House of Lies is a brilliant comedy series starring one of the funniest actors in the lead, Don Cheadle. While most of you might know Cheadle from his role in the MCU, this Showtime series is where we truly get to see his funny side. House of Lies follows a highly successful management consultant and he tries to do everything he can for his clients with the help of his team of oddballs. The Showtime series ran for five brilliant seasons. So, if you miss House of Lies, here are some more shows you could watch next.
Synopsis: Richard Roxburgh (Moulin Rouge!, Van Helsing) is Cleaver Greene, a brilliant barrister battling self-destructive tendencies in this hit Australian comedy-drama. As a lawyer, Cleaver prefers to defend those who are utterly hopeless and probably guilty; his clients include murderers, bigamists, and even cannibals. In his personal life, he dodges debt collectors and the Tax Office, while pining after a former prostitute (Adrienne Pickering, The Reef) and flirting with his best friend’s wife (Danielle Cormack, Wentworth). Despite his roguish ways, Cleaver’s wit and charm have won him many cases and loyal friends over the years.
Synopsis: Suits delves into the fast-paced, high-stakes world of Manhattan Corporate law firm where hotshot attorney, Harvey Specter (Gabriel Macht) makes a risky move by hiring legal prodigy Mike Ross (Patrick J. Adams) as his new associate despite not having a college or law degree. The two are forced to keep up the charade as they become an irrepressible duo. Boundaries are crossed, alliances are tested and fallouts are inevitable in the riveting nine seasons which also stars Meghan Markle, Gina Torres, Sarah Rafferty, Rick Hoffman, Dulé Hill, Amanda Schull and Katherine Heigl.
Synopsis: When fast-living novelist Hank Moody left the literary haunts of New York for the pleasure seeking splendors of L.A, he thought he’d have fame, fortune and the love of a good woman. Now his personal life is in shambles, his career is on the brink of self-destruction and he still just can’t stop yielding to every temptation. Golden Globe® winner David Duchovny stars in the Showtime Original series that takes you on a wild, witty, and sexy ride in the California fast lane.
Synopsis: Your best friend’s star is rising in Hollywood, and there’s only one thing to do: join his entourage. Meet Eric, Turtle and Johnny Drama: three guys dedicated to helping their film-star pal Vince Chase navigate Tinseltown. HBO presents this hit comedy series starring Adrian Grenier, Kevin Connolly, Kevin Dillon, Jerry Ferrara and Jeremy Piven.
Synopsis: Weeds is a single-camera 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 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.
Synopsis: This drama is set in a south Florida plastic surgery center, McNamara-Troy, centering around the two doctors who own it. Sean McNamara (Dylan Walsh) is having problems at home, trying to patch up the rocky road him and his wife Julia (Joely Richardson) are experiencing. On the other hand, sex-craved Christian Troy (Julian McMahon) uses his charm to bring in potential female candidates and conducts shady business deals, often for the love of money.
Better Off Ted
Synopsis: Better Off Ted is a wildly inventive satirical office comedy that thinks outside of the cubicle. Ted (Jay Harrington) is the morally-conscious Head of Research & Development at Veridian Dynamics, a morally-questionable corporation. For Ted and his trusty team of scientists, no invention is too unorthodox.
House of Cards
Synopsis: A ruthless Congressman, Francis Underwood, and his ambitious wife Claire, will stop at nothing to conquer everything. This wicked political drama slithers through the back halls of greed, sex, love and corruption in modern D.C.
Franklin & Bash
Synopsis: Two rogue street lawyers (played by Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Breckin Meyer) join a stuffy, conservative Los Angeles law firm and now the California judicial system will never be the same.
Synopsis: Gifted, but arrogant heart surgeon Hugh Knight (Rodger Corser, Glitch, The Doctor Blake Mysteries) leads a charmed life in Sydney. He believes his talent lets him live outside the rules—until an incident involving drugs and alcohol brings his world crashing down. Placed on probation and banned from performing surgery, Hugh is forced to retreat to his rarely-visited hometown of Whyhope in rural Australia.