Gary Levine

Showtime rolls Dice with binge strategy

US premium cable broadcaster Showtime is launching all episodes of six-part comedy Dice all at once. This is the first time Showtime has applied the binge-viewing model to a new series, and comes after premium cable rival Starz did the same with drama Flesh and Bone in November last year. Dice will be made available […]

NATPE: drama execs say golden age continues

A selection of top US drama executives here in Miami on the first day of NATPE have broadly agreed that the golden age of scripted TV will continue. The US broadcast nets are struggling to get the best scripted TV talent, but, along with HBO, remain the best place for a “home run” lucrative drama […]

Showtime ups veteran Levine to programme chief

The long-serving Gary Levine has been upped to president of programming at US premium cable channel Showtime, as his boss, David Nevins, prepares to take on the CEO role. Levine (pictured) has been with Showtime since 2001, and has worked on every one of its original dramas, which include Homeland, The Affair, Ray Donovan, Californication […]