via press release:
MASTERS OF SEX Premieres On SHOWTIME on Sunday, September 29 At 10 PM ET/PT
NEW YORK – September 17, 2013 – Viewers nationwide can now sample the series premiere of the highly-anticipated new SHOWTIME drama series MASTERS OF SEX, starring Emmy® Award nominee Michael Sheen and Lizzy Caplan as real-life human sexuality researchers, Dr. William Masters and Virginia Johnson. The premiere episode can be accessed across multiple platforms including the SHOWTIME website http://s.sho.com/18ZNzp9, on YouTube http://s.sho.com/1eHScN7, via select television providers' free On Demand channels and websites, on SHOWTIME ON DEMAND® and SHOWTIME ANYTIME®. MASTERS OF SEX premieres on Sunday, September 29th at 10 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME.
MASTERS OF SEX stars Michael Sheen and Lizzy Caplan, who portray the real-life pioneers of the science of human sexuality, William Masters and Virginia Johnson. The series chronicles the unusual lives, romance and pop-culture trajectory of Masters and Johnson. Their research touched off the sexual revolution and took them from a mid-western teaching hospital in St. Louis to the cover of Time magazine. The series is an adaptation of Thomas Maier's book Masters of Sex: The Life and Times of William Masters and Virginia Johnson, The Couple Who Taught America How To Love. The pilot episode was directed and executive produced by Academy Award® nominee John Madden (Shakespeare in Love, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel), and also stars Caitlin Fitzgerald (It's Complicated) in the role of Masters' wife; Nicholas D'Agosto (Heroes) and Teddy Sears (). Emmy and Golden Globe® Award-winner Beau Bridges and Emmy winner Margo Martindale also appear. MASTERS OF SEX was created and executive produced by Michelle Ashford (The Pacific). The series is also executive produced by Sarah Timberman, Carl Beverly and Judith Verno. Michael Sheen, Tammy Rosen and Thomas Maier serve as producers. MASTERS OF SEX is produced by Sony Pictures Television.