Sunday (January 13) was a good night for Showtime
In addition to garnering four Golden Globe wins, including a trio for "Homeland," Showtime also saw all three of its returning Sunday originals hit new series highs.
"Shameless" drew 2 million viewers for its third season premiere, up by 37 percent over last spring's finale and 46 percent over last season's average audience. Adding an additional Sunday airing, "Shameless" was watched by 2.6 million viewers.
Airing at 10 p.m., "House of Lies" drew 1.19 million viewers in its first airing and 1.54 million viewers for the night. The comedy, which won Don Cheadle a Golden Globe on Sunday night, was up 43 percent over the average for its first season.
Starting its sixth season. "Californication" drew 1.07 million viewers for its first airing at 10:30 and 1.3 million viewers for the night.