The Sopranos

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The Sopranos is an American crime drama television series created by David Chase.wikipedia
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Tony Soprano

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The story revolves around Tony Soprano (James Gandolfini), a New Jersey-based Italian-American mobster, portraying the difficulties that he faces as he tries to balance his family life with his role as the leader of a criminal organization. For instance, the tumultuous relationship between series protagonist Tony Soprano and his mother Livia is partially based on Chase's relationship with his own mother.
Anthony John Soprano (born 1959) is a fictional character and the protagonist in the HBO television drama series The Sopranos (1999–2007), portrayed by James Gandolfini.

David Chase

The Sopranos is an American crime drama television series created by David Chase.
He is best known for writing and producing the HBO drama The Sopranos which aired for six seasons between 1999 and 2007.

James Gandolfini

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The story revolves around Tony Soprano (James Gandolfini), a New Jersey-based Italian-American mobster, portraying the difficulties that he faces as he tries to balance his family life with his role as the leader of a criminal organization.
Gandolfini received widespread acclaim for his performance as Tony Soprano, the lead character in the HBO drama The Sopranos, a New Jersey mob boss and family man whose constant existential questioning includes regular psychiatric appointments.

Michael Imperioli

The series features Tony's family members, mafia colleagues, and rivals in prominent roles—most notably his wife Carmela (Edie Falco) and his protégé/distant cousin Christopher Moltisanti (Michael Imperioli). The series shares a total of 27 actors with the 1990 Martin Scorsese gangster film Goodfellas, including main cast members Lorraine Bracco, Michael Imperioli, and Tony Sirico.
Michael Imperioli (born March 26, 1966) is an American actor, writer and director best known for his role as Christopher Moltisanti on The Sopranos, for which he won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series in 2004.

Edie Falco

The series features Tony's family members, mafia colleagues, and rivals in prominent roles—most notably his wife Carmela (Edie Falco) and his protégé/distant cousin Christopher Moltisanti (Michael Imperioli).
Edith Falco (born July 5, 1963) is an American actress, best known for her roles as Diane Whittlesey in the HBO series Oz (1997–2000) and Carmela Soprano on the HBO series The Sopranos (1999–2007).

List of awards and nominations received by The Sopranos

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The series won a multitude of awards, including Peabody Awards for its first two seasons, 21 Primetime Emmy Awards, and five Golden Globe Awards.
The Sopranos is an American crime drama television series created by David Chase that aired on the premium cable network HBO between 1999 and 2007, won and was nominated for a variety of different awards.

Lorraine Bracco

These are explored during his therapy sessions with psychiatrist Jennifer Melfi (Lorraine Bracco). The series shares a total of 27 actors with the 1990 Martin Scorsese gangster film Goodfellas, including main cast members Lorraine Bracco, Michael Imperioli, and Tony Sirico.
She is best known for her performances as Karen Friedman Hill in the 1990 Martin Scorsese film Goodfellas, for which she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, and as Dr. Jennifer Melfi on the HBO series The Sopranos.

List of The Sopranos episodes

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It ran for six seasons totaling 86 episodes until June 10, 2007.
The Sopranos, a television drama series created by David Chase, premiered on the premium television channel HBO in the United States on January 10, 1999, and ended on June 10, 2007.

HBO

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The pilot was ordered in 1997, and the show premiered on HBO on January 10, 1999.
Since HBO's more successful series (most notably shows such as Sex and the City, The Sopranos, The Wire, Entourage, Six Feet Under, Boardwalk Empire, Game of Thrones and True Blood) air on over-the-air broadcasters in other countries (such as in Canada, Australia and much of Europe—including the United Kingdom), HBO's programming has the potential of being exposed to a higher percentage of the population of those countries compared to the United States.

Robin Green

The executive producers throughout the show's run were David Chase, Brad Grey, Robin Green, Mitchell Burgess, Ilene S. Landress, Terence Winter, and Matthew Weiner.
She was an executive producer on the HBO series The Sopranos.

Terence Winter

The executive producers throughout the show's run were David Chase, Brad Grey, Robin Green, Mitchell Burgess, Ilene S. Landress, Terence Winter, and Matthew Weiner.
Before creating Boardwalk Empire, Winter was a writer and executive producer for the HBO television series The Sopranos, from the show's second to sixth and final season (2000–2007).

