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Critic’s Notebook: ‘Homeland’ Ends on Its Own Terms, for Better or Worse

Did Carrie prevent a nuclear war in the finale of 'Homeland'? Did Saul avoid the ultimate betrayal? And how long before Showtime reboots this long-running, Emmy-winning favorite?

‘Homeland’ Creator Alex Gansa Discusses the Twisty, Optimistic Coda to His Series Finale

With 'Homeland' airing its series finale on Showtime, creator Alex Gansa explains what he feels is an ultimately hopeful ending — even if one of the leads has "blood on their hands."

‘Homeland’s’ Howard Gordon, Alex Gansa Sign Big Overall Deal With Sony

'Homeland' co-creators Howard Gordon and Alex Gansa have a new studio home at Sony. The duo is moving from Disney's 20th Century Fox TV.

What the ‘Homeland’ Creator Learned on His First Trip to Trump’s Washington

Alex Gansa describes his 2017 field trip to a very different U.S. capital and how he came to make the drama's fictional president its primary foe.

‘Homeland’ Creator Responds to Open Letter From Angry Fans

Showrunner Alex Gansa weighs in on the death of character Peter Quinn, after a group called "#NotOurHomeland" paid for a rather scathing ad in THR.

‘Homeland’ Showrunner Discusses Fake News, Timely Tweaks and Not Killing Off Rupert Friend

"As a staff, and as a showrunner on a series about counterterrorism, we do not want to dramatize any threats to America that don't actually exist."

‘Homeland’ Showrunner Talks Post-Election Adjustments and Writing the President as a Foil

"My first reaction [to Donald Trump's win] was, 'Oh my god, we are now counterfactual to the point of being irrelevant.'"

‘Modern Family’ Co-Creator Steve Levitan Gathers Top Showrunners for Gun Violence Prevention Event

Levitan encouraged Hollywood insiders to speak out on the issue: "Everybody’s voices are heard these days."

Critic’s Notebook: ‘Homeland’ Season 5 Finale Favors Emotion Over Action or Politics

One group of fans will be wrecked by the finale, but others may simply shrug.

‘Homeland’ Boss On Berlin’s Hacking Culture, Spies and Carrie’s Post-CIA Status in Season 5

"It's a quieter, more internal story," says Alex Gansa. "It's a spy story this year."

‘Homeland’ Boss Explains the New Normal: “We’re Adopting the Model that ‘The Wire’ and ’24’ Set”

"Each season we pick up Carrie in a new geographic location and a new emotional location as well."

Watch THR’s Full, Uncensored Drama Writers Roundtable With Lee Daniels, Damon Lindelof and More

THR's Emmy season roundtables air on SundanceTV and stream at The shows air Sunday at 8 a.m. PT on channel 557 on DirecTV, 126 on Dish nationwide and at 11 a.m. ET/PT on cable (channel 625 on TWC in L.A., 94 in NYC).