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Christina Hendricks Joins Cast For Showtime's 'Roadies' Pilot

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Five-time Emmy® Award nominee Christina Hendricks (Mad Men) will star in the new SHOWTIME pilot ROADIES, which follows the day-to-day life of a successful rock tour as seen through the eyes of music’s unsung heroes – the crew members who get the show on the road. Christina Hendricks will portray “Shelli,” the band’s production manager – Bill’s (Luke Wilson) ingenious work partner, tough, but privately emotional, married to her job… and scary-good at it. Luke Wilson (Old School, The Royal Tenenbaums), Imogen Poots (The Look of Love), Rafe Spall (One Day), Peter Cambor (NCIS: Los Angeles) and Academy Award® nominee Keisha Castle-Hughes (Whale Rider) were previously announced as stars of the ensemble cast. The one-hour comedy pilot will shoot in Vancouver in early 2015.

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'Continuum' Renewed For Fourth And Final Season

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Now the fans of the hits series can catch a breath and enjoy the big news! Deadline is reporting that Continuum has been renewed for a six episode final season to finish up the show's story.

Both Canada's Showtime and Syfy have renewed the popular series. Showtime is the original home of Continuum, while the Syfy channel airs the series in the U.S.

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Bradley Whitford Joins Showtime's 'Happyish'

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Emmy Award winner and Golden Globe nominee Bradley Whitford (The West Wing) has joined the cast of the SHOWTIME comedy pilot HAPPYISH, playing “Jonathan Cooke,” Thom Payne's boss and an advertising industry legend whose success is due in equal parts to his creative genius and moral cravenness. The new half-hour pilot will be filmed in New York next month, with Oscar® and Golden Globe® nominee Steve Coogan (Philomena, Alan Partridge) and acclaimed actress Kathryn Hahn (Revolutionary Road, We’re The Millers) in the lead roles of Thom and Lee Payne. HAPPYISH is a scathing examination of our pursuit of happiness, a pursuit that might just be the very thing causing our unhappiness in the first place.

An acclaimed television, film, and theater actor, Bradley Whitford is best known for his award-winning role as "Josh Lyman" in The West Wing, which earned him multiple Emmy, Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award nominations. His other television credits include Trophy Wife, Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, Transparent, Alpha House, The Good Guys, ER, The Secret Lives of Men, Parks and Recreation, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Drunk History, The Mentalist, NYPD Blue, and Shameless on SHOWTIME. His feature film credits include Saving Mr. Banks, The Cabin in the Woods, The Client, Philadelphia, The Muse, Awakenings, Bicentennial Man, Bottle Shock, Little Manhattan, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, Kate & Leopold, Presumed Innocent and Scent of a Woman, among countless others.

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Kathryn Hahn To Star In Showtime's 'Happyish'

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Acclaimed actress Kathryn Hahn (Revolutionary Road, We’re The Millers) will star in the female lead role of “Lee Payne” in the SHOWTIME comedy pilot HAPPYISH. The new half-hour pilot will be filmed in New York next month, with Oscar® and Golden Globe® nominee Steve Coogan (Philomena, Alan Partridge) previously announced as the male lead. HAPPYISH is a comedic, soul-searching examination of our pursuit of happiness, a pursuit that might just be the very thing causing our unhappiness in the first place.

Kathryn Hahn will play the role of Lee, Thom Payne's (Coogan) wife and mother to their six-year-old son Julius. Honest and direct to a considerable fault, Lee believes that people are good and the world can be a better place, which is probably why she is so pissed off: because we aren't, and it can't. But she loves Thom, and Thom loves her, even though they both loathe themselves. Hahn originally filmed the role of Lee Payne for the Happyish pilot in 2013 opposite the late Philip Seymour Hoffman. Her television credits include Parks and Recreation, Transparent, Girls, Hung, The Newsroom and Crossing Jordan. Her feature film credits include Revolutionary Road, Step Brothers, Afternoon Delight, Bad Words, We’re The Millers, Wanderlust, The Holiday, Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days, and the upcoming films The Visit, She’s Funny That Way and Tomorrowland.

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Showtime Renews 'Homeland' & 'The Affair'

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SHOWTIME has picked up a second season of the critically-acclaimed new drama series THE AFFAIR and a fifth season of the Emmy® and Golden Globe®-winning hit series HOMELAND, to air 10 and 12 new episodes respectively in 2015. The announcement was made today by David Nevins, President, Showtime Networks Inc. Season-to-date, HOMELAND season four is averaging six million weekly viewers across platforms – steadily building momentum and growing in each of its last three weeks. On pace to be the network’s most time-shifted original series, THE AFFAIR is averaging 3.9 million weekly viewers across platforms. The series has grown consistently every single week since its premiere, with 87 percent of the show’s audience tuning-in after the original Sunday 10 p.m. telecast. Both series currently air on Sunday nights starting at 9 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME.

“In its fourth season, HOMELAND has brilliantly reinvented itself. It continues to capture the attention of a devoted fan base, and has provided an enviable platform for the successful launch of THE AFFAIR,” said Nevins. “With thought-provoking, relevant and addictive storylines, both series have been embraced, dissected and much debated week after week. We’re excited to see more from these complex shows in 2015.”

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Damien Lewis & Paul Giamatti Cast As Leads In Showtime's 'BIllions'

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Today, SHOWTIME announced that Oscar nominee and Emmy® and Golden Globe winner Paul Giamatti (Cinderella Man) and Emmy and Golden Globe winner Damian Lewis (Homeland) have been cast in the lead roles of the complex, contemporary drama pilot BILLIONS. Written and executive produced by Brian Koppelman and David Levien and Andrew Ross Sorkin, BILLIONS is a fictional drama that takes a forensic look at the world of high finance by tracking the approaching collision between two titanic figures – the hard charging, whip-smart U.S. Attorney Chuck Rhodes (Giamatti), and the brilliant, ambitious hedge fund king, Bobby "Axe" Axelrod (Lewis). Acclaimed director Neil Burger (The Illusionist, Divergent, Limitless) has signed on to direct the drama pilot, which will be filmed in New York in early 2015.

One of the most critically-acclaimed and lauded actors in the business, Paul Giamatti’s varied roles have garnered countless nominations and wins, including an Academy Award® nomination for “Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role” for his role in the feature film Cinderella Man, and multiple Emmy, Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award nominations and wins for his work across film and television. His feature film credits include Sideways, Saving Mr. Banks, The Ides of March, American Splendor, Barney's Version, Win Win, The Last Station, Cold Souls, Straight Outta Compton, 12 Years a Slave and The Illusionist, which was produced by BILLIONS executive producers Brian Koppelman and David Levien. His television and miniseries credits include John Adams, Too Big To Fail – which was based on the best-selling book by BILLIONS executive producer Andrew Ross Sorkin – and Downton Abbey, which earned him an Emmy Award nomination for “Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series” earlier this year. Giamatti was honored with a Golden Globe in 2011 for “Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture” for his work in Barney's Version. He was also recognized with a Golden Globe for “Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television” and an Emmy Award for “Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie” for his lead role in John Adams. He is the recipient of multiple Screen Actors Guild Award wins for his work in Too Big to Fail, John Adams, Cinderella Man and Sideways.

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Mary McCormack And Alicia Witt To Guest Star On 'House Of Lies'

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Tony® Award nominee Mary McCormack (In Plain Sight) has signed on as guest star on the fourth season of the hit SHOWTIME comedy series HOUSE OF LIES. McCormack will play Denna Altshuler, a tough, highly successful white knight investor who Marty (series star and executive producer Don Cheadle in his Golden Globe® Award-winning and three-time Emmy®-nominated role) recruits to help save Kaan & Associates. Screen Actors Guild Award nominee Alicia Witt (Justified) will also guest star as Maya Lindholm, a brilliant engineer who comes to Marty’s rescue when he’s in a bind. McCormack and Witt join previously announced guest stars Larenz Tate (Rush), who returns as Marty’s brother Malcolm, and Demetri Martin (The Daily Show with John Stewart) and Valorie Curry (The Following). Production on HOUSE OF LIES started last month for a Sunday, January 11th at 10 pm.. ET/PT premiere on the network.

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Showtime Releases 'Penny Dreadful' Season 2 Teaser

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Season 1 of Showtime's Penny Dreadful was definitely a hit for the network. The series debuted with 1.43 million viewers across the entire night and was renewed shortly after it's strong premiere. The finale of the series drew 1.27 million viewers total for the night.

The series is currently in production in Dublin, Ireland and will consist of ten episodes for the second season instead of eight that made up Season 1. The show is set to return sometime in 2015.

Returning for the second season will be Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton, Eva Green, Helen McCrory and Simon Russell Beale. New cast members for Season 2 will include Sarah Greene, Jonny Beauchamp, Douglas Hodge and Patti Lupone.

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'Twin Peaks' To Return As Showtime Limited Series

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Sometimes having a little faith can be a good thing. The cult classic Twin Peaks will be returning on Showtime as a limited series.

The announcement was made today by David Nevins, President, Showtime Networks Inc.

“What more can I say – TWIN PEAKS with David Lynch and Mark Frost on SHOWTIME in 2016!” said Nevins. “To quote Agent Cooper, ‘I have no idea where this will lead us, but I have a definite feeling it will be a place both wonderful and strange.’”

Lynch and Frost added: “The mysterious and special world of Twin Peaks is pulling us back. We’re very excited. May the forest be with you.”

Over the years there have been rumors of a possible return of the show in some format and the fans of the series have always been vocal about wanting some sort of return for the series.

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'House of Lies', 'Shameless' & 'Episodes' To Return In January

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Beginning Sunday, January 11th, SHOWTIME will celebrate the New Year with its three Emmy-nominated leads William H. Macy, Don Cheadle and Matt LeBlanc when brand new seasons of SHAMELESS (9 p.m.), HOUSE OF LIES (10 p.m.) and EPISODES (10:30 p.m.) return on the network’s powerhouse, triple-header Sunday night.

First up at 9 p.m. ET/PT, it’s the fifth season of SHAMELESS starring Oscar® nominee and Emmy winner William H. Macy as pickled patriarch Frank Gallagher and Golden Globe® nominee Emmy Rossum as daughter Fiona. Recently garnering three Emmy Award nominations in the Comedy category, SHAMELESS season five finds the Gallaghers dealing with both the upside and downside of personal and urban renewal. As their neighborhood begins a move towards gentrifying, the Gallagher clan begins to reconcile their chaotic past in the hopes of building a better future. Dermot Mulroney and Steve Kazee and Sasha Alexander will guest star. The series stars Macy and Rossum, along with Ethan Cutkosky, Emily Bergl, Shanola Hampton, Steve Howey, Emma Kenney, Cameron Monaghan, Jeremy Allen White, Noel Fisher and special guest star Joan Cusack. Based on the long-running hit U.K. series, SHAMELESS is executive produced by Emmy Award-winning television and film producer John Wells, Andrew Stearn, Christopher Chulack, Davey Holmes and Nancy Pimental. Wells developed the series for American television. Paul Abbott serves as executive consultant. SHAMELESS is produced by Bonanza Productions, Inc. in association with John Wells Productions and Warner Bros. Television.

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