Showtime have renewed their popular comedy-drama series Shameless for s 9th season, airing 2018.
With season 8 currently airing, and receiving good ratings, Showtime haven’t hesitated in meriting Shameless a season 9. On it’s season 8 premiere, Shameless was able to gather 1.86 million live and same day viewers, this made it the shows second highest premiere episode viewership, behind season 3. On another positive note, ratings are on the way up too, so at the moment it seems the perfect time for them to continue the show. It could even go beyond season 9. Should there be no delays, season 9 will hit screens fall 2018.Shameless Renewed For Season 9 By Showtime! Click To Tweet
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The drama is created by Bonanza Productions in association with John Wells Productions and Warner Bros Television. Speaking about the season 9 renewal, John Wells said: “We are so grateful to Showtime for giving us the opportunity to continue making Shameless. It’s a labor of love (and a blast) for all of us.”
In other Shameless news, network Showtime are still yet to comment on the DUI arrest of series regular actor Ethan Cutkosky. This will not affect him in season 8, but we do not know about season 9, please follow us to stay updated.
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