Showtime's 'Homeland' has been chugging along in its fourth season sans Brody (well, almost), just as critics have continually raved about adultery drama 'The Affair,' and fans of either should have a bright and sunny 2015. Showtime has officially renewed Carrie Mathison and co. to return for a fifth season next year, continuing its illicit 'Affair' for a second season as well.
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Though only October, 2015 will soon be upon us, and with it the return of Showtime Sunday favorites like 'House of Lies' and 'Shameless.' And where the latter skewed a bit darker in season 4 (despite moving to the comedy section for Emmy purposes), the first full trailer for 'Shameless' season 5 sees Fiona and the Gallaghers returning to their destructive ways, with a few new (and returning) faces plenty visible.
The current season of 'Homeland' has been markedly improved by the absence of Damian Lewis (sorry, it's true!), but that wouldn't stop us from welcoming the erstwhile Nicholas Brody back to Showtime. And so it goes, that Emmy-winner Lewis will partner with Oscar-winner Paul Giamatti for a new Showtime Wall Street drama 'Billions,' and they've already got our money.
Among the countless sadness that arose with Philip Seymour Hoffman's passing earlier this year, Showtime was forced to shelve its critically-lauded pilot 'Happyish,' following rave reviews for Hoffman's central role. Now, the network has officially opted to re-shoot the dramedy series' pilot, with Steve Coogan in the lead.
A 'Twin Peaks' revival has been something of a long-running joke since the show's 1991 ABC cancellation, with rumors emerging of a return every so often for the last 25 years, but you may want to put down that damn good coffee. Showtime has officially confirmed that David Lynch will return us to 'Twin Peaks' in 2016 for new episodes, picking up where the cult series last left off in the early '90s.
Showtime may have said a temporary farewell to 'Masters of Sex' and 'Ray Donovan' with last night's season 2 finales, but Sunday powerhouse 'Homeland' will begin anew in two weeks time with its October 5 season 4 premiere. To wit, the first clip from two-hour premiere opener "Drone Queen" has arrived, offering a bit of insight into Carrie's new foreign objective abroad, and what Corey Stoll's character has to do with it all.
Now that 'Masters of Sex' and 'Ray Donovan' are winding down their second seasons (don't worry, they'll be back next year), all eyes are on 'Homeland' season 4 to reboot itself and return to Emmy-winning roots with an all-new story. Yet another, even more in-depth trailer for season 4 has arrived, begging the question, can't Corey Stoll be in everything?
Showtime's critically-acclaimed period piece 'Masters of Sex' and fixer drama 'Ray Donovan' have always run on parallel tracks, both emerging in 2013 and getting paired together for summer season 2 Sundays in 2014. Now, both series are set to continue their relationship another year, as showtime has officially renewed both 'Masters of Sex' and 'Ray Donovan' to return for third seasons in 2015.
'Homeland' will undergo something of a metamorphosis in its fourth season, shifting from the story of Carrie Mathison (Claire Danes) and Nicholas Brody (Damian Lewis) to a more generalized tale of an intelligence officer in a foreign country. We've seen one trailer to date, but the newest look at 'Homeland' season 4 gives off a much better look at the ensemble, promising a two-hour premiere to remember.
More than just our first trailer for 'Homeland' season 4 and an update on the 'Dexter' spinoff (still never, folks), Showtime's TCA presentation brought with it plenty of good news. For one, sexy Joshua Jackson-Maura Tierney-Dominic West drama 'The Affair' has its first trailer and premiere date, while the late Philip Seymour Hoffman's 'Happyish' comedy may see the light of day after all.