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'Homeland' and more shows that killed off major characters: We weigh the aftermath

Killing off a major character is one of the biggest risks a show can take. Some of these deaths end up paying off nicely; others go down in history as the death that killed a series. And then you have the deaths that, ultimately, don’t make much of a difference either way.

In honor of Homeland‘s return—which comes back to Showtime after killing off Brody in season 3—we went back to see how a handful of other beloved series fared after offing major characters:


'Homeland' TV Academy panel: 6 things we learned

Even though the third season finale of Homeland aired nearly five months ago, fans of the show still can’t seem to come to terms with Brody’s shocking death by hanging. The show’s star Claire Danes (Carrie Mathison) and showrunner/executive producer Alex Gansa were peppered with questions about the drama’s decision to kill off such a major character during a TV Academy panel for the show Friday night in Los Angeles. Gansa wouldn’t comment on a potential flashback/dream cameo by Damien Lewis as Brody, but hinted at a few details about the fourth season, which begins filming in South Africa next month. Below are six things we learned: READ FULL STORY

Way to ruin 'Homeland' for Jennifer Lawrence, 'Access Hollywood' -- VIDEO

Today in Jerk Moves: On the SAG Awards red carpet, Jennifer Lawrence found herself being interviewed mere inches away from Damian Lewis. In response, J. Law freaked out — apparently, she’s a huge Homeland fan, although she’s only seen the show’s first two seasons. (Granted, Lawrence says she’s watched both of them twice already; she’s waiting for season 3 to be released on DVD.)

Watching a celebrity get starstruck? Charming. Watching that celebrity sort of get bullied into meeting the star who’s causing her to hyperventilate? Less charming… especially when, in the clip below, Lewis’s interviewer decides to spill a huge secret about what happens to Brody at the end of season 3. Then Lawrence’s interviewer loudly, excitedly repeats it, despite the fact that Lawrence just told her she’s only watched seasons 1 and 2.

After some gape-mouthed shock, Jennifer leapfrogs right over anger to attain a higher state of righteous rage. “I’m past mad,” she tells the spoiler with the big microphone. “It’s this weird other emotion.” Your shock is our shock, Jennifer; your pain is our pain.


'Game of Thrones' retains crown as Most Pirated TV Show


It seems like everyone, with or without HBO, knew about the Game of Thrones Red Wedding episode — which could explain why the show once again tops TorrentFreak’s annual list of the most pirated TV shows. Per the site, GoT‘s season 3 finale bloodbath was downloaded an estimated 5.9 million times via BitTorrent. After the show topped the charts in illegal downloads in 2012, HBO programming president Michael Lombardo told EW he considered it, “a compliment of sorts”: “The demand is there. And it certainly didn’t negatively impact the DVD sales. [Piracy is] something that comes along with having a wildly successful show on a subscription network.” READ FULL STORY

TV Recap: 'The Amazing Race,' 'Once Upon a Time,' and 'Homeland' -- VIDEO

Did you miss Sunday’s episodes of The Amazing Race, Once Upon a Time or Homeland? Catch up with our TV Recap video below! READ FULL STORY

'The Blacklist' star Diego Klattenhoff talks being starstruck by Julianne Moore, his pop culture obsessions, and more -- VIDEO


Diego Klattenhoff may play the tough FBI Agent Donald Ressler on The Blacklist, but in real life, he’s not so stoic and composed all the time.

When the actor stopped by EW to take the Pop Culture Personality Test, he revealed how he hit his television over the series ending of The Sopranos which — six-years-old spoiler ahead – saw the screen ambiguously cut to black, literally leaving viewers in the dark about Tony’s fate.

Klattenhoff also talked his awkward, starstruck interaction with Julianne Moore after rushing onstage at the Emmys before the rest of the cast of Homeland. And speaking of Homeland, the actor kept mum about whether he’ll reappear as Mike this season. “I do know but I can’t say,” he admitted apologetically. “But things are going great on the show. It’s really back where it used to be.” READ FULL STORY

TV Recap: 'The Walking Dead,' 'The Good Wife,' and 'Homeland'

Did you miss Sunday night’s episodes of The Walking Dead, The Good Wife or Homeland? Catch up with EW’s TV Recap below.


TV Recap: 'The Walking Dead,' 'The Good Wife,' and 'Homeland'

Did you miss Sunday night’s episodes of The Walking Dead, The Good Wife or Homeland?

Catch up with our spoiler-y TV recap video below! READ FULL STORY

Damian Lewis on when Obama finds the time to watch 'Homeland'- LISTEN

When Homeland star Damian Lewis met President Obama for the first time, he literally pinched himself out of disbelief.

Lewis sat down for a chat with EW Radio’s Faith Salie and Julie Cunningham and discussed meeting the President, who has admitted he’s big fan of Homeland. Lewis also gave listeners his best Obama impression when talking about when the President can actually find the time to watch TV.

Listen to the clip below:

'Homeland' poll: Are you on board with Season 3?

[Spoiler alert!]

Sunday night’s Homeland revealed a shocking twist that seemingly solved all of season 3’s problems: By revealing that Saul and Carrie are working together to hunt Javadi, the show not only explained Saul’s motive for tossing Carrie under the bus but also outlined why Carrie has been trapped in a mental hospital for the past several episodes. By the end of “Game On,” Saul and Carrie looked ready to make their next move.


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