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Showtime Entertainment

Overview
Works: 603 works in 1,047 publications in 3 languages and 49,798 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Television series  Television programs  Detective and mystery television programs  Television cop shows  Historical television programs  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Television programs)  Television adaptations 
Roles: Production personnel, Producer
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4575
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Showtime Entertainment
Publications by Showtime Entertainment
Most widely held works by Showtime Entertainment
Dexter by Jeffry P Lindsay( visu )
12 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 1,433 libraries worldwide
Orphaned as a child and adopted by a police officer, Dexter has an insatiable passion for killing. So his father helps him channel this passion into becoming a cop and killing those who slip through the cracks of justice
The Tudors by Michael Hirst( visu )
11 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 1,209 libraries worldwide
After failing to have his marriage to Katherine annulled, Henry appoints himself the head of the Church of England. Anne Boleyn insists that Henry remove the Queen from the picture. A royal visit to France finally prompts Anne to consummate her relationship with Henry. After failed attempts to have his marriage annulled, Henry's patience finally wears out and he marries Anne in secret. The king and new queen are disappointed that their first child is a girl, whom they christen Elizabeth
The Tudors by Michael Hirst( visu )
17 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,192 libraries worldwide
King Henry VIII: young, sexy and the most powerful man in the world. The throne and the entire world became his at age 19. This television series reveals the early years of the passionate, vibrant and scandalous man who forever changed the course of history
Dexter by James Junior Manos( visu )
11 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,145 libraries worldwide
In season five, Dexter goes from happily married husband to guilt-ridden single dad. How will it affect his ability to maintain an average-guy facade while satisfying his need to kill? Features all twelve chillingly dramatic fifth-season episodes
The Tudors by Michael Hirst( visu )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,093 libraries worldwide
Henry, now forty-five, marries Jane Seymour. Jane helps to reconcile Mary with her father, but only after Mary signs a paper admitting that she is illegitimate. Jane gives birth to a son, but dies shortly thereafter. Devastated by Jane's death, Henry locks himself away, drawing fantasy palaces, with caustic court jester Will Sommers as his sole companion. Henry then marries Anne of Cleves, a plain and unsophisticated German aristrocrat that he soon becomes disillusioned with and instead beds the seventeen year old Catherine Howard
The devil's arithmetic ( visu )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 1,002 libraries worldwide
An American Jewish teenager dreams that she has been transported through time to a Polish concentration camp
Dexter by James Junior Manos( visu )
4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 972 libraries worldwide
Back with a vengeance for a sixth season of startling suspense and unexpected twists. It's been a year since last season's shocking and heartbreaking conclusion, and mild mannered criminologist-cum-grisly serial killer Dexter Morgan has come to terms with who he is. But his existence is shattered when he crosses paths with an enemy unlike any he's faced before. A delusional religious zealot with unflinching convictions, this new adversary soon draws Dexter into a dangerous game
Speak ( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 936 libraries worldwide
Melinda, a smart and spirited high school freshman, retreats into self-imposed silence after she is raped one night at a party. Eventually through her work in art class, she begins to reach out to others
The Tudors ( visu )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 918 libraries worldwide
The Tudors dramatize the tumultuous years of King Henry VIII's nearly 40 year, omnipotent reign (1509-1547). The final season follows the latter years of one of the greatest figures of Engilish history, King Henry the 8th and his marriages to his fifth wife, Catharine Howard, and his sixth wife Catharine Parr
The Borgias ( visu )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 824 libraries worldwide
Rodrigo Borgia becomes Pope Alexander VI, propelling him, his two sons Cesare and Juan, and his daughter, Lucrezia, to become the most powerful and influential family of the Italian Renaissance
Dexter ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 818 libraries worldwide
Season eight begins six months after LaGuerta's murder, and Dexter is still managing life as a dad, brother, and serial killer. As Deb struggles to deal with the consequences of her actions, a mysterious woman comes to work with Miami Metro, offering firsthand information on Dexter's past
My Louisiana sky ( visu )
