Nellie Andreeva

Showtime’s new dark comedy series The Big C, starring Laura Linney as a woman diagnosed with terminal cancer, will premiere Monday, Aug. 16 and will air at 10:30 p.m. It will follow the network’s comedy Weeds whose sixth season also debuts Aug. 16.

Showtime also has set June 10 as premiere date for the eighth season of Penn & Teller: Bullshit, which is being paired with the new roundtable comedy series The Green Room with Paul Provenza at 10:30 p.m.

New reality series The Real L Word debuts June 20 and will air on Sundays where the scripted L Word Showtime that inspired it once ran.

TV Editor Nellie Andreeva - tip her here.

For all of Deadline's headlines, follow us @Deadline on Twitter.