Showtime Chiefs Talk Moving Up ‘Shameless’ Final Season, Why They Had No Interest in a ‘Weeds’ Sequel

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Showtime Chiefs Talk Moving Up ‘Shameless’ Final Season, Why They Had No Interest in a ‘Weeds’ Sequel
Shameless” fans will get a double serving of the Gallagher family in 2020. The long-running Showtime comedy will air its 11th and final season this summer, just a handful of months after its 10th season, which still has a few weeks left, will wrap.

Showtime’s entertainment president Gary Levine explained why they made such a quick call on “Shameless” and the decision to move it up to the summer. They wanted it to air alongside “On Becoming a God in Central Florida.”

“We wanted it on earlier, because we wanted to strengthen our summer and we also wanted to provide a great lead-in for ‘On Becoming a God’ in its second season,” Levine told TheWrap on Monday during the Television Critics Association press tour. “It just feels like a strong compatible lead-in.” He added that he’s not sure if Emmy Rossum, who starred on the series for its first nine seasons,
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