‘Treme’ to End After Season 4?

The critically acclaimed HBO drama “Treme” may end after Season 4, series creator David Simon tells the New Orleans Times-Picayune, according to Variety. Simon says he and HBO jointly agreed on setting an end date and he believes the fourth season would be an appropriate time. Despite good reviews and poor ratings, HBO has stood […]

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‘Boardwalk Empire’s Michael K. Williams: Chalky’s A Lot Like Omar

Chalk up another one for Michael Kenneth Williams. He’s the Brooklyn-born actor who riveted audiences for five seasons on ‘The Wire’ in the role of Omar Little, the most-feared of all the thugs, gangsters and street toughs on that hallowed Baltimore-based HBO series. And now, Williams is back on HBO in a series that’s shaping […]

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‘Treme’ Gets Second Season Pickup, After One Episode

Bested recently only by Starz’ ‘Spartacus’ (which got picked up for a second season before the series even debuted), HBO is renewing the new David Simon-helmed drama ‘Treme‘ after just one episode, reports James Hibberd at THR Feed. HBO president Michael Lombardo told THR of the decision: “We would have picked up this show last […]

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The Drama Club: ‘Treme’ Begins, ‘Life Unexpected’s Season Ends

Watching ‘Treme,’ HBO’s latest drama from David Simon, the co-creator of ‘The Wire,’ is a longterm investment.  As the man behind what many people agree is the greatest drama in television history, Simon has earned the freedom to tell stories in his unique style, eschewing the traditional conventions of television narrative. Simon plunks viewers down […]

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Excitement Building For HBO’s ‘Tremé’

Anticipation for HBO’s upcoming post-Katrina New Orleans drama ‘Tremé‘ has become palpable – and that’s not just because of the first three episodes that recently arrived at our office. Released last week, a new trailer for the series sparked an outpouring of comments across the web, from the enthusiastic “So excited!” to the cautiously optimistic […]

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