‘Treme’ Actor Michael Showers Found Dead In Mississippi River

By Tim Molloy NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) – “Treme” actor Michael Showers was found dead in the Mississippi River near New Orleans’ French Quarter, the Times-Picayune reported. He was 45. Showers, who had a small, recurring role as New Orleans police Capt. John Guidry, was spotted by a steamboat captain and pulled from the water Wednesday, […]

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Sheriff: Filming of Seagal’s ‘Lawman’ Suspended

By KEVIN McGILL Associated Press Writer HARVEY, La. — Production of a television show featuring reserve deputy and movie star Steven Seagal will be suspended “for the time being” as Seagal faces sexual harassment allegations, a suburban New Orleans sheriff said Wednesday. Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand said the continued video recording of the reality […]

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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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HBO Tackles New Orleans, TV May Push Kids’ Sexual Activity, Seth Green Gets More Robots, And More

New Orleans Through Their Eyes: HBO is developing a new series focusing on post-Katrina New Orleans. ‘Treme’, produced by ‘The Wire’s’ David Simon, will follow the re-building of the city through the eyes of one of the most influential groups in the area – musicians. Wendell Pierce, Steve Zahn, Clarke Peters, Khandi Alexander, Melissa Leo, […]

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