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Showtime Renews House of Lies for Season 5

But with less episodes

Tim Surette

The con is still on. Showtime renewed its half-hour series (a comedy by Emmys definition) House of Lies for a fifth season, the network announced Tuesday.

The fifth season of the series will consist of 10 episodes, down from the normal 12 episodes that made up each of the previous four seasons. Showtime expects Season 5 to air in 2016.

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House of Lies, about a management consultancy firm that will do anything to get business, has reached a fifth season largely on the back of its star Don Cheadle. Cheadle has been nominated for both a Golden Globe and Emmy Award and won the Golden Globe in 2012. Other cast members include Kristen Bell, Ben Schwartz, and Josh Lawson.

House of Lies wrapped up its fourth season on Sunday.

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