"HOUSE OF LIES" STAR DON CHEADLE JOINS W. KAMAU BELL ON "TOTALLY BIASED"
Winter Finale on Thursday, February 21 at 11:00PM ET/PT
"Totally Biased" Returns With New Episodes May 9
New York, NY - February 15, 2013 - W. Kamau Bell welcomes House of Lies star Don Cheadle as his guest Thursday, February 21 @ 11:00pm ET/PT, on the winter finale episode of Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell. The series will return with all-new episodes on May 9.
Don Cheadle can currently be seen reprising his Golden Globe Award(R) winning and Emmy Award(R) nominated role as Marty Kaan, the cutthroat consultant, in season two of Showtime's House of Lies. On the big screen, he will next be seen in Iron Man 3 which hits theaters in May. An Academy Award(R) nominated actor, Cheadle has continued to deliver powerful performances both on stage and on screen since making his debut opposite Denzel Washington in Devil in a Blue Dress. His most recent feature film, Flight, premiered at the New York Film Festival in October and was released in November. In 2011, Cheadle produced and starred in The Guard, which premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival and was released last summer. Cheadle's additional film credits include Iron Man 2, Brooklyn's Finest, Traitor, Talk To Me, Crash, the Ocean's Eleven films, Reign Over Me, Traffic, Out of Sight, Boogie Nights, Rosewood and Hotel Rwanda, for which he earned Academy Award, Golden Globe, Broadcast Film Critics Award(R) and Screen Actors Guild Award(R) nominations for "Best Actor." He will next star in a film based on the life of jazz legend Miles Davis. On television, in addition to his awards and accolades for House of Lies, Cheadle previously received Golden Globe and Emmy nominations for his portrayal of Sammy Davis, Jr. in HBO's The Rat Pack, and an Emmy nomination for his starring role in HBO's adaptation of the critically-acclaimed A Lesson Before Dying.
Cheadle is the latest in a growing roster of stars who have visited Totally Biased to share their views, including David Alan Grier, George Takei, Wanda Sykes, John Oliver, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson and journalists Rachel Maddow, Matt Taibbi and Dave Zirin.
Totally Biased, from Bell and Executive Producers Chris Rock, Chuck Sklar and Keri Smith Esguia, stars standup comedian W. Kamau Bell as he hilariously dissects politics, pop culture, race, religion, sex and the media from his own unique point of view. The show features live guests and taped segments. The show is produced by FX Productions.
W. Kamau Bell, recently declared by The New York Times to be "the most promising talent in political comedy in many years," is one of the fastest rising socio-political comics in the United States. A founding member of the stand-up comedy collective "Laughter Against the Machine," Kamau is also co-host of The Field Negro Guide to Arts & Culture podcast with Living Colour guitarist Vernon Reid. His recent stand up album, Face Full of Flour, was named one of the Top 10 Best Comedy Albums of 2010 by iTunes and Punchline Magazine. Bell is best known for his critically acclaimed solo show "The W. Kamau Bell Curve: Ending Racism in About an Hour," which was a Time Out New York Critic's Pick in the 2010 NY Comedy Festival, and a comedy pick in The Guardian during its 2011 run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. This March, Bell will bring his solo show to colleges across the country.