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After some speculation about the viability of a sixth season of House Of Lies, Showtime has confirmed that the comedy will not be renewed past its fifth season finale – due to air on June 12th, 2016. The announcement of series co-star Kristen Bell joining new NBC show The Good Place caused some to question whether House Of Lies would indeed return – although all involved insisted the actress could undertake both projects simultaneously. There’s no longer any need to accommodate such a schedule, however, as House Of Lies officially prepares to shutter its windows.
“House Of Lies is a comedy that has frequently been ahead of the curve. Over the course of its five seasons, it has tackled such hot-button topics as gender identity, wealth inequality, white privilege, »
- Sarah Myles
Season 5 of “House of Lies” will be the comedy’s last, Showtime announced Tuesday.
The half-hour series, which stars Don Cheadle, Kristen Bell, Ben Schwartz, Josh Lawson, Donis Leonard Jr., and Glynn Turman, will wrap up its fifth and final season Sunday, June 12 at 9 p.m. The cancellation means that the show will not return for Season 6. The series finale, “No Es Fácil,” was shot entirely on location in Cuba and directed by series creator and executive producer Matthew Carnahan. The episode marks the first time an American scripted series was shot in Cuba since the restoration of diplomatic relations.
“’House of Lies’ is a comedy that has frequently been ahead of the curve,” said David Nevins, President and CEO, Showtime Networks. “Over the course of its five seasons, it has tackled such hot-button topics as gender identity, wealth inequality, white privilege, police brutality, interracial relationships, and code-switching with honesty »
- Laura Prudom
Showtime has dropped the new poster art and a first-look clip of Season 5 for its dark comedy House Of Lies ahead of its April 10 premiere. Based on the book by Martin Kihn, House Of Lies stars Don Cheadle as manipulative management consultant Marty Kaan. In the upcoming fifth season, Marty is a man with a singular focus – ascending from millionaire mogul to global dominator. No longer content with fleecing big-money clients, he's upping the stakes in a highly calculated… »
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