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'Homeland' Season 4 Premieres Tonight With Back-to-Back New Episodes

Homeland premieres October 5 on Showtime.
Homeland kicks off its fourth season with back-to-back episodes ("The Drone Queen" and "Trylon and Perisphere") on Sunday, October 5, starting at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Showtime.

As last season drew to a close, Carrie Mathison (Emmy, SAG and Golden Globe winner Claire Danes), pregnant with the late Brody's (Damian Lewis) baby, got promoted to a new post overseas, while Saul Berenson (Emmy and Tony Award winner Mandy Patinkin) contemplated his future outside of the CIA.

Filmed entirely on location in South Africa, Season 4 begins with Carrie, the CIA Chief of Station in Kabul, making a critical decision when her counterpart in Islamabad delivers urgent intelligence on a high-value target. Back in the U.S., Saul struggles to adjust to the private sector.

An official inquiry brings Carrie back to the U.S., where she struggles with her ambivalence towards motherhood. Meanwhile, Quinn spirals out of control; and a disgraced former case officer reveals disturbing new information.

Watch the Season 4 trailer and a sneak peek at at the premiere below:





Along with Danes and Patinkin, Emmy nominee Rupert Friend will return for season four, along with Tracy Letts, Nazanin Boniadi and Laila Robins who are series regulars. Produced by Fox 21, the series was developed for American television by Alex Gansa & Howard Gordon, and based on the original Israeli series Prisoners of War by Gideon Raff. Along with Gansa, Gordon and Raff, the executive producers for Season 4 are Alexander Cary, Chip Johannessen, Meredith Stiehm, Avi Nir, Ran Telem and Lesli Linka Glatter.

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