Shameless is a long-running show that has become very important to many of its fans. It has been shown for 11 seasons over the last ten years. John Wells made the comedy-drama series, now the longest-running show on Showtime that was written from scratch. In January 2020, Season 11 of the show was announced, and it started airing in December 2020. The last episode of the eleventh season came out on April 11, 2021. In this article, we’ll talk about Season 12 of Shameless.
Is Season 12 of Shameless coming back?
Now, we think that’s the end of Shameless, as it won’t be picked up for the 12th season. Showtime said the 11th season of the top-rated show would be it is last. People have loved and admired the show a lot, and we think that if Shameless Season 12 had come out, it would have been a blast as well.
But we know for sure that it won’t happen because the official description of the series said:
“It’s the last song, and the Gallaghers are going out with the biggest bang ever. Changes will force each of them to step up or move on, but they know one thing for sure: “Gallaghers may grow up, but they’ll never grow apart.”
How Shameless Works
The show is about the life of a man named Frank Gallagher, who always becomes drunk after his wife dies. Frank is a proud single father of six kids who is intelligent, hardworking, and independent. His life is going downhill because everyone around him is becoming more and more different.
They are not wealthy and don’t have much money to live on. And the fact that their father drinks too much has made their lives harder. Frank is often found passed out on the pub floor when he doesn’t go there or isn’t there.
Even though they have all of these problems, the six kids have found a way to grow up in the situation they are stuck in. Fiona, the oldest daughter, helps all of her younger siblings, and her father has an everyday life. They aren’t like most families, but they don’t feel wrong about how and why they are this way. Also, since Shameless Season 12 isn’t being made, we’ll never see the family happy and grown-up because of their money problems. But they are more intelligent and closer to their family in their minds now.
Who’s in Shameless?
William H. Macy plays Frank Gallagher.
Fiona Gallagher, played by Emmy Rossum
Jeremy Allen White played Lip Gallagher.
Ethan Cutkosky plays Carl Gallagher
Cameron Monaghan plays Ian Gallagher.
Debbie Gallagher, played by Emma Kenney
Liam Gallagher as Liam Isaiah
Kevin Ball as Steve Howey
Shanola Hampton plays Veronica Fisher.
Mickey Milkovich, played by Noel Fisher
Isidora Goreshter as Svetlana
Jimmy Lishman is played by Justin Chatwin
Sheila Jackson, played by Joan Cusack
Mandy Milkovich is played by Emma Greenwell.
Laura Slade Wiggins as Karen Jackson
Michael Patrick McGill played Tommy, and Dermot Mulroney played Sean Pierce.
Elise Eberle plays Sandy Milkovich.
Is Showtime putting out a spin-off instead of Season 12 of Shameless?
Showtime has decided to replace Shameless Season 12 with a limited series called “Shameless: Hall of Shame.” It will be a six-part miniseries. During the eleventh season, there will be a look back at what happened in the previous seasons. It is a mix of new and original scenes from Shameless and a look back at how each main character got where they are now. In a way, it’s an exact way to bring the whole series to a close.
Gary Levine, the President of Entertainment for Showtime, said:
“The characters of Shameless have made Showtime viewers laugh, cry, and have more fun than any other show in our history. We just thought that 11 seasons was a big fat number.” We just thought it was time, and we liked the idea of giving John and the others a chance to end it well, to try to land.”
As popular as the show was while it was on, it will be looked at for spin-offs, and with all the exciting characters it created, we’re sure they’d want to do something with those characters on their own.