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    Showtime Orders Variety Series Starring and Executive Produced by Ziwe

    Showtime has placed a straight-to-series order for an untitled variety series starring and executive produced by writer, comedian and performer Ziwe. The series will feature interviews, sketches and more – including unscripted and unpredictable real-world rendezvous between everyday people and Ziwe. In addition to writing for “Desus & Mero” and “Our Cartoon President,”  Ziwe hosts an […]

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    Regina Hall Sings First Look Deal With Showtime

    Regina Hall (“Black Monday,” “Girls Trip”) has signed a first-look deal with Showtime, where she will develop and produce television projects under her production company, Rh Negative. Already in development is a one-hour comedy special featuring Hall as star and executive producer.  “Regina is an undeniable and brilliant force in Hollywood, both in front of and behind the camera,” said Israel. “She […]

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    Showtime Renews ‘Black Monday’ for Season 3

    Showtime has greenlit black comedy “Black Monday” for a third season with an an order for 10 new episodes. Debuting in January 2019, the series stars Don Cheadle, Andrew Rannells, Regina Hall and Paul Scheer, and follows the employees of second-tier Wall Street trading firm the Jammer Group in the year leading up to “Black Monday”, […]

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    Showtime Greenlights Comedy ‘Flatbush Misdemeanors’

    Showtime has given a straight-to-series order for 10 episodes of the new half-hour comedy “Flatbush Misdemeanors,” created and written by stand-up comedians Kevin Iso and Dan Perlman, who will both star. The logline: “Flatbush Misdemeanors” is a raw comedy of city life following Dan and Kevin, who play characters struggling to thrive in their new surroundings in […]

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    Showtime Renews ‘Billions’ for Season 6

    Showtime has greenlit drama “Billions” for a sixth season, with a unconfirmed number of new episodes. The remaining five episodes from season five will air in 2021, with season six to follow. Corey Stoll (“House of Cards”), who joined to guest star as Mike Prince in season five, has signed on to return as a series […]

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    Showtime Documentary Films Announces ‘Citizen Bio’

    Showtime Documentary Films will introduce a feature-length documentary entitled “Citizen Bio,” which explores in depth the nascent biohacking movement and the unconventional scientists and researchers developing alternative medicines to prolong human life and eradicate incurable viruses and diseases. Directed by Trish Dolman and executive produced by Graeme Manson (“Snowpiercer,” “Orphan Black”), “Citizen Bio” will premiere on SHOWTIME on […]

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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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