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The Hollywood Reporter Names the 50 Power Showrunners of 2013

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    Drama
    Homeland's Creators: Alex Gansa and Howard Gordon
    Joe Pugliese
    Alex Gansa and Howard Gordon
    Homeland (Showtime)

    It couldn’t duplicate last year’s Emmy sweep, but with Dexter dead and gone, Homeland is the reigning drama at Showtime. Gansa, 52, saw his terrorism thriller-romance recently return to bring in 6.4 million viewers in its earlier Sunday slot, reaffirming its status as the cable net’s most watched; last year’s second-season run had a weekly average of nearly 6.3 million fans. These stats only bolster an enduring swell of critical kudos, including 10 Emmy noms and star Claire Danes’ second win in a row for lead drama actress. Gansa’s exec producer Gordon, 52, has seen his producing slate soar: He’s filming the FX pilot Tyrant and will return to oversee Fox’s forthcoming limited-series reboot of 24.

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