‘Homeland’ Season 8 Will Be The Show’s Last, Showtime Confirms
As has long been expected, Showtime will wrap up “Homeland” with one final, eighth season.
The news has been expected for a while, but Showtime Networks CEO David Nevins confirmed the news on Monday at the TV Critics Association press tour.
He joked with critics that he better not see anyone characterize this as a “cancellation.”The news also comes as executive producer Alex Gansa was said to be “unequivocally done” after this season, as star Clare Danes told IndieWire earlier this summer.Nevins said Gansa and Danes had talked for a while about ending the show after Season 8, when the show’s most recent three-year renewal was set to end.
He asked them to sleep on it, and “when they were resolved, it seemed like it was the right time.”Added Showtime programming head Gary Levine: “that show is not limping in the sunset, last season was one of the best ever.
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