| Sep 25, 2014
| 4:16 PM
A federal appeals court ruled Thursday that a lawsuit brought against the Baltimore Police Department and three officers by a man who says he was wrongfully convicted of murder in a 1987 killing can proceed.
James Owens was charged in the robbery,...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 5:18 PM
The long relationship between HBO and David Simon will continue with the Baltimore filmmaker co-writing and producing "Show Me a Hero," a six-hour miniseries, for the premium cable channel.
Based on the non-fiction book of the same title by Lisa Belkin,...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 12:30 PM
It seems obvious to say, yet it's still a striking thought: A procedural drama, historically a staple of television, is unlikely to ever win another best series Emmy -- and, indeed, will probably struggle even to get nominated.
That's reflected in this...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 5:27 AM
There was Wendell Pierce last Sunday night, sitting at a bar, pounding down drink after drink and getting kind of emotional as he talked about how messed up things had gotten in his life.
Shades of Bunk Moreland, of “The Wire,” to be sure....
| Jul 18, 2014
| 12:30 AM
London-based producer Tendeka Matatu has been keeping busy ahead of this month's Durban film fest. In May, he and partner Marie Lora-Mungai announced the launch of Restless Talent Management, a global management company for African talent, and the pair...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 2:46 PM
As one of the journalists who chronicled Martin O'Malley's enmity for "The Wire" and reported David Simon's threats to move production of the series out of Baltimore, it was with some interest that I read Simon's account of a beer the two recently...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Bob Creager opened his tiny pit beef stand in the parking lot of a Southeast Baltimore nightclub in 1987. The stand had no electricity. Creager had never run a business.
And the former steelworker had no idea how to cook pit beef.
"I was struggling,"...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Two white-hot productions -- HBO's "The Normal Heart" and FX's "Fargo" -- explain why the Television Academy opted this year to break up movies and miniseries into separate Emmy categories once again.
The TV Acad combined the top longform categories in...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 5:30 AM
With back to back debuts of two Thursday night comedies — "Welcome to Sweden" and "Working the Engels" — NBC offers up a near-perfect definition of the term "from the sublime to the ridiculous."
Created by Greg Poehler and executive produced...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 3:17 PM
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| Jul 11, 2014
| 6:30 PM
For the first time in more than four years at Starz, Chris Albrecht looked and sounded comfortable as he showed off a new slate of programming for the premium cabler.
Albrecht went off the script at the start of Starz's Friday session at the Television...