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windom 08-06-18 05:21 PM

Homeland (Showtime) -- Season 8 -- The Final Season -- premieres 2/9/20
 
Officially, season 8 will be the last:

https://deadline.com/2018/08/homelan...on-1202441216/

dex14 03-26-19 01:55 PM

Re: Homeland (S7E12) -- Season Finale -- "Paean to the People" -- 4/29/18
 

Homeland‘s farewell season will be a family affair, now that Hugh Dancy has joined the mix.

TVLine has learned that Hannibal‘s onetime frenemy (and Claire Danes’ real-life husband) will recur on the Showtime drama as John Zabel, a savvy Washington consultant who joins the White House as a new foreign policy advisor to the President — and a formidable opponent to Saul Berenson (played by Mandy Patinkin).

Homeland is currently in production on its eighth and final season, set to premiere later this year.

Shooting in Monaco, the series’ final season finds Carrie Mathison (Danes) recovering from months of brutal confinement in a Russian gulag. Her body is healing, but her memory remains fractured – and that is a problem for Saul, now National Security Advisor to the newly ascendant President Warner (Beau Bridges). The top priority of Warner’s nascent administration is ending the “forever war” in Afghanistan, and Saul has been dispatched to engage the Taliban in peace negotiations. But Kabul teems with warlords and mercenaries, zealots and spies – and Saul needs the relationships and expertise that only his protégé, Carrie, can provide. Against medical advice, Saul asks Carrie to walk with him into the lion’s den… one last time.

In addition to his run as Hannibal‘s Will Graham, Dancy’s previous TV credits include The Path, Showtime’s The Big C and the UK miniseries Elizabeth I, for which he earned an Emmy nomination.
https://tvline.com/2019/03/26/hugh-d...u5BVdT0-8Z1WnA

windom 08-02-19 01:39 PM

Re: Homeland (S7E12) -- Season Finale -- "Paean to the People" -- 4/29/18
 
Final season premieres on Sunday, February 9 at 9 PM. For some reason, I thought it was returning this fall.

https://deadline.com/2019/08/homelan...me-1202659546/

Noonan 08-02-19 01:45 PM

Re: Homeland (S7E12) -- Season Finale -- "Paean to the People" -- 4/29/18
 
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dex14 12-06-19 12:29 PM

Re: Homeland (S7E12) -- Season Finale -- "Paean to the People" -- 4/29/18
 

starseed1981 12-06-19 12:52 PM

Re: Homeland (S7E12) -- Season Finale -- "Paean to the People" -- 4/29/18
 
This show, more than any other, exemplifies Showtime running shows into the ground. It could've (should've) ended at season three. But what they did to Quinn was the real shark jumping moment. And seven was just bad.

I guess I'm in since this is the end.

windom 12-06-19 02:12 PM

Re: Homeland (S7E12) -- Season Finale -- "Paean to the People" -- 4/29/18
 
Frannie must be in high school at least by now.

dex14 12-06-19 02:19 PM

Re: Homeland (S7E12) -- Season Finale -- "Paean to the People" -- 4/29/18
 

Originally Posted by starseed1981 (Post 13651097)
This show, more than any other, exemplifies Showtime running shows into the ground. It could've (should've) ended at season three. But what they did to Quinn was the real shark jumping moment. And seven was just bad.

I guess I'm in since this is the end.

More than Dexter? Weeds? Californication?

mwbmis 12-06-19 02:50 PM

Re: Homeland (S7E12) -- Season Finale -- "Paean to the People" -- 4/29/18
 
Shameless? Ray Donovan? Every Showtime show?

As for Homeland, I actually was able to walk away at the beginning of last year. I don't feel like I missed anything.

Edit because I just scrolled up and read the Hugh Dancy news. Kind of strange because I used to kind of get he and Rupert Friend mixed up.

starseed1981 12-06-19 03:37 PM

Re: Homeland (S7E12) -- Season Finale -- "Paean to the People" -- 4/29/18
 

Originally Posted by dex14 (Post 13651155)
More than Dexter? Weeds? Californication?

IMHO, yes. Those shows might've lasted longer than they should've as well. But all were somewhat entertaining through their entire runs. The later years just paled in comparison to previous seasons. They also found storylines or reasons to be around. Homeland isn't entertaining anymore and really hasn't been since season 5. Plus, you could argue that the narrative of the show ended with season 3.

Shannon Nutt 12-09-19 06:18 AM

Re: Homeland (S7E12) -- Season Finale -- "Paean to the People" -- 4/29/18
 
It's been so long since HOMELAND has been on, not only have I forgotten what happened in Season 7, I didn't even know they were doing another season. :lol:

The last season I really enjoyed was Season 5, and even then it felt like it was treading water.

Bill Needle 12-09-19 07:34 PM

Re: Homeland (S7E12) -- Season Finale -- "Paean to the People" -- 4/29/18
 

Originally Posted by Shannon Nutt (Post 13652208)
It's been so long since HOMELAND has been on, not only have I forgotten what happened in Season 7, I didn't even know they were doing another season. :lol:

I was happy until I realized it was “Homeland” and not “Homelander.”

dex14 01-13-20 11:46 AM

Re: Homeland (S7E12) -- Season Finale -- "Paean to the People" -- 4/29/18
 

DJariya 02-09-20 02:52 PM

Homeland (Showtime) -- The 8th and Final Season -- Premieres 2/9/20
 
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/dvdtalk...1180180ebd.jpg




We have a premiere date for the eighth and final season HOMELAND!!

