Homeland ends on its own terms, for better or worse. This surreal animated anthology series follows three generations of families who inhabit the same otherworldly house. The series was developed for american television by alex gansa left and howard gordon right. Anything that ends with a little good cheer, im weeping, like, thank god. Subscribe for free homeland cancellation and renewal alerts. Homelands series finale brings carrie and saul fullcircle. Homeland was given a twoseason renewal by showtime in 2016 ahead of. Nicholas brody, the series had to adjust to meet not only the huge expectations of the emmywinning first season, but also to.
The seventh season of the american television drama series homeland premiered on february 11, 2018, and concluded on april 29, 2018, on showtime, consisting of 12 episodes. Danes has taken home a pair of emmys for best lead actress in a drama series and. Homeland season 8 cast, release date, plot and more. The eighth and final season of the american spy thriller television drama series homeland. The two had previously worked together on 24 and the xfiles.
The finale was a good reminder of how few actual characters homeland had left, especially after maxs death. The stars of homeland get their final debriefing the. Selfdestructive cia agent carrie mathison claire danes begins to suspect that veteran u. Homeland was renewed for seasons 7 and 8 ahead of the sixth.
Hurling a molotov cocktail in its fiery closing minutes, homeland came to the end of its eightseason run su. Good job homeland, im glad i stuck with you to the end. So with homelands reign finally over, we look back on the shows best and worst seasons. Prisoners of war created by gideon raff and is developed for american television by. Homeland tv series 20112020 homeland tv series 2011. The series started as a loosely based variation of the twoseason run of the israeli television series hatufim. The partnership between carrie mathison claire danes and saul berenson mandy patinkin became the defining relationship of showtimes homeland over eight seasons. Homeland was canceled way back in 2018, when the showtime series was announced to be ending after season 8. But the key relationship in season 8 and the entire series, really is between carrie and saul, gansa emphasizes. The homeland series finale pushes carrie and sauls ideological. In other words, it went down a lot better than the final episode of game of.
Based on gideon raff s israeli series hatufim, homeland was developed by howard gordon and alex gansa in early 2010. Homeland series finale was the perfect ending digital spy. The series debuted to great critical acclaim, winning the emmy for outstanding drama series for its first season. Showtime has confirmed that season eight is the end of the series. Adapted from an israeli series called prisoners of war, showtimes homeland premiered just over a decade after 911, an event that lingered in the background of the show throughout its run. Homeland showrunner declassifies the series finale. More than any other series of the last decade, homeland thrived on immediacy the rare show forged in the zeitgeist and ripped from the headlines then the pandemic happened, leaving it.
Marine sergeant nicholas brody damian lewis, a celebrated war hero who was once held as a. Homeland to end after season 8, claire danes confirms. The criticallyacclaimed, awardwinning showtime series, homeland, airs. Homeland is an ambitious series especially in its final season, he.
How homeland became the most unwatchable show on tv. After a near perfect first season that introduced the world to claire danes carrie mathison and made a huge star out of damian lewis as former prisoner of war sgt. Homeland has won six emmys and five golden globes, including best drama series, actress and actor. Based on an israeli television series prisoners of war. Homeland ended exactly how it needed to end tv guide. The season finale is set to air april 29 on showtime. Perhaps the defining image of homeland, one of the most ambitious us drama series of the past decade, is claire daness character, carrie. Homelands disappointing season 6 the american spectator. Postproduction on season seven of homeland ended last week. Homeland is not expected to go back in production on season 8 before end of year. I cant think of another show with this level of acclaim that could get to its.
At the end of the day, a good ending has to be truthful to the characters and this one is. This article contains details of tonights homeland series finale. Homeland was really created as a meditation upon the saul and carrie. I thought after season 5 homeland had become like one of those emmy winning series which are forgotten after 45 season and no one cares about watching it. As far as series trajectories go, there are few that have had one as variable as showtimes homeland. Homeland fans arent ready to say goodbye to the beloved. The eighth and final season of showtimes homeland ended sunday night in an episode that hewed to what the series always did most.
The mood good, carrie was so at the top of her game, and even saul got to lower the papa bear boom on the isi. Homeland season 8 episode 4 we all knew this was going to end badly, right. I followed homeland for 9 years, and waited patiently for 2 years for the last season, thinking its okay that it has to end. Homeland series finale praised by fans for getting it right. They mentioned multiple times the killing of civilians in drone strikes, the taliban leader was one of the reasonable good guys and there were good and evil characters on both sides of the conflict. This never happened to me before, that a tv series became so personal for me. Season four took us to pakistan, where all hell obviously broke loose. Via deadline, levine explained during a tca press tour why the final season of homeland takes so long to reach our screens. Homeland came out of the gate strong in season 2, opening with a fiveepisode run that blew up the shows relationships and overall plot in eyeopening, mindblowing ways. As much as fans might want to see carrie live happily. Season 8 is just amazing a deserving end to the series which has captured our hearts for the last 10 years.1297 1484 916 7 1137 809 835 278 1660 738 1345 197 209 1060 1457 1073 308 988 269 274 1038 443 644 1134 544 125 1058 779 691 740 1379 866 1211 332