‘Shameless’ Season 7 Premiere Date Revealed
“Shameless” Season 6 came to an end on April 3, 2016, and its finale has garnered 1.633 million viewers. However, numerous fans want to find out whether or not “Shameless” will return for Season 7 on Showtime, and if so, when will its release date? To the delight of millions of fans, on January 12, 2016, it was announced that Showtime has picked up “Shameless” for a 12-episode seventh season. “Shameless” Season 7 premiere is slated for Friday, October 2, 2016 at 9 pm ET/PT on Showtime. You can scroll down, to subscribe for our notifications, or get acquainted with the additional info on the subject.
Frankly, the decision on renewal was justified, given the fact that the audience increased in the series finale. Besides, the sixth season of the black comedy has received universal acclaim among the critics. However, it’s worth noting that the sixth series has received an ambivalent reception by the viewers, as different aggregators evidencing. Currently, according to IMDB, “Shameless” has a score of 8.7 out of 10 based on over 100,000 user votes, 142 reviews from viewers and 36 reviews from critics. At the same time, according to Rotten Tomatoes, the sixth series of the dramedy has an average score of 7.2 out of 10 and a 100% approval rating based on 5 reviews from critics, while the viewers have rated the sixth series at3.6 out of 5 with a 71% approval rating based on 274 user votes. Meanwhile, according to Metacritic, the sixth season of “Shameless” has a score of 3.9 out of 10 based on 58 user ratings.
The premiere of Season 6 has drawn 1.439 million viewers (-18.70% compared to previous season premiere) and a 0.63 demo rating (-21.25%) among adults (18-49). At the same time, a finale of the series has gained 1.633 million viewers (+12.47%) with a 0.66 demo rating (+17.86%) among adults (18-49). For comparisons, “Shameless” Season 5 averaged a 0.71 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 1.58 million viewers.
Inspired by the British series of the same name, “Shameless” depicts the life of Frank Gallagher (William H. Macy) and his family. While Frank wanders between pubs and bars in order to find another glass of beer, his eldest daughter Fiona (Emmy Rossum) is forced to watch for her 5 siblings, and parent them as a mother. Meanwhile, Frank can be described as a shameless freeloader, who doesn’t pay any attention to his children. Nevertheless, the Gallagher family attempts to survive in this difficult world.
Season 7 Release Date
“Shameless” Season 6 kicked off on January 10, 2016 on Showtime, and its debut drew 1.439 million viewers, and has been praised by critics. Despite the mixed reception by the viewers, Showtime has confirmed the renewal of “Shameless” for a seventh season. “Shameless” Season 7 is set to premiere on Friday, October 2, 2016 at 9 pm ET/PT on Showtime. Fortunately, thanks to our notification system, we’re able to notify you about the further updates of the black comedy series, as well as about the “Shameless” Season 7 release date. Don’t miss the premiere! Join our list of subscribers using the form below, and we’ll deliver a notification on the release date directly to your inbox.
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