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(Some) HBO Shows Headed to Amazon Prime

Sorry, no 'Game of Thrones'

(Newser) - Soon, Amazon Prime customers will be able to stream HBO shows—but before you get too excited, be warned that the announcement mostly applies to older programs. Game of Thrones isn't part of the exclusive deal, though seasons of shows like Girls and Veep will appear some three years...

Treme Actor Found Dead in Mississippi River

Michael Showers went out for drink, didn't come home

(Newser) - A body pulled from the Mississippi River in New Orleans yesterday has been identified as that of Michael Showers, who had a minor recurring role on HBO’s Treme. The 45-year-old, who played New Orleans Police Capt. John Guidry on the show, was found floating in the water yesterday morning...

HBO's Treme Does Justice to New Orleans
 HBO's Treme Does 
 Justice to New Orleans 

HBO's Treme Does Justice to New Orleans

'Wire" creator David Simon scores with new series set in Big Easy

(Newser) - Critics seem thrilled with Wire creator David Simon's new HBO series Treme, about post-Katrina New Orleans:
  • Dave Walker, New Orleans Times-Picayune : "This is the screen depiction that New Orleans deserves, has always desired, but has been denied."
  • Locals want to know two things: "Is it real? and

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