Monday, July 30, 2012

Showtime TCA Talk: 'The Big C', 'Inside Comedy', 'Dexter', and 'Homeland'...

"SHO TCA Talk: The Big C concluding; Inside Comedy renewed, more"
With their longest running comedy series (Weeds) winding down, one might think that Showtime would have a slew of announcements about the future face of their network. But today at their bi-annual TCA presentation in Los Angeles, David Nevins was able to sit back and bask in the success of the programs he currently has. Having already announced the pick-up of Masters of Sex and Ray Donovan (both of which debuted clips to the select critics in the room, LA TV Insider Examiner included), attention was turned, instead, to what Showtime has already been doing well, not what they hope to do later... [MORE]

"There are some awfully big pills he's asking her to swallow," Dexter series star Michael C. Hall laughed to LA TV Insider Examiner when we caught up with him at the TCAs in Los Angeles to talk about the seventh season of his serial killer drama.... [MORE

David Nevins admitted that when Showtime first launched Homeland, the network didn't know the cultural phenomenon it would become. But now that he knows just how wide the show's reach is (President Obama has called it his favorite show quite a few times), he sees no end in sight for it yet. He also sees no limitations to the storytelling-- including the fact that any character is susceptible to being killed off... [MORE]

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