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Showtime Offers Free Online Preview of ‘Dice’ Pilot, ‘House of Lies’ Premiere

Showtime has made the first episode of its Andrew Dice Clay comedy  and the fifth season premiere of “House of Lies” available for free online prior to their April 10 linear bows in an effort to generate sampling and buzz for both series.

The episodes, cleaned up to meet at TV-14 rating, were made available Friday through Amazon, Apple, YouTube, Hulu, Roku, PlayStation Vue and other streaming platforms.

Inspired by his real life, “Dice” focuses on comedian Clay as he moves his family to Las Vegas in hopes of making a comeback.  The series created by “Old School” writer Scot Armstrong also features Kevin Corrigan and guest appearances by Natasha Leggero, Lorraine Bracco, Adrien Brody, Michael Rapaport, Wayne Newton and Rita Rudner.

House of Lies” follows Don Cheadle’s Marty Kaan, a manipulative, immoral man who’s determined to graduate from millionaire management consultant to global titan.  The dramedy also stars Kristen Bell,  Ben Schwartz and Josh Lawson.

The two episodes will be available free to non-Showtime subscribers across a range of streaming platforms. Showtime is making all six episodes of “Dice” available online to subscribers on April 10, another example of traditional networks recognizing the growing appetite among TV buffs for binge-watching options.

On air, “Dice” and “House of Lies” will premiere back to back in the 9 p.m. hour on April 10.

(Pictured: “Dice”)

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