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    Californication

    Californication

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    Showtime (ended 2014)
    David Duchovny is the lead in this comedy about a book writer always running into trouble with sex, drugs and women, while struggling to maintain a relationship with his ex-girlfriend and trying to raise his daughter in a less than normal environment for a teenager.moreless
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    Shameless

    Shameless

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    Set in working-class Chicago, the Gallagher family, a working class family of eight, must survive the ups and downs of today's recession. With a mother who is out of her element and an alcoholic father who usually ends up passed out on the living room floor, 18-year-old daughter Fiona is left with the task of keeping her five younger brothers and sisters on the straight and narrow. This series is based on the UK series of the same name.moreless
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    Weeds

    Weeds

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    Showtime (ended 2012)
    This series is a single-camera dark comedy about a single mother who makes ends meet by selling marijuana in the fictional suburb of Agrestic, California. The series exposes the dirty little secrets that lie behind the pristine lawns and shiny closed doors of homes in the of this gated community. Mary Louise Parker stars as the suburban mom who resorts to selling weed to support her family after her husband unexpectedly dies. Jenji Kohan executive produces and writes the series. Beginning with the premiere of the fourth season, the show shifted it's premise in almost it's entirety by relocating the cast to the fictional border town of Ren Mar after Agrestic burned to the ground. From here Nancy gave up her green thumb and began trafficking drugs over the border. Airing Information: First Season: Preview of pilot aired on Sunday, August 7, 2005 on Showtime at 10 PM EST with repeats on the following Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 10PM EST. From then on episodes aired first on Mondays at 10PM EST with repeats on Mondays right after the episode premiere and on Wednesdays, and Fridays at 10:00PM EST and approximately 10:30PM EST and Sunday at 10:30PM EST. Second Season: The season premiere will air on Monday, August 14, 2006 on Showtime. Third Season: The season premiere will air on Monday, August 13, 2007 on Showtime at 10 PM EST. Production Information: Produced by Lions Gate Television in association with Titled Productions. Weeds has received a 10-episode commitment for it's first season. It was renewed after Weeds received a Golden Globe Nomination and the two leading ladies received nominations also. The 13 episodes of the second season were filmed. Theme Song: "Little Boxes" by Malvina Reynolds Awards and Nominations: 63rd Annual Golden Globes in 2006 1. Best Television Series - Musical or Comedy: Weeds (Showtime - Lions Gate Television, Inc.) Nomination 2. Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy: Mary-Louise Parker (Nancy Botwin) Won 3. Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television: Elizabeth Perkins (Celia Hodes) Nominatedmoreless
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    The Big C

    The Big C

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    Showtime (ended 2013)
    Award-winning actress Laura Linney stars and produces dark comedy from Showtime about a suburban wife and mother diagnosed with cancer.
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    House of Lies

    House of Lies

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    Showtime (Returning January, 2015)
    Executive Producer Matthew Carnahan's new comedy project on Showtime is set in the world of corporate management consulting. The series is based on the book House of Lies: How Management Consultants Steal Your Watch and Tell You the Time by Martin Kihn. Don Cheadle is set to star.moreless
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    Episodes

    Episodes

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    Friends favorite Matt LeBlanc teams up with David Crane of the Friends fame and Jeffrey Klarik of Mad About You to serve up a single-camera comedy about the television business. The Showtime project will focus on the funny process of reworking a hit British show for American audiences.moreless
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    Penn & Teller: Bullshit!

    Penn & Teller: Bullshit!

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    Showtime (ended 2010)
    In society, there are many products and ideas that we buy in to. Some of these products, services or ideas are just plain bullsh**. Well-known magicians, Penn and Teller, are here to knock some sense into people in a humorous and informal way and to explain why some things in life are just plain bullsh**.moreless
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    United States of Tara

    United States of Tara

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    Another twisted comedy about the unexpected nature of American families, this single-camera Showtime offering examines a wife and mother of two teens who suffers from dissociative identity disorder, which means she suffers from multiple personalities. Coping with it all is never easy, but it's always funny. Toni Collette has signed on to play the lead role.moreless
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    I Can't Believe I'm Still Single

    I Can't Believe I'm Still Single

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    Author Eric Schaeffer is looking for love. Based on his book, Schaeffer hits the road and experiences of series of dates with a wide variety of partners in this Showtime documentary series.moreless
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    La La Land

    La La Land

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    Meet Marc Wooten, comedian. In Showtime's La La Land, UK-based Wooten takes on a number of hilarious characters a la Sacha Baron Cohen.
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    Web Therapy

    Web Therapy

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    Based on Lisa Kudrow's web series of the same name, Lisa Kudrow plays a therapist who gives advice through a Webcam.
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    Inside Comedy

    Inside Comedy

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    Inside Comedy is the Showtime documentary series from David Steinberg and Steve Carell which takes an intimate look at the world of comedy and the comedians who have shaped it. With interviews and rare moments from stars like Chris Rock, Ellen DeGeneres, Jerry Seinfeld and more, viewers can learn about the defining moments, struggles and successes of these legendary comedians.moreless
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    Tracey Ullman's State of the Union

    Tracey Ullman's State of the Union

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    Tracey Ullman brings her unique brand of comedy to Showtime in this new weekly sketch comedy series that takes a satirical look at America and it's non-stop obsession with the lives of celebrities.moreless
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    The Green Room with Paul Provenza

    The Green Room with Paul Provenza

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    This show is filmed in front of an intimate audience and gives comedians the chance to have conversations in an uncensored environment. They share stories, thoughts and spur-of-the-moment exchanges.
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    Nick Cannon: Mr. Showbiz

    Nick Cannon: Mr. Showbiz

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    In his first-ever comedy special, Nick Cannon shows off his funny stories surrounding trying to become a gangster, becoming a father and being married to Mariah. The special was originally taped at the Palms Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.moreless
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    Next Stop for Charlie

    Next Stop for Charlie

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    Next Stop for Charlie is a 2010 travel drama series starring Neil Mandt and Erik Adolphson that continues the story that began in the well-received 2006 indie film Last Stop for Paul, as Charlie Murray travels around the world with a hand-held camera on a mission to hunt down his cousin Erik and bring him home. Erik Murray was on the path to success, attending medical school and preparing to become a doctor. His family is shocked to hear that Erik has suddenly dropped out of school, and is now taking himself on a tour of the world's greatest festivals. The family sends Charlie to track him down and bring him home, but every time Charlie arrives in a new city, he finds Erik has just left for someplace else. As Charlie continues this wild goose chase, he comes across all manner of colorful characters and exciting new experiences. Next Stop for Charlie is a fun series, notable for being created without and crew or casting.moreless