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[09/16/13 - 09:32 AM]
Billie Piper to Star in "Penny Dreadful" on Showtime(R)
She will play Brona Croft, "an Irish immigrant to Victorian London trying to escape a dark and sordid past."

[11/02/12 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Friday, November 2
Updates include: Freddy Rodriguez reports to NBC's "After Hours"; James D'Arcy joins A&E's "Those Who Kill"; and Disney Channel eyes "Boy Meets World" sequel series.

[05/14/12 - 06:01 AM]
Jon Avnet And Rodrigo Garcia's Digital Channel WIGS Premieres First Series, "Jan"
Virginia Madsen, Stephen Moyer and Caitlin Gerard co-star in the project.

[03/19/12 - 07:14 AM]
BBC America to Co-Produce New Dramaville Series - "Ripper Street"
The eight-part series, created by Richard Warlow, is set in and around Whitechapel in London's East End in 1889, during the aftermath of the Jack The Ripper murders.

[03/01/11 - 01:46 PM]
2011 Spring/Summer Programming Overview From Showtime
The pay channel sets return dates for "Weeds," "The Big C," "Secret Diary of a Call Girl" and more!

[01/26/11 - 02:17 PM]
2010 Year in Review/2011 Year in Preview: Showtime
A look at what's ahead on the cable channel, plus a recap of its 2010 ratings highlights.

[06/18/10 - 10:19 AM]
Showtime Places Another 'Call' for 'Secret Diary'
Production begins in London this August on eight new episodes.

[03/30/10 - 12:03 AM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 30
Updates include: Tyler Labine books "True Love" at CBS; Jessica Lucas joins NBC's "Friends With Benefits"; and Jon Heder exits his Comedy Central series.

[03/22/10 - 08:28 AM]
Showtime All Access Free Preview Weekend Available to Over 50 Million Homes Starting Thursday, March 25th
Said offering will include the second season premieres of "Nurse Jackie" and "United States of Tara."

[02/01/10 - 12:14 AM]
Interview: "Secret Diary of a Call Girl" Star Billie Piper

[01/15/10 - 11:41 AM]
Billie Piper Talks to the Real "Belle De Jour" and Goes Inside the Pages of a Real Call Girl's Diary
The half-hour special will air as the kick-off to the third season on Monday, January 25 at 10:00/9:00c.

[11/06/09 - 10:15 AM]
Nurse Jackie Returns Early to Showtime March 22 Paired with Emmy(R)-Winning United States of Tara
Return dates also set for "Secret Diary of a Call Girl," "Tracey Ullman's State of the Union" and more.

[01/12/09 - 10:29 AM]
Showtime Launches Unprecedented Campaign to Promote January 18 Premiere of United States of Tara
The premiere episode of the original series is now available on more than a hundred multi-platforms, which translates into a reach of 170 million users.

[01/04/09 - 06:01 AM]
Premiere of New Showtime Original Series 'United States of Tara' Can Be Watched Instantly at Netflix 2 Weeks Prior to Telecast Debut
In addition, the season premieres of "The L Word" and "Secret Diary of a Call Girl" will be available to Netflix subscribers on January 18, day and date with their network debuts.

[10/01/08 - 04:34 PM]
Hbo, Showtime Confirm Winter Plans
HBO books "House of Saddam" of December while Showtime will roll out "The United States of Tara" in January.

[10/01/08 - 08:08 AM]
'Blush: The Search for the Next Great Make-Up Artist' Premieres Tuesday, November 11, 2008, on Lifetime
Vanessa Marcil hosts the series, Hal Rubenstein and Joanna Schlip as judges and Charlie Green as mentor.

[07/14/08 - 04:43 PM]
Showtime Networks and the Weinstein Company Sign Exclusive Long-Term Output Deal
The new output deal is effective with TWC's 2009 release schedule and includes such films as Rob Marshall's "Nine" and Quentin Tarantino's "Inglorious Bastards."

[06/16/08 - 12:23 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Secret Diary of a Call Girl" (Showtime)

[02/13/08 - 12:47 PM]
Weeds and Secret Diary of a Call Girl Set for Showtime's Monday Comedy Block on June 16th
With 13 new episodes ordered, WEEDS begins production in April 2008.

[12/18/07 - 10:46 AM]
Showtime Networks Acquires British Hit Series Secret Diary of a Call Girl
The pay channel will air the first season's 8 half-hour episodes beginning in spring or summer 2008, with a commitment for an additional 12 episodes.







SECRET DIARY OF A CALL GIRL (SHOWTIME)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
6/16/08 - 5/26/11
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2010-2011 season)
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
SEASON(S):
4 (32 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
VISIT THE OFFICIAL WEB SITE
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
series finale aired on 5/26/11
DESCRIPTION:
(from Showtime's press release, March 2011) Belle (BILLIE PIPER) is back and in the final season, the stakes have never been higher - accepting Ben's (IDDO GOLDBERG) offer of a lasting relationship means that Belle has a real chance of happiness, but Ben is her one true friend and if she messes up, she'll lose him forever. And with Stephanie (CHERIE LUNGHI) in prison for her questionable finances, Belle finds herself being -- albeit reluctantly - a Madam, while also becoming the unlikely guardian of Stephanie's innocent 19 year-old daughter, Poppy (LILY JAMES). But as Belle succeeds in her professional life, her personal life starts to fall apart. A series of misunderstandings with loyal, loving Ben, the unravelling and corruption of 'good girl' Poppy and the introduction of the dangerous and alluring vice cop Harry (PAUL NICHOLLS), all force Belle to question who she really is and what she wants her future to be. Will she give up 'Belle' for Ben and commit to being just 'Hannah' or will she cut all ties and throw herself into the world of prostitution forever?
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Billie Piper as Hannah/Belle
· Cherie Lunghi as Stephanie
· Iddo Goldberg as Ben
CREW INFORMATION:
· Andrew Zein as EP
· Avril Macrory as EP
· Belle de Jour as BOOK
· Chrissy Skinns as PROD/UPM
· Greg Brenmann as EP
· Lucy Prebble as WRTR (Pilot)
· Michael Foster as EP
· Paul Duane as STORY (Pilot)
· Rebecca de Souza as SP
· Roanna Benn as SP
· Yann Demange as DIR (Pilot)
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· ARG Limited
· IMG Media
· Silverapples Media
· Tiger Aspect Productions