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  1. HBO Orders Two David Simon Pilots, James Franco to Star In Porn Drama

    9:30 am 8/6/2015

    'Breaking Bad’s' Michelle MacLaren will direct the 1970s porn drama pilot, while the second pilot is set in the present-day world of Capitol Hill.Read more

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  2. 'Show Me a Hero': TV Review

    3:00 pm 8/5/2015

    Oscar Isaac stars as a New York politician who gets saddled with a divisive housing project in David Simon's new miniseries for HBO.Read more

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  3. David Simon Reveals Plans for 1970s Times Square Porn Project at HBO

    10:19 pm 6/16/2015

    He says he and partner George Pelecanos were initially hesitant: "George and I looked at each other and said, 'I don't wanna make a porn show. … I'm married with kids and lawn furniture.'"Read more

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  4. 'The Wire': Read THR's Original 2002 Review

    9:30 am 10/26/2014

    "'The Wire' presents characters largely devoid of conscience or compassion"Read more

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  5. Winona Ryder, 'Walking Dead' Favorite Among Three Cast in David Simon's HBO Miniseries

    2:30 pm 8/20/2014

    Jon Bernthal and Alfred Molina have also boarded "Show Me a Hero"Read more

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  6. James Belushi Among Trio Cast in David Simon's HBO Miniseries

    9:30 am 8/15/2014

    Terry Kinney and Michael Stahl-David have also boarded 'Show Me a Hero'Read more

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  7. Emmys: Three Agents Dissect the Writer Races

    9:00 am 8/7/2014

    To clear up some of the confusion for the 2014 scribe-off ("True Detective" is a traditional series, but "Fargo" is not? "Orange Is the New Black" is a comedy?), three anonymous TV lit agents handicap each competition.Read more

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  8. Catherine Keener, Oscar Isaac to Star in HBO's David Simon Miniseries

    12:45 pm 7/30/2014

    Based on the book by Lisa Belkin, six-hour mini "Show Me a Hero" marks "The Wire" and "Treme" alum's latest exploration of race in America.Read more

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  9. 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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  10. 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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