Making ‘Homeland’: Creators of hit TV show on their responsibility to reality in fictional storyline

The creators of the hit Showtime series “Homeland” say they feel a responsibility to deal fairly with the controversial real-world issues that are weaved into the show’s fictionalized storyline.
“We do absolutely search our consciences as a group, as a group of writers,” co-creator Howard Gordon told On The Radar.
“Ultimately we have to gut check ourselves and sort of say…‘Are we being incendiary for the sake of being incendiary? Are we being provocateurs in a random kind of way?” Gordon said. Continue reading

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