TVLine Items: Homeland Adds Medium Vet, Humans Premiere Date and More


Homeland Season 6 is starting to look a lot like real life.

Medium alum Jake Weber will recur on the Showtime series as Brett O’Keefe, an aggressive yet charming alt-right media personality, per The Hollywood Reporter.

Weber’s recent TV credits include gigs on Secrets and Lies, Hell on Wheels and Tyrant.

Homeland returns Sunday, Jan. 15 at 9/8c.

Ready for more of today’s newsy nuggets? Well…

* Season 2 of Humans will premiere Monday, Feb. 13 at 10/9c on AMC. A marathon of the first season will air Dec. 30 from 9 am to 5 pm.

* Designated Survivor showrunner Jon Harmon Feldman has been replaced by Jeff Melvoin (Army Wives), per The Hollywood Reporter.

* Syfy has given a straight-to-series order to the supernatural drama Superstition, which centers on the owners of the only funeral home in a mysterious town outside of New Orleans, our sister site Deadline reports.

* The 2017 Billboard Music Awards will air live Sunday, May 21 on ABC.

* TNT has ordered to pilot The Deep Mad Dark, an atmospheric mystery-thriller about the complexities of female friendship from executive producer John Wells (Shameless) and writer Megan Martin (Animal Kingdom).