SHOWTIME(R) TO MARATHON FULL SEASON TWO OF "HOMELAND" THIS WEEKEND
Catch Up Before Season Three Begins This Sunday
NEW YORK, NY - (Sept 26, 2013) -In advance of the highly- anticipated Season 3 premiere of its Emmy(R) and Golden Globe(R) Award-winning series HOMELAND, SHOWTIME will be offering a catch-up marathon of Season 2 on Saturday and Sunday, September 28th and 29th, starting at 12 p.m. ET/PT airing all twelve episodes back-to- back. HOMELAND stars Emmy and Golden Globe Award winner Claire Danes, Emmy winner Damian Lewis, and Emmy and Tony(R) Award winner Mandy Patinkin, and premieres this Sunday, September 29 at 9 p.m. ET/PT only on SHOWTIME.
Developed for American television by Alex Gansa and Howard Gordon, and based on the original Israeli series "Prisoners of War" by Gideon Raff, the series also stars Morena Baccarin, Rupert Friend, Sarita Choudhoury, Tracy Letts, Jackson Pace, Morgan Saylor and F. Murray Abraham. HOMELAND has been honored with a number of major awards for the series and its stars across a variety of categories in its first two seasons including Emmy and Golden Globe Awards for Best Television Drama, as well as a prestigious Peabody Award. The series was nominated for 11 Emmy Awards - with nominations in virtually every major category, and the most nominations ever for a SHOWTIME series. Tied as the network's No. 1 rated series, HOMELAND had a record-breaking sophomore season with unprecedented growth, watched by 6.2 million weekly viewers across platforms, up 43 percent versus its freshman season. Along with Gansa and Gordon, the executive producers for season three are Gideon Raff, Chip Johannessen, Alexander Cary, Henry Bromell, Avi Nir and Ran Telem. The series is produced by FOX 21.