4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 796 libraries worldwide
"Aunt Dorie Kay is a grown-up, sophisticated woman who left her rural Louisiana roots far behind when she reinvented herself in the bustling business world of Baton Rouge. She's everything her twelve year old niece, Tiger Ann, dreams of becoming. When the death of Grandma Jewel gives Tiger the opportunity to move in with Dorie Kay, she cuts her hair like a movie star, wears the latest clothes and begins calling herself Ann. But the glamour soon wears off, loneliness sets in, and Tiger realizes that the love of her family and old friends still tugs at her heart and touches her soul."--Container
The Borgias ( visu )
2 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 761 libraries worldwide
After exacting vicious punishment on all those who opposed them, the Borgias are at the apex of their power and influence. With the world around them embroiled in war and turmoil, the original crime family will continue to exploit allies, silence critics, and solidify legacies. But this time, the seemingly unbreakable bonds of blood will be tested like never before, as the house notoriously united against the world becomes divided against itself
The Borgias ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 691 libraries worldwide
Jeremy Irons stars in The Borgias, the saga of history's most infamous crime family. Conspiring with his ruthless sons and poisonously seductive daughter, the charismatic Rodrigo Borgia will let nothing and no one stand in the way of his relentless quest for wealth and power. Mercilessly cruel and defiantly decadent, intimidation and murder are his weapons of choice in his scandalous ascension to the papacy in Renaissance-era Italy
Gods and monsters by Bill Condon( visu )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 603 libraries worldwide
It's 1957, and Hollywood horror director James Whale's heyday as the director of "Frankenstein," "Bride of Frankenstein" and "The invisible man" is long behind him. Retired and a semi-recluse, he lives his days accompanied only by images from his past. When his dour housekeeper Hannah hires handsome young gardener Clayton Boone, the gay director and the simple yardman develop an unlikely friendship
United States of Tara ( visu )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 561 libraries worldwide
Tara Gregson is a wife and mother with dissociative identity disorder (DID). After deciding to go off her medication to discover the real cause of her disorder, her alternate personalties re-emerge. T is a wild and flirty teenager; Alice is an old-fashioned housewife; and Buck is a male, loud, beer-drinking Vietnam Vet. Tara is supported by Max, her calm and level-headed husband; Kate, her somewhat troubled teenage daughter; and Marshall, her quirky, good-hearted gay son. Her sister, Charmaine, is not so supportive, often expressing her doubt about the validity of Tara's disorder
This American life ( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 532 libraries worldwide
Join host Ira Glass and his company, as they bring a different theme to life each week, in the format of the popular Chicago radio show by the same name. In Reality check, we hear the stories of three people who hatched plans to make their dreams come true, only to be brought back to reality by unpleasant outcomes. Growth spurt introduces the viewer to three people who simply will themselves to the next stage of their lives, with mixed results. The Camera man introduces us to a young filmmaker who sets out to expose his alcoholic step-father, but instead creates a portrait of a flawed family; and animator Christopher Ward creates a piece about the perils of watching life explode from the safe distance of a camera lens. God's close up reveals stories where the faithful and not-so-faithful cross paths, trying to closer to God through pictures. My way explores the cost of stubbornness among four subjects. Pandora's box brings three stories of the unexpected consequences of trying new things
Scotland, Pa ( visu )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 527 libraries worldwide
Fast food and ambition make up a daily special of murder and mystery 70's style
Californication ( visu )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 515 libraries worldwide
Author Hank Moody's life is spinning out of control as he juggles his sex and drug addictions while raising a daughter and trying to win back the love of his life
In this world by Michael Winterbottom( visu )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in Persian and Pushto and held by 513 libraries worldwide
Jamal et Enayatullah sont deux cousins afghans qui vivent à Peshawar, au Pakistan. Pour qu'Enayatullah échappe à la pauvretéet tente une vie meilleure, son oncle décide qu'il sera envoyé en Angleterre. Jamal s'associe au périple clandestin, et tous deux rejoignent le million de réfugiés qui, chaque année, remettent leur vie entre les mains de passeurs. Leur long et périlleux voyage, depuis le Pakistan jusqu'à Londres en passant par Téhéran, Istambul, Triste et Sangatte, sera une véritable époupée
 
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