Articles about The Wire: Season 5

Jamie Hector on loving The Wire and building his own backstory for Marlo
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Jamie Hector—who played Marlo Stanfield—reflected to @TheAVClub on his time on The Wire, discussing how he came into the series, how much effort he put into building his character's backstory, and why he never worried about the lack of awards won by the show.
Source: www.avclub.com
Added by on 1/9/15
Nicolas Cage Slept in Dracula's Castle and More from Idris Elba
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Beloved actor Idris Elba has been on the radar since breaking into American television on "The Wire." With his latest film "No Good Deed" out in theaters now, Elba stopped by Reddit for an "Ask Me Anything" session. Here are some highlights.
Added by on 9/26/14
Cast members react to 'The Wire' being named greatest TV show ever
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Category: Cast & Crew
Tagged: The Wire: Season 5, Lawrence Gilliard Jr., Chad L. Coleman
Former cast members react to 'The Wire' being named the greatest TV show ever by @EW
Source: insidetv.ew.com
Added by on 7/1/13
Alec Baldwin Interviews David Simon (from 'The Wire')
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This week Alec sits down with David Simon, the creator of The Wire.  Simon talks about his early years as a newspaperman at The Baltimore Sun and how he doesn't "belong" in the world of Hollywood.  "I can't help it," says Simon, "I'm from a different planet, which is journalism."
Source: www.wnyc.org
Added by on 6/24/13
20 Best TV Series Finales Ever
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''The Office'' signs off tonight; let's see if its last episode meets the standard of these all-time finest TV farewells, from ''Friends'' and ''The Shield'' to ''Mary Tyler Moore'' and...our No. 1 of all time
Source: www.ew.com
Added by on 5/16/13
Binge-TV: 21 Shows YOU Devoured
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''Lost,'' ''Friday Night Lights,'' ''The West Wing,'' ''The Wire,'' and others that sucked you in and kept you playing ''just one more'' -- over and over and over again
Source: www.ew.com
Added by on 3/25/13
26 Best Cult TV Shows Ever
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''Veronica Mars'' Kickstarter campaign proves the power of persistent fan communities. See where the show ranked on our list of the greatest alternate-universe hits.
Source: www.ew.com
Added by on 3/15/13
29 Most Shocking TV Deaths
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''Downton Abbey,'' ''Walking Dead'' (three times!), ''Grey's Anatomy,'' ''Boardwalk Empire,'' and more series that bumped off characters we didn't expect to lose (SPOILER ALERT!)
Source: www.ew.com
Added by on 2/18/13
Q&A: Dominic West, After The Wire
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Category: Cast & Crew
Tagged: Dominic West, The Wire: Season 5, The Hour: Season 2 (uk)
@EsquireMag talks to Dominic West, once of "The Wire" and now of "The Hour"
Source: www.esquire.com
Added by on 11/28/12
Own The Wide World of "The Wire"
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52 characters from "The Wire," illustrated on one poster by Dennis Culver - for $25, it can be yours (h/t @avkesner)
Added by on 11/27/12
Jamie Hector on loving The Wire and building his own backstory for Marlo
Interesting
Jamie Hector—who played Marlo Stanfield—reflected to @TheAVClub on his time on The Wire, discussing how he came into the series, how much effort he put into building his character's backstory, and why he never worried about the lack of awards won by the show.
Source: www.avclub.com
Added by on 1/9/15
Nicolas Cage Slept in Dracula's Castle and More from Idris Elba
Interesting
Beloved actor Idris Elba has been on the radar since breaking into American television on "The Wire." With his latest film "No Good Deed" out in theaters now, Elba stopped by Reddit for an "Ask Me Anything" session. Here are some highlights.
Added by on 9/26/14
Cast members react to 'The Wire' being named greatest TV show ever
Interesting
Category: Cast & Crew
Tagged: The Wire: Season 5, Lawrence Gilliard Jr., Chad L. Coleman
Former cast members react to 'The Wire' being named the greatest TV show ever by @EW
Source: insidetv.ew.com
Added by on 7/1/13
Alec Baldwin Interviews David Simon (from 'The Wire')
Interesting
This week Alec sits down with David Simon, the creator of The Wire.  Simon talks about his early years as a newspaperman at The Baltimore Sun and how he doesn't "belong" in the world of Hollywood.  "I can't help it," says Simon, "I'm from a different planet, which is journalism."
Source: www.wnyc.org
Added by on 6/24/13
Q&A: Dominic West, After The Wire
Interesting
Category: Cast & Crew
Tagged: Dominic West, The Wire: Season 5, The Hour: Season 2 (uk)
@EsquireMag talks to Dominic West, once of "The Wire" and now of "The Hour"
Source: www.esquire.com
Added by on 11/28/12
Own The Wide World of "The Wire"
Interesting
52 characters from "The Wire," illustrated on one poster by Dennis Culver - for $25, it can be yours (h/t @avkesner)
Added by on 11/27/12
20 Best TV Series Finales Ever
Interesting
''The Office'' signs off tonight; let's see if its last episode meets the standard of these all-time finest TV farewells, from ''Friends'' and ''The Shield'' to ''Mary Tyler Moore'' and...our No. 1 of all time
Source: www.ew.com
Added by on 5/16/13
Binge-TV: 21 Shows YOU Devoured
Interesting
''Lost,'' ''Friday Night Lights,'' ''The West Wing,'' ''The Wire,'' and others that sucked you in and kept you playing ''just one more'' -- over and over and over again
Source: www.ew.com
Added by on 3/25/13
26 Best Cult TV Shows Ever
Interesting
''Veronica Mars'' Kickstarter campaign proves the power of persistent fan communities. See where the show ranked on our list of the greatest alternate-universe hits.
Source: www.ew.com
Added by on 3/15/13
29 Most Shocking TV Deaths
Interesting
''Downton Abbey,'' ''Walking Dead'' (three times!), ''Grey's Anatomy,'' ''Boardwalk Empire,'' and more series that bumped off characters we didn't expect to lose (SPOILER ALERT!)
Source: www.ew.com
Added by on 2/18/13