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Homeland: Season Eight; Plans Revealed for the Final Season

What's in store for Homeland's last season? Recently, showrunner Alex Gansa spoke with EW about his plans for the Showtime TV show's eighth and final season.Earlier this week, star Claire Danes confirmed the next season of the political drama will be the last. The Showtime series also stars includes Mandy Patinkin, Elizabeth Marvel, Linus Roache, Maury Sterling, and Jake Weber.Read More…
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Homeland to end with season 8, confirms Claire Danes

Showtime’s acclaimed drama series Homeland will come to an end with its upcoming eighth season, which is set to get underway later this year.

Appearing on Howard Stern’s Sirius Xm show, star Claire Danes – who plays CIA officer Carrie Mathison – was asked whether the next season will be the last, with the actress confirming that “Yeah, that’s it.”

Homeland was renewed for a seventh and eighth season by Showtime last year, while recent comments from showrunner Alex Gansa had indicated that the story had been designed to come to an end with season eight.

Based on the Israeli series Prisoners of War, Homeland premiered in 2011 and has received a host of accolades over the years, including five Golden Globe awards and eight Emmy Awards.

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‘Homeland’ Will Reportedly End With With The Eighth Series

Homeland is currently enjoying a season seven run both on Showtime Stateside and on Channel 4 in the UK, but it looks like the end of the road is about to come for the popular CIA drama.

The news comes via The Live Feed who say that lead actress and executive producer Claire Danes was quoted as saying on the Howard Stern radio show that “Yeah, that’s it,” in reference to the show coming to an end. Showtime has yet to officially confirm this – the trade adds that they not had made a decision beyond season eight – and there are rumours of a potential continuation beyond without Danes’ character of Carrie Mathison, though again, these are just rumours.

Related: Homeland season seven gets a trailer

Alex Gansa, the series showrunner, previously told THR that season eight would likely be his last year.

“It’s definitely going to be my last year,
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Claire Danes Says 'Homeland' Will End With Season 8

Claire Danes Says 'Homeland' Will End With Season 8
Showtime's Homeland will wrap after its upcoming eighth season, according to the show's star Claire Danes. As The Hollywood Reporter reports, the actress confirmed the news during an interview with Howard Stern on Sirius Xm on Wednesday.

"Yeah, that's it," Danes said when Stern addressed the rumors that next season would bring the CIA drama to a close. A representative for Showtime told Rolling Stone that the network has not made a decision beyond Season 8.

Danes said she felt "really conflicted" about the series ending. "I'll be ready," Danes said.
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Claire Danes Confirms ‘Homeland’ Will End with Season 8

When Homeland was picked up with a 2-season renewal by Showtime after Season 6, it felt like that could be the end. Eight seasons is a lot for any drama, even one that seeks to constantly reboot itself like Homeland does. Back at the TCA Press Tour in 2016, I asked Ep Alex Gansa if the creators had an endgame in mind with Season 8, but he said they were taking things year by year. However, he did reveal that, “I will say that in just a pie in the sky, we would all love to take this show …
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Homeland to End With Season 8, Star Claire Danes Confirms

Homeland to End With Season 8, Star Claire Danes Confirms
Carrie Mathison’s spy missions are just about accomplished: Homeland‘s upcoming eighth season will be its last, series star Claire Danes has confirmed.

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In a radio interview with Howard Stern on Wednesday, Stern asked Danes if Season 8 will be the end for the Showtime drama, and Danes replied, “Yeah, that’s it.” (A representative for Showtime tells TVLine that the network has not made a decision beyond Season 8.)

Beginning back in 2011, Homeland stars Danes as CIA case officer Carrie Mathison, with Mandy Patinkin co-starring as Carrie’s father-figure mentor Saul Berenson.
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‘Homeland’: Claire Danes Says Series Will End With Season 8

‘Homeland’: Claire Danes Says Series Will End With Season 8
Homeland” will end with its upcoming eighth season, according to its star Claire Danes.

Appearing on “The Howard Stern Show” Wednesday, Danes indicated that the Showtime drama’s next season would be its last.

“Now we’ve got one more season after this and then we’re wrapping it up,” Stern told Danes in the interview, to which Danes responded, “Yeah.” When Stern asked, “How do we feel about this?” Danes replied, “Really conflicted.” She added, “I’ll be ready for a reprieve from that,” noting that her character, Carrie Mathison, is “a lot.”

