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Shameless: Showtime Show Ratings Hit Series High

Shameless ratingsSunday was a big night for Shameless on Showtime. The TV series drew its largest audience to date and the cable channel has issued a press release with the details.

To see the week-to-week ratings trends and averages for season two, you can check out our Shameless ratings page. The series has already been renewed for a third season.

SHAMELESS continues to grow

FYI – this past Sunday’s episode of SHAMELESS was not only the highest rated episode of the season, it was the series’ highest rated episode ever. The series also posted its best total night ratings to-date. Through 5 weeks of total data, SHAMELESS season two averages 4.79 million total weekly viewers across platforms (On Demand, replays, Live+7), up +26% above last season through the same time frame (3.8 million).


9:00p 1.601 million viewers (up +14% vs. episode 7 on Feb. 19 – 1.41 million, the show was preempted on Feb. 26)

11:00p 518K viewers

Total 2.12 million viewers (+14% vs. last ep 1.86 million)

What do you think? Were you watching Shameless on Sunday night? How do you think this season measures up?

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Lin Baker September 2, 2012 at 10:20 am

I love the show and can’t wait for it to come back soon!


Coffeemarc March 8, 2012 at 12:39 pm

When I first saw the promos, I thought I wouldn’t like this show. But I gave it a chance and watched the first episode and was instantly hooked. Season two is cruising along just fine, I think. But it’s not a show for everyone…


Grandizer March 7, 2012 at 10:48 am

Love the show, just the right amount of nudity, comedy, drama and violence.
Emma Rossum and the whole family are cast perfectly.


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