David Nevins News

Showtime Renews NURSE JACKIE for Seventh Season
by TV News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

In advance of its sixth season premiere, today SHOWTIME announced that it has picked up a seventh season of its signature comedy series NURSE JACKIE. (more...)

Seth Rogan, Norman Lear & More to Headline 2014 PRODUCED BY CONFERENCE
by Movies News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

The Producers Guild of America (PGA) is pleased to announce the initial slate of speakers confirmed to participate in the 6th annual Produced By Conference (PBC). (more...)

David Nevins Promoted to President, SHOWTIME NETWORKS Inc.
by TV News Desk - Mar 04, 2014

David Nevins has been promoted to the newly-created role of President of Showtime Networks Inc., and has signed a new deal with the Company through 2018. (more...)

Showtime Renews Hit Series 'Shameless' and 'House of Lies'
by TV News Desk - Feb 18, 2014

SHOWTIME has picked up brand new seasons of its critically-acclaimed hit drama SHAMELESS and comedy series HOUSE OF LIES with a 12-episode order for each to air in 2015. (more...)

Showtime Picks Up Phillip Seymour Hoffman Comedy HAPPYISH
by TV News Desk - Jan 16, 2014

At this morning's Television Critics Association press tour, Showtime announced that it has picked up two new series, including a comedy from Philip Seymour Hoffman (more...)

Showtime Greenlights Fourth Season of EPISODES
by TV News Desk - Dec 11, 2013

The award-winning, critically-acclaimed SHOWTIME comedy series EPISODES has been renewed for a fourth season. (more...)

Showtime's CALIFORNICATION to Conclude Its Run
by TV News Desk - Dec 09, 2013

SHOWTIME viewers will take one last romp with Hank Moody when the hit comedy series' seventh season premieres in April 2014 (date TBD), it was announced today by David Nevins (more...)

Showtime to Premiere New Docu-Series TIME OF DEATH this Friday
by TV News Desk - Oct 30, 2013

The groundbreaking six-episode SHOWTIME documentary series will premiere this Friday, November 1st at 9:00 pm ET/PT. It intimately follows the final days of a truly remarkable group of terminally ill people and how their imminent mortality affects their family and friends, sometimes in surprising ways, and the support their caregivers/healthcare workers provide while guiding them through the final stages of life. It's an unforgettable, unflinchingly candid series and each unique, emotionally resonant story serves as a tangible, hopeful reminder of the finite nature of time and mortality. (more...)

Showtime Renews HOMELAND, MASTERS OF SEX
by TV News Desk - Oct 22, 2013

Today, Showtime announced the renewals of its Emmy and Golden GlobeAward-winning series HOMELAND and the critically-acclaimed drama MASTERS OF SEX for their fourth and second seasons respectively. Both series are set to return in 2014 with 12 one-hour episodes. HOMELAND airs on Sunday nights at 9 p.m. ET/PT, followed by MASTERS OF SEX at 10 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME. The announcement was made today by David Nevins, President of Entertainment, Showtime Networks Inc. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Jay-Z, Kanye West & More Star in Showtime's MADE IN AMERICA, Airing Tonight
by TV News Desk - Oct 11, 2013

The highly anticipated documentary MADE IN AMERICA, world premierES on television exclusively on Showtime tonight, October 11th at 9:00 pm ET/PT. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Jay-Z, Kanye West & More Star in Showtime's MADE IN AMERICA
by TV News Desk - Aug 30, 2013

The highly anticipated documentary MADE IN AMERICA, world premierES on television exclusively on Showtime on Friday, October 11th at 9:00 pm ET/PT. (more...)

Jay-Z, Kanye West & More Star in Showtime's MADE IN AMERICA Documentary
by TV News Desk - Aug 30, 2013

Last year, Grammy Award-winning music icon Shawn “JAY Z” Carter united the biggest names in music (with a few notable locals) to perform at a star-studded, multi-genre, two-day Budweiser “Made in America” festival in Philadelphia. (more...)

