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Showtime Returns 'Shameless,' 'House of Lies,' 'Californication' to Series-Highs

All Three Up Double-digits over Last Year's Premieres 1/14/2013 10:49 AM Eastern

Following Showtime's big night at the Golden Globes, the network recieved more good news on Monday, as the network returned three of its shows to series high ratings on Sunday night.

Shameless' third-season premiere at 9 p.m. averaged 2 million total viewers, up 26% over last year's debut. Including replays, Shameless drew 2.6 million viewers for the night. The second season of House of Lies garnered 1.19 million viewers, 15% higher than its series' premiere. For the night, House of Lies drew a cumulative 1.54 million viewers.

The sixth-season premiere of Californication at 10:30 p.m. averaged 1.07 million total viewers, up 41% vs last season's debut. Across replays, Californication drew 1.3 million viewers.

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