| Oct 31, 2012
| 4:58 AM
Baltimore native Jason Winer signed a new deal with 20th Century as NBC announced a premiere date for his sitcom, "1600 Penn," according to the trade publication Variety.
The deal will keep the Friends School graduate writing-producing and directing at...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 1:04 PM
I am so relieved that I don't live in a swing state.
I can sleep through Nov. 6 and wake up knowing that Maryland's Electoral College votes will be safely in President Barack Obama's pocket — or Gov. Martin O'Malley will be in witness protection....
| May 18, 2012
| 1:31 PM
Talk about instant success. Baltimore native Jason Winer doesn't even have a name yet for his Hollywood production company. But he and his two co-creators, "The Book of Mormon" Broadway star Josh Gad and former White House speechwriter Jon Lovett, already...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 3:29 PM
At first glance, it might not seem like much, two men calling ABC’s “Modern Family” one of their favorite TV shows.
But when one is the Democratic president of the United States and the other his Republican challenger, you have to...
| Aug 27, 2010
| 7:45 AM
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...
| Sep 12, 2010
On screen, Julie Bowen plays a perfectionist mom, a sane obsessive surrounded by slightly crazy compulsives: the father who married a hottie younger than her. The man-child of a husband she considers her fourth child. The pigeon- and hotel bedspread-...
| Dec 19, 2010
Before moving with her boyfriend of three years to a Hampden home this September, Brandy Washington lived with two other women, both young professionals in their 20s, just like her.
Delaying marriage is a lifestyle that has suited the 27-year-old. She...
| Jan 4, 2011
| 6:36 AM
From the Mike Sragow Gets Reel blog:
Jason Winer directed every other episode of the first season of the award-winning ABC comedy "Modern Family." He has just made the jump to movie comedy with the forthcoming remake of "Arthur," starring Russell Brand...
| Apr 7, 2011
| 4:23 AM
To borrow from "A Hard Day's Night," Russell Brand is a mod, a rocker and a mocker.
He's got an edgy version of elfin charm — if you can call a 6-foot-1 man elfin. Lately he's had a mocker's version of a Midas touch. He gave voice to the Easter...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 6:15 PM
Baltimore's Josh Charles earned an Emmy nomination Thursday as best supporting actor in a drama series for his work in "The Good Wife" (CBS).
His competition for the award is: John Slattery (Mad Men), Alan Cumming (The Good Wife), Andre Braugher (Men of...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 4:13 AM
Welcome to the pack, "Game of Thrones" and "Parks and Recreation"!
Nominations for the 2011 Emmys were announced Thursday morning and a group of newbies are deservedly joining the pack of usual suspects. HBO's "Mildred Pierce" led overall noms with 21,...
| Sep 18, 2011
| 5:34 PM
"TV is a vast wonderland. There's no place like TV. Except for HBO, it's not TV."
That was the opening lyric sung by Jane Lynch, and it left me ice cold. It didn't work as a show tune, and it failed worse in its attempt to cut it as both salute and...