Treme

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Hot Topics: Can TV Still Tackle Real Issues?

Anna Faris and Sadie Calvano

Just two seasons in, the CBS sitcom Mom has already tackled some not-immediately-funny issues, including alcoholism, gambling, homelessness, and cancer. Even star Anna Faris admits she was shocked when her character's teen daughter turned up pregnant in the second episode.

"I thought it was a joke," says the actress, who plays Christy, a young mother struggling with sobriety. "I couldn't believe that so early on we would go down that road. We put a lot of trust in our viewers."

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Exclusive First Look: Zoe Saldana Gets Into Character on the Set of NBC's Rosemary's Baby

Zoe Saldana has every reason to be worried.

That's because Saldana stars in NBC's upcoming Rosemary's Baby miniseries as Rosemary Woodhouse, one-half of a young married couple who move into an apartment in Paris that... read more

Amazon Picks Up Six Pilots to Series, Renews Alpha House

The After

Amazon has ordered six pilots to series, including a drama from The X-Files creator Chris Carter, a half-hour comedy starring Malcolm McDowell and Bernadette Peters, and two children's programs. Additionally, Amazon has renewed Alpha House for a second season. 

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Amazon Poised to Order Series From X-Files Boss, Jason Schwartzman

Jason Schwartzman

Amazon is poised to order four new series from the five original pilots the online company released last month, Variety reports.

Among the projects getting a green light are sci-fi series The After, written and directed by The X-Files creator Chris Carter, cop drama Bosch, dramedy Mozart in the Jungle and dark comedy Transparent. Like last year... read more

The Wire's David Simon to Write Martin Luther King Jr. Miniseries for HBO

David Simon

Fresh off the end of his New Orleans drama Treme, The Wire creator David Simon is attached to write... read more

Mind Games: What Happens When Con Men Try to Do Good?

Mind Games

Like many actors considering a new project, Steve Zahn says he was sucked into ABC's Mind Games based solely on the pilot script.

"I was floored by it," Zahn, who was just wrapping up a four-season run on HBO's Treme when he first the script, tells TVGuide.com. "I really thought it was a cable show. It didn't read like network to me."

Winter Preview: Check out all the must-see new shows

Perhaps Zahn should have looked a little closer at the author's name. Mind Games creator Kyle Killen's back catalog includes a pair of complex series with brilliant pilots that critics instantly labeled as "cable shows on broadcast TV." ... read more

The Wire's Wendell Pierce Joins Ray Donovan

Wendell Pierce

Wendell Pierce has joined Ray Donovan as a recurring guest star, Showtime announced Wednesday.

The actor, who's best known for playing Bunk on The Wire, will play Mr. Keith, a down-on-his-luck parole officer who gets a payoff from professional fixer Ray (Liev Schreiber).

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Game of Thrones: First Look at the Red Viper and New Daario

Pedro Pascall, Indira Varma

Words are wind, but thankfully photos can say it all.

HBO has released the first official images from Game of Thrones' upcoming fourth season. While the photos include your standard shots of Daenerys, Tyrion and more of our old favorites, they also provide a first glimpse of Oberyn Martell, better known as the Red Viper (Pedro Pascal) and Ellaria Sand (Indira Varma).

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Zoe Saldana to Star in Rosemary's Baby Miniseries for NBC

Zoe Saldana

Star Trek actress Zoe Saldana is taking on another iconic role. The actress is set to play the lead role in NBC's upcoming four-hour miniseries Rosemary's Baby, the network announced Wednesday.

Saldana, 35, will play Rosemary, the young wife and would-be mother who moves with her husband into a Paris apartment that has ... read more

Scandal: Khandi Alexander to Play Olivia Pope's Mom

Kerry Washington, Khandi Alexander

Treme's Khandi Alexander has been tapped to play Olivia Pope's (Kerry Washington) mother on Scandal, TVGuide.com has confirmed... read more

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Premiered: April 11, 2010, on HBO
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Premise: A drama set in New Orleans three months after Hurricane Katrina follows musicians and residents as they try to put their lives back together in the aftermath of the storm. Cocreated by David Simon ('The Wire').

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