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Marty Has To Work With A Racist Client On 'House Of Lies'

Posted 04.06.2012 | TV

Marty had a choice when he met his new client on "House of Lies" (Sun., 10 p.m. EST on Showtime). After first mistaking Doug for Marty, and then assum...

Showtime Finds Its 'Masters Of Sex'

Posted 02.02.2012 | TV

Showtime has found its "Masters of Sex" in Lizzy Caplan and Michael Sheen. The two will star in the pilot based on Thomas Maier's book "Masters of Sex...

Showtime Renews 3 Comedies

Posted 02.01.2012 | TV

Showtime has renewed "Shameless," "House of Lies" and "Californication" for new seasons. David Nevins, president of entertainment at Showtime Networks...

Susan Sarandon Joins 'The Big C'

THR.com | Posted 01.30.2012 | TV

"The Big C" has booked a big new star for its third season: Oscar winner Susan Sarandon. Sarandon has signed on for a multi-episode arc as Joy, a canc...

Frank's Prayers Are Answered On 'Shameless'

Posted 01.30.2012 | TV

Frank Gallagher was terrified that his meal ticket Sheila would find out that he killed poor old Dottie. Convinced that the key to keeping his secret ...

The George Clooney Seduction Method On 'House Of Lies'

Posted 03.31.2012 | TV

When Marty was forced to bring Roscoe with him on the latest client trip, it should have been a week of bonding for the father-son pair on "House of L...

Chris Harnick

Kristen Bell On Her 'House Of Lies' Surprise

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Harnick | Posted 01.29.2012 | TV

On Showtime's "House of Lies," the characters aren't opposed to breaking more than a few social standards in an effort to get the job done. In the...

Obama Gets A 'Homeland' DVD Handout

Posted 03.27.2012 | TV

President Obama told People Magazine in December that Showtime's CIA-thriller "Homeland" was one of his favorite shows. Now, it's become clear that he...

Hank Tries To Handle Daughter's Boyfriend On 'Californication'

Posted 01.23.2012 | TV

Hank Moody isn't in line for any father of the year awards on "Californication" (Sun., 10 p.m. EST on Showtime). As the father of a daughter, howev...

Can 'Shameless' Frank Convince Dottie To Marry Him?

Posted 01.23.2012 | TV

Frank Gallagher (William H. Macy) has done plenty of reprehensible things before, but on Sunday night's episode of "Shameless" (Sun., 9PM on Showtime)...

Victor Garber Heads To 'The Big C'

Posted 01.20.2012 | TV

"Alias" veteran Victor Garber is checking in to Showtime's "The Big C." Garber, who also appears on Showtime's "Web Therapy," will play a man who caus...

The 2012 Golden Globes: The Taming of Ricky Gervais

Michael Russnow | Posted 03.17.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

It's oddly intriguing that a lackluster show and a diluted dose of Ricky Gervais appeals to me greater than his shockmeister two prior appearances.

Watch Awkward Claire Danes' '95 Golden Globes Acceptance Speech

Posted 03.16.2012 | TV

Despite the many surprising honorees at the 2012 Golden Globes, there was one winner many were happy to see take the stage: "Homeland" star Claire Dan...

Before They Were Golden Globes Nominees: See Early TV Appearances

Posted 03.16.2012 | TV

Before Bryan Cranston was cooking up meth as Walt White, before Zooey Deschanel played Jess, the most enthusiastic girl in horn-rimmed glasses, before...

'Nurse Jackie' Is Back!

Posted 01.12.2012 | TV

April showers will be bringing episodes of Showtime's "Nurse Jackie," "The Big C" and "The Borgias." All three shows will premiere on Sun., April 8. ...

House of Lies/Californication Go for the Shock!

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 03.10.2012 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Both of these shows would be better if their creators didn't seem so obsessed with trying to shock the viewing audience. Like House of Lies, Californication needs more emphasis on story and less on the sex lives of its characters.

2012 New Year's Resolutions -- the Networks

Adam Wright | Posted 03.11.2012 | TV
Adam Wright

Personally, I don't believe in New Year's resolutions. But that doesn't stop me from inflicting resolutions on other people. What if TV networks had New Year's resolutions? I suspect it would look a little like this.

'House of Lies': Marty's Plan To Help Bankers Look Good

Posted 03.10.2012 | TV

Management consultant Marty, played by Don Cheadle, isn't going to win any friends among the 99 percent on the new series "House of Lies" (Sun., 10 p....

Hanks Burns His New York Girl, She Burns The Rest On 'Californication'

Posted 03.10.2012 | TV

Another season of "Californication" (Sun., 10:30 p.m. EST on Showtime) and already Hank Moody is in all kinds of trouble with the ladies. First, there...

Frank Loses Bar Bet, Then Liam On 'Shameless'

Posted 03.10.2012 | TV

It's summertime in Chicago and the Gallaghers are back with a new season of "Shameless" (Sun., 9 p.m. EST on Showtime). Fiona is still in way over her...

'House of Lies' Cast Can't Save The Business Comedy

Maureen Ryan | Posted 03.07.2012 | TV
Maureen Ryan

"House of Lies" does nothing but confirm our worst fears about the darkest aspects of business culture; its overall grimness overpowers its ham-fisted attempts at complexity.

Chris Harnick

Kristen Bell: 'House of Lies' Is 'Attractive, Sophisticated Filth'

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Harnick | Posted 01.06.2012 | TV

Kristen Bell is making her return to TV in Showtime's "House of Lies" (premieres Sunday, Jan. 8, 10 p.m. EST), but don't expect this to be the typical...

Shameless Is a Car Wreck

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 03.05.2012 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Once you watch an episode of Shameless you will swear you aren't going to watch any more, but then there you are -- following each and every episode. It is addictive; once it grabs you, it won't let go.

TV's Show Depiction Of D.C. Irks 'Atlantic' Blogger

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.03.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Yet another TV show gets D.C. wrong. The latest offender? Showtime's "Homeland," the critically acclaimed show about a troubled if lo...

William H. Macy On The Return Of 'Shameless'

Posted 01.03.2012 | TV

With "Shameless" gearing up for its Season 2 premiere (Sun., Jan. 8 at 9 p.m. EST on Showtime) William H. Macy stopped by "Live! With Kelly" (weekdays...