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Just in time for Election Day: Showtime is developing an ambitious new series that chronicles a modern-day U.S. civil war.

Titled Anthem, the project looks at what happens when partisan politics goes to the extreme. The official logline: “This is a series about an unraveling: about what happens when our political system collapses under the weight of mistrust and partisan division. The pilot begins on a typical presidential election… Continue reading Showtime developing modern-day second U.S. civil war drama

Showtime has some billionaires, rock stars, and crazy exes for you to meet.

Network president David Nevins announced three new pilot orders for the pay-cable channel during the Television Critics Association press tour in Beverly Hills on Friday. First, Billions, a drama about an aggressive New York attorney who deals exclusively with obnoxious hedge fund billionaires. The show comes from a script by Andrew Ross Sorkin, with Brian… Continue reading Showtime swears Cameron Crowe’s new show isn’t ‘Almost Famous’ (except it totally is)

Showtime confirmed Thursday that any Dexter spin-off must involve star Michael C. Hall in an on-camera role.

“It would have to involve Michael,” said entertainment president David Nevins, echoing what Dexter showrunner Scott Buck previously told us. “I would only do it with Michael.”

Nevins was talking to a huddle of reporters at the Television Critics Association’s semi-annual press tour on Thursday and fielded several questions about the long-running drama, which… Continue reading Showtime defends ‘Dexter’ finale, says no spin-off without Michael C. Hall

After months of over-the-top promotions and lots of speculation about whether she could pull it off, Britney Spears finally offered up a full run-through of her Las Vegas spectacular, “Piece of Me,” for friends and family Thursday night. And only radio detection and rangingOnline.com has the sneak peek video of what went down!

Spears took the stage for nearly an hour and a half at the Planet Hollywood… Continue reading It’s Showtime! Britney Spears Hits The Stage In Las Vegas, But Is She Singing Live? Watch The Video Of Her Sneak Peek Performance

Showtime has decided to not move forward with its controversial series project The Vatican.

The network has elected to scrap the high-profile and talent-heavy project, which starred Kyle Chandler (Friday Night Lights) as a New York cardinal and Anna Friel (Pushing Daisies) as his sister in a provocative thriller. Ridley Scott (Gladiator) directed the pilot.

It’s less likely for a pilot with this strong of a pedigree on premium cable to… Continue reading Controversial ‘The Vatican’ snuffed by Showtime