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HBO Green Lights Red Light Series 'The Deuce' For Season 2

HBO wastes no time appreciating a hit when they have it, announcing that the cable giant has renewed its critically acclaimed drama series The Deuce for a second season. Created by George Pelecanos (Treme) and David Simon (The Wire, Homicide: Life on the Streets), the series was renewed after airing only the second episode of the show's[...]

'The Deuce' Trailer: Franco, Gyllenhaal Navigate Porn, Mob in '70s NYC

HBO has released a new trailer for its upcoming new series The Deuce, from author George Pelecanos (Treme) and David Simon (The Wire). Set for an eight episode first season, the series is set to premiere on Sunday, September 10 at 9:00pm ET/PT (and will also be available on HBO GO and HBO On Demand).https://youtu.be/pGomupAJBxoUsing the[...]

Teaser For The Last Few Episodes Of Treme

There are only five more episodes of David Simon and Eric Overmyer's Treme to come Too late for new viewers now it seems, and this teaser will only really play well to people who already know the show, and are invested in the characters.[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m746YC5_fUw[/youtube]I think the vast gulf between the appreciation of The Wire and[...]

Now Is The Time To Buy The Wire On DVD

In any case, and any image resolution, this is about as complex, ambitious and accomplished a "crime drama"  as TV has ever managed.And that's if you think the label "crime drama" can even come close to containing what David Simon and team made here.At 60% off the RRP, it's a rather good time to buy[...]

Now Is The Time To Buy That Boxset Of The Wire You Promised Yourself

Down to $72.49 from almost $200, the full, 23-disc box set of The Wire is, at this very moment, an absolute steal. Note that the price won't stay this low for too long, unfortunately, as it's just been set for today's Gold Box Deal at Amazon. According to people on Twitter this afternoon… [blackbirdpie url="http://twitter.com/#!/ZebAslam/status/106385811183906816"] […]

Clip From Treme, And A Question For You All About The Show

We've been provided with a clip of Treme, the show David Simon went on to create after The Wire The first season box set is out on UK DVD and Blu-ray Monday, May 30th Here's the clip, and then I'll have a question for you.[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dRyxojMyHmI[/youtube]So I liked that clip, I like Steve Zahn, I like[...]