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  1. FX's 'Tyrant': What the Critics Are Saying

    6:00 am 6/24/2014

    With executive producer Howard Gordon of "Homeland" and "24" taking the reins, the Arab drama brings a "Godfather"-like plot to the Middle East.Read more

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  2. Turmoil on 'Tyrant': The Dramatic Backstory of FX's Middle East Epic

    9:00 am 6/4/2014

    Ang Lee came and went. So did the creator. Now "Homeland" producer Howard Gordon attempts to sell America — and the world — on his audacious Arab drama.Read more

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  3. 'Homeland' Writers Originally Planned a Very Different Brody Death

    8:49 pm 5/2/2014

    Speaking at a Friday TV Academy panel, showrunner Alex Gansa and star Claire Danes rehash the third season finale and talk about the timing of Damian Lewis' exit.Read more

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  4. 'Homeland' Showrunner Alex Gansa on the Brody Decision, Season 4 and Clean Slates

    1:27 pm 12/16/2013

    The EP tells THR about the choices made leading up to the finale, what castmembers to expect back when the series returns and how it feels to rip off the Band-Aid: "We're in the enviable but terrifying position of starting again."Read more

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  5. 'Homeland' Showrunner Alex Gansa on Brody, Backlash and the Race to the Finale

    10:00 pm 11/17/2013

    The EP speaks with THR about his drama's divisive plot points, the delicate state of his antiheroes and the final four episodes: "This season, probably more than the first and the second, has been carefully plotted out from the beginning."Read more

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  6. 'Homeland' Showrunner Alex Gansa on the Big Reveal in 'Game On'

    9:45 pm 10/20/2013

    "We view season three in three movements," the executive producer tells THR, "this being the end of the first."Read more

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  7. 'Homeland' EP Alex Gansa Talks Season 3, Benghazi and Demedicating Carrie -- Again

    7:00 pm 9/29/2013

    The showrunner tells THR about the big rifts introduced in the premiere, drawing inspiration from congressional hearings and managing critics: "I view the acclaim of the first season and the criticism of the second season in kind of the same light. Some of it was deserved, and some of it wasn’t."Read more

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  8. 'Homeland' EPs Address Limited Brody in Season 3

    6:03 pm 7/29/2013

    Speaking about the upcoming episodes of the Showtime drama, Alex Gansa and Howard Gordon explain cutting back on star Damian Lewis' screen time -- and why you won't see him in the September premiere.Read more

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  9. THR Emmy Roundtable: Matthew Weiner, Aaron Sorkin and Other Drama Showrunners Debate Violence in Hollywood and Being Control Freaks

    8:00 am 6/3/2013

    TV veterans including Alex Gansa, D.B. Weiss and Kevin Williamson and newbie Beau Willimon also reveal who consults with the CIA, who wants to write for "Girls" and what it's like when a show falls into someone else's hands.Read more

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  10. Full Uncensored Drama Showrunner Emmy Roundtable

    4:03 pm 5/31/2013

    Our guests discuss violence in television, the constant changes in scripts, shows changing their showrunners and plenty more. THR talks to Alex Gansa, (Homeland), Aaron Sorkin (The Newsroom), D.B. Weiss (Game of Thrones), Beau Willimon (House of Cards), Kevin Williamson (The Following), Matt Weiner (Mad Men).Read more

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