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Showtime Renews ‘The Affair’ and ‘Homeland’

Showtime Renews ‘The Affair’ and ‘Homeland’


Showtime has announced today that new series The Affair was renewed for a second season, while its Golden Globe®-winning hit series Homeland was renewed for a fifth.

Homeland stars Emmy, SAG and Golden Globe Award winner Claire Danes as Carrie Mathison, who continues to fight the war on terror on the front lines while working as Chief of Station at the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad, Pakistan, while The Affair is a provocative drama that explores the emotional and psychological effects of an extramarital affair. The story (starring Golden Globe nominee Ruth Wilson,SAG Award® nominee Joshua Jackson, Golden Globe nominee Dominic West and Emmy nominee Maura Tierney) is told separately from the male and female perspective and uses distinct memory biases to both misdirect and intrigue.

The announcement was made today by David Nevins, President of Showtime Networks Inc. who said,“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.”

Are you excited to hear about the return of both shows? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!

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Jasmine Alyce Jasmine is the Associate Editor/Reporter for FanBolt. She’s been obsessed with pop culture and entertainment news since the olden days of MTV’s ‘TRL’ and graduated in 2009 with her BA in Journalism. She’s a huge horror and sci-fi/fantasy fan and her favorite shows include: American Horror Story, Game of Thrones, Pretty Little Liars, Doctor Who, Bates Motel, Once Upon A Time and Scandal, to name a few.


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