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...]

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...]

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 reveals a glimpse at FBI Special Agent Dale Cooper in ‘Twin Peaks’

SHOWTIME has released a glimpse of the return of FBI Special Agent Dale Cooper (the Golden Globe®-winning and Emmy® Award-nominated role played by Kyle MacLachlan) in the new TWIN PEAKS, which will debut with a two-part premiere on Sunday, May 21 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on air, on demand and over the internet. Immediately following the premiere, SHOWTIME … [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...]

Marc Maron, David Spade, Rosanna Arquette, and John Mellencamp to guest star on ‘Roadies’

The hits keep coming and so do the guest stars on the first season of the SHOWTIME series ROADIES, which airs Sundays at 10 p.m. ET/PT. Among those appearing in future episodes are Emmy® and Golden Globe®-nominated comedian David Spade as Harris DeSoto, star of the fictional drama Dead Sex, a must-see favorite of the roadies. Golden Globe nominee … [Read more...]

‘Penny Dreadful’ concludes its run on Showtime with shocking finale

SPOILER ALERT! The critically acclaimed SHOWTIME drama PENNY DREADFUL has ended – last night’s jaw-dropping finale marked the series finale of the three-season opus envisioned by creator, writer and executive producer John Logan, it was announced today by Logan and David Nevins, President and CEO, Showtime Networks Inc. This unique mash-up of … [Read more...]

Showtime reveals first look photo from the third season of ‘Penny Dreadful’

SHOWTIME is unveiling a chilling first look at the new season of the network’s hit drama series PENNY DREADFUL, currently shooting nine episodes in Dublin, Ireland, featuring Vanessa Ives (Eva Green) as she turns to her alienist Dr. Seward (Patti LuPone) for help in battling the evil forces she cannot seem to escape. “Dreadfuls” will have to wait … [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...]

Patti LuPone returns to ‘Penny Dreadful’ as a series regular

PATTI LUPONE RETURNS TO PENNY DREADFUL AS A SERIES REGULAR.  Dr. Jekyll to Join Cast of Characters Of The Hit SHOWTIME® Drama Series Returning In 2016. Season Three New Guest Stars Will Include Christian Camargo, Sam Barnett, Wes Studi, Jessica Barden And Shazad Latif Production on the third season of the critically acclaimed hit SHOWTIME drama … [Read more...]

Showtime unveiled the official trailer for ‘Billions’ starring Maggie Siff

SHOWTIME unveiled the official trailer for its powerful new drama series BILLIONS, premiering Sunday, January 17th at 10 p.m. ET/PT on-air, On Demand and over the internet. Starring Oscar® nominee and Emmy® and Golden Globe® winner Paul Giamatti (John Adams) and Emmy and Golden Globe winner Damian Lewis (Homeland), BILLIONS is a 21st-century … [Read more...]

Sarah Silverman returns to ‘Masters of Sex’ for multi-episode arc

Emmy®-winning comedian and actress Sarah Silverman will reprise her role as “Helen” on the third season of MASTERS OF SEX premiering July 12 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on Showtime. Starring Emmy and Golden Globe® nominee Michael Sheen and Emmy nominee Lizzy Caplan as real-life pioneers of human sexuality, William Masters and Virginia Johnson, MASTERS OF SEX … [Read more...]

PENNY DREADFUL and HAPPYish available to watch now

SHOWTIME is giving viewers an early opportunity to sample the series premiere of the new half-hour comedy HAPPYish and the second season premiere of the critically-acclaimed psychological thriller PENNY DREADFUL across multiple platforms before their debut on SHOWTIME. Viewers can sample the premiere of HAPPYish (http://s.sho.com/HAPPYish1), and … [Read more...]

Showtime to premiere ‘Penny Dreadful’ on a new date

SHOWTIME will now premiere the sophomore season of the critically-acclaimed psychological thriller PENNY DREADFUL on Sunday, May 3rd at 10 p.m. ET/PT. PENNY DREADFUL returns with ten episodes and will find Vanessa Ives (Eva Green) and Ethan Chandler (Josh Hartnett) forming a deeper bond as the group, including Sir Malcolm (Timothy Dalton), Dr. … [Read more...]

‘Twin Peaks’ to be produced as a limited series for Showtime

Dig into some cherry pie and rejoice! Today, SHOWTIME announced that the critically-acclaimed Golden Globe® and Peabody Award-winning series TWIN PEAKS will return as a new limited series. Series creators and executive producers David Lynch and Mark Frost are on board to write and produce all nine episodes of the limited series. Four-time Oscar® … [Read more...]

The season finale of ‘Penny Dreadful’ airs Sunday on Showtime

The unforgettable first season of PENNY DREADFUL is drawing to a terrifying close: will Ethan (Josh Hartnett), Vanessa (Eva Green), Sir Malcolm (Timothy Dalton) and Dr. Frankenstein (Harry Treadaway) solve the mystery of Mina’s (Olivia Llewellyn) disappearance before she’s forever lost to demonic forces? Click below for a chilling sneak peak and … [Read more...]

