House of Lies

House of Lies

House Of Lies is based on the book "House of Lies: How Management Consultants Steal Your Watch and Tell You the Time by Martin Kihn" and is a new comedy that follows management consultant, Marty (Don Cheadle) who doesn't like to lose and will do anything by using people and manipulating things to go his way. Jeannie Van Der Hooven (Kristen Bell), a co-worker of Marty's, is beside him with a razor-sharp personality to match Marty's. Together they and Marty's corporate team members, Monica (Dawn Oliveri) Jeremiah (Glynn Turman) and Roscoe (Donis Leonard Jr.) take what they can a run with it. Created by Matthew Carnahan (Dirt) and Martin Kihn,House Of Lies is a half-hour comedy that stretches the boundaries between work and personal relationships in a cut-throat consultant type of way.

Episode Info

Next: 5x09 -- Violent Agreement (Jun/05/2016)

Prev: 5x08 -- Tragedy of the Commons (May/29/2016)

Marty and the others attempt to convince a boy band to re-sign with their record label.

Don CheadleDon Cheadle
As Marty Kaan
Kristen BellKristen Bell
As Jeannie Van Der Hooven
Ben SchwartzBen Schwartz
As Clyde Oberholt
Josh LawsonJosh Lawson
As Doug Guggenheim
Dawn OlivieriDawn Olivieri
As Monica Talbot
Donis Leonard Jr.Donis Leonard Jr.
As Roscoe Kaan
Glynn TurmanGlynn Turman
As Jeremiah Kaan

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2x12: Til Death Do Us Part recap: The episode begins in Vegas with Marty and team along with Sarah posing for a picture. Flashback to earlier in the day and the team is shown sitting in Marty’s office at GallWeather and discussing about the new shop Marty is planning to open. Doug is really apprehensive about this move, but Clyde seems completely onboard, until Marty shocks him by revealing that he has scrapped the deal with Carlson and made a new deal with Pinkass. Clyde is really unhappy about it, but says nothing and walks out. Marty brings Jeannie to an office space he is thinking of renting for his new company and Jeannie likes it... read more.

2x11: Hostile Takeover recap: The episode begins with Nate dropping Jeannie off at work. She runs into Marty and gang in the elevator and Doug pulls her leg about the perks that have come with her promotion. Marty talks to Tamara in private about a venture capitalist, who has agreed to give him money for his startup. She reminds him that he still has the Carlson account that needs to be handled. Marty tells her she can handle it because Carlson likes her more than him. She counters that they could lose the Carlson deal if Marty bails and suggests that he stick around at least till the deal is signed. Marty is reluctant, but Tamara convinces him, saying she will do anything that he wants in return... read more.

2x10: Exit.Strategy recap: The episode begins with Marty playing poker at home with his family. Marty is teaching Roscoe how to be an expert in the game, while Malcolm is trying to convince Marty to contribute to his cause. At the office, Doug and Clyde are worried because Marty seems to be too busy to pick up their calls. Marty is in a sauna with a man named Eric, who also works for Gallweather Stern. Marty wants Eric to join his company and Eric after initially pretending that he doesn’t want to, in the end happily agrees. Julienne offers Jeannie a promotion and she is really surprised. Julienne feels she deserves it because Jeannie has proven herself... read more.

2x9: Liability recap: The episode begins and Marty wakes up in bed with Tamara, in her hotel room. He says that he wants her to meet Roscoe. She says she needs time to think about that, because it’s a big deal. At Monica’s house, while he is waiting to pick up Roscoe, Marty finds a tiny bottle of cocaine near the pool. He confronts Monica about it. She quickly disposes of the bottle, and warns him to keep mum about the issue. Marty takes Roscoe and leaves, after Monica has bid him an emotional goodbye... read more.

2x8: Wonders Of The World recap: The episode begins and Jeannie is in a really bad mood and complaining about a client to Clyde and Doug. Clyde tries to lighten her mood by bringing up the fact that its Doug’s one month anniversary with Sarah and he need some gift ideas. Doug then runs some really ridiculous ideas by Jeannie and just then Marty calls. Marty is at home with a black eye and bruises on his face and tells Jeannie he is taking some personal days. She is surprised to hear this, but he doesn’t give her a reason and asks her not to call unless there is an emergency... read more.
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Greg Germann as Greg Norbert (6 eps)
Richard Schiff as Skip Galweather (5 eps)
Megalyn Echikunwoke as April (5 eps)
Bess Armstrong as Julianne Hofschrager (4 eps)
Michael Rady as Wes Spencer (4 eps)
John Aylward as K. Warren McDale (3 eps)
Michael Edward Rose as Stuart Anderson (3 eps)
Mo Gaffney as Principal Gita (3 eps)
Ronete Levenson as Tessa (3 eps)

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