Tag archive for ‘David Simon’
News Brief On Wednesday, January 20th, 2016

David Simon’s HBO Porn Drama Starring James Franco Picked Up to Series

  HBO is extending its relationship with David Simon. The premium cable network has handed out a series pickup to period porn drama The Deuce, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. An episode count and More...

News Brief On Monday, December 7th, 2015

5 CEOs can get paid $1.3 Billion to get lost

 Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer gets an impressive $157.9 million even if the internet company is sold off. The biggest potential windfall from a change of control goes to Stephen (Steve) Wynn, Wynn Resorts. The More...

News Brief On Monday, August 17th, 2015

‘Show Me a Hero’: David Simon’s Powerful New Drama Tackles Housing Racism and Dirty Politics

  The common wisdom in conversations about television has always been that writers and actors love TV because the long-form nature of serial television lets them explore characters, settings, and ideas More...

Reggie Reiner On Wednesday, July 15th, 2015

WATCH: HBO Releases Trailer for David Simon’s ‘Show Me a Hero’

– – HBO has released the trailer for its upcoming 6 part mini-series called “Show Me a Hero, ” based on the book of that name. The series, about race relations in Yonkers, is produced More...

Reggie Reiner On Monday, June 22nd, 2015

David Simon to Produce New Show On 1970s Times Square for HBO

– – David Simon, the man who brought us such hit shows like HBO’s “The Wire” and NBC’s “Homicide: Life on the Street” is planning a new program for HBO about More...

Carl Kaminsky On Thursday, April 30th, 2015

The Wire Creator David Simon Blames Former Baltimore Mayor for City’s Problems

David Simon, who is the genius behind the hit television shows set in Baltimore “The Wire” and “Homicide: Life on the Street, ” has spoken out on what is currently going on in that beleaguered city. More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, March 23rd, 2015

Simon Property Group Gives Macerich Company Final Buyout Offer

Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) has sent a letter to The Macerich Company (NYSE: MAC) outlining its best and final offer to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Macerich for $95.50 per share in More...

S.M. Lightening On Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

‘Wire’ and ‘Treme’ Creator David Simon Looking at Race Clashes in Yonkers

HBO’s miniseries “Show Me A Hero” is producer and writer David Simon’s latest thrilling-while-socially-meaningful work, following in the footsteps of his masterpieces “The Wire, More...

Tibi Singer On Monday, August 25th, 2014

A Primer: The Jews of Emmy

Seth Meyers will host the Emmy Awards for excellence in television live today, Monday, NBC. If you came to us, it’s probably so that we’ll ID for you the Jewish nominees, because that’s More...

Gali Raz On Monday, March 10th, 2014

David Simon To Work On A Biographical Miniseries On The Life Of Martin Luther King Jr.

– Simon will be renewing his long-term working relationship with HBO, initially writing the first installment of what will be a six-hour series as well authoring a book-based on the series script. – – David More...

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