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Showtime Entertainment

Overview
Works: 711 works in 1,269 publications in 3 languages and 53,383 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Television series  Television programs  Historical television programs  Detective and mystery television programs  Thrillers (Television programs)  Television adaptations  Television crime shows  Television cop shows 
Roles: Production personnel, fds, prn, 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 )
15 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 1,384 libraries worldwide
Orphaned as a child and adopted by a police officer, Dexter has an insatiable passion for killing. During the day, Dexter Morgan is a jovial employee in the Miami Metropolitan Police Department's crime lab, but his meticulously crafted life masks his true nature. In reality Dexter is a disciplined and murderous psychopath and he slakes his blood lust at night by carefully killing the serial killers he tracks down during the day
The Tudors ( visu )
13 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,235 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 Gary Howsam( visu )
19 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 1,214 libraries worldwide
A look at the early life of King Henry VIII, beginning after his assumption of the British throne at the age of 19
Dexter ( visu )
14 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,159 libraries worldwide
Miami forensic blood analyst Dexter Morgan investigates murders by day, and by night kills those who have escaped justice. 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?
The Tudors ( visu )
10 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,082 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 Tudors ( visu )
5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,081 libraries worldwide
"Twenty-seven years into his reign, King Henry VIII is at the height of his powers. A new Queen means revived hope for an heir and the growth of his Protestant Reformation promises that Henry will be the most influential in all of England - and quite possibly the world. But when rebellion, treason and tragedy strike his court, the King goes on the offensive to take down those who defy him - by every ruthless means possible"--Container
Dexter by Jeffry P Lindsay( visu )
6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,026 libraries worldwide
It's begun! The sisth season finds America's favourite serial killer with a newlease on life ... and death. Dexter's Dark Passenger is alive and well as he manages to stay in the shadows, do his job and be a single father. With Trinity in his rearview mirror, life becomes a bit more complicated for Dexter as he discovers religion in more ways than one. An outbreak of gruesome killings based on the Book of Revelations and the emergence of the Doomsday Killer puts Dexter and Miami Homicide on the hunt for a new beast of biblical proportions. Can Dexter catch him before the Apocalypse? Or is this holy beast too much even for him?
Dexter by Jeffry P Lindsay( visu )
11 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 1,012 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
The devil's arithmetic by Donna Deitch( visu )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 984 libraries worldwide
Sixteen year old Hanna Stern was a typical American teenager who ignored her family's heritage until a mystical Passover seder takes her back in time to German-occupied Poland on an emotional journey of life, death and survival
Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson( visu )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 910 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 Borgias ( visu )
7 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 826 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
My Louisiana sky by Kimberly Willis Holt( visu )
5 editions published in 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 743 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 in 2013 in English and held by 730 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 710 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
The affair ( visu )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 644 libraries worldwide
Two married couples; one decimating extramarital love affair. Noah is a New York City schoolteacher and novelist who is happily married, but resents his dependence on his wealthy father-in-law. Alison is a young waitress trying to piece her life and marriage back together in the wake of a tragedy. The provocative drama unfolds when Alison and Noah meet in Montauk at the end of Long Island
Penny dreadful ( visu )
1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 633 libraries worldwide
Vanessa Ives accepting her demons could exact a terrible cost and plunge the world into darkness, while Ethan Chandler, Dr. Frankenstein, Dorian Gray, Sir Malcolm, the Creature, and Lily must each face their own monstrous selves
Gods and Monsters by Bill Condon( visu )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 630 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 )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 570 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
Californication ( visu )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 556 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
Billions ( visu )
1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 549 libraries worldwide
Shrewd, savvy U.S. Attorney Chuck Rhoades and the brilliant, ambitious hedge fund king Bobby 'Axe' Axelrod are on an explosive collision course, with each using all of his considerable smarts, power, and influence to outmaneuver the other
 
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