The Wire

It’s always incredibly sad to watch the aftermath of a natural disaster and how it drastically affects the lives of those in its wake. That is exactly what is happening now, as numerous reports and images are coming out of the recent floods in Louisiana. The floods have been extremely severe and actor Wendell Pierce […]

Nathan Barksdale, the Baltimore drug lord and inspiration behind HBO's hit series The Wire, has died.

Cast members of HBO’s The Wire, which has a storyline based in the streets of Baltimore, took to social media to ask that those in…

This is what dreams are made of. President Barack Obama, who isn’t shy about his love for “one of the greatest, not just television shows,…

BALTIMORE-David Simon, the creator of the critically acclaimed TV series, “The Wire” has addressed Eric Holder’s request for a new season of “The Wire.” At a recent conference on the impacts of drugs and families, with “The Wire” stars Wendell Pierce and Sonja Sohn, Holder begged for a new season of the show. Both Holder […]

People who are missing HBO’s “The Wire” are legion — and in really good company. Attorney General Eric Holder REALLY misses the show, to the point that he used the launch of a program created to protect children from drug abuse to beg for more episodes of the show. Stars of “The Wire,” Wendell Pierce […]

WASHINGTON D.C.-Attorney General, Eric Holder is joining with Wendell Pierce and Sonja Sohn from the critically acclaimed HBO TV series, “The Wire” to announce a public awareness campaign, addressing the challenges faced by children and families affected by drug abuse. This Tuesday, Holder will take part in a panel discussion with the head of the […]

BALTIMORE Baltimore’s police commissioner, Frederick H. Bealefeld has made a harsh public criticism of the HBO TV Show, “The Wire” for the way it portrays Baltimore. The Baltimore Sun reports: “I heard all this stuff about, ‘Well there’s crime shows about L.A., about New York, about Miami,'” Bealefeld said. “You know what Miami gets in […]

In our course on urban inequality at Harvard this semester, we want our students to understand the roots of the social conditions in America’s inner cities. To that end, we get some help from Bodie, Stringer Bell, Bubbles and others from HBO’s The Wire.

Idris Elba is in a hotel suite at the MGM Detroit Grand talking up his new movie “Takers” as part of his first extensive movie publicity tour.