All posts tagged 'Showtime'

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.

‘Homeland’ Adds Hill Harper & Patrick Sabongui For Season 6

Hill HarperHill Harper (CSI: NYCovert Affairs) and Patrick Sabongui (The FlashThe Art Of More) have been tapped for major recurring roles on the sixth season of Showtime's CIA drama Homeland, TVWise has learned. Harper will play the incoming president's chief of staff, while Sanongui is set as a CUNY law professor and advocate for the Muslim-American community.