Fans of the Showtime series Shameless don’t have to worry about it being cancelled anytime soon. The execs have already renewed it for a sixth season. Will the ratings continue to grow in season five or will they fall? Stay tuned to find out.
Shameless continues to tell the story of alcoholic father Frank Gallagher (William H. Macy) and his six smart and independent kids who are working to survive without him. The show also stars Emmy Rossum, Jeremy Allen White, Cameron Monaghan, Emma Kenney, Ethan Cutkosky, Joan Cusack, Shanola Hampton, Steve Howey, Noel Fisher, and Emily Bergl.
The ratings are typically the best indication of a show’s chances of staying on the air. The higher the ratings, the better the chances for survival. This chart will be updated as new ratings data becomes available.
Final season averages: 0.7 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 1.58 million total viewers.
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For comparisons: The fourth season of Shameless averaged a 0.8 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 1.65 million viewers.
What do you think? Do you like the Shameless TV show? Do you think it should have been renewed for a sixth season or cancelled instead? How long should the series continue?