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'Treme' Season 4: Final episodes bring hope and struggle to New Orleans

The final season of "Treme" starts on an up note for the residents of New Orleans, but as with the entire story to date, not everything will be easy.HBO has released a teaser for the abbreviated, five-episode season, which premieres at 9 p.m. ET Dec. 1. The show picks up on election night in 2008, three-plus years after Hurricane Katrina. Barack Obama's election has the city hopeful that more attention will be paid to the post-Katrina rebuilding effort, but problems ranging from corrupt police to greedy developers.Wendell Pierce, Khandi Alexander, Clarke Peters, Steve Zahn, Melissa Leo, Kim Dickens and the rest of the regular cast returns for Season 4, which will conclude with the series finale on Dec. 29. Take a look at the trailer:... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2013/11/treme-season-4-final-episodes-bring-hope-and-struggle-to-new-orleans.html

‘Treme’ Season 4 Premiere Date Announced by HBO [+Video]

Treme  is returning to HBO for its fourth and final season on Sunday, December 1st at 9PM. The final five-episodes of the critically acclaimed David Simon ( The Wire ) series will pick up 38 months after Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans. Barack Obama has just been elected President and the city has a reason to hope again. Beginning in Nov. 2008 and ending with the 2009 Mardi Gras, the last episodes will revist the myriad musicians, chefs, Mardi Gras Indians and other New Orleanians whose journeys fans have been following for the past three seasons. Even as hope creeps back into the city’s spirit, police corruption, economic troubles and a broken school system still plague progress. Only the city’s culture continues to thrive and sustain the people. Read More... http://www.tvequals.com/2013/11/05/treme-season-4-premiere-date-announced-by-hbo-video/

First Trailer for Abbreviated Fourth and Final Season of TREME; Premiere Set for December 1st

A short teaser trailer for HBO drama  Treme  has let us know the show will be back for a mere five episodes to wrap up its post-Katrina story of New Orleans.  The  David Simon -penned drama will returnDecember 1st at 9 p.m. (instead of in September, as was originally discussed).  Though  Treme  has never had the kind of audience that HBO’s other dramas have enjoyed (not by a long shot), it’s a testament to the premium network’s respect for Simon (who also brought them  The Wire  and  Generation Kill ) that he has been given time to close out the story in a satisfying way.  Hit the jump for the promo. Read More... http://collider.com/treme-season-4-trailer/

'Treme' cookbook author Lolis Eric Elie talks Season 4 cutbacks

"Treme's" shortened fourth and final season is due to premiere on HBO on Dec. 1, but fortunately fans of the series can have a taste of the show while they wait for the final five episodes to air. A cookbook called "Treme: Stories and Recipes from the Heart of New Orleans," which was written by "Treme" story editor Lolis Eric Elie, was released by Chronicle Books on July 24. Zap2it spoke with Elie about the cookbook, which not only gives detailed recipes from the heart of New Orleans but also spotlights the people who live there. Like "Treme," the goal of the cookbook was to share a slice of life from post-Katrina New Orleans. "The first thing I did was go back and look at all the times we saw food on screen and we talked about it on screen and tried to figure out which of those recipes to use. Much of what we... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2013/08/treme-cookbook-author-lolis-eric-elie-talks-season-4-cutbacks.html

Treme Season 3 Episode 10 “Tipitina” (Season Finale)

Treme  “Tipitina” Season 3 Episode 10  (Season Finale ) airs Sunday Nov 25 2012 at 10pm on HBO. Episode Synopsis : Davis (Steve Zahn) and Cheeky Blakk go “full ghetto” on Davis’ goodbye to the musician’s life. Tim Feeny (Sam Robards) reveals himself and his intentions to Janette when he finds out that she’s throwing an unauthorized benefit for Gigi’s. Delmond parts ways with the powers that be . Toni sees hope that Joey Abreu’s killer may be prosecuted. Read More... http://www.tvequals.com/2012/11/25/treme-season-3-episode-10-tipitina-season-finale/
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