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Showtime The Borgias
Showtime’s summer TCA session kicked into gear with a “Dexter”-themed lunch at the Beverly Hilton Tuesday, but not without a heavy dose of “The Borgias” flying overhead. Protesters stood outside the…
Showtime drama "Ray Donovan" continued its hot ratings start Sunday night, becoming the network's first drama ever to build upon its series premiere.
Showtime has opted not to go forward on period drama “The Borgias,” announcing Wednesday that the show’s June 16 season-ender will be its final episode. The show, which chronicled the infamous…
Although Showtime vaulted into rarefied air with its Emmy win for “Homeland,” the channel continues to offer a spate of shows that clearly have admirers and boast billboard-worthy stars but amount to…
What would Ari Gold — Jeremy Piven's fast-talking huckster of an agent in "Entourage" — have done for a living in 1908? PBS seemingly asks and answers the question by casting Piven as "Mr…
The Walt Disney Co. has renewed its output deal with Showtime for the titles it distributes for DreamWorks, the companies announced Thursday. Pact will keep films including "Lincoln," "War Horse,"…
Showtime's papal intrigue skein "The Borgias" bowed boffo in Italy this weekend, sparking protests from Catholics as cardinals from around the world flew in to elect the next pope.
Looking to give his new series the best lead-ins possible, Showtime topper David Nevins said "Ray Donovan" will follow "Dexter" on June 30 and "Masters of Sex" will premiere immediately after…
Nothing is generating more heat in television's creative community these days than the new sources of production financing that are emerging for primetime scripted series.
Showtime is staying in Renaissance mode with a third-season order for "The Borgias." Production is set to begin this summer in Budapest.
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