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[09/05/14 - 11:38 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 5
Updates include: Alexander Dreymon to lead BBC America's "The Last Kingdom"; Lyndsy Fonseca boards Amazon's "Down Dog"; and Justin Lin in talks to direct new season of HBO's "True Detective."

[09/05/14 - 08:07 PM]
"Ray Donovan" & "Masters of Sex" Ratings Update
Showtime further spins the numbers for Sunday, August 31.

[08/20/14 - 09:37 AM]
Showtime(R) Gives Acclaimed Drama Series "Ray Donovan" and "Masters of Sex" Season Three Pick-Ups
Both series will receive 12 one-hour episode orders, and will begin production in early 2015.

[08/16/14 - 09:02 PM]
Showtime(R) Wins Emmy(R) Gold Including Top Honors for Documentary Series "Years of Living Dangerously" at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards
"Masters of Sex," "House of Lies" and "Nurse Jackie" also were honored during the annual event.

[08/16/14 - 07:01 PM]
2014 Creative Arts Awards Emmy Winners List
"Saturday Night Live" took home five awards while "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey," "Game of Thrones," "Sherlock: His Last Vow" and "True Detective" each nabbed four.

[07/11/14 - 01:16 PM]
Showtime(R) Collaborates with Director Tatia Pilieva for Social Experiment "Undress Me," Inspired by the Acclaimed Series "Masters of Sex"
The video features 20 strangers, paired into couples, from a myriad of ethnic backgrounds, ages and sexual orientations as they meet for the first time, undress each other and get into bed.

[07/10/14 - 10:27 AM]
Showtime(R) Honored with 24 Emmy(R) Nominations
The pay channel received the most lead actor and actress series nominations of any broadcast or cable network this year with six nominations.

[07/07/14 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Monday, July 7
Updates include: Sam Waterston joins "Grace & Frankie" at Netflix; Brandon Routh to play Ray Palmer on The CW's "Arrow"; and Lorraine Toussaint boards ABC's "Forever."

[06/30/14 - 08:31 AM]
Showtime(R) to Marathon Entire First Seasons of Summer's Hottest Series "Ray Donovan" and "Masters of Sex" Over Fourth of July Weekend
Said stunt is timed with the return of both series next Sunday, July 13 on the pay channel.

[06/27/14 - 10:01 AM]
Showtime(R) Releases Second Season Trailer for Its Hit Series "Masters of Sex"
The show's sophomore run kicks off on Sunday, July 13 at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/19/14 - 07:52 PM]
Broadcast Television Journalists Association Announces Winners of the 4th Annual Critics' Choice Television Awards
Netflix's "Orange Is the New Black" and FX's "Fargo" top all series with three wins.

[06/18/14 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 18
Updates include: Martin Sheen joins Netflix's "Grace & Frankie"; Jennie Jacques boards History's "Vikings"; and Manolo Cardona lands role in Netflix's "Narcos."

[06/02/14 - 10:03 AM]
Showtime 2014 Summer Programming Overview
Returning dramas "Ray Donovan" and "Masters of Sex" will spearhead the pay channel's upcoming slate.

[05/28/14 - 08:00 AM]
The Broadcast Television Journalists Association Announces Nominations for 4th Annual Critics' Choice Television Awards
This year's event will be broadcast live on The CW from the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Thursday, June 19 and hosted by actor/comedian Cedric the Entertainer.

[05/22/14 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 22
Updates include: Mark Pellegrino boards "The Returned" at A&E; Netflix eyes "The Crown"; and Mo'Nique, Khandi Alexander join HBO's "Bessie."

[05/22/14 - 08:38 AM]
Showtime(R) Kicks Off 2014 Primetime Emmy(R) Campaign with Revamped FYC Site
The 2014 Emmy campaign will feature dedicated ads for the network's critically-acclaimed series including "Homeland," "Masters of Sex" and "Ray Donovan."

[05/19/14 - 02:26 PM]
Veteran Actors Courtney B. Vance and Rene Auberjonois Join Season Two of "Masters of Sex" on Showtime(R)
Vance will recur in the guest starring role of Dr. Hendricks, the head of an African-American hospital in St. Louis whose goal is to racially integrate his hospital.

[05/12/14 - 01:58 PM]
"Penny Dreadful" Sampled by Over 2.3 Million Showtime Subscribers
Showtime spins the numbers for Sunday, May 11.

