Dominic Pagone Leaves FX to Lead Showtime Publicity

Tessa Viles/Showtime Networks Dominic Pagone has joined Showtime as Senior Vice President of Entertainment Publicity, the network announced on Monday. “Dominic is one of the most astute and accomplished entertainment publicity executives working in our industry, and also one of the most well-liked by press and peers everywhere,” said executive vice president of communications Johanna Fuentes. “His creative … Read more

Benedict Cumberbatch Struggles With Major Daddy Issues, Sobriety in ‘Patrick Melrose’ Trailer (Video)

You ain’t seen nothing until you’ve seen Benedict Cumberbatch lose his cool in the first official trailer for “Patrick Melrose.” In the trailer which Showtime dropped during their Television Critics Association panel on Saturday, the dark dramedy takes jabs at the upper class as it tracks Patrick’s journey through a deeply traumatic childhood and his … Read more

Showtime’s ‘The Chi’ Gets New Trailer Ahead of Premiere (Video)

“Showtime” has released a new trailer for its new drama series “The Chi” ahead of the show’s Sunday premiere. The drama, which hails from Emmy-winning “Master of None” writer Lena Waithe, centers on a group of residents of the South Side of Chicago. The ensemble cast, led by “Straight Outta Compton’s” Jason Mitchell, also includes Jacob … Read more

‘SMILF’ Gets Season 2 Pick-Up at Showtime

Showtime Showtime is holding on to its new baby “SMILF.” The freshman comedy has been picked up for a second season, the network announced on Wednesday. Frankie Shaw’s deliciously raw look at the life of a 20-something single mother, which also stars Rosie O’Donnell in her first series regular TV role, will air its season … Read more