boardwalk empire

All good things must come to an end – at the TCA’s (Television Critics Association) press tour, HBO announced that “Boardwalk Empire” will wrap after the fifth season, reports Variety. RELATED: 5 Things To Know About “Boardwalk Empire”  The 1920’s set drama, while a critical and awards darling ( it garnered 18 Emmy nominations when it […]

Television is dead. Long live television. Thanks to an established symmetry between social media and broadcast TV, audiences watching while online have helped propel “old media” staples to new heights. With millions of viewers reacting to scripted and unscripted dramas in real time, those Jetson’s style dreams of interactive TV have been realized. While we […]

“Boardwalk Empire” expands their roster of Black characters with the addition of Jeffrey Wright in the fourth season of the critically acclaimed TV series.  Wright will play , Valentin Narcisse described as a “Doctor of Divinity, philanthropist, student of culture and the man who runs Harlem.”  But don’t expect the Trinidadian born Dr. Narcisse and fellow mobster […]

Lights, camera, action!  On Wednesday September 5, 2013, New York’s glitterati converged at Houston Hall to kick off NY Fashion Week at an exclusive “Fashion Fete” event hosted by celebrity stylist June Ambrose  and HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire.”  Paying homage to the Roaring Twenties, guests hit the red carpet dressed in tailored suits, flapper dresses and […]

Michael K. Williams is having a very good year.  Williams returns for a fourth season as gangster Chalky White on HBO’s critically acclaimed “Boardwalk Empire,” is featured in the upcoming “Twelve Years A Slave” and has recently joined Spike Lee’s top secret Kickstarter funded project.   Spike raised more that $1.4 million through online crowd funding, […]

“Boardwalk Empire” returns for a fourth season on HBO, with viewers and critics both anticipating the critically acclaimed drama.  Steve Buscemi is back as shot caller Nucky Thompson, along with partner in crime Chalky White (Michael K. Williams) and a new power broker from Harlem, Narcise Valentin (Jeffrey Wright). RELATED: Boardwalk Empire: Who Is Chalky White? […]

HBO’s period crime drama, “Boardwalk Empire” is back for a fourth season and the battle of Atlantic City’s underworld has never been more intense. RELATED: Who Is Chalky White? For this week’s episode of TV One and TheUrbanDaily.com’s “What’s Hot” we find out what to expect in season 4. Like TheUrbanDaily.com on Facebook to stay […]

While most period TV series are insistent on excluding the African-American experience, one of “Boardwalk Empire’s” most prominent mobsters is Chalky White.  Portrayed by Michael K. Williams (“The Wire”), Chalky is far from the token Black sidekick; smart, cunning and ruthless, Chalky is the de facto leader of the African-American community in Atlantic City.  But […]

Michael K. Williams is an actor who is destined to go far. He’s mostly known for his role on “The Wire” as Omar Little, but his portrayal of Chalky White on “Boardwalk Empire” is winning him more acclaim. On the other hand, “Boardwalk Empire’s” busy shooting schedule has kept Williams from taking a part in […]

How do you become the go-to DJ for all of HBO’s events? Don’t mess up. “I never let them down, showed up on time and always played what I call a ‘bulletproof’ set,” says Marvin Coleman, a Philadelphia-born mix master who has used his signature, seamless blends and music knowledge to establish an enviable career […]