DEXTER Executive Producer Signs Overall Deal with Showtime
by TV News Desk - Jul 30, 2013

Today, SHOWTIME announced that it has signed a two-year overall deal with five-time Emmy and Writers Guild Award nominee, and DEXTER showrunner and executive producer Scott Buck. Buck is currently in development on a few projects for the network, including supervising the script for Matthew Specktor's novel American Dream Machine, which DEXTER's Michael C. Hall will also executive produce and Specktor will write. The announcement was made by David Nevins, President of Entertainment, Showtime Networks Inc. (more...)

Showtime Orders New Docu-Series TIME OF DEATH
by TV News Desk - Jul 30, 2013

This fall, SHOWTIME will take an unflinching, in-depth look at some remarkable individuals facing their own imminent mortality in the documentary series TIME OF DEATH, from executive producers Dan Cutforth and Jane Lipsitz of the Magical Elves production team (Top Chef, Fashion Star, The Real L Word(R)). Cameras will follow brave, terminally ill individuals as they live out their final days, supported by family, friends, healthcare teams and hospice workers, who gently help guide the process. TIME OF DEATH is currently in post-production for a fall debut on SHOWTIME. (more...)

Showtime Orders Second Season of RAY DONOVAN
by TV News Desk - Jul 16, 2013

SHOWTIME has picked up a second season of its critically acclaimed drama series RAY DONOVAN. (more...)

Showtime Picks Up NURSE JACKIE for Sixth Season
by TV News Desk - Jun 06, 2013

Today, Showtime announced that its critically-acclaimed comedy series Nurse Jackie has been renewed for a sixth season to premiere in 2014. (more...)

Showtime Cancels THE BORGIAS After Three Seasons
by TV News Desk - Jun 05, 2013

The epic saga of THE BORGIAS, a complex, unvarnished portrait of one of history's most infamous dynastic families, is created by Academy Award-winner and Emmy nominee Neil Jordan (The Crying Game, Interview with the Vampire). The series will conclude with its final episode on Sunday, June 16th at 10 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME. This expansive drama series stars Oscar winner Jeremy Irons in his Golden Globe-nominated role as Pope Alexander VI, the cunning, manipulative patriarch of the infamous Borgia dynasty, who builds an empire by bribing, buying and muscling his way into the papacy. THE BORGIAS cast also includes François Arnaud, Holliday Grainger, Joanne Whalley, Lotte Verbeek, Sean Harris, Thure Lindhart, Gina McKee, Peter Sullivan, Julian Bleach and Colm Feore. (more...)

Showtime Eyeing DEXTER Spin-Off with Jennifer Carpenter
by TV News Desk - Apr 21, 2013

In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Showtime's president, David Nevins, confirmed the network is considering a spin-off of the hit show, which would follow Deb, Dexter's foster sister, played by Jennifer Carpenter. (more...)

CONFIRMED: DEXTER to Conclude Run Following 8th Season
by TV News Desk - Apr 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' eighth and final season, which debuts on Sunday June 30th at 9 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME. The series premiered on the network on October 1, 2006 and has grown its loyal audience every season since its debut. DEXTER was the recipient of the prestigious Peabody Award, as well as 25 Emmy and 10 Golden Globe Award nominations, and was twice named one of AFI's top ten television series. (more...)

Raleigh Studios' Chaplin Theater To Host The HOLLYWOOD NETWORKING BREAKFAST, 3/28
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2013

The Hollywood Networking Breakfast (HNB) was founded on the Paramount Studios Lot in 1993 by Sandra Lord, as a means to providing opportunities for industry professionals and emerging talent. Paramount Studios served as the event's home base for almost 12 years. Some of the most respected individuals, both in front of the camera and behind the scenes, have offered patrons insight and advice. Backstage named the HNB "The Best Networking Event in L.A." in its "Best of LA" issue, a title that has continued to hold true. For the last 19 years the event has hosted Academy, Golden Globe, Peabody and Emmy Award winners and nominees, as well as top Hollywood Studio Heads and Production Company Presidents. HNB benefits Changing Images in America (www.ChangingImagesInAmerica.org) and is proud to announce their next speaker will be Chris Bruss and others from Will Ferrell's company, "FUNNY OR DIE" speaking on their branded entertainment, television and film production divisions. (more...)

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