Are you ready for the new season of Shameless? Showtime has just announced the TV show’s season nine premiere date, Variety reports.
The comedy-drama follows the ups and downs of a family living in Chicago’s gritty Southside neighborhood. The cast includes Emmy Rossum, William H. Macy, Jeremy Allen White, Cameron Monaghan, Emma Kenney, Shanola Hampton, and Steve Howey.
Season nine of Shameless will premiere on Showtime on September 9th at 9 p.m. ET/PT. The network has ordered an additional two episodes for the season, bringing the total to 14, so the season will be broken up into two parts. Part two of season nine will debut on January 20th.
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In the season, political fervor hits the South Side, and the Gallaghers take justice into their own hands. Frank (William H. Macy) sees financial opportunity in campaigning and decides to give voice to the underrepresented South Side working man. Fiona (Emmy Rossum) tries to build on her success with her apartment building and takes an expensive gamble hoping to catapult herself into the upper echelon. Lip (Jeremy Allen White) distracts himself from the challenges of sobriety by taking in Eddie’s niece, Xan (Amirah Johnson). Ian (Cameron Monaghan) faces the consequences of his crimes as the Gay Jesus movement takes a destructive turn. Debbie (Emma Kenney) fights for equal pay and combats harassment; and her efforts lead her to an unexpected realization. Carl (Ethan Cutkosky) sets his sights on West Point and prepares himself for cadet life. Liam (Christian Isaiah) must develop a new skillset to survive outside of his cushy private school walls.”
What do you think? Do you watch Shameless? Are you excited for the new season?