Articles for Homeland Season 1

This year at the San Diego Comic-Con, Showtime went big and scheduled a two-hour panel for three of its shows. Dexter, Shameless and the new show, Homeland, all took over Ballroom 20 for the first evening of the 2011 Con. Read more »
Claire Danes returns to TV! She will star in Showtime‘s new drama Homeland as CIA agent Carrie Anderson, who believes that an American soldier (Damian Lewis) held as a prisoner of war and recently rescued may be involved in a terrorist scheme in the United States. Penned by 24 creator and showrunner Howard Gordon, with 24 alumni Gideon Raff and Alex Gansa, Homeland certainly shares a lot of thematic similarities with the real-time action series that had Jack Bauer (Kiefer Sutherland) rescuing the world time and time again. But, we are led to believe, this new drama will be less frantic and have more time to breathe. So how much breathing room will we get with Homeland season 1?Showtime Orders Kristen Bell, Claire Danes Shows >> Read more »
Claire Danes hasn‘t really starred on a TV series since My So-Called Life, so we‘re more than welcome to see her back on the small screen with Homeland. She has an entirely different role now though, playing Carrie Mathison, a CIA operative with a mission.Homeland Season 1 Preview GuideBut since we already have a brief background on the show, let‘s make room for these Homeland spoilers.   Read more »
Kristen Bell is coming back to television! The Veronica Mars star, who followed that up with recurring roles on Heroes and Party Down, will star in the new comedy House of Lies on Showtime with Don Cheadle. Today the network officially picked up her series for a 12-episode first season.The network also ordered a new hour-long drama, Homeland, starring Temple Grandin Emmy-winner Claire Danes and Life star Damian Lewis. This marks the first TV series appearance for Danes since My So-Called Life in 1995. Read more »
Criminal Minds has seen several cast changes over its seven-year run, and though MandyPatinkin was not the first actor to leave the series, his exit sent shockwaves through the fan baseand shocked his cast mates. As Jason Gideon, Patinkin was the show‘s leading man and one ofthe most well-known cast members at the start of the series. For the first two seasons, Gideonwas the wise man of the group, the one who had seen and done it all. His fellow team membersoften looked to Gideon for insight into the cases, drawing on his vast experience in the science ofprofiling. After Patinkin‘s departure, Joe Mantegna‘s David Rossi was brought in to partially fillGideon‘s shoes, at least as the team member with the most experience. Read more »
Tonight‘s edition of Buddy Bites kicks off with a trip to the hospital -- and no, I don‘t mean Seattle Grace. Read more »
In today‘s casting roundup, a comedy series makes way for several rivals while someone might come between a blossoming romance. Read on to find out more.  Read more »
Unfortunately, Ricky Gervais wasn‘t the high point in this year‘s Golden Globe Awards. His return to the show saw the Brit comedian‘s quips neutered, despite his best attempts to really rip the Hollywood establishment apart. Sure, there was his F-bomb, and there was his pretty good take on Natalie Portman‘s pregnancy causing a nomination drought, but it was the establishment -- Madonna and Colin Firth, specifically -- who properly ripped into Ricky.Not that I‘m a heartless guy. I really wanted Ricky to succeed, especially after how he hosted last year‘s Golden Globes.See the full list of this year‘s Golden Globe nominees Read more »
The Golden Globes clearly loved the new shows of 2011. For this year‘s Golden Globe Awards, 11 different shows that premiered this year scored major nominations, including Showtime‘s Homeland which scored three noms and FOX‘s New Girl which picked up two.  Read more »
Showtime is getting off to a very early start planning its fall programming with today‘s announcement of a premiere date for the new seasons of hit shows Dexter and Homeland. Both will premiere Sunday, September 30, with Dexter at 9pm and Homeland at 10pm.  Read more »
There are plenty of exciting additions on TV in the coming weeks so let‘s get on with today‘s casting roundup.  Read more »
When award nominations go out, Community gets ignored. That‘s how it works, right? Apparently that‘s not precisely true anymore -- Community leads all shows in the Critics‘ Choice Television Award nominations with a total of six nominations. Check out all the nominees here! Read more »

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