Showtime's Shameless, House of Lies and Episodes premiere Monday, January 13 on Movie Central

  • Matt LeBlanc, William H. Macy, Emmy Rossum, Don Cheadle and Kristen Bell return in new seasons of Episodes, Shameless and House of Lies.
  • Monday night programming begins at 7:30 p.m. PT on Movie Central, for more info visit

TORONTO, Dec. 3, 2013 /CNW/ - This January, Monday nights are jam packed on Corus Entertainment's Movie Central (Western Canada) with new episodes from returning Showtime hit series beginning January 13. Season 3 of Episodes starring Matt LeBlanc premieres Monday, January 13 at 7:30 p.m. PT, followed by Season 4 of Shameless starring William H. Macy and Emmy Rossum at 8 p.m. PT, and Season 3 of House of Lies, starring Don Cheadle and Kristen Bell at 9 p.m. PT.

Episodes, Season 3 (Showtime Original Series)
Premieres Monday, January 13 at 7:30 p.m. PT on Movie Central
In Season 3, Sean (Stephen Mangan) and Beverly (Tasmin Greig), an English couple whose hit U.K. sitcom is remade for U.S. audiences and corrupted beyond recognition, are back together; however, they soon discover it's not so easy to heal old wounds. Things do not get any easier for Matt LeBlanc this year as his career and ego continue to be pummeled. New guest stars include Chris Diamantopoulos (24) in a season-long arc as the new head of the network; Roger Bart (Revenge) appears in four episodes as Matt's agent; along with Tracy Spiridakos (Revolution) as a family member of actress Morning Randolph (Mircea Monroe).

Shameless, Season 4 (Showtime Original Series)
Premieres Monday, January 13 at 8 p.m. PT on Movie Central
Season 4 picks up a few weeks after the last season ended with Academy Award® nominee William. H. Macy and Golden Globe® nominee Emmy Rossum. The Gallaghers are braving another brutal Chicago winter and are waiting on the medical fate of their flawed, permanently pickled patriarch, Frank (Macy). With Fiona (Emmy Rossum) in a stable job and relationship, and Lip (Jeremy Allen White) enrolled in college, can the Gallaghers finally realize the middle class American dream?

House of Lies, Season 3 (Showtime Original Series)
Premieres Monday, January 13 at 9 p.m. PT on Movie Central
Starring Emmy® nominee and Golden Globe® winner Don Cheadle as Marty Kaan, Season 3 starts in the wreckage of Marty's decision to launch his own firm as it spills onto the pod - the almighty quartet is disbanded. But while Marty is preoccupied with hustling up new clients, his former mentee Jeannie (Kristen Bell) is channeling her inner Kaan and making big moves in his absence. Guest stars this season include Eliza Coupe (Happy Endings), Mekhi Phifer (Lie to Me) and T.I. (Boss).

All episodes will be available in High Definition on Movie Central HD, and on demand and online with Movie Central On Demand with participating service providers.

About Movie Central
Movie Central is a commercial-free premium pay TV service available in western Canada. Movie Central premieres the best in Hollywood, international and Canadian films across nine 24-hour movie channels, including dedicated high-definition feeds, a Movie Central On Demand service and exclusive HBO content on HBO Canada. Movie Central is also the first window for Showtime content and home to cutting-edge Canadian series. A major force in the Canadian independent film and television production industry, Movie Central, through Script to Screen, a writer-oriented feature script development program funded by Movie Central and delivered by NSI supports Canadian filmmaking. Visit the Movie Central website at

Movie Central is owned by Corus Entertainment Inc., a Canadian-based media and entertainment company. Corus is a market leader in specialty television and radio with additional assets in pay television, television broadcasting, children's book publishing and children's animation. Experience Corus on the web at

SOURCE: Movie Central

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Movie Central (western Canada)   
Owen McCorquodale
(416) 479-6068

Danielle Sefton
(416) 479-6094

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