Star World brings Homeland-6; Quantico also in list

MUMBAI: Star World and Star World HD has launched a series of new TV shows to watch on the same day or close to U.S. airing. The shows include Priyanka Chopra-starrer Quantico, Empire, The Blacklist, How To Get Away With Murder, etc. The channel is also gearing up to bring the magnum opus show Homeland back to the TV screens in early January.

To celebrate its return, the channel is all set to air the entire series of Homeland starting 21 October weekdays at 8 pm.

Developed by Alex Gansa and Howard Gordon, the political thriller is based on the original Israeli series Prisoners of War by Gideon Raff. The series stars Claire Danes as Carrie Mathison, a Central Intelligence Agency officer with bipolar disorder and Damian Lewis as Nicholas Brody, a U.S. Marine Corps Scout Sniper.

The season 1 begins with Mathison following her strong intuition that Brody, who was held captive by Al-Qaeda as a prisoner of war before being rescued, was turned in by the enemy and poses a threat to the United States. The series delves into espionage, conspiracy and mystery that follow Mathison as she races against time to serve and save her nation against multiple enemies.

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