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2012 Television Premiere Dates

September 8th, 2012 9:45am EDT
The Voice
It's that time of year again. Television fans have appointments with their couches as the fall season kicks off this month with tons of returning favorites and new shows. DVRs will be working overtime as viewers record their must-see-TV programs and talk about them later at the watercooler.

Check out the premiere dates of the new season (brand new shows are indicated with italics and by *). All times are eastern unless otherwise indicated.

Monday, September 10
The Voice 8 p.m. NBC

Tuesday, September 11
Go On 9 p.m. NBC *
The New Normal 9:30 p.m. NBC *
Parenthood 10 p.m. NBC

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Broadway Star Valarie Pettiford To Release Lullabies Album

July 12th, 2012 3:06am EDT
Valarie Pettiford
Tony Award-nominated thespian and Treme star Valarie Pettiford is set to break into the baby market by releasing an album of original lullabies.

The Broadway star's second solo album, Velvet Sky, features a collection of songs written especially for the actress/singer by two legendary writing teams, Ron Abel and Chuck Steffan, and Michael Orland and Jamie Wooten.

Pettiford tells WENN, "I am very proud of this project. It was a real labor of love... I think people, especially parents, single parents, and soon-to-be parents, will really connect with this music, which will help them connec...
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HBO's 'Boardwalk Empire' & 'Treme' To Return Sept. 16, 23

July 9th, 2012 1:45pm EDT
Boardwalk Empire
HBO just released the debut dates for the new seasons of "Boadwalk Empire" and "Treme."

Season three of "Boadwalk Empire" will kick off its 12-episode run on Sunday, Sept. 16, at 9:00 p.m. (ET/PT). Set in the 1920s in the early days of Prohibition, the series chronicles the life and times of “Nucky” Thompson (Steve Buscemi), the undisputed leader of Atlantic City.

The series also stars Kelly Macdonald, Michael Shannon, Shea Whigham, Jack Huston, Stephen Graham, Michael Stuhlbarg, Vincent Piazza, Paul Sparks, Michael Kenneth Williams, Gretchen Mol and Bobby Cannavale.

The third season of ...
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'Drive' And 'War Horse' Lead 2011 Satellite Awards Nominations

December 2nd, 2011 9:18am EST
Drive Movie
Action thriller Drive and Steven Spielberg's latest epic War Horse lead the International Press Academy's nominations for the 2011 Satellite Awards with eight nods apiece.

Both movies are up for Best Film, alongside The Artist, The Descendants, The Help, Hugo, Moneyball, Midnight in Paris, Shame and Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy while Drive's Ryan Gosling and Albert Brooks are among the nominees for Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor respectively.

Competing with Gosling for the Best Actor trophy will be George Clooney (The Descendants), Leonardo DiCaprio (J. Edgar), Michael Fassbender (Sh...
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'Treme' Actor Michael Showers Found Dead in Mississippi River

August 25th, 2011 9:43am EDT
Michael Showers | Photo Credits: HBO
Michael Showers, an actor who recurred on HBO's Treme, was found dead on Wednesday. He was 45.

Showers was pulled from the Mississippi River in New Orleans after a steamboat captain spotted his body, a police spokesman told The Times-Picayune. An autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of death, but Showers had been in the water about two days, a coroner determined.

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TV On DVD: 'Treme: The Complete First Season' [Blu-Ray]

March 29th, 2011 2:31pm EDT
Treme
Today, HBO Home Entertainment releases the first season of the critically acclaimed Treme on both DVD and Blu-Ray. Here's a look at what's inside the four-disc Blu-Ray edition.

The Show

I've been a fan of David Simon's work since he was a Baltimore Sun beat writer who penned the book Homicide: A Year on the Killing Streets. Everything he's done for TV - Homicide: Life on the Street, The Wire, The Corner - has been fantastic, and Treme is no exception.

This series, set in New Orleans post-Hurricane Katrina, boasts an impressive cast. There's Khandi Alexander (The Corner, CSI: Miami, New...
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