'YOUNG SHELDON' Will Replace 'THE BIG BANG THEORY' on CBS'YOUNG SHELDON' Will Replace 'THE BIG BANG THEORY' on CBS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2018

Variety reports that changes are on the way at CBS. Chief Creative Officer David Nevins indicated CBS would replace ”The Big Bang Theory” with its spin-off, “Young Sheldon.” He also said the company will spend more time emphasizing All Access. “The 2019 offering will be way more robust than 2018,” said Nevins, promising that “a ton more content” would be produced. (more...)

Photo Flash: Andrew Rannells, Mandy Patinkin and More Attend Showtime's Pre-Emmys CelebrationPhoto Flash: Andrew Rannells, Mandy Patinkin and More Attend Showtime's Pre-Emmys Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

On Sunday, September 16, SHOWTIME Networks hosted a privation celebration for the 2018 EMMY nominees at the Chateau Marmont.  (more...)

Photo Coverage: See Jim Carrey, Judy Greer, and More at the KIDDING PremierePhoto Coverage: See Jim Carrey, Judy Greer, and More at the KIDDING Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2018

On Wednesday, September 5, SHOWTIME hosted the premiere of the new SHOWTIME series KIDDING. The screening was held at Arclight Cinerama Dome and was followed by an after party at the Lombardi House. (more...)

HOMELAND's Eighth and Final Season to Premiere in June 2019HOMELAND's Eighth and Final Season to Premiere in June 2019
by TV News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

Today, SHOWTIME announced that the eighth season of its Emmy® and Golden Globe® winning hit drama HOMELAND will be the series' final season, and will premiere in June 2019. Starring Emmy, Screen Actors Guild® and Golden Globe winner Claire Danes and Emmy and Tony® winner Mandy Patinkin, production on the final 12 episodes will begin in early 2019 in a still to be determined location. The announcement was made by David Nevins, President and CEO of Showtime Networks Inc., at the Television Critics Association's Summer Press Tour. (more...)

SHOWTIME to Premiere ENEMIES: THE PRESIDENT, JUSTICE & THE FBI, a New Documentary SeriesSHOWTIME to Premiere ENEMIES: THE PRESIDENT, JUSTICE & THE FBI, a New Documentary Series
by TV News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

As the ongoing clashes between the Trump administration, the Department of Justice and the FBI continue to make headlines, SHOWTIME will premiere a new documentary series from Oscar and Emmy award-winning director Alex Gibney. ENEMIES: THE PRESIDENT, JUSTICE & THE FBI (working title) will provide an in-depth look into the long history of conflict between American presidents and the FBI. The four-part documentary series will premiere its first installment on SHOWTIME on Sunday, November 18 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. The announcement was made today by David Nevins, President and CEO of Showtime Networks Inc. at the Television Critics Association's Summer Press Tour. (more...)

SHOWTIME Announces New Documentary Series, SHUT UP AND DRIBBLE, Executive Produced by LeBron JamesSHOWTIME Announces New Documentary Series, SHUT UP AND DRIBBLE, Executive Produced by LeBron James
by TV News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

SHOWTIME has announced a timely new three-part documentary series SHUT UP AND DRIBBLE, a powerful inside look at the changing role of athletes in our fraught cultural and political environment, through the lens of the NBA. Executive produced by LeBron James and Maverick Carter, the series will premiere this October on SHOWTIME. The announcement was made today at the Television Critics Association's summer press tour by David Nevins, President and CEO of Showtime Networks Inc. (more...)

