Get ready for more great acting from Emmy Award winner Claire Danes and Golden Globe nominee Damian Lewis. Showtime has just confirmed that it’s new drama Homeland will be going on for second season.
The series garnered Showtime’s highest ratings to date for a freshman drama, generating 4.4 million viewers across platforms in its first week. The series has steadily scene ratings growth through its fourth episode which aired this past Sunday.
“HOMELAND is just getting started,” said Nevins. “Clearly, the overall audience growth from week one to week four demonstrates that this show is hitting a nerve in the cultural zeitgeist. Alex and Howard have created a psychological thriller that holds special relevance in the post 9/11 world. I’m quite confident that its passionate audience will be riveted as the season unfolds and people discover where this story is going.”
Season two will begin production in spring 2012.