HBO has really done a lot for the gangster genre, between The Sopranos and Boardwalk Empire. However, in the future, there may be room at the subscription cable network or elsewhere for Sopranos creator David Chase to push out a prequel series to the popular HBO drama, set in a slightly different era.
Drea De Matteo is one lucky TV actress, starring in not one but several fan-favorite TV shows that have resonated with viewers. Due to her popularity on HBO’s The Sopranos as well as FX’s more recent series Sons of Anarchy, Matteo has been able to take home some pretty sweet props over the years.
According to his Sopranos co-star Drea de Matteo, James Gandolfini was a fierce champion for those he cared about, and he really cared about everyone he worked with on HBO’s hit show. He cared about them so much, he took money from his own pocket to help his co-workers when they were screwed out of some money by the subscription cable network.
Most of television’s most buzzed about questions were eventually answered on the air. Who shot J.R.? Who murdered Laura Palmer? Will Kevin and Winnie Cooper end up together? Unfortunately for Sopranos fans, will Tony Soprano survive was not one of those answered questions.
Game Of Thrones is officially the most popular series in HBO history. The premium cable channel made the announcement today, noting the fantasy drama's impressive gross audience, which has surpassed the previous record held by The Sopranos.
The time has arrived, Amazon Prime users! Today, Amazon's streaming video service has rolled out their first wave of HBO content. That includes six seasons of The Sopranos, three seasons of Deadwood and five seasons of The Wire, among other beloved HBO series, all available streaming on Amazon Prime for your viewing pleasure.
There are way too many good TV shows available to us today. We live in a world of modern riches; an over-abundance of goodness so vibrant it’s terribly easy to miss the good stuff. There’s just so much TV to watch, you see! Especially when you take into consideration television's biggest innovator: the premium network. For-pay stars like HBO, Showtime, and even Cinemax have pushed the medium where it’s never gone before, and paved the way for the likes of AMC and others today.
In what is certainly shocking and very sad news, actor James Gandolfini has reportedly passed away today. Reports state that the 51-year-old actor died today in Italy of a suspected heart attack. Gandolfini is likely best known for his starring role in HBO's The Sopranos, which earned him several Golden Globe and Emmy Awards and nominations.
Its sad and painful look at mafia life makes “Long Term Parking” The Sopranos’ best episode; its greatest achievement. The episode is, at times, laugh out loud hilarious, unapologetically devastating, brilliantly acted, flawlessly scripted and a perfect embodiment of the series as a whole. It is television at its very best.
Just want a little more glorification of the mafia? Starz might have the answer.
The last decade featured a number of outstanding drama series, so it wasn’t easy for us to pick our favorites. We did manage to narrow the list down to the dramatic series that topped the others, in our book anyway
Some dorks just jump off the screen. Some are a little more subtle. This decade has proven dorks come in all shapes, sizes, social groups and professions. Let’s take a look.
If the main character just woke out of an episode-long dream sequence, then things have gone real bad in the writing room. Follow this helpful little guide to know if a television writer's creative juices have just stopped flowing.
I remember way back when FX’s The Shield began and how it was the glory time for premium cable channel HBO. You had The Sopranos, Six Feet Under, Sex and the City running to keep you entertained. These were hard hitting shows that came close to saving television for the jaded viewer.
In case you missed it, the Screen Actors Guild Awards aired live last night on TNT and among the winners in the TV categories, the cast of The Sopranos did pretty well. In addition to winning for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series, James Gandolfini and Edie Falco each received an award for best actor in a drama series.