| Jul 1, 2014
| 4:48 AM
If you drive downtown on the Jones Falls Expressway, you might have noticed a new billboard just south of Orleans Street featuring a blurry image of George Washington and the word “DRUNK” in big bold letters.
No, it’s not a leftover...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Sunday's 65th Emmy Awards telecast on CBS was watched by an average audience of 17.6 million viewers, according to Nielsen Media Research data supplied by the network.
The telecast was up 33 percent over last year's, and did well with young viewers,...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 5:01 AM
Derek Waters, creator and host of Comedy Central's "Drunk History," says his "dream for any city" is to find stories that are "true" and that make viewers wonder: "Why weren't we taught that in school?"
The Lutherville native is back in Baltimore this...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 8:40 PM
Baltimore was again front and center at the Emmy Awards telecast, with two major comedy awards going Sunday night to HBO's "Veep," the locally made series starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Vice President Selina Meyer.
Louis-Dreyfus, the most honored...
| May 1, 2013
| 12:50 PM
On Wednesday, HBO renewed the Baltimore-made sitcom "VEEP" for a third season.
That means the series, which stars Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Vice President Selina Meyer, will be producing another 10 episodes in the Baltimore area next year.
| Apr 12, 2013
| 12:14 PM
"Deep" and "sitcom" are not words often used in the same sentence.
But a visit to the "VEEP" soundstage in Columbia gave a glimpse of the larger cultural power of this savvy satire from HBO, returning for its second season Sunday night. I also came away...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 1:44 PM
"VEEP," the Baltimore-made political satire starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus, will start its second season April 14, HBO announced Monday.
Here is the release from HBO:
The Emmy®-nominated comedy series VEEP kicks off its ten-episode second...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 9:25 AM
HBO has set premiere dates for its two big-ticket political projects filmed in Maryland last year.
"Game Change," the made-for-TV movie starring Ed Harris as John McCain and Julianne Moore as Sarah Palin, will premiere March 10, according to Stuart...
| Mar 11, 2012
| 11:07 AM
After weeks of partisan sniping, the public finally gets to judge HBO's Sarah Palin docudrama "Game Change" for itself this weekend. But the campaign for more politics as TV drama has only begun.
Aaron Sorkin's"The West Wing"notwithstanding, prime-time...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 4:31 AM
There's a big launch event tonight in Washington for the Baltimore-made HBO comedy "VEEP," and I do not want to spoil anyone's fun. So, I am going to be purposefully light on details in talking about the three episodes of this brilliant and biting...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 3:54 AM
It's a cold, gray Friday afternoon in a dark and drafty concrete warehouse at an industrial park in Columbia. Not exactly the setting in which anyone would expect to find glamour, wit or the next big thing in pop culture.
But through a series of doors...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 7:32 AM
There's a lot of excitement for "Veep," the new political satire from Armando Iannucci, responsible for the great "In the Loop," and Julia Louis-Dreyfus.
At the Ottobar, the staff will be watching the show closely, for the Charles Village venue was one...