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The Wire's Dominic West To Star In Showtime Drama The Affair
Dominic West may be headed back to pay-cable! The Wire actor has been tapped to star in Showtime's drama pilot The Affair, about a married man and father whose life changes drastically when he meets a woman he thinks might be his soul mate. Judging by the title, things progress - or regress, depending on your point of view on infidelity - substantially from there.
The Wire's Robert F. Chew Has Died
Sad news for fans of The Wire’s Proposition Joe. Robert F. Chew, who played the role on the HBO series for five seasons, has passed away at the age of 52. He was found dead in his Baltimore apartment yesterday, January 19th, and his death has been ruled to be of natural causes.
The Wire Writers Dennis Lehane And George Pelecanos Headed To Boardwalk Empire For Season 4
In what can only be described as a brilliant move, HBO has tapped The Wire well for additional writers on the upcoming season of Boardwalk Empire. Despite some complaints, the third year of Terrence Winter's bootlegging drama has turned out great but that doesn't mean the help of novelists Dennis Lehane and George Pelecanos, both veterans of the Baltimore set sprawling drug series, isn't welcome for Season 4.
FlixWorthy: The Wire On Amazon, Death Valley On Hulu, And More
Amazon has The Wire and Life on Mars, Hulu unearths MTV's underrated Death Valley, and Netflix crosses swords with Highlander: The Series. Find out what's new in the world of streaming TV in this week's installment of FlixWorthy!
The Wire's Michael K. Williams And Others Reunite For A Musical Spoof Of The HBO Series
HBO's The Wire never got its shark-jumping musical episode. But now, thanks to Funny or Die, you can see what the musical version of The Wire you never asked for might have looked like. Needless to say, it's pretty disturbing, but then again, so was The Wire during some of its darker moments.
Amazon Has The Complete Run Of HBO's The Wire For Seventy Bucks
If, like me, you were late to the game on HBO's fantastic crime series The Wire, Christmas has come early courtesy of Amazon. The online retailer has marked the complete series box sex of the show down 64% as its Gold Box deal of the day, which means you can pick up all 60 episodes of The Wire for a paltry $72.49.
Wire Creator David Simon Says He'll Do Another Season When Drug Policy Is Altered
It'll be a cold day in hell before we see any more episodes of The Wire, but in the long run, that's probably better. Best to let something brilliant end in dramatic fashion rather than continue for one more go around past its prime
The U.S. Attorney General Wants Another Season Of The Wire
Talk about fans in high places. HBO's The Wire, created by Ed Burns and David Simon, has received no end of praise over the years, often being held up as an example of the heights serialized TV storytelling can reach. And like any show that has wrapped up its run, there have been plenty of calls for its return. None of those requests, however, have come from the Attorney General of the United States of America. Until now, that is.
The Wire's Aidan Gillen Joins HBO's Game Of Thrones
He will play Petyr Baelish, a.k.a “Littlefinger.” Littlefinger is a smooth-talking, number-savvy, two-timing, manipulator...
DirectTV To Air The Wire
In The Wire, writer and creator David Simon tells the story of life in Baltimore from the eyes of the police officers (corrupt and clean), lowliest drug addicts, street corner dealers, school kids, politicians and seemingly everyone else in between.
Producer And Writer David Mills Dies At 48
At the age of 48, while working on the forthcoming HBO series Treme, which he was attached to as head writer and executive producer, David Mills passed collapsed on the set and passed away from a brain aneurysm
The Decade: TV's Top 10 Biggest Badasses
It's not easy being a badass (ask Chuck Norris). The cards are usually stacked against you, time is often running out and its often up to you to save the day. You have to leave your badass-stamp on the whole situation
Emmy Watch: Comedy And Drama Series Finalists Announced
Today the Television Academy of Arts and Sciences posted the short list for the Emmy nominations for Best Drama and Best Comedy series. The list includes the top ten vote-getters for each category and this weekend, screenings will take place to decide which shows actually make it on to the official nomination ballot.
TV Recap: The Wire - The Dickensian Aspect
The bullshit McNulty was selling — and everyone was buying — last week only served to spit shine Mayor Carcetti's image with the press this week. Thanks to McNulty and Freamon's bogus serial killer, Carcetti got the chance to act like a leader with a cause.
TV Recap: The Wire - React Quotes
This ep had me asking myself ... Who’s worse? McNulty or Templeton? The two biggest b.s. artists on The Wire formed an unofficial alliance that finally got McNulty's bogus serial killer a front page headline and Templeton a so-called story with legs.
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