Renewal Extends Network’s No. 1 Comedy To A 10th Season, Becoming The Longest Running Program Ever On SHOWTIME
LOS ANGELES – January 31, 2019 – On the heels of the recent premiere of the second half of season nine of its hit comedy series SHAMELESS, SHOWTIME has announced its most-watched show has been renewed for a 10th season. The renewal will make SHAMELESS the longest running series ever on SHOWTIME. Season 10 will mark the return of television’s favorite dysfunctional family The Gallaghers that will include series stars Oscar® nominee and Emmy® and SAG Award winner William H. Macy, Jeremy Allen White, Ethan Cutkosky, Emma Kenney, Christian Isaiah and Cameron Monaghan. Production on season 10 will begin in 2019. The announcement was made today by Gary Levine, President of Entertainment, Showtime Networks Inc., at the Television Critics Association’s Winter Press Tour.
“The Gallaghers are a force of nature, and they are coming back, Levine said. “SHAMELESS, with its ever-growing fan base, is like no other show on television. We are thrilled it will live on with its unique blend of love and larceny on SHOWTIME."
Added executive producer John Wells: “All of us on SHAMELESS are delighted that we get to tell more wonderful Gallagher stories – and thankful to SHOWTIME for their continued support. We can’t wait to get back to work with this extraordinary cast.”
Season nine of SHAMELESS resumed in January with Fiona (Rossum) at a low point and Debbie (Emma Kenney) taking on more responsibility in keeping the family afloat, while Frank (Macy) enjoys the honeymoon period of his relationship with Ingrid (guest star Katey Sagal) before reality interferes. Lip (Jeremy Allen White) and Carl (Ethan Cutkosky) dive deep into new, complicated relationships, as Kev (Steve Howey) and V (Shanola Hampton) realize they are in over their heads with their latest family plans.
Created by Paul Abbott, SHAMELESS is produced by Bonanza Productions in association with John Wells Productions and Warner Bros. Television. Developed for American television by John Wells, the series is executive produced by Wells and Nancy M. Pimental.
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