Critics Pick Showtime’s ‘Homeland’ as Fall TV Home Run

Riveting. Thrilling. Gripping. Politically resonant. Emotionally wrenching. The reviews are in. Showtime’s new thriller, “Homeland,” is a home run. New York Times television critic Alessandra Stanley calls the series “impossible to resist.” Why? Because Claire Danes is a wonder as Carrie Anderson, a CIA agent who becomes convinced a recently rescued American POW (Damian Lewis) […]

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Preview: Claire Danes Returns to Primetime in Showtime’s ‘Homeland’

Showtime has just released the first trailer for their Claire Danes-starring psychological thriller “Homeland.” In her first return to primetime television since the grunge-era “My So-Called Life,” Danes plays a CIA officer who becomes convinced a recently rescued American POW (Damian Lewis) may be connected to an al-Qaida plot to be carried out on U.S. […]

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Showtime Picks Up ‘Homeland,’ and ‘House of Lies’

Showtime subscribers, get ready to welcome Don Cheadle and Claire Danes into your homes each week. The network has picked up the Danes-starring thriller “Homeland,” and the Cheadle-toplined comedy “House of Lies.” Both received a 12-episode order, and will start production this summer. “’Homeland’ and ‘House of Lies’ are audacious in both their concept and […]

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Mandy Patinkin Guest Stars On CBS’ ‘Three Rivers’

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Mandy Patinkin is returning to CBS – and he’s bringing a personal story line with him. The network says the former ‘Criminal Minds’ star will make a guest appearance on the medical drama “Three Rivers.” He’ll play an aspiring organ donor. Patinkin received corneal implants, donated by the families of a […]

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