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Homeland wins Golden Globe for Best TV Drama

Homeland, the fantastic Showtime drama series from 24 writers Howard Gordon and Alex Gansa has won best TV drama at the Golden Globe awards. This is their second consecutive win in the category. You can watch their acceptance speech below (though Gansa mentions two big character deaths from the season 2 finale, so be careful… View Article

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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

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Alex Gansa discusses Homeland, conscious not to repeat ’24’

Homeland spoilers below, but former 24 writer Alex Gansa discusses how he and Howard Gordon were very conscious not to repeat 24’s mole trope in their new show. It’s an interesting read. HitFix: Also on the subject of lingering post-finale questions… There was a lot of “mole” talk this season, but no resolution. Were Saul’s… View Article

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Alex Gansa talks about India’s ’24’

Former 24 writer and producer Alex Gansa (who created Showtime’s Homeland along with Howard Gordon) was interviewed about the recently announced Indian adaptation of the series. Here’s what he had to say: THR: What are your thoughts about this 24 production in India? Gansa: You know, Howard [Gordon], who created the show with me, he… View Article

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Howard Gordon, Alex Gansa turn to ‘Homeland’

Variety has a nice writeup on Howard Gordon’s new show Homeland. I’ve seen the pilot and think the show is fantastic – worth checking out when it premieres on October 2nd after Dexter. Here’s their full interview with Howard Gordon and Alex Gansa, two ex-24 writers: Howard Gordon can’t seem to shake visions of waterboarding… View Article

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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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Showtime picks up “Homeland” to series

Showtime has officially picked up Homeland to series, a new drama show by Howard Gordon and Alex Gansa. Other 24 crew members working on it include Sean Callery who is composing the music and Michael Klick who serves as producer. Nestor Serrano (Navi Araz, Season 4) and Navid Negahban (Jamot, Season 8) have roles in… View Article

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Showtime to order ‘Homeland’ pilot from ’24’ team

In its first major development decision since taking the programming reins at Showtime as entertainment president, David Nevins is close to greenlighting his first pilot, a psychological thriller, from former 24 executive producer/showrunner Howard Gordon. Ben Affleck, hot off the No.1 opening of his crime caper The Town, is circling to direct. He has read… View Article

Howard Gordon interview on Dana Walsh’s death

Showrunner Howard Gordon was interviewed on Dana Walsh’s death, her character, and what this means for Jack for the remaining episodes. There’s some interesting info in here on how they decided to make her a mole. TVGuide.com: Jack didn’t have to kill Dana. Why did he? Howard Gordon: That’s exactly the point. In this episode,… View Article