Homeland Season 8 Delay Caused By 'Ambitious' Production Demands Not 'Missteps,' Says Showtime Boss

TVLine | 8/2/2019 | Michael Ausiello
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Ambitious production demands — nothing more, nothing less — are to blame for the nearly two-year wait for Homeland ‘s eighth and final season, according to Showtime’s president of entertainment Gary Levine.

“Homeland is an ambitious series — especially in its final season,” the exec told reporters Friday at the Television Critics Assoc. summer press tour. “[Showrunner] Alex [Gansa] wants to go out proudly, and that has involved production in multiple countries at times and in places that have some issues. It just takes time.

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“There have been no missteps,” Levine added. “It’s been a relatively smooth process. But it’s a very ambitious production schedule and it has taken more time than we [anticipated].”

Levine’s comments came on the heels of news that Homeland‘s farewell run has been delayed yet again — to Sunday, February...
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