“Homeland” To Take On Putin

I stopped watching “Homeland” after the meltdown of season two, but for those of you who persevere here’s some news: ‘Art will imitate life in the fifth season of “Homeland” as the espionage series tackles ripped-from-the-headlines storylines focusing on Isis, the Charlie Hebdo attack, Edward Snowden and Vladimir Putin. At the Television Critics Association (TCAs) briefings in Pasadena, Showtime president David Nevins spoke about the new direction of the show – which has been relocated to Berlin – and how he hopes it will resonate with viewers. The fifth season will see Carrie Mathison (Claire Danes, pictured) working for a security firm in the German capital after her relationship with the CIA soured.

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