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The Wire's Robert F. Chew Dead at 52

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Robert F. Chew, best known as The Wire‘s Proposition Joe, died Thursday of apparent heart failure in his sleep READ MORE

HBO's Treme Renewed for a Shortened Fourth and Final Season, Series Creators Announce

HBO's  "Treme" season 3

Antoine Batiste- Wendel Pierce
Toni Bernette- Melissa Leo
Sofia Bernette- India Ennenga
Phil Frazier
Derrick Tabb
Glen David Andrews
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HBO’s Treme, which premieres Season 3 this Sunday at 10/9c, has been renewed for a fourth and final season, series co-creator David Simon announced at a Saturday screening at the Joy Theater in New Orleans. READ MORE

The Wire Creator: Musical Adaptation Is 'Hilarious'


What happens when one of the greatest TV series ever made is set to music? You get The Wire: The Musical, a new Funny or Die original that apparently rubbed David Simon, the creator of the gritty, Baltimore-based drama, the right way. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO