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"Homeland" (Showtime TV show) is a one-hour drama series that was awarded the Golden Globe for Best Television Drama and was named one of AFI's Top Ten Television Programs of 2011. It ranks as the network's highest-rated freshman drama series ever.

"Homeland" tells the story of Carrie Mathison (Golden Globe winner Claire Danes), a CIA officer dealing with bi-polar disorder, who becomes convinced that the intelligence that led to the rescue of Nicholas Brody (Golden Globe nominee Damian Lewis),
"Homeland" (Showtime) scene with Claire Danes and Mandy Patinkin
Homeland (Showtime) scene with Claire Danes and Mandy Patinkin
a U.S. soldier who had been missing and presumed dead for eight years, was a setup and may be connected to an Al-Qaeda plot to be carried out on American soil.

Season 5

The fifth season will pick up two years after Carrie Mathison's ill-fated tenure as Islamabad station chief. Struggling to reconcile her guilt and disillusionment with years of working on the front lines in the "war on terror," Carrie finds herself in a self-imposed exile in Berlin, estranged from the CIA and working as the head of security for a German philanthropist.

The cast also includes Mandy Patinkin, Morena Baccarin, David Harewood, Diego Klattenhoff, David Marciano, Navid Negahban, Jamey Sheridan, Morgan Saylor, Jackson Pace and Nazanin Boniadi.

The series tied for the most wins of any program at the 2012 Emmy Awards, honored with six wins including Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series, and Outstanding Lead Actress and Actor in a Drama Series; and has garnered 11 Emmy nominations in 2013. Additionally, "Homeland" has been awarded Golden Globe Awards, SAG, Peabody, Television Critics Association, AFI and Critics' Choice Awards.

"Homeland" is based on the original Israeli series "Prisoners of War," by Gideon Raff, developed for American television by Howard Gordon & Alex Gansa. Along with Gordon, Gansa and Raff, the executive producers for season four are Alexander Cary, Chip Johannessen, Meredith Stiehm, Avi Nir and Ran Telem. The series is produced by Fox 21.

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Network: Showtime
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 60 mins.
Premiere Date: October 2, 2011
Seasons: 5
Production Company: Fox 21

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