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SkyShowtime Streaming Service to Launch in 2022

Comcast and ViacomCBS today announced a partnership to launch SkyShowtime, a subscription video on demand (SVOD) service in more than 20 European territories encompassing 90 million homes. SkyShowtime will bring together decades of direct-to-consumer experience and the very best entertainment, movies, and original series from the NBCUniversal, Sky and ViacomCBS portfolio of brands, including titles …

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Back to Life Season 2 Premiering in September

Showtime announced today that the six-part second season of the critically-acclaimed comedy series Back to Life, created by and starring Daisy Haggard (Episodes, Breeders), will premiere on Monday, September 13 at 10 p.m. ET/PT with new episodes airing each week. All episodes of season two will be available on that day to stream and on …

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The Chi Season 5 Ordered by Showtime!

Showtime has given the green light to The Chi Season 5, which will premiere on the network in 2022. The fourth season, which just aired its finale last night, is averaging 4.2 million weekly viewers and is on pace to become the most-streamed Showtime series ever. The series is created and executive produced by Emmy …

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Showtime August 2021 Movies and TV Titles Announced

Showtime has announced the movies, TV shows and sports programming coming to the service in August. The Showtime August 2021 lineup includes the return of The L Word: Generation Q for a second season. The Showtime August 2021 schedule also includes the season finales of drama series The Chi, comedy series Black Monday and Flatbush …

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DeWanda Wise Joining Woodley in Three Women

Showtime has announced that DeWanda Wise (She’s Gotta Have It, Jurassic World: Dominion) will star in the original series Three Women. The series also stars Emmy and SAG Award nominee Shailene Woodley (Big Little Lies) and is based on the blockbuster nonfiction No. 1 bestseller by Lisa Taddeo, who is also a writer on the …

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Dexter: New Blood Premiere Date and Trailer!

Starring multiple Emmy nominee Michael C. Hall as America’s favorite serial killer Dexter Morgan, the special event series Dexter: New Blood will premiere Sunday, November 7 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Showtime. The announcement was made today as the world premiere of the trailer was presented in a virtual panel at [email protected] You can watch …

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American Rust Trailer with Jeff Daniels and Maura Tierney

Showtime has released the official trailer for its upcoming drama series American Rust, starring Emmy winner and Tony nominee Jeff Daniels (The Comey Rule, The Newsroom, Godless, The Looming Tower) and award-winning actress and Emmy nominee Maura Tierney (Your Honor, The Affair, The Report, Beautiful Boy). Daniels executive produces the series, reteaming with Oscar nominee …

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Wakefield Series Picked Up by Showtime

Showtime has picked up the Australian drama series Wakefield, starring British actor Rudi Dharmalingam (The Split, In the Shadow of the Moon). The series will premiere on Monday, October 18 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Showtime. Consisting of eight episodes, Wakefield is a psychological drama that shines a comedic light on what happens when the …

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I Love This for You Series Picked Up by Showtime

Showtime has picked up the half-hour comedy series I Love This for You, starring and executive produced by Emmy nominee Vanessa Bayer (Saturday Night Live), along with fellow nominee Molly Shannon (The White Lotus, The Other Two) also leading the cast. Bayer co-created the series with Emmy nominee and two-time Peabody winner Jeremy Beiler (Saturday …

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Kiefer Sutherland to Play FDR in The First Lady

Showtime has announced that Emmy and Screen Actors Guild Award winner Kiefer Sutherland (24) will star as President Franklin D. Roosevelt in The First Lady. The announcement was made by Amy Israel, Executive Vice President, Scripted Programming, Showtime Networks Inc. Sutherland joins Oscar, Emmy and Tony winner Viola Davis (Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom), who also …

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Universal Movies Going to Peacock, Amblin Reups with Showtime

There was some big streaming news today with the announcement that future Universal movies are coming to streaming service Peacock and Amblin Partners having renewed its output deal with Showtime. Universal Filmed Entertainment Group (UFEG) and Peacock today announced a new licensing agreement where, beginning with the 2022 theatrical slate, all UFEG film content will …

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The L Word: Generation Q and Work in Progress Season 2 Trailers!

Showtime has released the trailers for the second seasons of The L Word: Generation Q and Work in Progress, both premiering in August. You can view both trailers by using the players below. The L Word: Generation Q returns with its first new episode of the second season on Friday, August 6, available on streaming …

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Showtime July 2021 Movies and TV Titles Announced

Showtime has announced the movies, TV shows and sports programming coming to the service in July. The Showtime July 2021 lineup includes dark comedy series The End, starring Harriet Walter and Frances O’Connor. The Showtime July 2021 schedule also features documentary film The One and Only Dick Gregory, which debuts after its world premiere at …

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UFO: Showtime Announces Docu-Series from J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot

Showtime announced it will air UFO, a four-part docu-series from J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot and Glen Zipper exploring our fascination with unidentified flying objects, and what clandestine influence the American government, lucrative private companies and the military may have in shielding the truth behind extraterrestrial phenomena to further their own agendas. Directed by Mark Monroe (Icarus) and Paul …

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City on a Hill Season 3 Given the Green Light

Showtime has given the green light to City on a Hill Season 3, which will consist of eight one-hour episodes. City on a Hill Season 3 is set to resume production in New York later this year for a premiere in 2022. The announcement was made today by Gary Levine and Jana Winograde, Presidents of …

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The L Word: Generation Q Season 2 Premiere Set for August

Showtime today announced the premiere date for The L Word: Generation Q and revealed the first teaser trailer, which you can watch using the player below. The L Word: Generation Q will return with its first new episode on Friday, August 6, available on streaming and on-demand for all Showtime subscribers, before making its on-air …

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Kyle Chandler Joins Showtime’s Super Pumped

Showtime has announced that Emmy winner Kyle Chandler (Bloodline, Friday Night Lights) has joined Super Pumped, a new anthology series with the first season based on Mike Isaac’s bestselling book Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber. Kyle Chandler will star as Bill Gurley, the plainspoken, brilliant Texan venture capitalist who bets his sterling reputation on …

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Showtime June 2021 Movies and TV Titles Announced

Showtime has announced the movies, TV shows and sports programming coming to the service in June. The Showtime June 2021 lineup includes all four parts of the new sports docuseries The Kings. The Kings chronicles the boxing era of the Four Kings — Roberto Duran, Marvin Hagler, Thomas Hearns and Sugar Ray Leonard — who …

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt to Star in Showtime’s Super Pumped

Showtime has given a series order to Super Pumped, an anthology series with the first season based on Mike Isaac’s bestselling book Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber. Emmy winner Joseph Gordon-Levitt (The Trial of the Chicago 7) has signed on to star in the first installment as Travis Kalanick, Uber’s hard-charging CEO who was …

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Showtime May 2021 Movies and TV Titles Announced

Showtime has announced the movies and TV shows coming to the service in May. The Showtime May 2021 lineup includes the debut of the anticipated variety series Ziwe on Sunday, May 9. The Showtime May 2021 schedule also includes the season premieres of drama The Chi, which focuses on the wide-ranging effects of policing in …

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