Another award for HBO’s “The Wire.” The crime drama was named the best classic TV show at the American Black Film Festival in Los Angeles Sunday night. Wendell Pierce who played “Bunk” accepted the award along with several other cast members. “The Wire” was based and shot in Baltimore. Source: CBS Baltimore See Also: Former “The […]


Christopher Clanton Sr. – who officials say escaped police custody after being taken to an area hospital for a checkup – is a former actor from the popular show “The Wire.” Clanton played the role of Savino Bratton on The Wire. He was arrested on Sept. 12, 2019, in the northeast district for violating a […] reports that “The Wire” and “Treme” actor Wendell Pierce’s home was destroyed by flooding in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 11 years after his childhood home was ravaged by Hurricane Katrina. The 52-year-old Louisiana native revealed the news Sunday on Twitter . He says the response to his loss reminded him of “the generosity given to my […]

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."

Many people believed that the hijacker may have been affiliated with ISIS, but he took over the plane because he wanted to give a letter to his ex-wife.

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

Baltimore, STAND UP! Who knew? President Barack Obama is a fan of the popular HBO drama The Wire.  President Obama sat down with the creator of The Wire, David Simon, to discuss the challenges law enforcement face and the consequences communities bear from the war on drugs. President Obama opened the interview by saying: “I’m a huge […]

Here’s news to make fans of The Wire excited yet again. Back in September, a leaked trailer accidentally broke news that HBO was planning to air a digitally remastered version of The Wire, the first time the series would be available in a widescreen/HD format. Now, the network has confirmed the announcement, and will air a marathon of […]

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 […]