Good news for fans of the hit Showtime series Shameless – it has been renewed for a seventh season!
The renewal was announced on Tuesday afternoon (January 12) during the network’s panel at the 2016 Winter TCA Tour.
The show’s star Emmy Rossum took to her Twitter account to share her excitement about the news.
“It’s gonna be 7 years with my second family! What an exciting day!!!! #Shameless,” she tweeted.
“Shameless has clearly resonated with audiences as evidenced by their steady growth on Sunday nights over the past 6 years,” Showtime president of programming Gary Levine said in a statement (via THR). “We are extremely pleased with the creative work being done by [exec producers] John Wells, Nancy Pimental and the entire cast, producers and writers – and we so appreciate Shameless’ clear and distinctive voice.”
Season seven will get 12 episodes and it will premiere in 2017.