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  • Ready to call Baltimore quits [Letter]

    Ready to call Baltimore quits [Letter]
    While I am not a native of Baltimore, I have lived in the area for six years now, and I've never seen anything quite as accurate as the commentary written by Eileen Pollock ("Baltimore is no New York," Jan. 13). I was born and raised in Boston, which is...
  • Barksdale, 'Wire' inspiration, pleads guilty in drug case

    Barksdale, 'Wire' inspiration, pleads guilty in drug case
    Nathan "Bodie" Barksdale, who helped to inspire drug-dealing characters in the TV series "The Wire," pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court to heroin conspiracy charges. The reputed high-ranking Black Guerrilla Family member agreed to a plea deal that...
  • TCA: Showtime chief talks 'Homeland' and possible 'Dexter' return

    The third-season finale of "Homeland," Showtime's popular and controversial series about a troubled CIA agent played by Claire Danes, was one of the most debated episodes of last year, with the death of POW turned possible terrorist Nicholas Brody. When...
  • Aereo tries to make case to Supreme Court. HBO sells to Amazon

    Aereo tries to make case to Supreme Court. HBO sells to Amazon
    After the coffee. Before analyzing the Redskins' 2014 schedule. The Skinny: Sorry we are a little late today. Had to jump on the HBO/Amazon story and make sure that was in our roundup. Other stories include recaps of Aereo's big day at the Supreme Court...
  • HBO sells reruns of hit shows to Amazon's Prime Instant Video

    HBO sells reruns of hit shows to Amazon's Prime Instant Video
    HBO has cut a deal to sell reruns of many of its hit shows to Amazon.com Inc.'s Prime Instant Video platform. Among the programs  that will be made available on Amazon's Prime Instant Video streaming service are "The Sopranos," "Six Feet Under," "The...
  • CBS' 'Elementary' deduces the painful truth at the heart of sobriety

     CBS' 'Elementary' deduces the painful truth at the heart of sobriety
    Very few shows could pull off a homage to the death of Philip Seymour Hoffman without seeming exploitative, sensational or culturally carnivorous. Only one could do it in the middle of an episode dealing with a bunch of missing anthrax and Garret...
  • New Towson police commander brings diverse experience

    Capt. Jay Landsman Jr., the Towson precinct's fourth commander in 22 months, hopes to bring the communication skills gleaned in two decades on the job and the policing background of a third-generation officer to his new role as Towson's top cop. "This...
  • Broadcasting the big strides in TV diversity

    Broadcasting the big strides in TV diversity
    When Fox's "Sleepy Hollow" became a hit this season, critics and viewers were so bowled over by its crazy-great premise — Ichabod Crane as a colonial war hero! Back to fight the Four Horseman of the Apocalypse! — that another revolutionary...
  • A little time with Littlefinger

    A little time with Littlefinger
    Irish actor Aidan Gillen plays Petyr Baelish, a sometimes villainous schemer nicknamed Littlefinger, on HBO's "Game of Thrones." Once humiliated in a duel with Lord Brandon Stark for the hand of Lady Catelyn Tully, Baelish now seeks out Catelyn's naive...
  • President Obama says real D.C. less exciting than 'Scandal'

    President Obama says real D.C. less exciting than 'Scandal'
    President Obama appeared via remote satellite link on Ellen DeGeneres' talk show on Thursday to promote signing up for Obamacare, and among the many light topics DeGeneres hit on were the president's TV viewing habits. The commander in chief is a...
  • Chris Albrecht Hunts for Hits as He Reinvents Starz

    Chris Albrecht worked the crowd with confidence at Starz's first-ever investor day presentation in November. The CEO summoned his roots as a standup comic with a breezy anecdote about his previous job at HBO, recounting how Steven Spielberg and Tom...