Fall Premiere Dates Announced for SHOWTIME's RAY DONOVAN and New Limited Series ESCAPE AT DANNEMORAFall Premiere Dates Announced for SHOWTIME's RAY DONOVAN and New Limited Series ESCAPE AT DANNEMORA
by TV News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

SHOWTIME has announced that it will premiere season six of its hit drama series RAY DONOVAN on Sunday, October 28 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. The network also announced the premiere date for the new limited series ESCAPE AT DANNEMORA on Sunday, November 18 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. RAY DONOVAN stars multiple Emmy® and Golden Globe® nominee Liev Schreiber and Jon Voight in his Golden Globe winning role. Directed and executive produced by Emmy winner Ben Stiller, ESCAPE AT DANNEMORA is an eight-hour limited series starring Academy Award® winners Benicio del Toro and Patricia Arquette and Golden Globe nominee Paul Dano. The announcement was made today at the Television Critics Association's summer press tour by David Nevins, President and CEO of Showtime Networks Inc. (more...)

Sacha Baron Cohen Returns to Television with New Showtime Comedy Series WHO IS AMERICA?Sacha Baron Cohen Returns to Television with New Showtime Comedy Series WHO IS AMERICA?
by TV News Desk - Jul 9, 2018

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 will explore the diverse individuals, from the infamous to the unknown across the political and cultural spectrum, who populate our unique nation. The first episode will debut on streaming, online and On Demand this Sunday, July 15 at midnight ET (9 p.m. PT July 14) and will premiere on air that same night at 10 p.m. ET/PT, with subsequent episodes airing on Sundays at 10 p.m. ET/PT. The announcement was made today by David Nevins, President and CEO of Showtime Networks Inc.   (more...)

Showtime Greenlights Highly Anticipated HALO Television SeriesShowtime Greenlights Highly Anticipated HALO Television Series
by TV News Desk - Jun 28, 2018

Halo, the award-winning and record-shattering series of video games, is bringing its universe to SHOWTIME. The network has ordered a 10-episode season of the live-action, scripted drama HALO (working title), based on the hallowed Xbox® franchise, with Kyle Killen (Awake) serving as executive producer, writer and showrunner. Rupert Wyatt (Rise of the Planet of the Apes) will direct multiple episodes and also executive produce the hour-long series. Produced by SHOWTIME in association with Microsoft/343 Industries, along with Steven Spielberg's Amblin Television, HALO will begin production in early 2019. The announcement was made today by David Nevins, President and CEO, Showtime Networks Inc. (more...)

Oscar-Winner Russell Crowe Will Star in Showtime Limited Series Adaptation of THE LOUDEST VOICE IN THE ROOMOscar-Winner Russell Crowe Will Star in Showtime Limited Series Adaptation of THE LOUDEST VOICE IN THE ROOM
by TV News Desk - Jun 25, 2018

SHOWTIME has announced the order for an eight-episode limited series about Fox News founder Roger Ailes, starring Academy Award® and Golden Globe winner Russell Crowe (Gladiator, A Beautiful Mind)in the title role and based upon the extensive reporting of Gabriel Sherman in New York magazine and his bestselling book, The Loudest Voice in the Room. Sherman co-wrote the initial episode with Oscar® winner Tom McCarthy (Spotlight, Win Win), who will executive produce with Emmy winner Jason Blum. The project is a co-production from SHOWTIME and Blumhouse Television (Sharp Objects, The Normal Heart). The announcement was made today by David Nevins, President and CEO, Showtime Networks Inc. (more...)

Showtime Orders First Ever Weekly Late-Night Talk Show Starring Desus and MeroShowtime Orders First Ever Weekly Late-Night Talk Show Starring Desus and Mero
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2018

Showtime Orders First Ever Weekly Late-Night Talk Show Starring Desus and Mero (more...)

Showtime Orders BLACK MONDAY Comedy Starring Andrew Rannells, Don Cheadle, & Regina HallShowtime Orders BLACK MONDAY Comedy Starring Andrew Rannells, Don Cheadle, & Regina Hall
by TV News Desk - Jun 14, 2018

SHOWTIME has ordered the comedy series BLACK MONDAY, starring and executive produced by Emmy® nominated and Golden Globe® winning actor Don Cheadle – returning to SHOWTIME after a five-season run as star and executive producer of HOUSE OF LIES – with two-time Tony Award® nominee and Grammy®winner Andrew Rannells (Girls) and Regina Hall (Girls Trip) also leading the cast. The series was created by David Caspe (Happy Endings) and Jordan Cahan (My Best Friend's Girl), who will serve as executive producers and showrunners. Emmy nominees Seth Rogen & Evan Goldberg (Preacher, Superbad), who will also executive produce, directed the pilot. With an 10-episode order, BLACK MONDAY, a co-production between SHOWTIME and Sony Pictures Television Studios, will premiere in 2019. The announcement was made today by David Nevins, President and CEO of Showtime Networks Inc. (more...)

