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Homeland renewed for third season

Congrats to former 24 crew members for the continued success of Homeland, with it being picked up for a third season today. On the heels of sweeping the Primetime Emmys and scoring series highs with its second-season premiere, Showtime‘s drama Homeland has been given a third-season pickup. The order is for 12 episodes. Last night,… View Article


Homeland wins Golden Globe for Best TV Drama

Congratulations to former 24 writers Howard Gordon, Alex Gansa, Chip Johannessen (and other 24 crew members including Sean Callery, Brad Turner, and Michael Klick) for their huge win at tonights Golden Globes. Their new Showtime series Homeland scored a major and much deserved win for best television drama series (Claire Danes also won for best… View Article

Chip Johannessen at TCA Summer Tour 2010

Chip Johannessen reunites with ’24’ crew on Homeland

The Hollywood Reporter says that 24‘s Chip Johannessen, showrunner of Showtime’s hugely successful Dexter last season, will join Howard Gordon and Alex Gansa’s CIA thriller Homeland (which was just picked up to series earlier this month). Gordon, Gansa and Johannessen worked together on the final two seasons of 24; Johannessen joined the series in 2009… View Article

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Chip Johannessen leaves 24 writing crew, joins “Dexter”

24 writer and co-executive producer Chip Johannessen is leaving 24 to pursue a new job as showrunner on Showtime’s popular Dexter series. This is the second 24 writer departure this year, with Juan Carlos Coto leaving before the start of the eighth season to join Heroes. Source: The Hollywood Reporter

Jack Bauer heads to New York in 24 Season 8

24 Season 8 press release from FOX

FOX have issued a press release detailing all of the new series regulars for the eighth season of 24. The season will premiere at 9-11PM (following the series premiere of Human Target) rather than the usual 8-10PM period. KATEE SACKHOFF, FREDDIE PRINZE JR., MYKELTI WILLIAMSON, JOHN BOYD, CHRIS DIAMANTOPOULOS AND JENNIFER WESTFELDT JOIN THE CAST… View Article