Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans and surrounding areas, devastating one of the country's most iconic cities and temporarily halting both the flow of tourists and the production of…
In her long and celebrated career, Polish writer-director Agnieszka Holland has written films for legendary helmers such as Andrzej Wajda and Krzysztof Kieslowski, and garnered Oscar and Emmy…
Documents, images and consultants' testimony can lend unexpected dimension to a narrative in development. This year's Emmy writing and directing nominees remind us that research changes a story…
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.
HBO is going to the Big Easy for a fourth time with "Treme."
HBO has set fall premiere dates for two of its returning dramas.
Lionel Batiste, the vocalist, bass drummer and assistant leader of New Orleans' Treme Brass Band, has died. He was 81.
King Size Film Prods. has tapped Michael Schroeder to direct its upcoming feature "B.B. King and I," which is set to star "Treme" thesp Wendell Pierce as the legendary bluesman, and Patrick Fugit as…
The second season of HBO's New Orleans-set drama ''Treme'' opened to 740,000 viewers for its two combined showings Sunday night.
Several months have elapsed since the first season concluded. It's now 14 months after Katrina, and the recovery has entered a new stage -- one characterized by rampant crime, maddening bureaucracy…