Showtime Orders CITY ON A HILL to SeriesShowtime Orders CITY ON A HILL to Series
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2018

SHOWTIME has ordered the drama series CITY ON A HILL, starring Golden Globe winner and Emmy(R) nominee Kevin Bacon (The Following) and Screen Actors Guild(R) 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 Inc. (more...)

Showtime Orders CITY ON A HILL Drama Series Starring Kevin Bacon and Aldis HodgeShowtime Orders CITY ON A HILL Drama Series Starring Kevin Bacon and Aldis Hodge
by TV News Desk - May 17, 2018

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 Inc. (more...)

Showtime Premieres New Season of Groundbreaking Series THE CIRCUS TodayShowtime Premieres New Season of Groundbreaking Series THE CIRCUS Today
by TV News Desk - Apr 15, 2018

SHOWTIME has ordered a third season of the groundbreaking political documentary series THE CIRCUS, returning on April 15 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME, with a run of new episodes to air in the spring and another in the fall. (more...)

Showtime Reveals Premiere Date for Upcoming Series PATRICK MELROSE Starring Benedict CumberbatchShowtime Reveals Premiere Date for Upcoming Series PATRICK MELROSE Starring Benedict Cumberbatch
by TV News Desk - Mar 16, 2018

SHOWTIME has announced that its new, five-part limited series PATRICK MELROSE starring Oscar® nominee and Emmy® winner Benedict Cumberbatch will premiere on Saturday, May 12 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. Based on the acclaimed Patrick Melrose series of semi-autobiographical novels written by Edward St. Aubyn, PATRICK MELROSE is an acerbic and fearless look at the protagonist's harrowing odyssey from a deeply traumatic childhood to his remarkable survival as an adult. In scheduling PATRICK MELROSE for five consecutive Saturdays, SHOWTIME is laying the groundwork to expand to a new night of original programming, joining the network's existing sports and movie offerings on Saturday nights. (more...)

Photo Flash: Mandy Pantinkin Receives A Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame!Photo Flash: Mandy Pantinkin Receives A Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2018

This week, Broadway icon Mandy Patinkin was joined by family, friends, and entertainment industry leaders as he was honored with his very own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame! Co-stars Patti LuPone (Evita) and Rupert Friend (Homeland) dropped by to celebrate this legendary actor for his history-making celebration. See photos from the event below! (more...)

Showtime Promotes Stephen Espinoza to President, Showtime SportsShowtime Promotes Stephen Espinoza to President, Showtime Sports
by TV News Desk - Jan 24, 2018

Showtime Networks Inc. has announced that Stephen Espinoza has been promoted to President, Sports and Event Programming, where he will continue to develop and execute the overall strategy of the group. (more...)

Showtime Premieres BILLIONS Season Three 3/25; First Look TrailerShowtime Premieres BILLIONS Season Three 3/25; First Look Trailer
by TV News Desk - Jan 7, 2018

SHOWTIME has announced that the third season of the hit drama series BILLIONS will premiere on Sunday, March 25 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

Showtime Presents Unique and Intimate Portrait of Chelsea Manning with XY CHELSEAShowtime Presents Unique and Intimate Portrait of Chelsea Manning with XY CHELSEA
by TV News Desk - Jan 7, 2018

SHOWTIME will premiere the feature documentary XY CHELSEA later this year with a U.S. theatrical run and a subsequent premiere across the network's platforms on-air, on demand and over the internet. (more...)

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