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    Showtime Renews Late Night Talker “Desus & Mero” for Season Three

    Showtime has greenlit a third season of “Desur & Mero,” the cable net’s first-ever late-night talk show, for 2021. Season two continues through October, airing weekly on Sunday and Thursday nights at 11 p.m. ET and is currently shot remotely from the hosts’ own homes. Each episode of “Desus & Mero” features the co-hosts giving their take […]

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    Showtime Orders Dark Comedy ‘The End’

    Showtime has picked up 10-episodes of “The End,” a half-hour dark comedy series for 2021 starring Harriet Walter (“Succession,” “The Crown”) and  Frances O’Connor (“The Missing,” “Mansfield Park”). The logline: three generations of a family live with separate but intersecting obsessions – trying to figure out how to die with dignity, live with none and […]

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    Showtime Renews Drama ‘The Chi’ for a Fourth Season

    Showtime has picked up drama series “The Chi” for a fourth season. Created and executive produced by Lena Waithe (“Twenties,” “Boomerang”) and executive produced by Common (“Selma”), “The Chi” is described as coming-of-age story centering on a group of residents on the South Side of Chicago who become linked by coincidence but bonded by the need for connection and […]

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    Showtime Orders Workplace Comedy ‘Moonbase 8’

    Showtime has greenlit six episodes of a new half-hour workplace comedy called “Moonbase 8” featuring Fred Armisen (“Portlandia”), Tim Heidecker (“Tim and Eric Awesome Show”) and John C. Reilly (“Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story”). The series follows three subpar astronauts living at NASA’s Moon Base Simulator with high hopes of being chosen to travel to the moon. […]

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    Showtime Renews Documentary Series ‘VICE’ for a Second Season

    Showtime has picked up a second season of VICE, the documentary series that recently wrapped its first season on the network and received a 2020 Emmy nomination for Hosted Nonfiction Series or Special. Delivering reporting from the frontlines of global conflicts, civil uprisings and beyond, the VICE team of journalists rapidly adapted this past season […]

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    Showtime Documentary Films Announces New Project from Martin Scorcese

    Showtime Documentary Films today announced a new feature documentary from Academy Award Winning director Martin Scorsese that profiles David Johansen, the celebrated front man of the New York Dolls. David Tedeschi will co-direct with Scorsese, and Scorsese and Sikelia Productions will executive produce with Brian Grazer, Ron Howard and Imagine Documentaries. The film will reveal […]

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    Showtime Announces Drama ‘We Hunt Together’

    Showtime has picked up the six-episode UK drama thriller “We Hunt Together,” an hour-long series from BBC Studios starring Eve Myles (“Torchwood”), Babou Ceesay (“Guerilla”), Hermione Corfield (“Star Wars: The Last Jedi”) and Dipo Ola (“Baghdad Central”). The series explores the intoxication of sexual attraction and the dangerous power of emotional manipulation. The logline: As […]

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    Showtime Documentary Films Announces ‘Attica’

    Showtime Documentary Films is producing a new feature called “Attica” from documentarian Stanley Nelson (“Freedom Riders,” “The Murder of Emmett Till”). The project details the five-day prison rebellion that transpired in the fall of 1971 in upstate New York and still stands as the largest and deadliest the country has ever witnessed. The film is […]

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    Apple TV+ Orders Limited Drama ‘Heddy Lamarr’

    Streamer Apple TV+ has given a straight to series order to “Hedy Lamarr,” a new eight-episode limited series from Eneavor Content that was originally in development at Showtime starring and executive produced by Gal Gadot (“Wonder Woman” franchise), and written and executive produced by Sarah Treem (“The Affair,” “House of Cards,” “In Treatment”). Gal Gadot […]

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