Post-production on season seven of “Homeland” ended last week.
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Claire Danes Confirms Homeland Will End With Season 8

The future of Showtime’s award-winning spy drama Homeland appears to be set, as series star Claire Danes confirms that the series is headed toward an end with the upcoming eighth season. That news isn’t too new for anyone who’s been following the show since its premiere back in 2011, every subsequent renewal for the series has led to questions of when Carrie Mathison’s story would come to an end. That end seemed to be on the horizon when Showtime renewed the series for a seventh and eighth season ahead of its sixth. At the time, series showrunner Alex Gansa laid the groundwork for that to also be the show’s conclusion.
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Showtime Boss David Nevins on Competing With Netflix, ‘Twin Peaks’ Success and Donald Trump

Jerusalem — “As long as the demand from the audience is there, a lot of us can thrive,” said Showtime CEO David Nevins in a Q&A with Avi Nir, CEO Keshet Media Group, kicking off the two-day long Intv conference in Israel, acknowledging that the network is trying to “punch above our weight” in the light of Netflix and other streamers.

Nir peppered him with questions about competing with Netflix, but Nevins insisted the business is “not cannibalistic,” he said.

“It’s a deluge right now, particularly from the streamers — Netflix more than anything,” he said. “They’re still in high-growth mode.
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What the 'Homeland' Creator Learned on His First Trip to Trump's Washington

Since Homeland came to Showtime in 2011, showrunner and co-creator Alex Gansa has annually touched base with the U.S. intelligence community to ensure his national security drama was never too far afield. So when time came to prep the series' seventh season, which premiered on Sunday night, he headed back to Washington, D.C., and found things quite different than in previous years.    Gansa recently spoke with The Hollywood Reporter, and said that intelligence officers and journalists were uncharacteristically chummy when he spent time inside the beltway in 2017. He also discussed the decision to make the...
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Five Things You Didn’t Know about Alex Gansa

There’s not much on the internet about Alex Gansa as far as a biography goes. What you can find out really needs to be divined from the articles and interviews he’s given to various sites, meaning it’s more of a fact-finding mission than anything to discover anything pertinent about him. That’s kind of amusing really when you consider just which shows he’s had a hand in during his long and successful career in TV. You’ll find it a little more amusing once you keep reading I’m sure. 5. He’s the showrunner for Homeland. Is it sinking in yet? The man

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Homeland: Everything You Need to Remember Before Season 7 Premieres

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Homeland is about to return to Showtime for its seventh season, moving the action to Washington DC for the penultimate season - creator Alex Gansa revealed in 2016 that the eighth season would most likely be its last, and star Claire Danes has a very specific idea for how it should end. But that is still a year away! When things pick up in season seven, Carrie Mathison is no longer working for President Keane and is instead quietly fighting to free the 200 members from various intelligence agencies who were arrested on Keane's orders. In case you need a refresher course before season seven premieres, here's how season six ends. Related10 Shows That Will Finally Return in 2017
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‘Homeland’ Review: A Riveting Season 7 Asks If the World’s Too Crazy for Even Carrie to Save

‘Homeland’ Review: A Riveting Season 7 Asks If the World’s Too Crazy for Even Carrie to Save
Just over a year ago, “Homeland” elected a female president, and today it’s still the most relevant modern-day spy series on television. Season 7 sees an administration as brutally divided as its country, a revolution on the rise, and government officials willing to take drastic efforts to preserve whatever version of America they believe in. The first episode (all that was provided in advance for critics) sees the president called “a fascist,” described as “thuggish,” and leading a vengeful witch hunt inside her own agencies.

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Creating a compelling narrative from real-world parallels has always been a specialty of the Showtime drama, but this year feels particularly aggressive. Everyone is on edge. Politics have invaded every sphere of society, including the home life, and what really resonates after the first hour
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‘Homeland’ Boss on Season 7’s Trump Inspiration, Alex Jones and Rip Peter Quinn

‘Homeland’ Boss on Season 7’s Trump Inspiration, Alex Jones and Rip Peter Quinn
“It’s going to be an interesting Homeland season,” warns Alex Gansa, showrunner of “Homeland,” which returns for its seventh (and penultimate) season on February 11.

Last season ended in an ominous, cataclysmic fashion, with Peter Quinn (Rupert Friend) sacrificing himself to save then president-elect Elizabeth Keane (Elizabeth Marvel) — who then went on an all-out mission to protect herself and root out her would-be assassins. That meant her former ally Carrie Mathison (Claire Danes) was frozen out of her White House access, and Saul Berenson (Mandy Patinkin), among others, was behind bars.

When the new season picks up, it’s nearly two months later, and the situation is ever more dire with Keane increasingly paranoid.

Gansa says he was inspired by the headlines coming out of Washington, D.C. and the election of Donald Trump.

“I’m just addicted to MSNBC, Fox and CNN every night,” he says. “Donald Trump didn’t win an Emmy for ‘The Apprentice,’ but
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Homeland: James D'Arcy to Play Agent From Carrie's Past in Season 7

Homeland: James D'Arcy to Play Agent From Carrie's Past in Season 7
For her latest mission, Carrie Matheson is getting a key assist from Agent Carter’s trusty ally.

