‘The Wire’ creator teams with Oprah on a Martin Luther King Jr. miniseries on HBO

03.05.14 4 years ago

“The Wire” creator teams with Oprah on a Martin Luther King Jr. miniseries on HBO
David Simon will oversee “America: In the King Years” with Oprah producing the miniseries based on the Taylor Branch book trilogy. Simon will reunite with “Treme” co-creator Eric Overmeyer in writing the “bible” for the entire miniseries.

Ty Pennington and Emeril Lagasse join TNT”s “On the Menu” from Mark Burnett
Pennington will host and Emeril will serve as “Menu Master” on the first reality cooking competition that will allow viewers the chance to taste the winning dish after every episode.

Listen to Common rap about The Red Wedding on the “Game of Thrones” mixtape
The “Catch the Throne” mixtape featuring hip-hop and Latin artists aims to bring more “multicultural” viewers to the HBO series.

VH1 orders a “Walk of Shame” reality show
“Walk of Shame Shuffle” follows a young entrepreneur who helps college students who”ve “overindulged” get home the morning after.

Selina Meyer is George Washington in “Veep” poster
Check her out crossing the Delaware.

How “True Detective” will end: Here are the 5 craziest theories
Is Woody Harrelson the killer? PLUS: 18 revealing screengrabs from this week”s episode.

Russian TV denies responsibility for cutting Jared Leto”s Ukraine reference from its Oscar broadcast
That part of Leto”s speech was missing when it aired on delay on Russian state TV on Monday.

“Party Down South” forced to leave Pensacola, Florida
The locals weren”t happy to be part of the raunchy CMT reality show.

Claim: “Bachelor” Juan Pablo lives in an apartment with his mom and dad
According to Life & Style, “The Bachelor” is broke.

Hugh Laurie: King of Mardi Gras
See the former “House” star as The King of Bacchus.

Netflix picks up new “Trailer Park Boys” episodes
The Canadian mockumentary series Seasons 8 and 9 will soon be available on the streaming service.

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