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The next few months of programming on Showtime have been laid out today, as the network has provided a list of premiere dates for new scripted shows, reality shows, adapted web series (Lisa Kudrow's buzzworthy Web Therapy), and old favorites. Notable dates include Weeds and The Big C premiering in late June (they were both running into last fall, since they both started in August) and the final season of Secret Diary of a Call Girl leading into a reality show about male escorts. Check out the press release below for synopses, times/dates, and information about other things happening on Showtime in the near future. What will you be watching?
New Original Series
2-hour premiere: Sunday, April 3rd at 9 Pm Et/Pt; following premiere, new episodes will air Sundays at 10 Pm Et/Pt
1 Hour, 9 Episodes
- Shilo Adams
Howard Roark is, up to a point, a plausible name for an architect, but I am less convinced by Stourley Kracklite. Roark, played by Gary Cooper in King Vidor's schlockfest The Fountainhead is a picture of toned muscle and angst, handy with a rock drill and brutal in his wooing. In contrast Kracklite, played by Brian Dennehy in Peter Greenaway's The Belly of an Architect, has a waistline that authentically overwhelms his belt in the manner pioneered by the 20-stone James Stirling.
Both films have always fascinated me. In the case of The Fountainhead, it's not so much Roark – a tortured genius somewhere between Louis Sullivan and Frank Lloyd Wright – who's the special attraction, although it's hard not to warm to an architect who, rather than see his work compromised, »
- Deyan Sudjic
2 items from 2011
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