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  • Braugher, Pierce make prime time a little better this fall

    Braugher, Pierce make prime time a little better this fall
    As the new network season arrives this week, a couple of old familiar Baltimore faces have caught my eye: Andre Braugher and Wendell Pierce. Happily, they are in two of the more promising series in an otherwise mostly lackluster field: “Brooklyn...
  • LIVE: Variety Emmy Elite Showrunners Breakfast - Drama

    I am coming to you live from the Variety Emmy Elite Showrunners Breakfast at the Four Seasons Beverly Hills. I'll be posting the best quotes from the interviews with the Emmy-nominated drama and comedy executive producers, so enjoy! First up will be...
  • Emmys 2013: Will 'Breaking Bad' cook up a sweep at awards?

    Fans of "Breaking Bad" have just two more episodes to learn the fate of Walter White and his crystal meth empire, but at Sunday night's Emmy Awards, the AMC drama looks poised to glide over all. The nail-biting serial, about a milquetoast high-school...
  • Why AMC's 'Breaking Bad' is the new novel

    Going into Sunday's Emmy telecast, all eyes are on "Breaking Bad." It's picked up a slew of acting awards during its five-season run and is this year's odds-on favorite for drama series; as the show moves toward its Sept. 29 finale, its ratings have...
  • YouTube video soars with eagles

    YouTube video soars with eagles
    YouTube one-upped Animal Planet with a hot new trending video that purports to capture an eagle soaring over the Chamonix region of France. The videographer apparently strapped a GoPro or other similarly compact camera on an eagle's back and captures...
  • 'Homeland' adjusts in Season 3 after last year's explosions

    'Homeland' adjusts in Season 3 after last year's explosions
    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Early in the new season of "Homeland," which premieres Sunday on Showtime, Saul Berenson sits with a tumbler of whiskey in his hand and a defeated look on his face. "I'm not temperamentally suited to the job," says the veteran...
  • 'Breaking Bad' withdrawal? Glendale library has a book list for you

    'Breaking Bad' withdrawal? Glendale library has a book list for you
    For those going through “Breaking Bad” withdrawal, the Glendale Public Library has a possible antidote: a reading list inspired by the hit AMC show that ended on Sunday.   The list includes “Leaves of Grass,” the Walt Whitman book...
  • Pioneering TNT Ignites Mainstream Love

    From the start, from its very name, TNT was designed to make a statement. Sure, the Turner Broadcasting empire at the time included TBS, but that channel had evolved from its roots as an Atlanta UHF TV station that bulked up through the steroidal...
  • George Pelecanos' 'The Double' holds up a mirror to our dual selves

    George Pelecanos' 'The Double' holds up a mirror to our dual selves
    It's tough to be a writer of crime fiction. Not because of the genre but because of the expectations: A book a year, preferably part of a series, the same character over and over again. This is why, say, Walter Mosley and Michael Connelly have branched...
  • 'House of Cards': Spicy Locales at Lo-Cal Costs

    The glossy and rich Washington, D.C., locations of Netflix's "House of Cards" can be found all over Baltimore, thanks to series location manager Patrick Burn. Burn, based in Takoma Park, Md., not only finds the locations but also makes the deals for them...
  • 'Breaking Bad' Is Not the Greatest Show Ever ... and That's OK

    I think "Breaking Bad" is the sixth-greatest TV show ever. Does that make you mad? Did you just yell at me? Are you wondering what the other five are? Would knowing those five, and if you approved of those five, change how you view my ludicrous opinion?...