The second season premiere of "House of Lies" debuts on Showtime premium cable television on Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013 (10 p.m. ET), following "Shameless." "House of Lies" stars Don Cheadle, Kristen Bell, Ben Schwartz and Josh Lawson. Showtime renews Shameless, House of Lies and Californication
Starring Oscar-nominated actor Don Cheadle in his Emmy-nominated role as slick dealmaker Marty Kaan alongside co-star Kristen Bell, this series is a timely comedy that dives head-first into the shark tank known as corporate America. Marty is the big-money earner at Galweather Stearn, who commands a hot, young team known as The Pod: Jeannie (Kristen Bell), Clyde (Ben Schwartz) and Doug (Josh Lawson).
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According to a press release from Showtime, The Pod, especially Marty and Jeannie, must deal with the fall-out from the big merger showdown. Meanwhile, Marty is thrown by the arrival of a new ‘frenemy’ at work and by Roscoe (Donis Leonard Jr.), who decides to move in with his lunatic mother, Monica (Dawn Olivieri).
Larenz Tate ("Rescue Me"), Nia Long ("Third Watch") and Lisa Edelstein ("House") have signed on as recurring season two guest stars.
"House of Lies" is based on the hit tell-all book from best-selling author Martin Kihn (House of Lies: How Management Consultants Steal Your Watch and Then Tell You the Time).
Produced by Showtime, "House of Lies" is created and executive produced by Matthew Carnahan. Jessika Borsiczky, Stephen Hopkins and Don Cheadle also serve as executive producers.