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“Weeds”: STARZ Scores Mary Louise Parker-Starring Sequel Series

Weeds, the hit satire that helped define Showtime and served to influence a number of shows considered modern classics today is now in development for a sequel series at cable network STARZ. The show ran for eight seasons (from 2005 to 2012) and starred Mary Louise-Parker as a suburban widow who decides to become a […]



“Ripley”: “Fleabag” Star Andrew Scott Set as Tom Ripley for Showtime Series

Riding high off the series’ huge Emmy Awards success, Fleabag co-star Andrew Scott will be venturing into the world of Patricia Highsmith’s bestselling Tom Ripley novels for Showtime‘s drama series adaptation Ripley. The eight-episode order stems from Oscar and Golden Globe winner and Emmy nominee Steven Zaillian (Schindler’s List, The Night Of), who is set […]



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“Kidding” Season 2 Moved to February 2020; Paired with “Homeland” Final Season

In “The Wonderful World of Television” these days, there are any number of reasons why a show gets cancelled or saved… has its premiere moved up or pushed back… or gets nearly completely retooled. In the case of Showtime and the second season of Jim Carrey, Michel Gondry, and Dave Holstein‘s award-winning and critically-acclaimed series […]

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“Dracula,” RuPaul, “Halo” & More: 7 Series to Keep on Your Radar [OPINION]

Greetings! Now we know there are waves and waves of “television” shows (our old-school way of including cable, streaming, etc.) out there, and an avalanche of more coming down the mountain in the next few months that everyone is super pumped about (Disney + Marvel shows? Apple TV+?) – but what about those shows that […]


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“First Ladies”: Viola Davis to Portray Michelle Obama in Showtime Series

Showtime and Viola Davis (ABC’s How to Get Away with Murder) are teaming up to bring the story of First Lady Michelle Obama‘s time in The White House to the small screen in First Ladies. The hour-long drama was put on a fast-track development deal that includes a three-script commitment, with the first season focusing […]









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“The Loudest Voice”: Seth MacFarlane on “Segmented” FOX Relationship [VIDEO]

This Sunday, Showtime viewers will witness the birth of FOX News (we’ll leave it to the viewer to determine if that’s a blessing or a curse) and the fall of Roger Ailes (Russell Crowe) when the cable network premieres its seven-part limited series The Loudest Voice. Based on Gabriel Sherman’s bestselling book The Loudest Voice in the […]