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Season 2 will consist of seven half-hour episodes. The new season, which will shoot in both Los Angeles and Las Vegas next year, will air in 2017.
The semi-autobiographical series chronicles Andrew Dice Clay, starring as himself, as he tries to live his life while trapped in the skin of “The Diceman.” The sophomore season will dig deeper into the many facets of Clay, beyond the character who once sold out Madison Square Garden, as the unemployed comic struggles in the Las Vegas suburbs to be a loving father, a devoted boyfriend and a professional gambler who is stuck dealing with the effects of his outrageous brand of fame.
- Elizabeth Wagmeister
Showtime has made the first episode of its Andrew Dice Clay comedy and the fifth season premiere of “House of Lies” available for free online prior to their April 10 linear bows in an effort to generate sampling and buzz for both series.
The episodes, cleaned up to meet at TV-14 rating, were made available Friday through Amazon, Apple, YouTube, Hulu, Roku, PlayStation Vue and other streaming platforms.
Inspired by his real life, “Dice” focuses on comedian Clay as he moves his family to Las Vegas in hopes of making a comeback. The series created by “Old School” writer Scot Armstrong also features Kevin Corrigan and guest appearances by Natasha Leggero, Lorraine Bracco, Adrien Brody, Michael Rapaport, Wayne Newton and Rita Rudner.
“House of Lies” follows Don Cheadle’s Marty Kaan, a manipulative, immoral man who’s determined to graduate from millionaire management consultant to global titan. The dramedy also stars Kristen Bell, »
- Alyssa Sage
April 10th is a big day at Showtime. The fifth season of the House of Lies TV series premieres 9:00pm Et/Pt. The series premiere of Dice follows at 9:30pm. Penny Dreadful's third season is up next at 10:00pm. House of Lies stars Don Cheadle, Kristen Bell, Ben Schwartz, Josh Lawson, Glynn Turman, and Donis Leonard Jr.
Dice stars Andrew Dice Clay and Kevin Corrigan, with guest stars Natasha Leggero, Lorraine Bracco, Adrien Brody, Michael Rapaport, Wayne Newton, Criss Angel, and Rita Rudner. The cast of Penny Dreadful includes Patti LuPone, Eva Green, Wes Studi, Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton, Shazad Latif, Simon Russell Beale, and Harry Treadaway.
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Showtime will release all six episodes of its new comedy series “Dice,” starring Andrew Dice Clay, via its streaming services and on-demand April 10 — the same day that the show is set to make its linear its linear-television premiere.
The full first season will be made available to digital and on-demand customers beginning at midnight that morning. The premiere episode will then be broadcast at 9:30 p.m. that evening on Showtime’s core premium cable channel. Subsequent episodes will be broadcast on successive Sundays.
“We’re excited to release Dice in its entirety across our streaming, on demand and authenticated viewing platforms,” said Gary Levine, president of programming for Showtime Networks. “With its six episode run, we feel this comedy is ideally suited to being consumed all at once. We’re always looking for new ways to make our programming stand-out, and we’re confident that a ‘Dice binge’ will »
- Daniel Holloway
The show, which premieres April 10 at 9:30 p.m. on the premium cabler, is a scripted semi-autobiographical series following the comedian’s attempt at a career resurgence. Clay moves his family to Las Vegas to try and live his life while still trapped in the skin of “The Diceman.”
“Maybe you forgot, ’89?” Clay says in the trailer. “The most famous comic to ever walk the planet Earth.”
While trying to jump start his stand-up career, Clay also deals with repaying his gambling debts, managing his sons’ rock band, and fending off fans. He also has his comedy show paired with magician Criss Angel’s act, which he has a few problems with.
“I’m telling you, I get it,” Clay says to Angel. “You’re intense, you wear the tight clothes. »
- Jacob Bryant
Showtime has released key art for its new scripted Dice TV series. Check it out, above. Consisting of six half-hour episodes, the first season of Dice features the life of comedian, actor, and writer, Andrew Dice Clay.
The cast of Dice includes Clay, starring as himself. Also featured are Kevin Corrigan, with guest stars Natasha Leggero, Lorraine Bracco, Adrien Brody, Michael Rapaport, Wayne Newton, Criss Angel, and Rita Rudner. The single-camera comedy premieres this spring.
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