Articles about Homeland
For 20 years, Israeli series have demanded attention from global audiences – both in their original form and in the remakes they have inspired. DQ speaks to those behind shows such as Fauda, Prisoners of War and Tehran about their recipes for success.
Writer-director Nikkhil Advani discusses the process of adapting Israeli drama Hatufim (Prisoners of War), which became Homeland in the US, for Indian audiences.
In this special film, some of the biggest names in US drama tell DQ about the changing role of the showrunner.
Season two of The Missing has proved a worthy successor to its acclaimed forerunner on BBC1, while Showtime is in need of a new hit of its own. Andy Fry reports.
US channel Showtime has again shown long-term commitment to its drama series by renewing Homeland for two further seasons, while BBC2 will continue to be the home of lavish French period drama Versailles.
US writer-producer Chip Johannessen shares his approach to writing series television based on his spells on The X-Files spin-off Millennium, Fox hit 24 and Showtime’s Homeland.
Toby Jones turns spy in thriller The Secret Agent, adapted from Joseph Conrad’s novel by screenwriter Tony Marchant.
Games of Thrones and The People vs OJ Simpson picked up a lot of Emmy nominations this week – but can they convert them into awards?
Hardly a week goes by without some new development on the scripted format front. So here we explore 12 of the shows that have been adapted – successfully and unsuccessfully – for the US, and the writing teams behind them.
Probably the best measure of whether a show is a hit is if it gets renewed. DQ looks at some of those to receive new season orders and those considered dead certs to come back next year.
HBO picks up the rights to Israeli thriller Neveilot, Netflix increases its interest in Indian content and there is talk of a Tremors TV series.
If history is to be repeated, Homeland executives can expect a new season order this month. But, DQ asks, should the show stay on air? Meanwhile, we wonder what will come of viewers’ complaints over ITV’s scary new drama Jekyll and Hyde.
The ongoing global appeal of Israeli drama formats comes under the spotlight this week as Andy Fry examines what makes shows such as Hatufim, BeTipul and Pilpelim Zehubim so exportable.
There’s a distinctly female feel to this week’s Writers Room, as Marti Noxon’s UnREAL earns plaudits but not viewers and Friends co-creator Marta Kauffman takes Doc Martin Stateside with Electus.