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    Showtime Renews ‘Shameless’ for Season 9

    Showtime has greenlit veteran comedy “Shameless” for a ninth season, with a 14-episode order. The first seven new episodes will begin airing on Sunday, September 9 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, with a midseason finale on Sunday, October 21 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. The second half of season nine will premiere on Sunday, January 20, 2019 […]

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    Showtime Orders Drama Pilot ‘Queen Fur’

    Showtime has announced the pilot order for the hour-long drama series “Queen Fur,” created, written and executive produced by Eileen Myers (“Masters of Sex”) and starring Lily Mae Harrington (“Some Freaks”). Sian Heder (“Orange Is the New Black”) will direct the pilot. Deb Spera (“Army Wives”) will also serve as an executive producer.   A co-production between Shpwtime and Sony […]

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    PromaxBDA: Highlights from the 2018 Conference

    Last week, from June 11 to June 14, was the PromaxBDA 2018 Conference at the Hilton Hotel in New York City. Learn, create and connect: it was a potpourri of attendees and represented companies including ABC, Amazon Studios, AMC Networks, A+E Networks, AT&T Entertainment Group, BBC, Bell Media, BET Networks, Bravo, CBS, CNN, Comedy Central, […]

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    Showtime Orders Comedy ‘Black Monday’

    Showtime has ordered 10 episodes of comedy series “Black Monday,” starring and executive produced by Don Cheadle who was a staple for five seasons on the cable net’s “House of Lies.” The logline: “Black Monday” takes us back to October 19, 1987 — aka Black Monday, the worst stock market crash in the history of […]

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    Starz Renews Drama ‘Vida’ for Season 2

    Starz has issued a renewal for a second season of half-hour drama “Vida” just days after it wrapped production on season one. Debuting on May 6, 2018, “Vida” follows two Mexican-American sisters (Melissa Barerra and Mishel Prada) from the Eastside of Los Angeles  who couldn’t be more different or distanced from each other. Circumstances force them […]

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    Showtime to Develop Half-Hour Dramedy About Swingers

    Showtime is developing a half-hour dramedy series about swingers with actor-writer Alanna Thompson and producer and distributor Dynamic Television. Created by Thompson, the still untitled potential series will be presented from three perspectives: a monogamous couple, an open couple and two singles who meet and fall in love at a swingers’ party. Dynamic’s Daniel March, Holly […]

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    Showtime Orders Drama ‘City on a Hill’

    Showtime has ordered 12-episodes of the drama series “City on a Hill,” starring Kevin Bacon (“The Following”) and Aldis Hodge (“Underground”).  Created by Chuck MacLean (“Boston Strangler”), “City on a Hill” is based on an idea by Ben Ajjleck. The logline: In the early 1990s, Boston was rife with violent criminals emboldened by local law enforcement agencies in […]

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