As Hannibal fans this weekend (and billions of others before them) can attest, too long has the antiquated Nielsen ratings system given an incomplete picture of a show’s viewership, swaying networks to and fro of cancellation. We may finally have some progress however, as Nielsen will begin taking into account streaming data from the likes of Hulu, Netflix and beyond.
The success of Homeland Season 4's ostensible reboot has us eager to learn if Showtime can pull it off a second time this fall, and the first full trailer for Carrie’s new private life in Germany doesn’t disappoint. There’s explosions, intrigue ,and all-kinds of black-bagging the latest look at Homeland Season 5, and no one is safe.
Last we heard from Showtime’s Twin Peaks, production had begun gearing up for a September shoot that could potentially place new episodes as early as 2016, but little beyond David Lynch and Kyle MacLachlan have been confirmed to return. Now, at least, we know composer Angelo Badalamenti will return to score the series, affording another notable bit of continuity.
The fourth season of Homeland distinctly earned back some of the credit from its first three years of Brody-driven shenanigans, and Season 5's relocation to Eastern Europe similarly seems to shake things up for the better. A new preview for the season offers our most footage yet, while showrunners promise to touch on Putin, ISIS, Charlie Hebdo and more.
Showtime’s Dexter has certainly chummed the waters now and again with talk of a potential revival, but given the current crop of TV series coming back for limited runs, could our worst fears be closer than we realize? Showtime might just want Dexter to start sharpening his knives.
Showtime has been raining news on the TV landscape like cats and dogs, and isn’t slowing down anytime soon. Not only does revered comedian Jim Carrey have his eye on a new drama exploring the Los Angeles comedy scene of the 1970s, so too has Showtime confirmed that Seth Rogen is working on a project of his own.
Just before Comic-Con 2015, Showtime’s Damian Lewis-Paul Giamatti financial drama Billions opened up the books for its first trailer, and with the network on the march at TCA, we know have a full premiere with a brand-new trailer. Billions will debut alongside Shameless Season 6 in 2016, but when?
Production on Showtime’s Twin Peaks revival has proven almost as much of a mystery as the series itself, first losing, then regaining David Lynch, with some rumors putting an episode count as high as 18. Now, Showtime at least confirms production due to begin, offering other insight on its premiere and episode order.
Seemingly brothers and sisters and arms, where Showtime’s Masters of Sex goes, Ray Donovan will follow. The sexual revolution drama and Liev Schrieber’s L.A. fixer will return arm-in-arm for 2016, as Showtime has officially renewed both dramas for a fourth season.
When last we saw of Homeland, Carrie Mathison seemed ready to leave the CIA lifestyle behind and concentrate on raising her daughter, but you know what happens to those who think they’re out, right? A new trailer for Homeland Season 5 pulls Carrie right back in, and hands her a sniper rifle, why not?