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English Actor Idris Elba becomes father to a baby boy

In a twitter message, Elba posted a picture of his new born baby with the message "My Son Winston Elba was born yesterday..Truly Amazing :-)" Elba is known for his portrayal of drug lord Russell Bell in HBO series The Wire.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Idris Elba

Thu Apr 17, 2014

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Thursday's Trivia

What gospel group's version of Tom Wait's "Way Down in the Hole" was used for the first season of The Wire? Answer: Tom Waits wrote and recorded "Way Down in the Hole" back in 1987, but it has become best known as the theme for the TV series, "The Wire".

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Gospel, The Blind Boys of Alabama

The Huffington Post

This South Korean 'Hannibal' Promo Is The Definition Of Crazy

Season 2 of NBC's "Hannibal" is underway, and South Korea knows how to promote it.

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Related Topix: In Treatment, Entertainment, Television, The Event, Blair Underwood, Drama, Homeland

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Post-Standard

'The Wire' actor Jim True-Frost steps into spotlight to help Syracuse-area kids

In "The Wire," Jim True-Frost played a character often flummoxed by the challenges of his jobs - police detective and middle school teacher in inner city Baltimore.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Syracuse, NY, Family, Kids, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Sun Apr 13, 2014

TheDailyBeast.com

Is Mad Men Out of Ideas?

Don resists temptation. Peggy fails to impress her new boss. Roger indulges. Almost everything that happened seemed like it was from an earlier episode.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Mad Men, Deadwood, Breaking Bad

Fri Apr 11, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Video: First Look - Fox Shares All-New Trailer for 24: Live Another Day

The clocking is ticking in this extended & explosive trailer for the return of 24. The series premieres on May 5th on FOX .

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Related Topix: 24, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Bones, Celebrities, Kiefer Sutherland, Law and Order, Crime TV

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Advocate

Documentary on Indians to premiere at WWII Museum

When Wendell Pierce was a child growing up in Pontchartrain Park, Mardi Gras meant trips to Claiborne Avenue and Canal Street.

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Related Topix: Treme, Entertainment, Television, Drama, Wendell Pierce, New Orleans, LA

The Kaleidoscope

Amazon OKs new TV shows

LOS ANGELES - New series from "X-Files" creator Chris Carter, popular mystery author Michael Connelly and actor-writer Jason Schwartzman are on their way to your computer, mobile devices and TV.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television

Examiner.com

'The Wire' actor Jermaine Crawford talks about singing career, being Duquan

Some kids are dealt a bad hand, but Duquan "Dukie" Weems on "The Wire" was dealt the kind of hand that would make some people give up completely.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Kids, Family

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Examiner.com

D'Angelo Barksdale's murder on 'The Wire' raises concern about prison suicide

Only three people seemed to be convinced that D'Angelo Barksdale actually committed suicide while doing his 20-year prison term: his mother Brianna Barksdale, the mother of his child Donette and his uncle Avon Barksdale.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Suicide

Tue Apr 08, 2014

NEWS.com.au

The best shows you haven't seen

CHANNEL 10's comedy panel show has been shunted from prime time Sunday night and will return as a late-night hour-long show after Easter.

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Related Topix: Chris O'Dowd, Entertainment, Drama, Television, World News, Denmark, Luther, The X-Files

RTE.ie

Steve Earle plays solo NCH gig in August

Edgy and soulful, Steve Earle - the man who wrote Galway Girl - performs a solo gig at the NCH, Dublin on August 27. A protg of songwriters Townes Van Zandt and Guy Clark, Steve Earle became a master storyteller in his own right.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Country, Steve Earle, Guy Clark, Leaves of Grass, Willie Nelson

Fri Apr 04, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Reg E. Cathey Joins Cast of EXODUS, Playing Fraunces Tavern Museum Flag Gallery Today

REG E. CATHEY joins the cast of EXODUS: DREAMS OF THE PROMISED LAND IN ANTEBELLUM AMERICA, playing multiple roles including Solomon Northrup and the Abolitionist Frederick Douglass .

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Boycott, Animation Movies, Short, Hamlet, Music!, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Family, Se7en, Drama Movies, Reg E. Cathey

Seattle Times

Dead Meadow, masters of the vibe | Concert preview

Dead Meadow, headlining El Corazon Friday, has been at odds with its surroundings ever since forming in 1998 in Washington D.C. Back then, dance-punk was king, and the trio's slow, washed-out sound stood out like a loose-fitting drug rug in a crowd of white belts and bad haircuts.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Dead Meadow, Entertainment, Drama, Television

Wed Apr 02, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Flat Rock Playhouse Presents Laughter on the 23RD Floor, Now thru 4/19

Flat Rock Playhouse presents the classic Neil Simon comedy, Laughter on the 23rd Floor, from today, April 3-19 at The Clyde and Nina Allen Mainstage.

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Related Topix: Flat Rock, NC, Comedy Movies, Laughter on the 23rd Floor, Sid Caesar, Entertainment, Drama, Television

Tue Apr 01, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Scoop: Criminal Minds on CBS - Wednesday, April 23, 2014

"Strange Fruit" - When skeletons are found in the backyard of a Virginia home, the BAU centers its investigation on the family living there, unearthing family secrets rooted in the past racial divisions in the South, on a rebroadcast of CRIMINAL MINDS , Wednesday, April 23 on the CBS Television Network.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, House of Lies

IGN

Amazon Greenlights Six Original Series, Renews Alpha House

We've officially entered an Age of Original Online Content. Amazon Studios has already joined that club, and it seems like they're cementing their membership.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Emmy Awards, Clark Johnson

The Baltimore Sun

Aidan Gillen talks playing schemers on 'Game of Thrones' and 'The Wire'

Irish actor Aidan Gillen , 45, plays Petyr Baelish on HBO's "Game of Thrones," a sometimes villainous schemer nicknamed Littefinger.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Game of Thrones, Aidan Gillen, Baltimore, MD

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Myrtle Beach Online

Amazon OKs new TV shows

New series from "X-Files" creator Chris Carter, popular mystery author Michael Connelly and actor-writer Jason Schwartzman are on their way to your computer, mobile devices and TV.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television

Sun Mar 30, 2014

Mountain Xpress

Flat Rock Playhouse presents 'Laughter on the 23rd Floor' from April 3-19

Flat Rock Playhouse presents the classic Neil Simon comedy, Laughter on the 23rd Floor, from April 3-19 at The Clyde and Nina Allen Mainstage.

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Related Topix: Flat Rock, NC, Comedy Movies, Laughter on the 23rd Floor, Clyde, NC, Sid Caesar, Entertainment, Drama, Television

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