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Showtime is an American premium cable and satellite television network that serves as the flagship service of the Showtime Networks subsidiary of CBS Corporation, which also owns sister services The Movie Channel and Flix. Showtime's programming primarily includes theatrically released motion pictures and original television series, along with boxing and mixed martial arts matches, occasional stand-up comedy specials and made-for-TV movies.

Network’s Shows

Premiere Date: January 9, 2011

Shameless is the story of a family of six kids and their drunk and selfish father. The eldest daughter Fiona has to raise the rest of the family on her own.


Your Honor
Premiere Date: December 6, 2020

When his son is involved in a hit and run that embroils an organized crime family, a New Orleans judge faces impossible choices and discovers how far he will go to save his son’s life. 10-episode mini-series debuts Dec 6, 2020.


Moonbase 8
Premiere Date: November 8, 2020

Three sub-par astronauts try to qualify for their first lunar mission. They encounter obstacles along the way including loneliness, self-doubt and incompetence. Debuts November 8, 2020 on Crave.


The Good Lord Bird
Premiere Date: October 4, 2020

“Onion” is a fictional enslaved boy who becomes a member of John Brown’s family of abolitionist soldiers and finds himself in the 1859 raid at Harpers Ferry. 7-week mini-series debuts Oct 4, 2020.


Penny Dreadful: City of Angels
Premiere Date: April 26, 2020

When a grisly murder shocks Los Angeles in 1938, two detectives become embroiled in an epic story that reflects the rich history of the city. Debuts Sunday, April 26, 2020 on Crave.


The L Word: Generation Q
Premiere Date: December 8, 2019

Groundbreaking drama series The L Word revolutionized a generation. On Dec 8 the sequel, The L Word: Generation Q debuts. Returning cast Jennifer Beals, Kate Moennig and Leisha Hailey will resume their original roles. On Crave.


On Becoming a God in Central Florida
Premiere Date: August 25, 2019

In 1992 Central Florida, a minimum-wage water park employee lies, schemes and cons her way up the ranks of the cultish, multibillion-dollar pyramid scheme that drove her family to ruin.


Premiere Date: October 2, 2011

A bipolar CIA operative becomes convinced a prisoner of war has been turned by al-Qaeda and is planning to carry out a terrorist attack on American soil. The 8th and final season begins Feb 9 on Crave.


The Loudest Voice
Premiere Date: June 30, 2019

A look at the rise and fall of former Chairman and CEO of Fox News, Roger Ailes. Debuts June 30 on Crave.


City on a Hill
Premiere Date: June 16, 2019

In 1990s Boston, an assistant district attorney and a corrupt yet venerated FBI veteran work together to take on a case that grows to involve, and ultimately subvert, the entire criminal justice system of Boston.


The Chi
Premiere Date: January 7, 2018

The Chi follows the lives of Emmett, Brandon, Ronnie and Kevin in the South Side neighborhood of Chicago after a fateful turn of events sends shock waves through the community but also connects them in unexpected ways. Season 3 debuts on Crave on July 5, 2020.


The Affair
Premiere Date: October 12, 2014

A struggling novelist and a young waitress strike up an extramarital relationship that promises to forever change the course of their lives.


Premiere Date: January 17, 2016

U.S. Attorney Chuck Rhoades goes after hedge fund king Bobby “Axe” Axelrod in a battle between two powerful New York figures.


Ray Donovan
Premiere Date: June 30, 2013

Ray Donovan, a professional “fixer” for the rich and famous in Los Angeles, can make anyone’s problems disappear except those created by his own family.


Killing Eve
Premiere Date: April 8, 2018

Eve is a spy who connects a series of seemingly unrelated murders to Villanelle, a dangerous and capricious assassin. The two end up in a bizarre game of cat and mouse. UPDATE: Season 3 now begins April 12, 2020.


Black Monday
Premiere Date: January 20, 2019

A group of outsiders takes on the 1980s old-boys club of Wall Street. Season 2 starts on June 28, 2020 on Crave.


Premiere Date: September 9, 2018

Kidding follows Jeff Piccirillo, aka beloved children’s television presenter Mr. Pickles. He anchors a multimillion-dollar branding empire, but faces personal tragedy and a difficult family life. Season 2 debuted on Feb 9, 2020.


Escape at Dannemora
Premiere Date: November 18, 2018

Escape at Dannemora is based on the headline-making true story of a 2015 prison break in upstate New York.



Academy of Country Music Awards Nominations: Chris Stapleton, Maren Morris Lead Roster; As Expected, Morgan Wallen Absent – Complete List

Country artists Chris Stapleton and Maren Morris topped the Country Music Awards nominations today, with each getting six nominations from the Academy of Country Music. The nominations were announced on CBS This Morning today by CBS, the ACM and dick c …

Netflix Productions Are More Diverse Than Studio Films, Study Shows

The study, which the streaming giant commissioned, looked at films and TV series from 2018 and 2019.

NY Times
Netflix Film And TV Chiefs Talk Diversity Strides And Goals, ‘Bridgerton’, ‘Jingle Jangle’ Breakthroughs

Netflix’s two top film and TV executives said the streaming service still has plenty of room for progress with diversity, but predicted results in 2020 will likely show improvement over 2019 when all of the numbers are tallied. “I think we …

USC Annenberg Inclusion Initiative Releases Netflix Diversity Study, Finds Women Of Color Are Critical Component Of Inclusion

USC Annenberg Inclusion Initiative released a study today examining the diversity of Netflix’s original content. If anything the study could be summarized by Dr. Stacy L. Smith who said in a video: “Inclusion happens when women are given th …

Maren Morris, Chris Stapleton Lead Academy of Country Music Awards Nominations With Six Each

Maren Morris and Chris Stapleton lead the nominations for the 2021 Academy of Country Music Awards with six each, closely trailed by Miranda Lambert with five nods, and Ashley McBryde, Thomas Rhett and producer Jay Joyce with four apiece. Among those p …

Variety News
AMC Networks Had Over 6 Million Streaming Subs In Q4; Earnings Beat Street; Stock Pops

AMC Networks ended 2020 with more than 6 million subscribers for its AMC Networks streaming services across recently launched AMC+, Acorn TV, Shudder, Sundance Now and ALLBLK– up 157% year-on-year. The company Friday reported fourth quarter earni …

International Insider: Covid Clause Controversy; EFM Hot Packages; Paramount+ Powers Up; London Screenings

Good day, International Insider readers, Jake Kanter here. Take a walk with me through some of the global film and TV stories you need to read this week. Want to get in touch? I’m on, or my DMs are open on Twitter. And sign up here …