In Homeland, terrorist plots aren't dismantled in 24 hours and the hero doesn't save the day by slaughtering suspects. Ten years after the horror of 9/11, good and evil are sometimes far from black-and-white.
"This is not 24, which had a muscular response to what happened on 9/11," says British actor Damian Lewis, who plays Sgt. Nicholas Brody, the Marine who's become a hero after eight years of imprisonment by Al Qaeda, on the set near Charlotte. "It was a show for its time. Now we live in a world where people are divided about the best way to wage war on terror."
HBO continues to dominate the Emmys, beating all other outlets this year with 19 total wins. But is the pay cable network's Emmy stranglehold on the wane?
HBO's tally was down from last year's 25 wins, and represented the channel's smallest Emmy haul since 2003 (when it won 18). And HBO won just four awards during the Primetime Emmys telecast on Sunday night, compared to eight on last year's broadcast. (It's been more than 15 years since HBO won so few during the telecast.)
Sarah Paulson (Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip) and Ally McBeal alum Peter MacNicol have joined the HBO film Game Change, Deadline reports.
Paulson will portray McCain's ambitious and wholesome senior campaign adviser Nicolle Wallace. MacNicol will step into the role of McCain's campaign manager Rick Davis, who oversaw all...
Claire Danes is back on television!
The 32-year-old actress, who won the Emmy, Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award for her role in HBO's Temple Grandin, will return to cable TV in Showtime's Homeland, which goes into production this summer.
Showtime orders up Homeland and House of Lies
In the psychological thriller, CIA officer Carrie Anderson (Danes) is...
CBS' The Good Wife is not just good — it's excellent, according to the 16 Peabody board members who included the show among the recipients for this year's Peabody Awards...