Carmela Soprano

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The series features Tony's family members, mafia colleagues, and rivals in prominent roles—most notably his wife Carmela (Edie Falco) and his protégé/distant cousin Christopher Moltisanti (Michael Imperioli).
Carmela Soprano (née DeAngelis ), played by Edie Falco, is a fictional character on the HBO TV series The Sopranos.

The Sopranos: Road to Respect

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It has been the subject of critical analysis, controversy, and parody, and has spawned books, a video game, soundtrack albums, and assorted merchandise.
The Sopranos: Road to Respect is a 2006 video game by American developer 7 Studios based on the hit HBO series The Sopranos, which aired from January 10, 1999 to June 10, 2007.

Matthew Weiner

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The executive producers throughout the show's run were David Chase, Brad Grey, Robin Green, Mitchell Burgess, Ilene S. Landress, Terence Winter, and Matthew Weiner.
He is also noted for his work as a writer and executive producer on The Sopranos and for his work as a writer on Becker.

Mitchell Burgess

The executive producers throughout the show's run were David Chase, Brad Grey, Robin Green, Mitchell Burgess, Ilene S. Landress, Terence Winter, and Matthew Weiner.
He was the writer and an executive producer on The Sopranos.

Lawrence Konner

Titled The Many Saints of Newark, it is written by David Chase and Lawrence Konner and will be directed by Alan Taylor.
Lawrence Konner is an American screenwriter and television writer of shows such as Boardwalk Empire and The Sopranos.

Alan Taylor (director)

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Titled The Many Saints of Newark, it is written by David Chase and Lawrence Konner and will be directed by Alan Taylor.
He is known for his work on TV shows such as Lost, The West Wing, Six Feet Under, Sex and the City, The Sopranos, Game of Thrones, Boardwalk Empire, Deadwood, and Mad Men.

Silvercup Studios

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It was primarily filmed at Silvercup Studios in New York City and on location in New Jersey.
Silvercup was the primary shooting facility for ABC's Hope & Faith, and HBO's Sex and the City and The Sopranos.

Tony Sirico

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The series shares a total of 27 actors with the 1990 Martin Scorsese gangster film Goodfellas, including main cast members Lorraine Bracco, Michael Imperioli, and Tony Sirico.
Gennaro Anthony Sirico Jr. (born July 29, 1942) is an American actor, best known for his role as Paul "Paulie Walnuts" Gualtieri in The Sopranos and various roles in the films of Woody Allen.

Chris Albrecht

They eventually pitched the show to Chris Albrecht, president of HBO Original Programming, who decided to finance a pilot episode which was shot in 1997.
He spent 22 years at HBO and was credited for ushering in the Golden Age of television with hit series such as The Sopranos, Sex and the City, Deadwood, Six Feet Under, Entourage, Band of Brothers and The Wire.

Steven Van Zandt

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Chase invited musician Steven Van Zandt to audition, who is a guitarist in Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band, after seeing him live at the 1997 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ceremony and being impressed with his appearance and presence.
He is also known for his roles on television drama series, such as Silvio Dante on The Sopranos (1999–2007) and Frank Tagliano on Lilyhammer (2012–2014).

Nancy Marchand

The cast of the debut season of the series consisted of largely unknown actors, with the exception of Dominic Chianese and Nancy Marchand, but many cast members were noted for their acting ability and received mainstream attention for their performances.
She was perhaps most famous for her television portrayals of Margaret Pynchon on Lou Grant and Livia Soprano on The Sopranos.

Dominic Chianese

The cast of the debut season of the series consisted of largely unknown actors, with the exception of Dominic Chianese and Nancy Marchand, but many cast members were noted for their acting ability and received mainstream attention for their performances.
He is best known for his role as Corrado "Junior" Soprano on the HBO series The Sopranos, and Johnny Ola in The Godfather Part II.

Livia Soprano

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For instance, the tumultuous relationship between series protagonist Tony Soprano and his mother Livia is partially based on Chase's relationship with his own mother.
Olivia "Livia" Soprano (née Pollio), played by Nancy Marchand, is a fictional character on the HBO TV series The Sopranos.

DeCavalcante crime family

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The series is partly inspired by the Richard Boiardo family, a prominent New Jersey organized crime family when Chase was growing up, and partly on New Jersey's DeCavalcante family.
The DeCavalcantes are partly the inspiration for the fictional DiMeo crime family of HBO's series The Sopranos.