Dominic West, Ruth Wilson
Get ready to have an affair with Showtime.
The network's provocative new drama The Affair will debut on Sunday, Oct. 19 at 10/9c, Showtime announced at the Television Critics Association's fall previews on Friday.
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Showtime is sticking with its winning formula.
The premium cable network doesn't have much to complain about with eight of its nine eligible series garnering Emmy nominations. With the return of Homeland the launch of The Affair in October, and three more pilots in the works, Showtime president David Nevins is psyched about its latest hit, horror drama Penny Dreadful, which became the network's most-watched new show On Demand and on ShowtimeAnytime.
Homeland is pushing the reset button.
The Emmy-winning drama, which ended Season 3 with Carrie (Claire Danes) pregnant with the late Brody's baby just as she was promoted to a position overseas, was the target of heated criticism from fans as well as critics.
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Michael Sheen, Lizzy Caplan
Ray Donovan and Masters of Sex both returned for their second seasonson Sunday, and if you missed either episode, we've got you covered.
Season 2 of Donovan finds the titular Hollywood fixer (Liev Schreiber) looking for a way to fix his biggest problem: himself.
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After Bill's surprising declaration of love on Masters of Sex last season, he and Virginia are now taking their research out of the lab and into the bedroom.
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Liev Schreiber, Jon Voight
On the second season of Showtime's Ray Donovan, Liev Schreiber's titular Hollywood fixer will have to find a way to fix his biggest problem: himself.
The drama's first season dealt primarily with Ray's complicated history with his father Mickey (Jon Voight), whom Ray eventually tried to have killed by Sully Sullivan (James Woods), one of Mickey's old Boston rivals. Although Mickey actually ended up killing Sully instead, the biggest twist of the first season revealed that Ray, like his brother Bunchy (Dash Mihok), had been sexually abused as a child by a priest.
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While the revelation helped color exactly why Ray carries so much hatred for Mickey, who failed to protect his son, it also provides fertile ground for the show to explore its main character in Season 2. "It was a big reveal and we need to deal with it and we do," executive producerAnn Biderman tells TVGuide.com...
Michael Sheen, Lizzy Caplan
Masters of Sex is back to give you satisfaction.
After last season's finale interruptus, Showtime's period drama returnsSunday at 10/9c to finish what Bill Masters (Michael Sheen) started. The doctor had just declared to his sex research partner Virginia Johnson (Lizzy Caplan) that she is the one thing he cannot live without.
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How will this revelation play out in Season 2? Read on to see what Masters, Johnson and the rest are up to:
David Duchovny, Natascha McElhone
[WARNING: The following story contains spoilers from Sunday's series finale of Californication. Read at your own risk.]
Californication's Hank Moody said it best on the Showtime comedy's series finale: "I'm a sucker for happy endings."
After seven seasons of breakups, breakdowns, and tons of drug- and alcohol-fueled bad behavior, the love story of Hank (David Duchovny) and Karen (Natascha McElhone) finally came to a close...
Michael Sheen and Lizzy Caplan
"Things have changed," Virginia Johnson (Lizzy Caplan) says in the new Season 2 trailer for Masters of Sex -- and boy, she isn't kidding.
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Anna Paquin, Claire Danes, Lizzy Caplan
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I can't believe we already lost a beloved character on True Blood! Please give me some happier scoop about the final season. — May
How about some new blood? You'll soon meet a chiseled new vamp who gets pulled into the H-vamp war. And when he sets his eyes on one lucky Bon Temps lady, he'll prove to be just as good a lover as he is a fighter. Although the object of his affection is initially a bit heartsore and unsure about entering into a new relationship, she eventually lets the good times roll when they get down and dirty on a pool table.
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