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  • "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......
  • Why did 'Date Night's' Tina Fey and Steve Carell go from great TV to a bad movie?

     
    Going to the movies always involves a little disappointment, since what is promised is rarely what is delivered. But in terms of depressing experiences, it would be hard to top going to see Tina Fey and Steve Carell, the stars......
  • 'Treme' premiere offers less blood, and way more music, than 'The Wire'

     
    If you’ve heard or seen anything at all about David Simon’s lauded new series "Treme," which premiered last night on HBO, chances are you’ve been told that “music is a main character,” which is true in the same basic way......
  • HBO picks up ‘Treme’ for second season

     
    “Treme” just premiered Sunday night, but HBO announced today that the New Orleans drama will have a second season. Michael Lombardo, president of HBO Programming, raved about the new series from David Simon, creator of “The Wire.”...
  • HBO renews 'Treme' for second season

     
    “Treme,” HBO’s new drama about a community of musicians in post-Katrina New Orleans, has already gotten the go-ahead for a second season. The network announced Tuesday that it was renewing the series, which debuted Sunday to widespread acc...
  • Tuesday's TV Talk Shows: Oprah spends a day with Nadya Suleman

     
    The Early Show Sarah Silverman. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Ivanka Trump; Melissa Joan Hart; David Mizejewski. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC Good Morning America Jaclyn Smith and Cheryl Ladd; Laura Bell Bundy; Richard A. Clarke; Nancy Makin. (N) 7 a.m.......
  • 'Treme': Khandi Alexander, as LaDonna Batiste-Williams, has no time for your problems

     
    If you’ve got a spare half hour and want some schooling, after you finish watching episode #3 of "Treme" in its entirety, go back and watch only Khandi Alexander’s scenes. Fast-forward through the other stuff – which continues to be......
  • 'Treme': A junkie Dutchman, a lovely violinist, and a few red flags

     
    It's time to cop to select free-floating concerns about "Treme" as we conclude hour No. 4 of the 10-episode HBO series' first season, thoughts that started popping up within the first 15 minutes of episode one. After all, the show......
  • 'Treme': Cameos by New York chefs, Southern writers and Tennessee bacon

     
    With all the talk of music being a so-called "character" in HBO's "Treme," now might be a good time to shift to another creative discipline that the New Orleans series co-stars: food. There's a reason, it turns out, that creators......
  • 'Treme': While America was watching 'Lost,' a little brother was being found

     
    While the rest of series television was watching a fantasy about a fictional island, HBO broadcast the latest installment in a less footloose kind of drama: about the real New Orleans, where time froze on Aug. 29, 2005, and more......
  • 'Treme': Did he really jump? Do you really care?

     
    Falling in love with a television series is a singular experience. It’s a creation that infects your brain, your heart, your emotions. You think about it from week to week when it’s not on, you contemplate the next episode as......
  • 'Treme': A flashback in the season finale opens a window to Season 2

     
    In Steve Earle's cameo during this week's season finale of "Treme," he's playing a guitar that has "This machine floats" written on its body. It's a clever reference to the inscription that Woody Guthrie had on his guitar, which read,......