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HBO’s ‘The Deuce’ Is An Equal Opportunity Series When It Comes To On-Screen Nudity

For George Pelecanos, co-creator of HBO’s new series The Deuce, one major point of pride is receiving permission from Curtis Mayfield’s family to use his 1970 song “(Don…

Maggie Gyllenhaal Plays A Sex Worker In HBO’s ‘The Deuce’ Not A Prostitute

In HBO’s new series The Deuce, Maggie Gyllenhaal plays seasoned sex worker Eileen “Candy” Merrell who on any night may end up on her knees, her back or both with a…

‘The Wire’ Creator David Simon Pleads For Peace In Baltimore

David Simon, the man responsible for creating the hit HBO drama The Wire, is now calling the city of Baltimore to stop the violence and spread the peace. Following the…

‘The Wire’ Creator David Simon To Work On Martin Luther King Miniseries For HBO

David Simon hopes to bring his gritty and realistic flavor to HBO’s planned Martin Luther King miniseries, as the writer-director confirmed that he’ll be involved deeply…

Is ‘Treme’ Better Than ‘The Wire’? David Simon Answers

A series about everyday life in post-Katrina New Orleans could be a hard sell. But The Wire maestro David Simon knows how to build characters full of quirks, flaws…