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Legendary show 'The Wire' premiered 20 years ago today. To celebrate, take our quiz to text your knowledge on the show!

The news of Michael K. Williams' sudden death has brought grave sadness to the entertainment industry. It also brought attention to the many memories of his life's work over the years. Take a look at a gallery of some of our favorite Michael K. Williams career highlights below.   

Long before Idris Elba  was doing his thing as an action hero, he was sharing the screen with rising stars like Michael B. Jordan in the acclaimed HBO series The Wire. In fact, if you let Idris tell it, he played a big part in Michael B’s career. “I feel kind of sort of responsible […]

In the spirit of nostalgia, check out these TV shows that we'd love to see revived, remade, or rebooted.

Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston offers interesting perfective to the Jay Z vs Nas debate

Wendell Pierce, The Wire star who was arrested for physically attacking a Bernie Sanders supporter, is breaking his silence about the incident.

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.

Melvin Williams, an actor on The Wire, who was a big inspiration to the show's premise, has passed away at the age of 73.

For their next original movie, VH1 will chronicle three young friends trying to break into the hip-hop scene. Set in 1990, The Breaks will feature Method Man portraying Darryl Van Puten Sr., a father who discourages his son’s idolization of Wu-Tang Clan. Ironic, huh? Reported as a mini-reunion of The Wire, The Breaks will also star Mack […]