Showtime’s Boss Talks About the Twin Peaks Avalanche

David Nevins on the troubled reboot, HBO Now and new comedy Happyish

When David Nevins arrived at Showtime in 2010, the premium cable network was searching for the next generation of shows to replace fading stalwarts Dexter and Weeds. The network's president, former head of Imagine Television, has done that and much more, taking the net to 22.8 million subscribers and launching a host of acclaimed series like Homeland, Ray Donovan and Masters of Sex. Now, Nevins believes he's found Showtime's next great property in Happyish, a comedy debuting April 26 that stars Steve Coogan as a disillusioned advertising executive.

@jasonlynch jason.lynch@adweek.com Jason Lynch is TV Editor at Adweek, overseeing trends, technology, personalities and programming across broadcast, cable and streaming video.
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