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Published: Thursday, January 31, 2013, 12:01 a.m.

'Ripper Street,' 4 other series win renewal for new seasons

  • Matthew Macfadyen stars as Detective Inspector Edmund Reid in a scene from "Ripper Street" on BBC America.

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    Matthew Macfadyen stars as Detective Inspector Edmund Reid in a scene from "Ripper Street" on BBC America.

LOS ANGELES -- It's a big week in TV renewal land with the news that five cable series are getting new seasons, in addition to the renewal of CBS's entire daytime lineup.
The five series that are continuing on are Showtime's "Shameless," "House of Lies" and "Californication"; BBC America's "Ripper Street"; and Cinemax's "Banshee."
The trio of Showtime series have already been on the air for a season or more ("Californication" is airing its sixth season), the BBC America and Cinemax shows just debuted this year.
"Ripper Street" stars Matthew Macfadyen, Jerome Flynn and Adam Rothenberg as investigators in Victorian England, patrolling the crime-ridden streets of London's East End just six months after the last of the unsolved Jack the Ripper murders. The first season is set in 1889; the second season will move into the 1890s.
"Banshee" is executive produced by "True Blood" creator Alan Ball and stars Antony Starr as an ex-con and thief who moves to the town of Banshee, Pa., and assumes the identity of the town sheriff while continuing his criminal activities and doing battle with the gangsters he betrayed years before.
"Shameless" just began its third season on Showtime.
"House of Lies" recently began its second season. Star Don Cheadle this month unexpectedly won the Golden Globe for actor in a comedy series for his "Shameless" role.
Story tags » Television

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