Showtime Boss Talks 'Hot-Button' Homeland, 'Subversive' Lies, 'More Violent' Borgias
Showtime president of entertainment David Nevins had much to talk about as he held court at the Television Critics Association summer press tour on Thursday morning. Among the hot topics were edgy shows aplenty, including the espionage-thriller Homeland, the potentially subversive House of Lies (starring Don Cheadle and Kristen Bell), and the next round of The Borgias (and its very special “guest stars”). READ MORE
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bragged revealed on Twitter Monday night, Cliff Clavin left a nice surprise in my mailbox Monday afternoon: the first three episodes of Season 4! I can’t wait to watch them sometime this weekend! Kidding! I’d barely sat down on my couch when I had those bad boys finished off. And you know what? I’m going to declare that the show gets off to its strongest start yet. The trouble is, there’s not much I can tell you without spoiling one of the biggest (literally and figuratively) twists in the series’ history. But give me a second, I’ll think of something… Oooh, there’s a very subtle clue in this trailer. Also: READ MORE
Emmys 2011: Sizing Up the Best Comedy Race — And Sharing Our Dream Nominees
Summertime isn’t all about pool parties and picnics — at least not here at TVLine. No, for us this week marks the official start of Emmy season, seeing as the nomination process is about to begin, culminating in the July 14 reveal of who did/didn’t got a nod. In the coming days, we’ll be taking a close look at all the contenders in the major races and highlighting our dream candidates — the six shows and performers in each category that we think voters should recognize when they fill out their ballots.
First up: Outstanding Comedy Series … READ MORE & VOTE
Breaking: Showtime Axes United States of Tara, Renews Nurse Jackie For Fourth Season
Showtime’s primetime lineup is losing some of its personality: The pay cabler has canceled United States of Tara.
A Showtime rep confirms to TVLine that the Emmy winning dramedy’s current third season — set to conclude on June 20 — will be its last.
On the bright side, the cable net has renewed Edie Falco’s Nurse Jackie for a fourth season. READ MORE
Showtime's Stellar Spring Lineup Revealed!
Episodes just ended and the Shameless season finale is right around the corner — so which new and returning Showtime faves can you look forward to next? READ MORE
Exclusive First Look: United States of Tara's Season 3 Trailer!
Showtime unspools the third season of United States of Tara on March 28, and judging by the first official trailer, Toni Collette’s harried housewife is still juggling roughly a half-dozen colorful personalities.
The new season finds Tara … READ MORE & WATCH TRAILER
TVLine Items: Celeb Apprentice Cast Reveal, Torchwood Scoop and Other TV News To Know
NBC has unveiled the latest Celebrity Apprentice cast, and oh, what a motley crew they are… READ MORE