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[09/19/19 - 12:01 PM]
Showtime(R) Programming Advisory
The network details various changes to its upcoming Sunday schedule.

[08/02/19 - 03:10 PM]
Showtime Announces Fall Premiere Dates for Returning Hit Series "Shameless," "Kidding" and "Ray Donovan"
"Shameless" and "Kidding" are both due on November 3 with "Ray Donovan" returning November 17.

[07/31/19 - 11:44 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, July 31
Updates include: Ariana Grande to drop by Showtime's "Kidding"; Lisseth Chavez lands recurring role on NBC's "Chicago PD"; and "The Last American Vampire" finds second life at Quibi.

[07/25/19 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, July 25
Updates include: Steven Pasquale tapped for FOX's "Filthy Rich"; Jessica Rothe to lead "Delilah" at HBO Max; and Lisa Taddeo's "Three Women" lands at Showtime.

[10/10/18 - 11:02 AM]
Showtime(R) Orders Second Season of "Kidding"
The first season currently airs on Sundays at 10:00/9:00c, with its season finale on November 11.

[08/31/18 - 09:04 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Offers the Series Premiere of "Kidding" for Early Sampling
Watch the pilot to the Jim Carrey-led comedy in advance of its linear premiere on Sunday, September 9.

[08/06/18 - 05:04 PM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases Official Posters and Trailer for Its New Comedy Series "Kidding," Starring Jim Carrey
The series centers on Jeff, aka Mr. Pickles (Carrey), an icon of children's television and a beacon of kindness and wisdom to America's impressionable young minds and the parents who grew up with him.

[07/09/18 - 11:04 PM]
Development Update: Monday, July 9
Updates include: Belle Shouse to star in Facebook Watch's "Queen America"; Chales Esten to recur on TNT's "Tell Me Your Secrets"; and Adam Devine the latest to join HBO's "The Righteous Gemstones."

[06/12/18 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, June 12
Updates include: James Wolk, Dania Ramirez latest to "Tell Me a Story" at CBS All Access; Jeff Davis to spearhead live action "Aeon Flux" series at MTV; Patrick Walsh to run "The Cool Kids" at FOX.

[06/07/18 - 12:01 PM]
Showtime(R) Announces Fall Comedy Premieres with the Launch of the New Season of "Shameless" and New Series "Kidding" on September 9
"Shameless" season nine will feature the show's 100th episode in week four, and is currently in production in Los Angeles.

[05/22/18 - 11:42 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 22
Updates include: Lifetime's "UnREAL" to bow on Hulu for season four; Edward Kitsis, Adam Horowitz to run Apple's "Amazing Stories"; and John Glenn to take over "SEAL Team" at CBS.

[05/21/18 - 11:50 PM]
Development Update: Monday, May 21
Updates include: Amazon renews "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" for a third season; FOX to take over "WWE Smackdown" from USA; and Amazon in talks to pick up Syfy's "The Expanse."

[03/15/18 - 11:32 AM]
Justin Kirk Returns to Showtime(R) in the New Comedy Series "Kidding"
Kirk will play Peter, the new boyfriend of Jill (Judy Greer) who is Jeff's (Jim Carrey) estranged wife.

[02/13/18 - 09:31 AM]
Judy Greer Joins Showtime(R) Comedy Series "Kidding" as Series Regular
Greer will play Jill, Jeff's (Jim Carrey) estranged wife who has recently hit a rebellious streak.

[01/04/18 - 11:43 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 4
Updates include: FOX mulls sixth season of "Prison Break"; Jimmy Jean-Louis upped to regular on TNT's "Claws"; and Frank Langella cast in Showtime's "Kidding."

[12/14/17 - 10:05 AM]
Oscar(R) Nominee Catherine Keener Joins Showtime(R) Comedy Series "Kidding"
The series stars Golden Globe winner Jim Carrey in his first series regular role in more than two decades and reunites him with Oscar winner Michel Gondry, who will direct the project.

[09/14/17 - 09:33 AM]
Jim Carrey to Star in New Showtime(R) Series "Kidding," Directed by Oscar(R) Winner Michel Gondry
Carrey plays Jeff, aka Mr. Pickles, an icon of children's television, a beacon of kindness and wisdom to America's impressionable young minds and the parents who grew up with him - who also anchors a multimillion dollar branding empire.







KIDDING (SHOWTIME)
Returns Sunday, February 9
BROADCAST HISTORY:
9/9/18 - ???
STATUS:
returning this winter (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
sundays from 10:00 PM-11:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
2 (10 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from Showtime's press release, September 2019) The second season of KIDDING moves to next year paired with the eighth and final season of HOMELAND. KIDDING will now premiere with back-to-back episodes at 10 p.m. on Sunday, February 9, 2020. Jim Carrey returns to KIDDING in his Golden Globe nominated performance as the iconic children's television host, Jeff Pickles. The second season picks up moments after season one's cliffhanger, and with his beloved Mr. Pickles' Puppet Time off the air for the first time in 30 years, Jeff must find a way to communicate with his many fans who still need him. Jeff creates a new and controversial method to talk directly to children across the world only to become the target of animosity for the first time in his career. As Jeff navigates the most complicated moral gray areas of his life, he discovers a new side of himself in a season full of music, magic, puppets and pathos. The series also stars Oscar, Emmy and Golden Globe nominee Frank Langella (Frost/Nixon), Oscar, Emmy and Golden Globe nominee Catherine Keener (Get Out), Judy Greer (Married), Cole Allen, Juliet Morris and Justin Kirk (WEEDS). KIDDING is executive produced by Carrey, Dave Holstein, Michel Gondry, Michael Aguilar, Roberto Benabib, Raffi Adlan, Emmy nominee Jason Bateman and Jim Garavente.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Catherine Keener as Deirdre
· Frank Langella as Seb
· Ginger Gonzaga as Vivian
· Jim Carrey as Jeff/Mr. Pickles
· Judy Greer as Jill
· Justin Kirk as Peter
CREW INFORMATION:
· Dave Holstein as CRTR/EP
· Jason Bateman as EP
· Jim Carrey as EP
· Jim Garavente as EP
· Michael Aguilar as EP
· Michel Gondry as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Raffi Adlan as EP
· Roberto Benabib as EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· no information is available