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Liev Schreiber, Ray Donovan

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 It's showtime, people!

Masters of Sex and Ray Donovan were both renewed for fourth seasons by Showtime, the network's boss David Nevins announced at the 2015 Television Critics Association summer press tour on Tuesday. 

Plus, Showtime also announced when Shameless will return for its sixth season: Sunday, January 17th, with Damian Lewis and Paul Giamatti's new series Billions set to premiere on the same night. 

But what about the long-awaited Twin Peaks revival? And what can Homeland fans expect when the drama returns on Oct. 4th? 

Twin Peaks, Kyle MacLachlan


Twin Peaks, Showtime's highly awaited revival of the cult hit, is set to go into production in September, and will be written and produced by David Lynch and Mark Frost, despite Lynch's previous tweets about leaving the reboot due to differences over budget. So what happened?

"I never had any doubts we were going to get him back. This was a huge priority project...it became clear that it was going to take more than 9 episodes," Nevins explained. "We had to work out the details and I really wanted to get David to direct the whole thing. We eventually got through it. They're looking to be in great shape."

As for what to expect from the revival, "We're expecting the familiar faces fans are waiting for, as well as some big surprises." Unfortunately, Nevins couldn't say when Twin Peaks will premiere, explaining, "I want it as badly and as soon as the biggest fans in the world want it. I hope we make 2016, it's not clear...it's ultimately in their control. I'll take it when they're ready for it. I'm hoping sooner rather than later." 

Claire Danes, Homeland


After a creative resurgence in season four, Nevins said Homeland will once again tell a "new fresh story," revealing, "They're shooting in Berlin and they're tackling new subjects that are really interesting." That will include "Russia, what is Putin up to? What's going on? The tricky relationship there." (Also set to be tackled this season? Nevins listed ISIS, cyber-terrorism, privacy in a world of 24-hour surveillance, Charlie Hebdo and Edward Snowden, to name a few.)

And Nevins doesn't seem the Claire Danes-led show ending anytime soon, saying, "I think there's a lot of life left in Homeland...it's a show that's never the same season after season." 

He later stressed, "Homeland will be on our air for many years to come."