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  1. 'The Wire' Cast Set to Host Obama Campaign Fund-raiser on Martha's Vineyard

    1:47 pm 7/23/2012

    Members of the hit HBO series will mingle with Obama supporters, paying $500 each to attend an exclusive reception without the president Aug. 15.Read more

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  2. Michael Connelly, ‘Treme’ Producer Eric Overmyer to Develop ‘Harry Bosch’ TV Series

    1:56 am 7/10/2012

    "Burn Notice" producer Fuse Entertainment and SevenOne International will back the show based on Connelly’s well-known LAPD homicide detective.Read more

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  3. 'The Wire' Creator David Simon Compares Kwame Brown to Clay Davis

    12:49 pm 6/8/2012

    Calling into a Washington, D.C., radio program, the TV scribe says the embattled District Council Chairman is being prosecuted in a similar manner as his old series' corrupt (and fictional) state senator. Read more

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  4. 'The Wire' Turns 10 Years Old With a Musical Reunion (Video)

    9:38 am 6/5/2012

    Michael Kenneth Williams and a slew of other original players set the gritty Baltimore drama to song for Funny or Die -- dancing syringes included.Read more

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  5. Why 'Treme' Star Wendell Pierce Is Getting Into the Supermarket Business

    12:47 pm 3/20/2012

    The actor and activist is opening a chain of quality food stores in his native New Orleans, where fresh products remain in short supply even six years after Hurricane Katrina hit. Read more

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  6. Dennis Lehane Short Story Optioned By Canadian Producer

    3:10 pm 10/25/2011

    The American writer's 1999 Vietnam-era tale "Running Out of Dog" will be adapted into a Canadian feature film. Read more

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  7. 'Community' Guest Star Michael K. Williams' First Impression On-Set: 'It's Insane'

    2:41 pm 10/6/2011

    "The Wire" and "Boardwalk Empire" star talks about doing the comedic role on the NBC series.Read more

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  8. Spike Lee's Boxing Drama 'Da Brick' Casts Its Stars (Exclusive)

    12:26 pm 8/31/2011

    "Attack the Block's" John Boyega and "The Wire's" Julito McCullum join the HBO project from Lee and John Ridley.Read more

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  9. The Emmy's Rocky Race Relations

    10:33 am 7/22/2011

    THE RACE: The blatant snub of "Treme" (and "The Wire" before it) reveals a troubling truth about the academy's obliviousness to actors of color.Read more

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  10. Agnieszka Holland's 'In Darkness' to Be Poland's 2012 Oscar Candidate

    5:32 am 7/13/2011

    Sony Classics will bow the World War II drama in the U.S.Read more

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