| May 29, 2011
| 5:00 AM
The latest FBI crime statistics reports are out, and Baltimore, despite its lowest homicide rate since the 1980s, is still the fifth-deadliest city in the nation and the seventh most dangerous in terms of overall violent crime.
It's hard to know what...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 7:15 AM
It’s starting to look as if the NFL lockout will affect training camps this summer, but that hasn’t stopped speculation about which team will be the focus of HBO’s popular documentary series, “Hard Knocks.”
So far, teams...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 9:13 AM
"House of Cards," a political thriller starring Kevin Spacey and directed by David Fincher, will be filmed in Baltimore starting this spring, it was confirmed Thursday by Gov. Martin O'Malley.
The production, which involves 13 one-hour episodes for...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 6:56 AM
Outside of CNN's performance on the night of Iowa caucuses, no one's election-related TV coverage excited me as much as that provided by Politico last week on Super Tuesday.
I heard and saw it on C-SPAN radio and TV. Politico had been streaming such...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 8:00 AM
HBO's horse-racing series Luck, starring Dustin Hoffman, came to an abrupt end Wednesday after the death of a third horse during filming earlier in the week.
Here's the statement issued by HBO:
It is with heartbreak that executive producers David...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 7:25 PM
The nerd-epic (and I use that term with the deepest feeling of endearment) "Game of Thrones" is returning next month, and no one is more excited than our friends at Entertainment Weekly (and me!). The magazine has dedicated not one, but four covers to the...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 4:19 AM
"The Best of Leon," "My Favorite Leon Part," "Leon Awesomeness" — these are all YouTube titles. The clips are taken from Larry David's long-running HBO sitcom, "Curb Your Enthusiasm."
In the videos, David, the show's neurotic protagonist, is a mere...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 7:31 PM
Being on TV is nothing new for Baltimore. Think of the recent political dramas like "Game Change" and "VEEP" or earlier crime shows like "Homicide" and"The Wire."
But what's going on within a five-acre area of production offices and massive warehouses...
| Mar 24, 2012
| 3:27 PM
Talitha Simeona-Stewart flicked her pen across a student's paper as she stood in the line of people in dark suits.
She didn't look it, but the eighth-grade English teacher from Millersville was nervous because she had never even tried out for a play,...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 4:00 AM
•••• The PAX East gaming convention kicks off today in Boston, with the fans and journalists eager to get a hands-on look at titles like Harmonix’s newest offering, “Rock Band Blitz.” It’s...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 11:04 AM
[Spoiler alert: Do not read further in this interview if you have not read "A Storm of Swords," the third book in the series, "The Song of Fire and Ice."]
Scottish actor Richard Madden, 25, has broken into the spotlight by playing Robb Stark on HBO's hit...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 1:00 PM
Will Ravens training camp -- and the Harbaugh brothers storyline -- be under HBO’s spotlights this summer?
FOXSports.com reported that HBO is interested in the Ravens and San Francisco 49ers for this year’s season of “Hard Knocks,&...