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  • Actors from HBO's 'The Wire' take part in drug panel

     
    Wendell Pierce, Sonja Sohn and Jim True-Frost (aka Bunk, Kima and Prez) participated in a Justice Department panel Tuesday on drug abuse, families and at-risk children. It is part of an initiative launched by Attorney General Eric Holder and announced...
  • Tweeter's Digest: TV folks tweet about the 2011 Emmy nominations

     
    Emmy nominations 2011: Celebrities react to the Emmy news in Tweeters Digest...
  • PEN Center USA 2011 awards to feature Dave Eggers, Robert Pinksy

     
    The 2011 PEN Center USA award winners include Father Gregory Boyle. Dave Eggers and Robert Pinsky will be special honorees at the November awards dinner....
  • 'Treme': David Simon says four seasons is 'optimum' for the series

     
    "Treme" began shooting its third season for HBO this week, and if things break the way co-creator David Simon hopes they will, he'll get one more season after this one to conclude the show's arc....
  • Dave Eggers and Robert Pinsky feted by PEN Center USA

     
    One minute people were milling around the silent auction with pre-event drinks, the next author Robert Pinsky was getting a laurel wreath on his head with his lifetime achievement award and reading a Czesław Miłosz poem to send us on our way...
  • Anthony Bourdain dishes on 'The Layover' and life as a TV foodie

     
    Anthony Bourdain, the chef-turned-writer-turned-gonzo-television host, has judged “Top Chef,” hosted “No Reservations” and written for “Treme.” He talked over lunch in New York (sausage baguette and beer) and later...
  • 'Treme' creator David Simon starts bloging

     
    David Simon, creator of "The Wire" and "Treme," has started blogging on his own website, davidsimon.com. David Simon has been reluctant to blog before, but relishes the chance to speak directly to the public....
  • David Simon: 'The Wire: The Musical' is 'hilarious'

     
    "Someone hand me a burner and Sondheim's number," David Simon writes....
  • Bill Maher welcomes Christine O’Donnell, Steve Schmidt

     
    Former U.S. Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell and TV producer David Simon will be the guests this week on “Real Time With Bill Maher.” Simon is the force behind two HBO series; he created “The Wire” and co-created “Treme.&...
  • HBO’s Treme Season 3 recap of premiere, Episode 1

     
    HBO’s Treme season 3 premiere opens at night, a redlining neighborhood, a crowd forming at an intersection, “25 months after the storm.” Struggling, cab-fare-haggling onetime bandleader and freelance trombonist Antoine Batiste (Wendell...
  • “Treme” Season 3 preview

     
    Perhaps the most pointed scene in the final episode of Treme’s second season saw Young Turk Texas real estate developer Nelson Hidalgo (Jon Seda) stewing in a bar with his blue-collar cousin Arnie. Hidalgo came to New Orleans because, subscribing to...
  • "The Shield:" Farewell

     
    Before I get too far away from the actual event - and now that the hugely disappointing seventh season of "DWTS" has been washed from my memory cells - one last tribute to "The Shield." It ended the other......