[05/05/14 - 11:11 PM]
Development Update: Monday, May 5 - Odds & Ends
Updates include: Netflix to renew "Orange Is the New Black"; Alex Roe tapped as lead in ABC Family's "Unstrung"; and Damon Wayans, Jr. to return as regular on FOX's "New Girl."

[05/05/14 - 12:49 PM]
Showtime(R) Free Preview Weekend Available to 74 Million Homes Starting Friday, May 9
Highlights include the highly-anticipated premiere of the new drama series "Penny Dreadful" on Sunday, May 11 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/28/14 - 12:10 PM]
Emmy(R) Winner Sarah Silverman Joins Season Two of the Acclaimed Showtime(R) Drama Series "Masters of Sex"
Silverman will recur in the guest starring role of Helen.

[03/26/14 - 01:35 PM]
AMC Reinforces Commitment to Scripted Drama Programming with Robust Development Slate
The network also announced the renewal of the unscripted series "Comic Book Men" which, in its third season, is averaging one million viewers.

[03/19/14 - 11:04 AM]
Showtime(R) Stacks Its Summer Sundays with "Ray Donovan" and "Masters of Sex"
Look for the new seasons of both series back-to-back beginning Sunday, July 13 at 9:00/8:00c.

[03/18/14 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 18
Updates include: David Cross to play the "Dead Boss" on FOX; Sally Hawkins, Catherine Keener bound for FX's "How and Why"; and CBS places its single-camera comedy pilot "Taxi-22" on hold.

[03/14/14 - 11:56 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 14
Updates include: Anthony LaPaglia to lead "Red Zone" at CBS; Josh Lucas joins NBC's "The Mysteries of Laura"; and Melissa George lands lead on Richard LaGravenese's ABC pilot.

[03/12/14 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 12
Updates include: Rose McIver to lead "iZOMBIE" at The CW; Scott Cohen joins "Coercion" at NBC; and Morgan Taylor Campbell to round out the cast of ABC's "Sea of Fire."

[03/12/14 - 09:36 AM]
Multi-Talented Peformer Keke Palmer Joins Season Two of the Acclaimed Drama Series "Masters of Sex" on Showtime(R)
She'll recur as the nanny hired by the Masters to care for their new baby.

[03/11/14 - 12:12 PM]
The Paley Center for Media Announces Verizon Digital Media Services Will Provide Live Streaming Coverage
"Veronica Mars" will kick things off this Thursday, March 13 at 8:00 pm PT / 11:00 pm ET.

[02/18/14 - 11:05 AM]
Showtime Anytime(R) Now Available on Roku(R) Players
Subscribers can begin to stream the network's critically-acclaimed hit series, along with box office hits, comedy specials, documentaries, and hard-hitting sports programming on their Roku player.

[02/12/14 - 10:01 AM]
The Paley Center for Media Reveals Talent for the 31st Annual Paleyfest March 13-28, 2014 at the Dolby Theatre
The annual two week event will host more than 200 of the hottest stars and creative talents in media and will feature two reunion events: a 10th anniversary "Lost" reunion and a "Veronica Mars" series reunion.

[02/04/14 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 4
Updates include: Ryan Phillippe on track to lead ABC's "Secrets & Lies"; Linda Cardellini joins Netflix's KZK project; and Jake McDorman to star in ABC's "My Thoughts Exactly."

[01/13/14 - 02:35 PM]
Syfy's "Helix" Infects 1.8 Million Total Viewers and 900k Adults 25-54 During January 10 Debut
Syfy spins the numbers for Friday, January 10.

[01/08/14 - 08:52 AM]
The Paley Center for Media Announces Full Lineup for 31st Annual PaleyFest
Highlights include "Lost: 10th Anniversary Reunion" and "Opening Night Presentation: Veronica Mars Reunion."

[12/16/13 - 11:18 AM]
"Homeland" Season Three Finale Delivers Series' Highest-Rated Episode and Night Ever
Showtime spins the numbers for Sunday, December 15.

[12/12/13 - 08:48 AM]
CBS Corporation Achieves Golden Globe Awards(R) Nominations Triple Crown
The company received nods across broadcast television ("The Good Wife" and "The Big Bang Theory"), cable television ("Masters of Sex") and film ("Inside Llewyn Davis").

[12/12/13 - 07:16 AM]
Showtime(R) Honored with Six Golden Globe(R) Nominations
Actors Michael Sheen, Liev Schreiber, Jon Voight, Don Cheadle and Edie Falco will all recognized while "Masters of Sex" is up for Best TV Drama.

