The dysfunctional Gallagher family isn’t going anyplace!
Showtime has renewed Shameless for a ninth season, the network’s president and CEO David Nevins launched Wednesday. The facts arrives three days after the purpose to’s season eight premiere, which was once its perfect-rated rated debut since the season 3 opener, in maintaining with the network.
“We’re so grateful to Showtime for giving us the opportunity to continue making Shameless,” said sequence executive producer and showrunner John Wells in a reveal. “It’s a labor of cherish (and a blast) for all of us.”
“As sharp because it will even be for any point to easily to withhold viewers within the most original TV panorama, Shameless is adding them in droves,” said Nevins. “But it undoubtedly’s no mystery why. The sequence’ recognition for rich and resonant characters and for deep – and deeply zigzag – comedy has drawn no longer entirely faithful longtime viewers, however a frequently increasing target audience. And creatively, the season that kicked off this previous Sunday is stronger than ever.”
As of edifying now, there’s no be aware but on whether season 9 will seemingly be its final installment. In a recent interview with EW, superstar William H. Macy, who has got four Emmy nominations for enjoying patriarch Frank, said he suspected the purpose to had one other season or two left in it.
“When we carried out season 7, that was once alleged to be the head of it, and I began to entertain the idea of life after Shameless for me,” said Macy. “I gave some idea to it — somewhat bit — about how we’d terminate. But I mediate that’s no longer upon us. Now not but. I mediate we’ll end one other season, presumably two extra.”
Production on season 9 is anticipated to beginning in 2018.
Shameless airs Sundays at 9 p.m. on Showtime.