All posts tagged 'Showtime'

Showtime’s ‘Black Monday’ Adds ‘The Big Bang Theory’ Star Melissa Rauch

The Big Bang Theory star Melissa Rauch has been tapped for a guest starring role in Showtime's 1980s Wall Street comedy Black Monday. Rauch, best known for her role as Bernadette on the hit CBS comedy, will play Shira, the loving wife of trader Keith (Paul Scheer).

Showtime Renews Jim Carrey Comedy ‘Kidding’ For Second Season

Showtime has renewed their Jim Carrey comedy Kidding for a second season. The premium cable network has ordered ten episodes for the show's sophomore run, which is expected to air in 2019. Under the terms of the output deal between Showtime and Sky, Sky Atlantic holds the exclusive UK rights to Kidding. A firm date has not yet been set, but word is that it is being eyed for a November premiere.

Showtime Picks Up Wall Street Comedy ‘Black Monday’ To Series

After piloting the project (under its former titled Ball Street), Showtime has picked up 1980s Wall Street comedy Black Monday - starring Don Cheadle, Andrew Rannells and Regina Hall - to series with a ten episode order. Owing to the fact that Black Monday is set up as a co-pro with Sony Pictures Television, it is not immediately clear if it will be covered by Showtime's output deal with Sky or if SPT will be distributing it in the UK.

Justin Kirk Joins Showtime’s ‘Kidding’ In Recurring Role

Weeds star Justin Kirk has been tapped for a recurring role in Showtime's half-hour comedy series Kidding, starring Jim Carrey, Catherine Keener, Frank Langella and Judy Greer. Kirk will play Peter, the new boyfriend of Jill (Greer) who is Jeff’s (Carrey) estranged wife.

Sky Atlantic Import ‘Our Cartoon President’ Gets Seven Episode Back Order

Showtime's animated series Our Cartoon President - which, owing to their output deal with the premium cable network, airs in the UK on Sky Atlantic - has received an order for seven additional episodes. The back half of season one will air this summer.

Pay Dispute Holding Up Eighth Season Pick Up For ‘Shameless’

Shameless S6Showtime's critically acclaimed drama series Shameless is one of the premium cable network's few returning series which has yet to be renewed (or cancelled) and it appears a on-going pay-dispute may be the cause.

Showtime’s ‘Homeland’ Adds Robert Knepper In Recurring Role

Robert KnepperPrison Break alum Robert Knepper has been tapped for a recurring role on the sixth season of Showtime's CIA drama Homeland. Knepper will play General Jamie McClendon, the Department of Defense representative who is tasked with briefing the president-elect.