‘Boardwalk’ Season Finale: Is Jimmy a Goner?

So? What do you think, “Boardwalk Empire” fans? Will Jimmy Darmody make it to Season Three? That’s really the biggest question as we head into the gangster series’ season finale Sunday night (Dec. 11) at 9/8c on HBO. It’s the 12th and concluding episode of the show’s second season and the character of Jimmy (Michael […]

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‘Boardwalk Empire,’ ‘Breaking Bad,’ ‘Modern Family’ Lead WGA’s TV Nominees

By Steve Pond at TheWrap The dramas “Breaking Bad,” “Boardwalk Empire” and “Homeland” and the comedy series “Modern Family” have each received three nominations from the Writers Guild of America, which announced its television, news, radio, promotional writing and graphic animation nominees on Tuesday. Following on the heels of the Producers Guild by only minutes, […]

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‘Mad Men,’ ‘Modern Family’ Receive Producers Guild TV Nominations

By Steve Pond at TheWrap Emmy winners “Modern Family” and “Mad Men” are among the television series nominated by the Producers Guild of America in the TV categories for its 23rd annual Producers Guild Awards. In the comedy series category, “Modern Family” will be going up against “30 Rock,” “The Big Bang Theory,” “Glee” and […]

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‘Boardwalk Empire’ Star Michael Shannon on Van Alden’s Quest for Redemption

In less than 20 episodes, “Boardwalk Empire” bureaucrat Nelson Van Alden, played by Oscar nominee and current “Take Shelter” star Michael Shannon, has plummeted from righteous faith into the hedonism of drinking and prostitution. Atlantic City has taken him and turned him, and as of this Sunday’s episode, “Age of Reason,” he’s all but abandoned […]

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HBO Renews ‘Boardwalk Empire’ for Season 3

The moonshine will continue to flow for Nucky & Co.. HBO has renewed “Boardwalk Empire” for a third season. The second season of the Prohibition-era drama starring Steve Buscemi as Atlantic City criminal kingpin Enoch “Nucky” Thompson premiered to 2.9 million viewers last month. “Following a triumphant first season, I was eager to see what […]

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‘Boardwalk Empire’ Preview: Gangsters Gone Wild

This week, “Boardwalk Empire” brings the violence. And that’s what gangster-film and TV aficionados hope for, isn’t it? You know what I’m talking about: Sure, all the scenes in which characters get “developed” — mainly through conversations and social interactions — are valuable. They move the storyline along and contribute to our understanding of the […]

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