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…
HBO has ordered "Treme," the New Orleans-set, post-Hurricane Katrina drama from "The Wire's" David Simon and Eric Overmyer, to series.
"Wire" creator David Simon is in the midst of working on a drama pilot for HBO, New Orleans-set "Treme," but that doesn't mean he's not a keen-eyed reader of his alma mater, The Baltimore Sun. Once…
POSTED BY STUART LEVINE It hardly seems possible, following all the accolades David Simon and Ed Burns received for the final season of "The Wire," but the duo's current seven-part miniseries…
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Guardians of the Galaxy1Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$255.2M Disney 26.88%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Daily:$1.7M Cumulative:$148.5M Paramount Pictures 28.38%
If I Stay
If I Stay3Daily:$1.5M Cumulative:$18.5M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.30%