Posts Tagged: Showtime

Watch The New Showtime Series Premiere For 'Ray Donovan'

From the creative mind of Ann Biderman, who brought you 'NYPD Blue' and 'Southland,' comes the dramatic tale of Ray Donovan. Ray's a fixer, someone the rich and famous power brokers of Hollywood rely on to take care of their dirty work. Liev Schreiber and Jon Voight star in the pilot, which you can watch right here in its entirety. You can watch the rest of the series on Showtime.

'Ray Donovan' premieres Sunday, June 30, at 10pm ET/PT on Showtime. Visit Showtime for more.


Showtime's "Dexter" and "Homeland" Violence Trigger Warning

This is how Showtime kicked off their double season finale of "Dexter" and "Homeland" last night. There are so many things that ring strange about this disclaimer. The language for one, though I recognize that likely a team of people wrestled with how to communicate this, and I feel for them. "In light of" is not the right phrase. "That may be" is too damning: "That may be" essentially means "That some may find." So: Some of you may find these images disturbing; some of you may be callous and dead inside, and/or east coast liberal elites.

This trigger warning can't be made more specific, or else the network [...]


Network Identity Now

Showtime's programming hinges "on dramedies about women with secrets; AMC does meditative and highly watchable dramas about men in difficult situations." —Ha, that is true! For a counterpoint on talking about HBO, there are about 400 tweets today from TV expert Kate Aurthur.