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Showtime to air Alan Cumming stand-up special ‘Club Cumming Presents a Queer Comedy Extravaganza’

Emmy® nominee and Tony winner Alan Cumming (The Good Wife, Cabaret) will debut his first SHOWTIME comedy special, CLUB CUMMING PRESENTS A QUEER COMEDY EXTRAVAGANZA, with a premiere on Friday, September 2 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. Cumming hosts this cabaret-style gathering featuring seven up-and-coming queer comedians that represent not only […]

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Jonathan Bailey to star in Showtime limited series ‘Fellow Travelers’

SHOWTIME has announced that Jonathan Bailey (Bridgerton) will star in the new limited series FELLOW TRAVELERS, alongside Emmy nominee and Critics Choice Award winner Matt Bomer (The Normal Heart, The Boys in the Band) and Allison Williams (Get Out, Girls). Bailey will play Tim Laughlin, a young Fordham University graduate, earnest about his political […]

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Showtime orders comedy series ‘Entitled’ starring Brett Gelman

SHOWTIME announced today that the network has ordered the half-hour comedy series ENTITLED, starring Brett Gelman (Stranger Things, Fleabag) and created by Matt Morgan (Mister Winner, The Mimic), who will both executive produce. The series is co-produced by SHOWTIME and Channel 4 in the UK, in association with All3Media International.Harry Williams, Jack Williams and Sarah Hammond of […]

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Showtime orders limited series ‘Fellow Travelers’ starring Matt Bomer

SHOWTIME announced today that Emmy nominee and Critics Choice Award winner Matt Bomer (The Normal Heart, The Boys in the Band) will star in the limited series FELLOW TRAVELERS, which he will executive produce with Oscar nominee Ron Nyswaner (Philadelphia) and Robbie Rogers (All American, My Policeman). Daniel Minahan (Halston, American Crime Story: Versace) will executive produce and direct the […]

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Showtime releases ‘Dexter: New Blood’ official trailer

SHOWTIME has released the official trailer for its upcoming special event series DEXTER: NEW BLOOD, starring Emmy nominee Michael C. Hall as America’s favorite serial killer. DEXTER: NEW BLOOD will premiere Sunday, November 7 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME. Joining Hall is returning original DEXTER star Jennifer Carpenter as Dexter’s sister Deb in a new […]

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Showtime picks up ‘Your Honor’ for a second season

After breaking network viewership records with its debut, SHOWTIME has picked up a second season of the hit series YOUR HONOR, starring Oscar® nominee and Emmy, Screen Actors Guild® and Tony Award-winner Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad) in his performance as Michael Desiato, a respected New Orleans judge whose teenage son is […]

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Showtime has picked up ‘I Love This For You,’ starring Vanessa Bayer and Molly Shannon

SHOWTIME has picked up the half-hour comedy series I LOVE THIS FOR YOU, starring and executive produced by Emmy® nominee Vanessa Bayer (Saturday Night Live), along with fellow nominee Molly Shannon (The White Lotus, The Other Two) also leading the cast. Bayer co-created the series with Emmy nominee and two-time […]

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Showtime announces ‘Ray Donovan’ feature-length film

SHOWTIME has announced a RAY DONOVAN feature-length film continuing Ray’s journey, following the hit drama series’ seven-season run on the network. Star Liev Schreiber will return in his Emmy® and Golden Globe® nominated role and co-write the script along with series showrunner David Hollander, who will also serve as director. Golden […]

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Showtime picks up comedy series ‘Moonbase 8’ starring Fred Armisen, John C. Reilly and Tim Heidecker

SHOWTIME has picked up MOONBASE 8, a new half-hour comedy series from A24 set to debut this fall. Starring Emmy® nominee Fred Armisen (Portlandia), Tim Heidecker (Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!) and Golden Globe®  and Academy Award®  nominee John C. Reilly (Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story), the six-episode series is a […]

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Showtime to develop horror-comedy THE AUTEUR starring Jude Law and directed by Taika Waititi

SHOWTIME has announced that it is developing and has ordered multiple scripts of the half-hour series THE AUTEUR, starring Academy Award nominee Jude Law (The Young Pope) and directed by Academy Award winner Taika Waititi (Jojo Rabbit, The Mandalorian), who will also write with Peter Warren (Ghost Team). The project, […]

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Showtime to premiere ‘Penny Dreadful: City of Angels’ on April 26

