| 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:...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 8:31 AM
Question: Do any of you know how to fake a wedding? Actually, I just need to know how to fake a registry. Is there someone on Craigslist or something?
You see, yesterday I was introduced to the greatest act of capitalism I've ever seen. Ladies and...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 5:41 AM
Four days a week, Aisha Tyler works as co-host of "The Talk" on CBS Daytime. Every other week, she steps up to the microphone to voice the character of Lana Kane in the animated show "Archer." And on the weekends, she hops on a plane to perform her stand-...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 9:05 PM
Last summer, Baltimore writer Justin Sirois was mentally and physically exhausted, and his work was to blame.
The 34-year-old's debut novel, 2012's "Falcons on the Floor," attempted to humanize Fallujah's bloody war scene. "The Last Book of Baghdad,"...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 7:59 AM
The wait for season four of "The Walking Dead" comes to an end in October.
The AMC drama will return at 9 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13.
The series focuses on Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln) and fellow survivors of a zombie apocalypse.
AMC provided this...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 2:17 PM
Here is a summer question for you while waiting for your first mock fantasy football draft: Is sports a significant part of pop culture in the United States?
Before you snort and say "Of course it is!" consider that sports barely gets measured when...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 3:55 PM
A "Dexter" spinoff? Josh Hartnett as an American abroad? Philip Seymour Hoffman as a sap? Showtime sure is keeping busy.
The network made a series of announcements Tuesday during its portion of the Television Critics Assn. press tour in Beverly Hills....
| Aug 2, 2013
| 8:30 PM
In January 1969, Czech university student Jan Palach set himself aflame in Prague's Wenceslas Square to protest the Soviet occupation of his homeland. His brave deed and painful death sparked massive spin control by the Czech government and its Soviet...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 6:32 PM
Stringer Bell, John Luther, Nelson Mandela and maybe the next James Bond — the career of Idris Elba is on the rise.
At 40, Elba is one of the most sought-after and respected actors on either side of the Atlantic. And this week, BBC America has four...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 5:46 PM
At what point in Season 2 of "The X Factor" did Simon Cowell realize it was time, yet again, to revise the already revised judges panel?
Cowell was of course joking when answering the question Thursday during the show's panel at the...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 8:13 PM
Sun media critic David Zurawik emailed “Wire” creator David Simon seeking an assessment from him of Idris Elba for a feature story on Elba. Simon’s generous and thoughtful email reply seemed too good not to publish on its own.