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Showtime Renews 'House of Lies', 'Shameless', 'Californication'

January 30, 2013 (2:30 am) GMT
The network orders a new season each of the three comedies, which show audience growth, for 2014.

Showtime has ordered brand new seasons of its Sunday's comedies, "", "" and "". Announcing the renewals, David Nevins, President of Entertainment, Showtime Networks Inc, states, "Californication, House of Lies, and Shameless possess highly distinctive comedic voices."

He continues, "...and given that all three continue to grow their audience season after season - the pick-up decision was easy. I am incredibly excited to see what each of these series has in store for their next seasons."

All three shows indeed gain more viewers than their prior seasons. Season 2 of "House of Lies" is averaging 3.2 million viewers weekly, up 10% from its freshman season (2.91 million).

The third season of "Shameless" is currently averaging 5.4 million viewers, up 22% from its sophomore season (4.4 million). "Californication", meanwhile, is averaging 3.1 million weekly viewers in its sixth season, up 21% versus season 5 (2.5 million).

The three shows will begin production of the new seasons in Los Angeles later this year for 2014 premiere.

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