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"Homeland" season two continues to build tension

(CBS News) The highly-anticipated season premiere of "Homeland" kicked off Sunday night and it looks as if viewers are in for another season on the edge of their seats with CIA agent Carrie Mathison.

"Homeland's" new season debuted after cleaning up at the Emmy Awards with the show's stars Claire Danes and Damian Lewis both taking home awards and the show winning for best drama.

The Showtime drama's second season begins six months after the end of its acclaimed first season with Danes' Carrie leading a life far away from that of a CIA operative - living with her parents and teaching.

But, she is reunited with with her colleague Sual Berenson (Mandy Patinkin) when one of her old sources comes forward with new intelligence information and  wants to talk only to Carrie.

Marine Sgt. Nicholas Brody (Lewis), who Carrie desperately last season tried to prove was a terrorist, despite his national hero status, is now a newly elected U.S. congressman and prospective vice presidential candidate still linked to al-Qaida.


Lewis told "CBS This Morning" that his character in season two is "like a con trying to go straight" but "we find very quickly in season two that the walls close in on Brody, he will be puppeteered even more than last year."

After the premiere, the stage is set for the show to have another nail-biting season that all of its followers love.

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