[12/12/13 - 06:30 AM]
The 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards Nominations
HBO tops all networks with nine nominations while "House of Cards" leads all series with four.

[12/10/13 - 10:04 AM]
"Homeland" & "Masters of Sex" Deliver Highest-Rated Episodes of the Season!
Showtime spins the numbers for Sunday, December 8.

[12/03/13 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, December 3
Updates include: Kevin Rankin, Virginia Kull board FOX's "Gracepoint"; Twentieth Television renews "Dish Nation"; and Louis C.K. inks overall deal with FX Productions.

[10/29/13 - 11:52 AM]
"Homeland" Delivers Its Highest Rated Episode of the Season!
Showtime spins the numbers for Sunday, October 27.

[10/22/13 - 12:34 PM]
Showtime(R) Announces Pickups of "Homeland" and "Masters of Sex"
Both series are set to return in 2014 with 12 one-hour episodes.

[10/15/13 - 12:39 PM]
"The Walking Dead" Premiere Was Huge, But "Homeland" and "Masters" Remained Rock Solid!
Showtime spins the numbers for Sunday, October 13.

[10/07/13 - 12:08 PM]
"Masters of Sex" Grows Nine Percent in Week Two
Showtime spins the numbers for Sunday, October 6.

[09/30/13 - 10:59 AM]
"Homeland" Returns with Its Highest-Rated Premiere Ever
Showtime spins the numbers for Sunday, September 29.

[09/19/13 - 01:15 PM]
Showtime(R) Presents: Masters & Johnson a Special Pop-Up Installation Inspired by the Original Series "Masters of Sex"
The innovative and interactive exhibition is open to the public daily in Manhattan's Openhouse Gallery from September 20 to September 29.

[09/17/13 - 11:28 AM]
Showtime(R) Offers Preview of the Anticipated Series Premiere of "Masters of Sex" Available on Multiple Platforms Now
Check out the full pilot in advance of its premiere on Sunday, September 29 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/04/13 - 01:01 PM]
WGN America Picks Up "Manhattan" - Network Orders Original Drama Series from Skydance Television, Tribune Studios and Lionsgate Television
The 13-episode series comes from writer Sam Shaw and director Thomas Schlamme.

[08/15/13 - 05:08 PM]
Showtime 2013 Fall Programming Overview
Highlights include stand-up specials from Billy Gardell, Dana Gould and Nick Cannon.

[04/30/13 - 11:46 AM]
Showtime 2013 Summer/Fall Programming Overview
It all begins with the return of "Dexter" and the premiere of "Ray Donovan" on Sunday, June 30.

[02/28/13 - 12:29 PM]
Allison Janney Goes for Her Masters - Emmy Award(R)-Winning Actress to Guest Star on New Showtime(R) One-Hour Drama Series "Masters of Sex"
She'll appear in five episodes as Margaret Scully, the wife of Beau Bridges's character.

[02/08/13 - 11:06 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 8
Updates include: Christina Applegate departs NBC's "Up All Night"; Aimee Teegarden reports for "Oxygen" at The CW; and Damon Lindelof and Tom Perrotta's "The Leftovers" is a go at HBO.

[02/04/13 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 4
Updates include: CBS keeps the pilot orders coming; Blair Underwood to topline NBC's "Ironside" revival; and The CW taps a trio of pilot directors.

[01/28/13 - 11:11 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 28
Updates include: NBC orders an additional episode of "Chicago Fire"; Rob Corddry, Allison Janney land pilots; and The CW gives green light to two more dramas.

[01/12/13 - 01:47 PM]
Showtime(R) 2013 Original Series Premiere Slate
Highlights include the early return of "Dexter" on Sunday, June 30 plus "Homeland" on Sunday, September 29.

[12/07/12 - 01:40 PM]
Video: Showtime(R) Offers First Look at Its 2013 New Drama Series "Ray Donovan" and "Masters of Sex"
The network will premiere the first looks this Sunday, December 9 during the penultimate episodes of "Dexter" and "Homeland."

[07/30/12 - 02:29 PM]
Showtime at TCA: Nevins Orders Final Season of "The Big C," Renews "Inside Comedy"
Plus: the executive on "Oliver Stone's Untold History of the United States," "Larry Wilmore's Race, Religion & Sex" and its "Close Up" documentaries.

