Showtime Releases First Episode Of Homeland Season 6 Online Ahead Of Premiere


Christmas passed nearly a week ago, but Showtime decided to treat its Homeland fans anyway. Ahead of its premiere date, the station released the drama’s season 6 premiere online, made available on Showtime on Demand and Showtime Anytime. If you don’t already have a streaming subscription, you can always start a seven-day free trial by visiting

Taking place several months after its season 5 finale, “Fair Game” finds Carrie (Claire Danes) returning to the US with her daughter Frannie to work as an advocate for Muslim Americans. Dar (F. Murray Abraham) and Saul (Mandy Patinkin) brief President-elect Elizabeth Keane (Elizabeth Marvel), while Quinn (Rupert Friend) struggles with some newfound circumstances.

Directed by Keith Gordon and written by Alex Gansa and Ted Mann, Homeland‘s newest episode is one of 12 set to air during the new year. Among the show’s guest stars for the new season will be Hill Harper, Robert Knepper, Patrick Sabongui, Jake Weber and Dominic Fumusa.

Of course, if you’re the patient type, you can always wait until January 15 at 9 PM to watch the new episode, along with everyone else in dutiful fashion. If you can’t wait to see where things go, however, you now know how to catch the latest episode of the hit Showtime series.

Tell us, will you be tuning into the new season of Homeland before it officially premieres? Let us know by dropping a comment down below.