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  1. Ron Howard, Michael Douglas, Bryan Cranston to Speak at Tribeca 2014

    9:00 am 3/17/2014

    The festival also announced four documentaries that will make their world premiere including "Compared to What: The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank."Read more

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  2. Writers Guild Awards: Hosts Joke About Woody Allen Scandals, 'Her' and 'Captain Phillips' Take Top Film Prizes

    11:18 pm 2/1/2014

    "Breaking Bad," "Veep," "House of Cards," "30 Rock" and "The Colbert Report" win TV trophies while David Simon, James Schamus and "The Simpsons" executive producer Sam Simon are honored.Read more

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  3. David Simon Getting Career Achievement Award at WGA East

    2:09 pm 12/19/2013

    The creator of "Treme" and "The Wire" will be feted at the East Coast kudos on Feb. 1.Read more

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  4. 'The Wire' Creator David Simon on Zimmerman Verdict: 'I Can’t Look an African-American Parent in the Eye'

    11:32 am 7/15/2013

    The "Treme" showrunner says, "anyone who truly understands what justice is and what it requires of a society is ashamed to call himself an American."Read more

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  5. Reformed Hitman Who Inspired 'The Wire's' Omar Dies at 58

    11:02 am 12/15/2012

    Donnie Andrews was a Baltimore hitman who turned police informant and inspired David Simon to create the popular character.Read more

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  6. David Simon Heralds Obama Victory, Chides 'Fearful' Conservative 'Fools'

    1:15 pm 11/8/2012

    The creator of "The Wire" pens a long essay celebrating growing diversity in America and slamming "lost and fretful white men" of Congress.Read more

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  7. Khandi Alexander on the End of 'Treme' and Rebuilding LaDonna

    5:00 am 9/23/2012

    The actress tells THR about her character's rebound from last season's brutal arc, the candid people of New Orleans, the "Wire" role she turned down and nearing a conclusion.Read more

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  8. 'Treme' Renewed for Fourth and Final Season

    8:27 pm 9/22/2012

    The HBO series' co-creator David Simon said the season will be shorter than previous outings.Read more

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  9. Toronto 2012: Tribeca Film Acquires 'How to Make Money Selling Drugs'

    9:15 am 9/13/2012

    The documentary, which screened at the Toronto festival, explores drug dealing and the war on drugs.Read more

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  10. 'Wire' Creator David Simon Slams Mitt Romney's Tax Admission

    3:07 pm 8/16/2012

    The TV auteur is unimpressed with the GOP presidential candidate's low income tax rate.Read more

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