Winfrey will produce miniseries based on "America: In the King Years"
He earns the career achievement award with a body of work that also includes "Treme" and miniseries "Generation Kill"
The actress will appear on the ABC series in flashbacks starting Thursday
Baltimore almost getting screwed over in New Orleans? This is the stuff David Simon shows are made of
"The Wire" creator David Simon claims that his arguments against Wall Street and the prison-industrial complex were left on the cutting-room floor
"Parks and Recreation," CNN's Arab Spring coverage, and "Treme" are also honored
David Simon's New Orleans-based series was absent from network's recently released premiere schedule
Autopsy showed no signs of trauma, but according to reports he had been battling depression and had been diagnosed multiple sclerosis
Actor known for cop roles also appeared in "Columbiana," "Tree of Life," "Traffic"
HBO's epic fantasy series continues to slay with viewers, but the season-two premiere of David Simon's "Treme" had a big year-to-year dip
The $500,000 prize comes with no strings attached for the "Treme" and "Wire" producer
"Treme" should be a big winner Sunday night, but let's all remember Gertrude Berg
Entertainment chief says Simon show "too important" not to renew
Well-reviewed series will start filming second season this fall in New Orleans
Also was executive producer of HBO's new drama "Treme"; he was just 48
"Wire" creator's followup looks at post-Katrina New Orleans
New show from "Wire" creator David Simon is set in Post-Katrina New Orleans