Showtime picks up a ninth season of its hit series ‘Shameless’

On the heels of Sunday’s eighth season premiere, which delivered 50 percent year-over-year growth, SHOWTIME has given a ninth season order to SHAMELESS. The announcement was made today by David Nevins, President and CEO, Showtime Networks Inc. One of the network’s longest-running and most successful series ever, SHAMELESS ranks as the network’s … [Read more...]

Showtime service launches on Sling TV

Today, Showtime Networks announced that Sling TV customers will now have access to the SHOWTIME streaming service, including eight live, linear feeds and the entire SHOWTIME library of on demand titles. Starting today, new and existing Sling TV users can add SHOWTIME to their subscriptions for a monthly price of $10, and new subscribers can take … [Read more...]

Showtime available for a free preview weekend starting on February 17

SHOWTIME will be available to more than 73 million households during a Free Preview Weekend from Friday, February 17 through Monday, February 20. Viewers nationwide will be able to sample the network’s award-winning programming on SHOWTIME, SHOWTIME On Demand®, SHOWTIME ANYTIME® and via select distributors' TV Everywhere portals. The Free Preview … [Read more...]

Showtime stand-alone streaming service and Showtime Anytime launch on Samsung TVs

Today, Showtime Networks announced that Samsung will now offer the SHOWTIME stand-alone streaming service and its authenticated app SHOWTIME ANYTIME on select 2015 and all 2016 Samsung smart television models. Samsung TV users are now able to subscribe to the SHOWTIME streaming service at showtime.com/samsung for a monthly price of $10.99, and new … [Read more...]

Joan Cusack takes home first-ever Emmy for ‘Shameless’ on Showtime

After five consecutive Emmy nominations, Joan Cusack received her first Emmy win for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for her unforgettable role as “Sheila Jackson” in SHAMELESS on SHOWTIME.  This also marks the first-ever Emmy win for the network’s top-rated comedy series and the first-ever win for SHOWTIME in the category.  In next … [Read more...]

‘Black Sails’ gets an early renewal

STARZ EMBARKS ON AN EARLY RENEWAL FOR SECOND SEASON ORDER OF THE ORIGINAL SERIES “BLACK SAILS” Production Slated to Resume in November 2013 on the Ten-Episode Second Season of the Pirate Adventure Tale Executive Produced by Michael Bay Starz Chief Executive Officer Chris Albrecht announced that the network has picked up a second season of the … [Read more...]

Exclusive SHAMELESS Emma Kenney Interview Showtime

I spoke with the brilliantly talented Emma Kenney, who plays Debbie Gallagher, about the new season of Shameless.  Emma’s insight on her character was astounding.  You’ll see Debbie in a whole new light.  I love how she broke down her character and shared her method on how she relates to her.  I could listen to her discuss Debbie all day.  Emma is … [Read more...]

Exclusive SHAMELESS Madison Moellers Interview Showtime

I spoke with Madison Moellers about her role as Molly on Shameless. Madison teased that “big surprises and secrets” will be coming out.  I can’t wait.  Madison also runs her own blog where she interviews influential women of Hollywood.  This remarkable young woman also works with several charities.   It was such a pleasure to speak with Madison. … [Read more...]

SHAMELESS Advance Review “May I Trim Your Hedges?” Showtime

Last week on Shameless, Frank (William H. Macy) finally broke Debs (Emma Kenney).  Can you believe that he made that phone call?  Tonight Frank really earns his Father of the Year award.  “May I Trim Your Hedges?” is written by Krista Vernoff and directed by Steve Shill. Veronica (Shanola Hampton) and Kevin have some issues to work out regarding … [Read more...]

SHAMELESS Advance Review “The American Dream” Showtime

Shameless got off to a spectacular start last week and I can honestly tell you that you haven’t seen anything yet.  Frank Gallagher (William H. Macy) is just getting started.  He has been reborn into a scummier version of himself.  He takes things too far, even for Frank.  Tonight’s episode, “The American Dream,” is written by Nancy M. Pimental and … [Read more...]