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'The Wire' creator's 'Treme' picked up by HBO

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HBO has picked up Treme, a New Orleans-set drama series from The Wire creator David Simon, and is aiming for a fall debut, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The show chronicles the rebuilding of post-Katrina New Orleans through the eyes of local musicians. Simon co-created the project with fellow Homicide writer, and longtime New Orleans resident, Eric Overmyer.