[07/10/12 - 10:20 AM]
NBC Entertainment Names Pearlena Igbokwe Executive Vice President, Drama Development
Igbokwe comes to NBC from Showtime, where she worked closely with Robert Greenblatt, Chairman of NBC Entertainment, for seven years.

[06/11/12 - 11:37 AM]
Showtime(R) Picks Up Two New Dramas for Series - Network Orders 12 One-Hour Episodes of Dramas "Ray Donovan" and "Masters of Sex"
Liev Schreiber toplines the former while Michael Sheen and Lizzy Caplan star in the latter.

[02/29/12 - 02:18 PM]
Emmy(R) Award Winners Beau Bridges and Margo Martindale Cast in the Showtime(R) Pilot "Masters of Sex"
Michael Sheen and Lizzy Caplan were recently cast as the leads - 1960's human sexuality pioneers William Masters and Virginia Johnson.

[02/27/12 - 11:40 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 27
Updates include: Cuba Gooding Jr. to play "Guilty" for FOX; AnnaSophia Robb to star in The CW's "Carrie Diaries"; and Lucy Liu set as Watson in CBS's "Elementary."

[02/02/12 - 12:06 PM]
Acclaimed Actors Michael Sheen and Lizzy Caplan Cast as Leads in "Masters of Sex"
John Madden is directing the pilot from a script by Michelle Ashford.

[01/10/12 - 11:04 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 10
Updates include: AMC eyes small screen take on "Goodfellas"; Paul Bettany departs Showtime's "Masters of Sex"; and Bryan Cranston to guest on FX's "Archer."

[11/15/11 - 10:59 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, November 15
Updates include: Jennifer Johnson, Daniel Pyne to take over FOX's "Alcatraz"; NBC to shut down production on "Prime Suspect"; and Aaron Tveit to star in Jeff Eastin's USA pilot.

[11/11/11 - 10:51 PM]
Development Update: Friday, November 11
Updates include: Paul Bettany in talks for Showtime's "Masters of Sex"; Netflix, Lionsgate to team for "Orange Is the New Black"; and quartet set for AMC's "How to Cheat on Your Wife."

[08/22/11 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 22
Updates include: Showtime orders three pilots; Eric Stonestreet to play Fatty Arbuckle for HBO; and ABC continues script buying binge.







MASTERS OF SEX (SHOWTIME)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
9/29/13 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (fall 2014)
TIME SLOT:
sundays from 10:00 PM-11:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
2 (12 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2014-15 season (the show's third of 12 episodes) on 8/20/14
DESCRIPTION:
(from Showtime's press release, August 2014) Hot off the continued critical and audience acclaim for the second seasons of RAY DONOVAN and MASTERS OF SEX, SHOWTIME is green lighting third seasons for both of its hit drama series. The announcement was made today by David Nevins, President, Showtime Networks Inc. Both series will receive 12 one-hour episode orders, and will begin production in early 2015. MASTERS OF SEX scored five Emmy(R) Award nominations this year, including nods for actors Lizzy Caplan, Beau Bridges and Allison Janney, who was honored this past weekend with an Emmy for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series for her role as Margaret Scully. RAY DONOVAN's Jon Voight is also an Emmy contender, receiving his first ever series nomination for his role as Mickey Donovan. Both series continue to resonate with the network's subscribers, delivering season high numbers for their past few episodes. MASTERS OF SEX's fifth episode delivered the series' highest ratings of the season, up 18 percent versus the season two premiere. The series currently averages nearly four million viewers across platforms per week. Similarly, RAY DONOVAN's fifth episode was up 16 percent versus its season two premiere, and season-to-date is averaging five million weekly viewers across platforms.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Caitlin Fitzgerald as Libby Masters
· Lizzy Caplan as Virginia Johnson
· Michael Sheen as William Masters
· Nick D’Agosto as Ira Gall
· Teddy Sears as Thomas Gilpatrick
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Beau Bridges as Barton Scully
· Margo Martindale as Miss Horchow
· Paul Bettany as William Masters (Originally Cast)
CREW INFORMATION:
· Carl Beverly as EP
· John Madden as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Judith Verno as EP
· Michael Sheen as PROD
· Michelle Ashford as CRTR/EP
· Sarah Timberman as EP
· Tammy Rosen as PROD
· Thomas Maier as BOOK
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Sony Pictures Television
· Timberman-Beverly Productions