If you are looking for a series filled with suspense, a smart story line and brilliant acting, check out the MPL copy of the Showtime series, Homeland. In this first season, we meet Carrie Mathison, a CIA operative and Nicholas Brody, a prisoner of war in Iraq who, after being held for 8 years, returns home hailed as a hero. On the job in Iraq, Carrie learns of a US prisoner who has turned against the his country. She suspects Brody of being that traitor and suspects him of being involved in a plot to complete a terror attack in the US. But can she prove it? Carrie is obsessed with convincing others that Brody is guilty, and Brody has trouble adjusting to his family and being in the spotlight after years of isolation. Claire Danes (Carrie) and Damien Lewis (Brody) both won Emmy Awards for their amazing performances in this riveting drama, and Homeland also won the Emmy for Best Television Drama series. The supporting cast, including Mandy Patinkin as Carrie’s mentor at the CIA, are also outstanding.This is a complex, fascinating and intense drama that is television at it’s best. The plot twists and turns will keep you guessing until the end–don’t miss a minute of it!!