‘Penny Dreadful’ preview

Take a look at what's coming up on the next episode of Penny Dreadful, which airs Sunday night at 10 on Showtime. … [Read more...]

PENNY DREADFUL Advance Review: “Séance”

If you enjoyed the premiere of Penny Dreadful, get ready to be amazed at what the second episode has planned for you. Of course, as viewers, we do not need to heed the warnings set fourth by Sir Malcolm; “Do not be amazed at anything you see, and don’t hesitate.” You can’t help but watch the series in pure amazement. It’s spectacular and flawlessly … [Read more...]

‘Penny Dreadful’ preview

Check out what's coming up next on Penny Dreadful, which airs Sunday nights at 10 on Showtime. Vanessa and Sir Malcolm attend a party at the home of Egyptologist Sir Ferdinand Lyle , where they encounter the mysteriously beautiful Dorian Gray. This show is brilliant. You MUST watch it. Sir Malcolm Murray, Vanessa and Dorian Gray participate … [Read more...]

Showtime free preview weekend begins today – Watch ‘Penny Dreadful’ NOW

SHOWTIME will be available to 74 million households during a Free Preview Weekend this Friday, May 9 through Sunday, May 11. I highly recommend you watch PENNY DREADFUL. It's even better than I imagined it would be. Viewers nationwide will be able to sample the network's award-winning programming on SHOWTIME, SHOWTIME On Demand®, SHOWTIME … [Read more...]

Jonah Hill and Alan Arkin talk about breaking into comedy on INSIDE COMEDY

On Monday, February 10, David Steinberg sits down with actor Jonah Hill who talks about growing up as a cinephile, working with Martin Scorsese, and his shaky start when he first began doing stand-up.  Also in this episode, celebrated actor and comedian Alan Arkin shares stories about working with Peter Falk, the turning point in his career, and … [Read more...]

‘Homeland’ preview clip – Patrick G. Keenan guest stars in tonight’s episode on Showtime

Check out a preview clip of tonight's episode of Homeland on Showtime.  One of my favorite people and actors, Patrick G. Keenan, guest stars in tonight's episode as Walter Walker.  You can also catch Patrick in Jimmy on UPTV. "Not For Sale" - Carrie is approached by a law firm. … [Read more...]

Timothy Dalton has been cast in the new Showtime drama ‘Penny Dreadful’

Renowned film and television star Timothy Dalton (“James Bond” in The Living Daylights and License to Kill) has been cast in the new SHOWTIME drama series PENNY DREADFUL, which will begin filming this fall for a 2014 premiere on the network. Dalton is set to play “Sir Malcolm,” a hardened African explorer on a deeply personal quest. He joins … [Read more...]

SHOWTIME CONFIRMS DEXTER SEASON EIGHT WILL MARK THE ICONIC SERIES’ FINAL SEASON

LOS ANGELES, CA – (April 18, 2013) – In a special announcement this afternoon made directly to DEXTER’s 13 million fans on the show’s Facebook page, SHOWTIME confirmed that the upcoming eighth season of the groundbreaking series will be its final one. The announcement coincided with the release of an exclusive tease from the premiere of the series’ … [Read more...]

SHOWTIME® INTRODUCES HOUSE OF LIES MULTI-PLATFORM SOCIAL GAME

SHOWTIME® INTRODUCES HOUSE OF LIES MULTI-PLATFORM SOCIAL GAME “PACK A SUITCASE” You can’t lie your way out of this one. The addicting new social game “Pack a Suitcase,” inspired by the hit SHOWTIME comedy series HOUSE OF LIES, tests the valuable, and often underrated, skill of packing like a pro. Users across platforms can select their … [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...]

HOUSE OF LIES Season 1 Finale Advance Review “The Mayan Apocalypse” Showtime

Season one of House of Lies concludes tonight on Showtime and I know you’ve been waiting to see how the impending acquisition plays out.  I’m obviously not going to tell you how it ends but I will say that the Marty massacre preview clip, at the end of last week’s episode, is just a taste of what is in store for you tonight.  “The Mayan Apocalypse” … [Read more...]

Exclusive DEXTER Brea Grant Interview

I spoke with BREA GRANT about DEXTER, her comic book miniseries and so much more.  Brea will be starring as Ryan Chambers, Masuka’s intern, in Dexter this season on Showtime.  It was a pleasure to speak with her and make sure you follow Brea on twitter, @breagrant.  Don’t miss the season premiere of Dexter tonight.  Lena:  How did you get … [Read more...]

JEREMY IRONS and NEAL BAER Interview, Law & Order: SVU Tonight at 10 PM EST on NBC

LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT JEREMY IRONS and NEAL BAER Interview Jeremy guest stars as “Captain Jackson” and Neal is the Executive Producer Watch LAW & ORDER: SVU Wednesday, January 12 at 10 PM EST on NBC January 12, 2011 By Lena Lamoray CAPTAIN JACKSON (GUEST STAR JEREMY IRONS) AND HIS ESTRANGED DAUGHTER ARE REUNITED BY HER … [Read more...]