Our Emmy and Golden Globe winning drama will premiere on Sunday, February 9, 2020 at 9 p.m. ET/PT!

The final season of HOMELAND finds Carrie Mathison (Danes) recovering from months of brutal confinement in a Russian gulag. Her body is healing, but her memory remains fractured – which is a problem for Saul (Patinkin), now National Security Advisor to the newly ascendant President Warner (Emmy and Golden Globe winner Beau Bridges). The top priority of Warner’s young administration is an end to the “forever war” in Afghanistan, and Saul has been dispatched to engage the Taliban in peace negotiations. But Kabul teems with warlords and mercenaries, zealots and spies – and Saul needs the relationships and expertise that only his protégé can provide. Against medical advice, Saul asks Carrie to walk with him into the lion’s den – one last time. Along with Danes and Patinkin, the final season stars Maury Sterling, Linus Roache and Costa Ronin, with Nimrat Kaur and Numan Acar also returning from season four in series regular roles.





12 episode 8th and Final season






I missed the entire 7th season because I was busy when it aired 2 years ago. I heard it wasn't really that good. Was there anything lingering from that season? I've watched 6 of the 7 seasons, so I might as well finish it. But, time-wise, is it worth seeing season 7, or should I just forget it and finish it up here?


Deftones 02-09-20 03:26 PM

Re: Homeland (Showtime) -- The 8th and Final Season -- Premieres 2/9/20
 

Originally Posted by DJariya (Post 13685167)
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/dvdtalk...1180180ebd.jpg





12 episode 8th and Final season


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mXFZ4fEPRJ8



I missed the entire 7th season because I was busy when it aired 2 years ago. I heard it wasn't really that good. Was there anything lingering from that season? I've watched 6 of the 7 seasons, so I might as well finish it. But, time-wise, is it worth seeing season 7, or should I just forget it and finish it up here?

There was a story about the president that carried over to this season iirc

Dscarpad 02-09-20 05:41 PM

Re: Homeland (Showtime) -- The 8th and Final Season -- Premieres 2/9/20
 
Actually Shameless has been pretty consistently entertaining thru it’s 10 seasons looking forward to the wrap up this summer, the other shows I can agree although I still find Ray Donovan entertaining

DJariya 02-09-20 05:42 PM

Re: Homeland (Showtime) -- The 8th and Final Season -- Premieres 2/9/20
 
Okay I guess I should try to finish season 7 first then. I'll try to binge some today and get through some of it this week. So I may not be able to start season 8 for a week or two.

Dscarpad 02-09-20 05:43 PM

Re: Homeland (Showtime) -- The 8th and Final Season -- Premieres 2/9/20
 
It’s pretty unbelievable that Carrie would be allowed to be anywhere around the CIA with her mental history

hdtv00 02-09-20 05:52 PM

Re: Homeland (Showtime) -- The 8th and Final Season -- Premieres 2/9/20
 
Great episode I thought. And yea there is no way she'd be allowed anywhere with her mental condition but first episode I thought was great.

Bill Needle 02-09-20 06:21 PM

Re: Homeland (Showtime) -- The 8th and Final Season -- Premieres 2/9/20
 
Had to re-watch the last episode of season 7 because until I did I literally could not remember anything about the past season because a) it feels like it aired much more than two years ago, and b) it was pretty terrible. I'd probably have given up on the show but why not see it to the end at this point.

Can't wait to see what ridiculous reasoning the CIA comes up with to justify keeping the lunatic and generally terrible person Carrie in the wild.

Coral 02-09-20 06:38 PM

Re: Homeland (Showtime) -- The 8th and Final Season -- Premieres 2/9/20
 
If Carrie's bi-polar issues don't keep her from being in the field (or working at the CIA altogether), then her possibly being compromised should seal the deal.

Like the last few seasons, I'll be surf-watching again.

MrX 02-10-20 08:35 AM

Re: Homeland (Showtime) -- The 8th and Final Season -- Premieres 2/9/20
 
Love how the mentally ill, possibly compromised former agent can sneak out of the CIA compound via her hidden dirt bike :lol:

Bill Needle 02-10-20 12:40 PM

Re: Homeland (Showtime) -- The 8th and Final Season -- Premieres 2/9/20
 

Originally Posted by MrX (Post 13685638)
Love how the mentally ill, possibly compromised former agent can sneak out of the CIA compound via her hidden dirt bike :lol:

:lol: Exactly. Between the eagerness to overlook the enormous number of disqualifying red flags surrounding Carrie and Max now making IT house calls in Afghanistan I have to wonder if there are only maybe a dozen people willing to work for the CIA in this world.

Shannon Nutt 02-14-20 06:42 AM

Re: Homeland (Showtime) -- The 8th and Final Season -- Premieres 2/9/20
 
Wow, talk about a final season that doesn't seem like a final season. Yes, I know there's plenty to come, but given the previews for the rest of the episodes, it looks like this is just another standard story with these characters - the kind you'd expect half-way through a show's run instead of at the end of it...unless, of course, the final hour is being set aside to wrap up everyone's arc.

I agree with the poster above who said that Carrie wouldn't be allowed anywhere near the CIA. But what are you going to do? :lol:

Red Dog 02-14-20 09:50 AM

Re: Homeland (Showtime) -- The 8th and Final Season -- Premieres 2/9/20
 

Originally Posted by MrX (Post 13685638)
Love how the mentally ill, possibly compromised former agent can sneak out of the CIA compound via her hidden dirt bike :lol:

But that's textbook Homeland. :lol:


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