Homeland Releases Season 4 Trailer, EP Talks Carrie's 'Emotional' Journey

There really is no place like Homeland.

In addition to releasing the first official Season 4 teaser trailer on Friday, Showtime announced that the drama will return Oct. 5 at 9/8c.

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“Emotionally, [Carrie] has stabilized, and the mental illness that we’ve dealt with, she has now dealt with,” executive producer Meredith Stiehm told reporters Friday at the Television Critics Association summer press tour in Beverly Hills. “She’s going into this season very steady.”

Season 4 will find Carrie embarking on an overseas mission, and leaving her baby behind will certainly take its toll on her.

“She’s in a completely different role now that she’s overseas,” Stiehm explained. “The baby exists as a marker for her, emotionally … but she was forced to leave the child at home.”

Also confirmed by producers: We “probably” won’t be seeing Jessica Brody in Season 4 — and we definitely won’t be seeing Dana.

Hit PLAY on the trailer above, then drop a comment with your thoughts below: What do you hope to see happen in Season 4?