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  • Where 'Homeland' fits on 'The Family Tree' of great TV drama

    Where 'Homeland' fits on 'The Family Tree' of great TV drama
    When Henry Bromell won the Writers' Guild Award this year for scripting “The Good Soldier” episode of “Homeland,” he thanked Barry Levinson and Tom Fontana. Why, you might wonder, would this California screenwriter be thanking...
  • Obama and the single girl

    Obama and the single girl
    As if it weren't enough that Lena Dunham, the 26-year-old writing/directing/acting phenom who started a revolution this year with her HBO series "Girls," scored a $3.5-million book deal and has been granted the unofficial but unimpeachable title of "voice...
  • CNN's Tapper says he aims coverage beyond politics

    CNN's Tapper says he aims coverage beyond politics
    Jake Tapper's new show on CNN, "The Lead," is premiering at a time when cable TV keeps moving further down the road of partisan news presentation. But ask him about it, and there's no waffling. "I am not a partisan, and I am a journalist — not...
  • Baltimore Ravens Joe Flacco, Ray Rice get HBO shoutout on 'VEEP'

    Baltimore Ravens Joe Flacco, Ray Rice get HBO shoutout on 'VEEP'
    For the second week in a row, Baltimore got some prime-time, Sunday-night love on high-end cable TV. Two weeks ago, Lutherville got a mention on "Mad Men." Granted, it was a throwaway line, but a mention is a mention in self-conscious Baltimore -- and...
  • Dominic West leads superb cast in BBC America's 'The Hour' Wednesday

    Dominic West leads superb cast in BBC America's 'The Hour' Wednesday
    If you want to see the finest new drama of the TV year, tune in BBC America at 10 p.m. Wednesday for the opener of "The Hour," a six-week series starring Dominic West, of "The Wire,"and Romola Garai, of "Emma." He plays a hard-to-read establishment...
  • A first look at 'Mad Men's' season 5 opener

    A first look at 'Mad Men's' season 5 opener
    First off, as serious fans of"Mad Men"probably already know, creator Matthew Weiner sent a letter to critics with the screener for the season 5 opener, essentially asking them not to talk or write about anything of consequence in the two-hour opener...
  • 'The Wire' update: Here are some cast members doing some very good work

    'The Wire' update: Here are some cast members doing some very good work
    With Felicia "Snoop" Pearson's guilty plea Monday to conspiracy to sell heroin, it seems like a good time to catch up with what some of the other cast members of the Baltimore-based series are doing. And two of the finest actors in the series, Dominic...
  • 'The Wire' has ended, but its talent is still being tapped

    'The Wire' has ended, but its talent is still being tapped
    With Felicia "Snoop" Pearson's guilty plea last week to conspiracy to sell heroin, one question being asked by fans of "The Wire" is how other cast members of the Baltimore-based series are doing. The answer: Several are doing just fine professionally....
  • Emmys morning after: Was 'Boardwalk Empire' snubbed?

    Emmys morning after: Was 'Boardwalk Empire' snubbed?
    Everyone seems to be upset about the Emmys last night. And it's not just because of the bizarre inclusion of the singing Emmytones. It's what's being perceived as a big diss for HBO's "Boardwalk Empire." After winning a slew of technical awards at the...
  • Baltimore actress leads field for 'Mad Men' role

    Baltimore actress leads field for 'Mad Men' role
    From the Z on TV blog: A Baltimore actress, who is studying for a graduate degree at the Johns Hopkins University, is running a strong first in the "Mad Men Casting Call Contest" that promises a walk-on role in TV's top drama for the winner. As of...
  • Netflix, other Web networks vie to be new HBOs of TV drama

    Netflix, other Web networks vie to be new HBOs of TV drama
    With a reported $100 million price tag and a big-name star like Kevin Spacey, "House of Cards" looks like a drama series that should be headed for HBO or AMC. But the 13 one-hour episodes that start filming in Baltimore in March under the direction of...
  • Why it is wrong to call HBO's 'Girls' racist

    Why it is wrong to call HBO's 'Girls' racist
    I have been watching the backlash against HBO's groundbreaking comedy "Girls" the last couple of weeks, and much of it looks to be coming from writers and wannabe critics who might just be jealous of Lena Dunham's success. Racism is a complicated and...