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  • Brenda Vaccaro says 'You Don't Know Jack' revived her career

     
    Brenda Vaccaro was ready to give up on acting until the HBO movie “You Don’t Know Jack” came along. “I didn’t work for three years,” the 70-year-old said Thursday. “I was ready to roll this thing up and go to......
  • Baltimore had a good night at Emmy awards

     
    It might not have been a star turn, but Baltimore had a strong supporting role at Sunday’s Emmy Awards telecast. And it extended beyond the city's well documented ties to the series named best drama and comedy, AMC's "Mad Men" and ABC's "Modern...
  • Baltimore a major presence at Emmy Awards

     
    As the television industry comes together Sunday night in Hollywood to honor the best work of last year, there will be few creative communities better represented than Baltimore.The nominees include two generations of Baltimore-born-and-bred directors...
  • Ben Affleck is home, baby home making movies in Boston

     
    “If you go, hit the Bunker Hill monument first.” Ben Affleck is talking about home — Boston. “There are bars — I’m not naming names — down on the main strip, where guys have been known to get stabbed. And the pr...
  • NBC Makes Big Plans for '08-'09

    NBC Makes Big Plans for '08-'09
    "Friday Night Lights" is coming back, "The Office" is spinning off and NBC is going to try to have mostly original programming all year round. Those are some of the highlights from what NBC is calling its "in front" (rather than upfront) schedule...
  • Producers Part with NBC's 'Philanthropist'

    NBC's drama "The Philanthropist," which has a place on the 2008-09 schedule but no lead, is now looking for someone to run the show as well. Emmy winner Tom Fontana, who wrote the pilot script for the series, and partner Barry Levinson, have left the...
  • Cannes Film Festival announces official lineup

    Cannes Film Festival announces official lineup
    Eleventh-hour additions of Clint Eastwood's thriller "Changeling," starring Angelina Jolie, and Steven Soderbergh's double Che Guevara biopics, "The Argentine" and "Guerrilla," were among the big news delivered by festival general manager Thierry...
  • David Eick Feeling Charitable Toward NBC

    NBC's forthcoming series "The Philanthropist" still doesn't have a lead, but at least it has a new leader behind the scenes. "Battlestar Galactica" executive producer David Eick is in talks to take over as executive producer of the show, which is about a...
  • Cannes '08: It's over, but what just happened?

    Cannes '08: It's over, but what just happened?
    In the end, it was entirely appropriate that "What Just Happened" got the last flicker of light from the projector at this year's Festival de Cannes. It's about a troubled movie, starring Sean Penn, that plays to a rainy Cannes within a real-life troubled...
  • Pilots: Josh Cooke, Will Sasso Are ABC Guys

    A pair of ABC comedy pilots about the friendships between guys has found guys to play some of those guys. Josh Cooke, who starred in the network's "Big Day" a couple seasons back, is joining a show created by "Will & Grace" masterminds Max Mutchnick...
  • Peas, Coldplay delivers music with a message

    Peas, Coldplay delivers music with a message
    FOR YEARS musicians have taken a leading role in one of their industry's most important acts of public service -- turning people's hunger for a great song, well performed, into food that feeds the physical hunger of thousands. Live Aid for Africa is...
  • NBC Finds Its 'Philanthropist'

    Three months after NBC announced its place on next season's schedule, "The Philanthropist" may finally have found its star. James Purefoy, who played Mark Antony on HBO's "Rome," is in negotiations to take the lead role on the series, according to The...