tierney are seated on a couch looking, well, miserable. "I could have had anyone I wanted when I was young ... I chose you," says Tierney in character as Helen,...
  • Showtime's 'The Affair' tells two stories of the same indiscretion

    "The Affair" begs to be compared to Akira Kurosawa's "Rashomon," that Japanese cinematic classic told from four conflicting viewpoints. But it's more fun to think of Showtime's new drama as a 10-hour rendition of "Summer Lovin'" from "Grease." Instead...
  • Review: 'The Affair'

    Review: 'The Affair'
    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The pairing of Dominic West and Ruth Wilson alone would be enough reason for enthusiasm about "The Affair," a Showtime series that wraps infidelity in a mystery, then spoons out what happened in "Rashomon"-like dueling...
  • Dominic West finally shakes his groove thing in 'Pride'

    Sometimes, the spark of a movie can come from a photograph. That's the case with the new British comedy "Pride." Screenwriter Stephen Beresford had already settled on telling the true story of gay activists reaching across a cultural divide to help...
  • TV Review: 'The Affair'

    The pairing of Dominic West and Ruth Wilson alone would be enough reason for enthusiasm about "The Affair," a Showtime series that wraps infidelity in a mystery, then spoons out what happened in "Rashomon"-like dueling narratives. Launched behind...
  • Showtime's 'The Affair' Aims to 'Create Art on Television,' Says Exec Producer Sarah Treem

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - On the same day Showtime announced it would be bringing "Twin Peaks" back in 2016, the network sponsored a glitzy Montauk-in-Manhattan premiere for its contemplative new drama "The Affair," premiering the first episode Monday...