SHOWTIME has announced today that the highly anticipated series PENNY DREADFUL: CITY OF ANGELS will premiere on Sunday, April 26 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. The series stars Tony® and Emmy® winner Nathan Lane, Natalie Dormer, Daniel Zovatto, Kerry Bishé, Rory Kinnear, Adriana Barraza, Michael Gladis, Jessica Garza and Johnathan Nieves. […]

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Showtime has announced the official title of its highly anticipated sequel – THE L WORD: GENERATION Q

SHOWTIME has announced the official title of its highly anticipated sequel – THE L WORD: GENERATION Q, which will debut this fall on SHOWTIME. Marja-Lewis Ryan (The Four-Faced Liar, 6 Balloons) serves as showrunner and is executive producing with original series creator Ilene Chaiken and original series stars Jennifer Beals, […]

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Emmy nominee Pablo Schreiber to star in the highly anticipated Showtime series ‘Halo’

SHOWTIME has announced that Emmy and Tony® nominee Pablo Schreiber (First Man, Orange Is the New Black) has been cast as the lead in the highly anticipated SHOWTIME series HALO, based on the iconic Xbox® franchise. Schreiber will play Master Chief, Earth’s most advanced warrior in the 26th century and the only hope […]

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Showtime honored with six Golden Globe nominations

SHOWTIME was honored with six Golden Globe nominations this morning including the new comedy series KIDDING and limited series ESCAPE AT DANNEMORA. The network also received four lead acting nominations from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, including nods for ESCAPE AT DANNEMORA star Patricia Arquette, PATRICK MELROSE star Benedict Cumberbatch, […]

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Showtime orders second season of ‘Kidding’

SHOWTIME has ordered a second season of its comedy series KIDDING, starring two time Golden Globe® winner and Emmy® nominee Jim Carrey in his first series regular role in more than two decades. Ordered for 10 episodes next season, KIDDING is created by Dave Holstein (WEEDS, Raising Hope). The first season of […]

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Showtime free preview during Labor Day weekend

SHOWTIME will be available to more than 71 million households during a Free Preview Weekend from Friday August 31 through Monday, September 3. Viewers nationwide will be able to sample the network’s award-winning programming on SHOWTIME, SHOWTIME On Demand®, SHOWTIME ANYTIME® and select distributors’ TV Everywhere portals. The Free Preview weekend will include early sampling […]

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Showtime releases the official trailer for season nine of ‘Shameless’

SHOWTIME has unveiled the official trailer and poster for season nine of its No. 1 comedy SHAMELESS, premiering on Sunday, September 9 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. Starring Oscar® nominee and Emmy and SAG Award® winner William H. Macy and Golden Globe® nominee Emmy Rossum, SHAMELESS is one of the network’s longest-running and most successful series […]

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Showtime debuts first look at the new comedy series ‘Who Is America?’ from Sacha Baron Cohen

SHOWTIME has debuted a first look at WHO IS AMERICA?, Sacha Baron Cohen’s comedy series, featuring his first new characters in 15 years, which are so believably performed that they can exist in the real world. Famous for creating a roster of iconic moments and incendiary characters, Baron Cohen returns to […]

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Sacha Baron Cohen returns to television with new Showtime comedy series ‘Who Is America?’

Today, SHOWTIME announced a brand new satirical half-hour series from comedian Sacha Baron Cohen. Famous for creating a roster of iconic moments and incendiary characters, Baron Cohen returns to series television for the first time in more than a decade, writing and directing WHO IS AMERICA? In the works over the past […]

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Showtime orders ‘City on a Hill’ starring Kevin Bacon, Aldis Hodge, Jonathan Tucker & Mark O’Brien to series

SHOWTIME has ordered the drama series CITY ON A HILL, starring Golden Globe winner and Emmy® nominee Kevin Bacon (The Following) and Screen Actors Guild® award winner Aldis Hodge (Underground). With a 12-episode order, CITY ON A HILL will premiere in 2019. The announcement was made today by David Nevins, […]

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Benedict Cumberbatch to star and produce new Showtime limited series ‘Melrose’

Today, Showtime Networks announced the pickup of the five-part limited series MELROSE, starring and executive produced by Oscar® nominee and Emmy® winner Benedict Cumberbatch (The Imitation Game, Sherlock). BAFTA Award nominee David Nicholls (Far From the Madding Crowd, One Day) is writing all five episodes of the television adaptation. Based […]