The much-awaited show Shameless is back with its ninth season. We all knew Shameless Season 9 was going to happen the moment season 8 premiered on November 5, 2017. Season 8 premiere had the best ratings since the third season. It was watched by close to 2 million viewers. So it really was a no-brainer that another season was in the works. When the fearlessly twisted and funny show first premiered, it captured the people’s imagination.
Shameless Season 9 Episode 1 – Update
The ninth season will see the return of William H. Macy as Frank Gallagher and Emmy Rossum as Fiona Gallagher and the rest of the regular cast. Also, Dan Luria and Ashley Romans are new additions to the cast. Isidora Goreshter won’t be reprising her role as Svetlana Yevgenivna Fisher.
The recent shock announcement of Emmy Rossum’s departure after the ninth season has sent the fans into a tizzy. She announced that in a bittersweet Facebook post leaving the fans heartbroken. She wrote:
“I can say for certain that this cast and crew, who I’ve been truly honored to work alongside, are world class. I am proud, and I’m filled with gratitude. I know you will continue on without me, for now. There is much more Gallagher story to be told. I will always be rooting for my family. Try not to think of me as gone, just think of me as moving down the block. With love, always;” this has cast a shadow over the future of the show. Gallagher family without Fiona is incomplete.
It is reported that in the ninth season, political fervor hits the South Side and the Gallaghers take justice into their own hands. A few highlights — Frank (Macy) sees financial opportunity in campaigning and decides to give voice to the underrepresented South Side working man. Fiona (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.
The first episode of the ninth season is titled “ARE YOU THERE SHIM? IT’S ME, IAN.” It will release on September 9.
The official synopsis of the first episode says “Frank’s latest sexual escapades get him into trouble with the Hopkins Academy PTA. Fiona struggles with her decision to bail Ian out of jail, while he continues his Gay Jesus antics inside. Lip juggles taking care of Xan with a potential romance. Debbie fights for equal pay at work, and Carl has to prove himself at military school. Kev and V have trouble with the twins without Svetlana. “.
The ninth season of the series is said to have two episodes more than usual.
The ninth season premieres on September 9. So get suit yourself and get ready to watch the Gallagher’s get Shameless again, quite possibly one last time.