James D’Arcy — who co-starred as Edwin Jarvis, sidekick to Hayley Atwell’s Ssr agent, on the late ABC series — is joining Homeland in a recurring role, reports. The actor will play a cocksure former special ops agent who went to The Farm with Claire Danes ex-CIA agent.

PHOTOSHomeland: Quinn Will ‘Color Carrie’s Every Thought’ — 2018 First Look

As previously reported, Homeland Season 7 pits Carrie against President Keane (Elizabeth Marvel), whose assassination attempt at the end of Season 6 led to
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Homeland: Quinn Will 'Color Carrie's Every Thought' — 2018 First Look

Homeland: Quinn Will 'Color Carrie's Every Thought' — 2018 First Look
Yes, Quinn is gone. But forgotten? Pshaw. Not by a long-shot.

When Homeland returns with Season 7 on Feb. 11 (9/8c, Showtime), “Quinn’s death and Carrie’s grief for him are everywhere – coloring her every thought,” shares co-creator and showrunner Alex Gansa of Rupert Friend’s dearly departed, death-defying hitman, who perished in the Season 6 finale. Gansa adds that the loss of Quinn will also inform Carrie’s “contempt for President Keane” and “push her to reassess what’s really important in her life.”

VIDEOSHomeland Season 7 Trailer Shocker: Saul Is the New [Spoiler]

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Homeland season 7 episode 4 trailer and synopsis

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Here's a preview of the next episode of Homeland...

Against all speculation about its fate, Homeland recaptured its previous glory during a dynamite sixth season, even offering a finale that left fans reeling. Will season 7 continue the trend of bringing Homeland back to 'must-watch' status? We shall see.

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Here's the trailer for episode 4, 'Like Bad At Things'...

And here's the very brief synopsis...

Carrie follows a lead. Saul's situation goes from bad to worse.

More as we have it.

Homeland season 7 release date

Season 7 of Homeland began on Channel 4 on Sunday 18th February. Episodes will now arrive weekly.

In other news, it sounds like season 8 is also a go. Last June came the first reports that the show was given a two-season renewal that is expected to conclude the series' run.
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‘Homeland’ Heads to Virginia for Season 7

‘Homeland’ Heads to Virginia for Season 7
Homeland” has settled on Virginia as the filming location for its seventh season.

The drama series starring Claire Danes and Mandy Patinkin will begin lensing in the Richmond area in the fall for a 2018 debut, Showtime and Fox 21 Television Studios said Tuesday.

Homeland” showrunner Alex Gansa gave no hints about the storyline for upcoming season in announcing the decision to stay in the U.S., following the New York City setting for Season 6.

Homeland” revolves around Washington, D.C.-based CIA operatives and alumni engaged in counterterrorism and national security operations. The Virginia setting suggests the show’s storylines will be staying close to home again for the coming season. Season 4 was shot in South Africa while the fifth season was lensed and set in Berlin. The show’s first three seasons were largely shot in North Carolina, which doubled for the D.C. and environs.

“We’re thrilled to bring the production of ‘Homeland’ to the
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Homeland Season 7 Setting Revealed — Plus: Who Will (and Won't) Be Back?

Homeland Season 7 Setting Revealed — Plus: Who Will (and Won't) Be Back?
Carrie Mathison’s New York minute is up.

Homeland is staying put in the U.S. in Season 7, but production will relocate from the Big Apple to Central Virginia. This will mark the second consecutive season that the Showtime thriller will shoot at home after spending several years abroad.

RelatedHomeland Star Reacts to Tragic Finale Twist: ‘I Empathize With the Fans’

Meanwhile, in addition to series stars Claire Danes and Mandy Patinkin, Elizabeth Marvel’s President Elizabeth Keane is expected back, as is Linus Roache, who last season guest-starred as Potus’ right-hand man. It’s unclear if F. Murray Abraham
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Music From ‘Walking Dead,’ ‘This Is Us,’ ‘Homeland’ Gets Top Billing at Television Academy Concert

The range and diversity of music in current television was vividly showcased in a live concert Thursday night at the Television Academy’s Saban Media Center in North Hollywood. Nearly 600 attended “Words + Music: A Concert Celebrating Music Written for Television.”

From “Empire” to “Luke Cage,” “Feud” to “Fargo,” the performance of songs, themes and score excerpts gave composers and songwriters a rare opportunity to emerge from their studios. As “Stitchers” composer Kurt Farquhar quipped at the start of the show, “we’re always in a dark, windowless room for 16 hours a day.”

Actors and showrunners, introducing many of the tunes, were complimentary about the music-making behind the scenes. Actress Chrissy Metz talked about Siddhartha Khosla’s evocative scores for “This Is Us,” Gabourey Sidibe cited the contributions of hip-hop producers Timbaland and Rodney Jerkins to “Empire,” and “Homeland” executive producer Alex Gansa regaled the crowd with tales of composer Sean Callery as if he was a more
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