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 KIDDING currently airs on Sundays at 10 … [Read more...]

Showtime presents Finesse Mitchell: The Spirit Told Me to Tell You on Oct. 19

Finesse Mitchell takes the stage in his first stand-up special FINESSE MITCHELL: THE SPIRIT TOLD ME TO TELL YOU, premiering on Friday, October 19 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME on-air, streaming and on demand. In the hour-long special directed by Devon Shepard and shot at the Alex Theatre in Glendale, California, the Saturday Night Live alum … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]

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 ever and … [Read more...]

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 series television in the genre he created … [Read more...]

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 year, the seven-episode series … [Read more...]

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, President and CEO of Showtime Networks … [Read more...]

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...]

Jim Carrey to star in new Showtime series ‘Kidding,’ directed by Michel Gondry

Today, SHOWTIME announced the pick-up of new half-hour comedy series KIDDING, starring Golden Globe® winner Jim Carrey (The Truman Show) in his first series regular role in more than two decades and reuniting him with Oscar winner Michel Gondry (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind), who will direct the project. With a 10-episode first-season … [Read more...]

Showtime to premiere ‘Erik Griffin: The Ugly Truth’ on July 7

Comedian and I’M DYING UP HERE star Erik Griffin (Workaholics, Blunt Talk)  makes his hour-long debut in the new comedy special ERIK GRIFFIN: THE UGLY TRUTH premiering Friday, July 7 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME. Griffin’s hilarious special is the third standalone comedy event from the stars of the network’s newest drama series I’M DYING UP HERE, … [Read more...]

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 on … [Read more...]