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SOURCE SPORTS: SHOWTIME Sports Prez Stephen Espinoza Exposed UFC COVID-19 Contract Clause, Says Boxing Back In July

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SHOWTIME Sports president, Stephen Espinoza hasn’t always had a great relationship with UFC president Dana White. However, he might have tossed the dirt onto the grave when he shared a UFC contract with his Twitter followers. It exposed the latest clause that forbids fighters to discuss UFC’s COVID-19 safety protocols or risk losing their entire […]

SOURCE SPORTS: Kevin Durant Showcases Hometown Basketball Stories in Documentary

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Today, a new documentary collaboration with NBA star Kevin Durant and sports business executive Rich Kleiman’s was announced. BASKETBALL COUNTY: In The Water, explores how Durant’s hometown, Prince George’s County, MD has produced elite basketball players. Possibly more than anywhere else in the world. The film will premiere on SHOWTIME on Friday, May 15 at […]

Mo’Nique Inks Deal With Showtime for Upcoming Comedy Special

Mo'Nique Inks Deal With Showtime for Upcoming Comedy Special

Following her back-and-forth with Netflix, Mo’Nique got a comedy special with Showtime. She’s still in an ongoing lawsuit with the streaming giant, but she will star in Mo’Nique & Friends: Live From Atlanta slated to premiere on February 7th at 10PM. The friends in question will be Donnell Rawlings, Prince T-Dub, Just Nesh, Tone-X, and […]

Showtime to Air 6ix9ine Docuseries ‘Supervillian’

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Showtime announced that they would be collaborating with Rolling Stone to produce the three-part docuseries. The series would be based on journalist Stephen Witt’s in depth 2019 Rolling Stone article “Tekashi 6ix9ine: The Rise and Fall of a Hip Hop Supervillain”.

Lavell Crawford’s to Drop Showtime Special ‘New Look, Same Funny’ on July 6

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Don’t let the weight loss fool you. Comedian Lavell Crawford is still bringing big laughs. He makes his return with his newest Showtime stand-up special titled Lavell Crawford: New Look Same Funny! According to the description from Showtime: Lavell Crawford is back and he’s funnier and skinnier than ever. After losing over 120 pounds, he’s […]

Military Vet Doc Executive Produced by Drake Picked Up By Showtime

Superstar rapper/entertainer Drake is trying his hand at television production. It has been announced that Showtime has picked up a Drake-exec produced a feature documentary about U.S. military veterans and Mexican drug cartels from eOne, David Ayer’s and Chris Long’s Cedar Park. Ready for War examines the cause and effect of deporting U.S. military veterans […]

‘Quiet Storm: The Ron Artest Story’ to Debut on May 31st on Showtime

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Ron Artest was one of the fiercest competitors to ever play on the hardwood of the National Basketball Association. The Queensbridge native gained a reputation for his hard-nosed, physical (Some would say dirty) play. His story of NBA success, struggle with mental illness, and changing his name to Metta World Peace will be told on […]

‘Billions’ Renewed For a Fifth Season

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It looks like Chuck, Wendy, Axe, and Taylor are coming back for one more go at it. It’s been confirmed that Showtime has picked up the fifth season of its hit drama series Billions. Starring Oscar nominee and Emmy and Golden Globe winner Paul Giamatti, and Emmy and Golden Globe winner Damian Lewis, Billions airs […]

Showtime’s Newest Drama ‘City On A Hill’ to Be Released in June

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Showtime has released a new trailer for its upcoming one-hour drama series City On A Hill starring Golden Globe winner and Emmy nominee Kevin Bacon (The Following) and Screen Actors Guild® Award winner Aldis Hodge (Underground). Premiering on Sunday, June 16 at 9 p.m. ET/PT/ City On A Hill is set in early 1990s Boston, […]

‘WU-SEUM’ Interactive Exhibit to Open in New York City

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Showtime, along with Mass Appeal, will debut an immersive Wu-Tang Clan tribute in New York City at Dolby Soho from May 16-19 in honor of the upcoming docuseries WU-TANG CLAN: OF MICS AND MEN. As the group marks the 25th anniversary of its breakout debut album Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers), the “WU-SEUM” will feature […]

Showtime’s ‘The Chi’ Renewed for Season 3

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Fans of The Chi are currently deep in the middle of all the storylines of season two but will have comfort unknowing their favorite Showtime series has already been renewed for season three. The Lena Waithe-created drama series chronicling life in the Windy City received early renewal according to Shadow & Act, citing confidence in […]

‘Desus & Mero’ to Air Two Nights a Week During the Summer

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Showtime is bringing fans more Desus & Mero. The network announced it’s expanding the show to two nights a week for a special summer run. After leaving Viceland, Desus & Mero jumped to Showtime and became the network’s first-ever late-night talk show. The hit talk show will air two nights a week starting Monday, May 6 […]

Showtime Producing Documentary on Legendary L.A. Venue ‘The Comedy Store’

Showtime Documentary Films announced a four-part documentary series that will chronicle the history of the iconic L.A. club The Comedy Store, directed and executive produced by Mike Binder and executive produced by Oscar nominee and Emmy winner Mike Tollin. The project is expected to premiere on SHOWTIME in 2020. This documentary series brings to life the legends, […]

Showtime to Produce New Show Based on ‘Halo’ Game Series

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For gamers who love the Xbox series Halo, we have some good news. Showtime has announced that Emmy and Tony nominee Pablo Schreiber (First Man, Orange Is the New Black) has been cast as the lead in the highly anticipated series HALO, based on the iconic Xbox franchise. Schreiber will play Master Chief, Earth’s most […]