Showtime made several announcements regarding its new and returning series at the 2016 TCA Winter Press Tour:
House of Lies Season 5 premieres April 10. House of Lies is currently filming an episode of the new season in Havana, Cuba, the first time an American scripted series will be shot in the country since the U.S. and Cuba restored diplomatic relations last summer.
Season 3 of Penny Dreadful premieres May 1. Patti LuPone returns as a series regular in the new role of Dr. Seward, an American therapist. Wes Studi joins as a series regular as Kaetenay, an intense, enigmatic Native American.
Shameless received a 12-episode Season 7 renewal.
Showtime previewed the new six-episode scripted series DICE, following the life of renowned comedian, Andrew Dice Clay, to premiere this spring.
A first look at the trailer for eight-part documentary series Dark Net, about the dangers of the Internet’s unregulated underbelly known as the deep web. Premieres Jan. 21 at 11pm ET/PT:
Showtime announced the pickup of a new one-hour comedy series I’m Dying Up Here, set in L.A.’s celebrated, infamous stand-up comedy scene of the 1970s. Jim Carrey executive produces. Melissa Leo, Ari Graynor, Clark Duke, Michael Angarano, Andrew Santino are among the stars. Filming begins Fall 2016.
Spike Lee’s documentary Michael Jackson’s Journey From Motown to Off the Wall premieres Feb. 5 at 9pm ET/PT. Preview: