HBO is about to release an HD remastering of the critically beloved series ‘The Wire,” a rebirth of sorts that prompted a nearly 3,000-word discourse on the effort by series creator/exec producer…
On Thursday night, the New York branch of the Paley Center for Media hosted an unprecedented reunion in honor of HBO's “The Wire,” routinely lauded as one of the greatest shows in TV history…
HBO has given a greenlight to “Show Me a Hero,” David Simon’s long-percolating civil rights drama based on Lisa Belkin’s book of the same name. The six-hour miniseries, which is penned by Simon and…
David Simon, whose credits include “The Wire,” “Treme” and “Homicide: Life on the Street” — has been tapped as the recipient of the Ian McClellan Hunter Award for career achievement from the Writers…
Let's face it: HBO doesn't expect many people to watch the final mini-season of "Treme," which explains its sentencing to scheduling Siberia — five consecutive Sundays in December. Yet co-creator…
David Simon isn't buying the golden-age-of-TV hype. He doesn't argue that smallscreen drama at its best can be very good, but that doesn't mean the medium has turned into a storyteller's paradise.
The Writers Guild of America on Sunday unveiled its list of the “101 Best Written TV Series of All Time,” topped by HBO’s “The Sopranos.” The mob drama created by David Chase (pictured above right…
In a response to the changes rocking the book publishing biz, ICM Partners has set a strategic alliance with Washington, D.C.-based Sagalyn Agency to bolster its already strong publishing department.
It's somewhat curious that among the scores of Emmys handed out, there's no category for top ensemble. As opposed to individual acting kudos, it's a nod to a group of actors all working in tandem…
While it's hard not to compare David Simon's music-infused "Treme" to his past efforts, some wonder whether this new venture might play the right tune for Emmy voters.