The Wire

Wendell Pierce, The Wire star who was arrested for physically attacking a Bernie Sanders supporter, is breaking his silence about the incident. On Saturday, Pierce was apprehended at the Atlanta Loews Hotel for allegedly pushing a woman, hitting her in the head, and ripping off her sweatshirt following a heated conversation about politics. He was […]

Pierce did tell the police that he followed the group to their hotel room, but was grabbed by the accuser and two friends who attempted to "pull him in as he was trying to get away."

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

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,…

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 — The woman who played a Baltimore drug gang assassin in HBO’s “The Wire” has pleaded not guilty to conspiring to sell heroin. Felicia “Snoop” Pearson entered the plea Tuesday morning during an arraignment in Baltimore Circuit Court. An Aug. 9 jury trial date was set. Pearson is one of 64 people charged in […]

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 […]

Washington D.C.– Best known as Lt. Cedric Daniels on the hit HBO series, “The Wire,” actor Lance Reddick has released his first album, “Contemplations and Rememberances.”

Just two years after its cancellation, HBO's hit series "The Wire" has been granted the respect given to authors like Dickens and Shakespeare, Hemingway or Langston Hughes. Find out how Harvard is planning to analyze the series on campus inside today.