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’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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HBO Renews ‘Boardwalk Empire’ Following Strong Debut

At HBO, the mob rules. The pay-cable channel’s newest gangland drama, ‘Boardwalk Empire,’ scored the highest ratings Sunday of any HBO premiere since the debut of ‘Deadwood’ in March 2004, and earned an ultra-fast second-season pickup in the process. HBO was so ecstatic about the debut of ‘Boardwalk’ that it announced on Tuesday that the […]

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Inside Story: How HBO’s Brilliant ‘Boardwalk Empire’ Came To Life

In television, HBO is synonymous with the notion of quality and ambition, and every new series on the network creates expectations measured against the high standards set by past efforts such as ‘The Sopranos’ and ‘The Wire.’ The latest HBO offering, the sprawling Prohibition-era drama ‘Boardwalk Empire,’ debuts Sunday night, with a big pedigree bursting […]

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