Showtime announced Tuesday (July 30) the January 2014 premiere date for Season 4 of “Shameless” and the third seasons of “Episodes” and “House of Lies.”
According to EW.com, the fourth season of hit series “Shameless” will debut on Sunday, Jan. 12 at 9/8 p.m. CT, followed by “House of Lies” at 10/9 p.m CT and Matt LeBlanc comedy “Episodes” at 10:30/9:30 p.m. CT.
The premium cable network also announced that David Duchovny’s “Californication,” which was paired with “Shameless” and “Lies” this year, will return in April to air after Season 6 of “Nurse Jackie.” The exact premiere date has not yet been announced.
Also slated to debut in 2014 is the psychological thriller “Penny Dreadful,” starring Josh Hartnett and Eva Green, which is slated to begin production in October. Hartnett will play Ethan Chandler, a charming American who finds himself trapped in the darkest corners of Victorian London, while Green will play Vanessa Ives, a seductive and formidable beauty full of secrets and danger.
Additionally, Showtime has picked up a drama pilot called “The Affair” starring British actors Dominic West (“The Wire”) and Ruth Wilson (“Luther”). It follows a young married woman, working in a pancake house, who tries to piece her life back together in the wake of a tragedy.
A comedy pilot, “Trending Down” with Phillip Seymour Hoffman and Kathryn Hahn, has also been picked up by the network.
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