Last year, the ratings for Shameless hit a new high. Will they continue to grow in season four? Will the show be renewed for a fifth season or cancelled instead? 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, Emma Greenwell, and Noel Fisher.
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.
2/18 update: Shameless has been renewed for a fifth season by Showtime.
Final season averages: 0.8 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 1.71 million total viewers.
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For comparisons: The third season of Shameless averaged a 0.8 demo rating with 1.92 million viewers.
What do you think? Do you still like the Shameless TV series? Do you think it should be cancelled or renewed for season five?
This is the sickest dirttiest crazy family ever. I love it. I have to know what happens to these people. Love all the characters. Please don’t end the show.
Shameless cast have so much more to offer as they r growing as actors and their characters this series has at least the potential to beat family guy or the simpsons it be ashame and embarrassing if it ended now i rather watch real people than cartoons this showtime u can do it give your writters incentive and dont give up on a gold mine try to take it to primetime dont miss the train. You can thank me later. You executives ,producers will never know if u dont try. Dont stop believing there is so many people out there… Read more »
Last season averaged 1.65 million viewers.
Mickey Milkovich is the character. You may want to put the actor’s real name, Noel Fisher?
Thanks for spotting that!