BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Showtime says the eighth and final season of “Homeland” will debut in early 2020. The channel said on Friday that production on the acclaimed drama’s last 12 episodes is underway. Former CIA agent Carrie struggled last season to uncover an international conspiracy to harm America’s democratic institutions. The final season […]
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Showtime says that its acclaimed series “Homeland” will end in 2019 with its eighth season. The show’s conclusion was announced Monday by Showtime Networks chief David Nevins, who called the Emmy-winning “Homeland” a game-changer for the premium cable channel. Nevins told a TV critics’ meeting that creator-producer Alex Gansa will […]
Premium cable rivals HBO and Showtime battled for supremacy throughout Sunday night’s telecast. In the end, HBO pulled out a 5-4 victory. The biggest losers? Commercial broadcast networks ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox — none of which aired those shows. One award for PBS saved broadcast television from a complete shutout.
The show about Arab terrorists and American turncoats has inadvertently become a tale of two cities. Some Beirutis are angry because the depiction of their city as swarming with militiamen is misleading and because they see Israel as the enemy. And in Israel, some are peeved that Haifa and even Tel Aviv — a self-styled nightlife capital and high-tech hub — apparently appear, to outsiders at least, to be Middle Eastern after all.