‘Homeland’ confirmed to return for fourth season in 2014

Another run of 12 episodes has been ordered by US network Showtime

Homeland has been renewed for a fourth season by US network Showtime.

The acclaimed drama starring Claire Danes and Damien Brody will return for another 12 hour-long episodes in 2014, the network confirmed yesterday (October 22).

Homeland continues to prove its strength for Showtime, and is one of television’s most exciting, provocative and widely-discussed shows. It has grown its audience significantly in each of its three seasons,” Showtime’s President of Entertainment David Nevins said in a statement.

Season three of Homeland premiered on Showtime on September 29 and is now coming up to its fifth episode. In the UK, season three is airing on Sundays at 9pm on Channel 4 a week behind US pace.

Meanwhile, the show’s makers have recently released a free audiobook called Homeland: Phantom Pain explaining what became of Damien Lewis’s Brody between seasons two and three.