Showtime has renewed “The Affair” for a fourth season, network president David Nevins announced at the Television Critics Association press tour on Monday.
The drama, which stars Dominic West, Ruth Wilson, Maura Tierney and Joshua Jackson, will wrap its third season run on Sunday, Jan. 29.
The network also announced that the upcoming limited series “Guerrilla” will premiere on Sunday, April 16, and the hourlong drama “I’m Dying Up Here” will premiere on Sunday, June 4.
“Guerrilla,” a six-part event series from “American Crime’s” John Ridley, tells the story of a couple who liberate a political prisoner and form a radical underground cell in 1970s London. Their ultimate target becomes the Black Power Desk, a true-life, secretive counter-intelligence unit within the Special Branch dedicated to crushing all forms of black activism.
The series stars Freida Pinto, Babou Ceesay and Idris Elba, who also serves as an executive producer through his company Green Door Pictures. Rory Kinnear, Nathaniel Martello-White, Daniel Mays, Denise Gough, Brandon Scott, Zawe Ashton and Nicholas Pinnock also star.
Set in the 1970s Los Angeles stand-up comedy scene, “I’m Dying Up Here” stars Melissa Leo, Ari Graynor, Michael Angarano, Clark Duke, Andrew Santino, Erik Griffin, RJ Cyler, Al Madrigal and Jake Lacy.
The series is created and executive produced by Dave Flebotte, and executive produced by Michael Aguilar, Jim Carrey and Christina Wayne for Endemol Shine Studios and Assembly Entertainment.