The dysfunctional Gallagher clan will return with 12 more episodes.
“The viewer loyalty and critical acclaim over the last five seasons has made Shameless one of our signature series,” Nevins said. “This incredible collection of writers and actors have created a show truly unique in the television landscape.”
Not too unique, given it had a British predecessor, surely….
Showtime also announced a series pick up for Happyish, which will debut in the US on April 26th starring Steve Coogan. Nurse Jackie’s final season and Penny Dreadful are also set for April seasons.
Season Five of Shameless is currently screening on SoHo.