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    HBO Renews 'Treme' For One More Short Season

    "Treme," "The Wire" creator David Simon's ode to a New Orleans in recovery after Hurricane Katrina, premiered last night to the bittersweet news that HBO was renewing the series for one more abbreviated season.

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    David Simon Offers an Ode to His Baltimore Sun Mentor

    Before he became the man behind "The Wire," "Generation Kill" and "Treme," David Simon was a journalist, working at the Baltimore Sun City Desk for 12 years, an experience that would inform his TV masterpiece.

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    The Mix: Toronto Goes Tokyo In 'Pacific Rim' Footage; Donald Glover Set For 'Spider-Man' Cameo (Sort Of) & More

    So, Guillermo Del Toro's big secret blockbuster "Pacific Rim" is now shooting in the chameleonic Toronto, but instead of standing in for New York City or Chicago as it usually does, the streets have been completely redone as Tokyo. CBC News has a report which shows off some flashes of ...

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    Is It Time To Give Up the 'TV's Like a Novel' Comparison? Not Yet.

    It's been four years since "The Wire" ended, and we're still arguing about it. Creator David Simon launched the most recent volley of debates with an interview with the New York Times pinned, theoretically, to Richard Price's new crime series "NYC-22." But the focus q...

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    What IS the Correct Way to Watch 'The Wire'?

    "The Wire" creator David Simon caused an uproar among followers of his work -- a little Baltimore crime drama that's regularly declared one of the greatest television shows of all time -- when he revealed in an interview with the New York Times' ArtsBeat blog yesterd...

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    March Madness and 'The Wire': Why 'Smacketology' Completely Misses the Point

    The idea of a "smackdown" between "The Wire" characters is a goof, but it's also contrary to the principles of the show and what audiences should take away from it.

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