| Mar 5, 2014
| 12:30 PM
French women filmmakers may be under-represented in the competition lineup of Cannes Film Festival, but they're surely gaining ground in recent years, accessing high-profile casts and delivering singular, often emotional films that spark international...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Since the prison haven went kablooey - not to be confused with the overrun farm - "The Walking Dead" has entered what might be called its "Lost" season.
In practical terms, that's meant shifting from everyone banded together in a communal (if usually...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Wendell Pierce has joined the cast of the CBS reboot of "The Odd Couple," a multi-camera comedy pilot that stars Matthew Perry and Thomas Lennon as the titular pair.
Pierce, who is known for his work as Det. 'Bunk' Moreland on "The Wire" and jazz...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 10:22 AM
From afar, the recent dramatics involving "House of Cards" and the size of the film tax credit it receives from Maryland have offered intrigue worthy of a Hollywood-produced political thriller like, oh, "House of Cards." The producers threatened to leave,...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 5:00 AM
NEW YORK — John Oliver will have the crab cakes — but that's all, thanks.
In a private dining room at HBO's plush headquarters overlooking Bryant Park in midtown Manhattan, a waitress in a crisp black uniform asks the 37-year-old comedian if...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 7:55 AM
Minutes after the Baltimore Ravens beat the New England Patriots to advance to the Super Bowl, Seth Meyers, the head writer for “Saturday Night Live,” tweeted: “Baltimore vs. San Francisco! Brother vs. Brother! The Wire vs. Full House!&...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 11:40 AM
David Simon, the former Baltimore Sun crime reporter and creator of television show "The Wire," has weighed in reports of data collection efforts by the National Security Agency, asking, what's the fuss?
In a post on his blog, Simon compares the NSA's...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 3:09 PM
Television has been proudly brandishing its "Golden Era" calling card of late largely on the merits of the many top dramas being produced on prime time and cable over the last few years. It's a rise in quality such that any demarcation line between film...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 7:15 AM
James Gandolfini, whose remarkable performance as mob boss Tony Soprano in HBO's "The Sopranos" re-imagined the anti-hero for American television, is dead at 51 years of age.
The actor, who is believed to have died of a heart attack, was traveling in...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 10:06 AM
We're a bit biased, but the staff at EW are clearly geniuses.
In the magazine's latest issue, out Friday, the writers and editors have named Baltimore-set social tapestry "The Wire" as the No. 1 TV show. Of all time.
Here's what they had to say:...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 1:30 PM
The unexpected death of James Gandolfini, who was best known for his work on the series "The Sopranos," recently re-ignited the conversation over How Much Television has Changed, which has become so intense and widespread in the last few years that...