Showtime picks up a ninth season of its hit series ‘Shameless’

On the heels of Sunday’s eighth season premiere, which delivered 50 percent year-over-year growth, SHOWTIME has given a ninth season order to SHAMELESS. The announcement was made today by David Nevins, President and CEO, Showtime Networks Inc. One of the network’s longest-running and most successful series ever, SHAMELESS ranks as the network’s … [Read more...]

Joan Cusack takes home first-ever Emmy for ‘Shameless’ on Showtime

After five consecutive Emmy nominations, Joan Cusack received her first Emmy win for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for her unforgettable role as “Sheila Jackson” in SHAMELESS on SHOWTIME.  This also marks the first-ever Emmy win for the network’s top-rated comedy series and the first-ever win for SHOWTIME in the category.  In next … [Read more...]

SONS OF ANARCHY Advance Review “Poenitentia”

Sons of Anarchy has joined Rafi’s (The League) Domination League because seriously, this season is taking over television.  You couldn’t stop watching it even if you wanted to.  Tonight’s episode is full of irony, disgust, tragedy, action, insight, déjà vu, fringe, free range briefs, apologizing, creepy glares, and a few comical thrusts.  … [Read more...]

SONS OF ANARCHY Advance Review “One One Six”

Sons of Anarchy returned last week with a record-breaking premiere.  The premiere explored some very dark and disturbing storylines.  Kurt is not one to shy away from controversy, but many say that he crossed the line.  Let me ask you this – If you don’t speak about something does it go away?  What would you tell someone who is so distraught that … [Read more...]

Exclusive SHAMELESS Emma Kenney Interview Showtime

I spoke with the brilliantly talented Emma Kenney, who plays Debbie Gallagher, about the new season of Shameless.  Emma’s insight on her character was astounding.  You’ll see Debbie in a whole new light.  I love how she broke down her character and shared her method on how she relates to her.  I could listen to her discuss Debbie all day.  Emma is … [Read more...]

SHAMELESS Advance Review “May I Trim Your Hedges?” Showtime

Last week on Shameless, Frank (William H. Macy) finally broke Debs (Emma Kenney).  Can you believe that he made that phone call?  Tonight Frank really earns his Father of the Year award.  “May I Trim Your Hedges?” is written by Krista Vernoff and directed by Steve Shill. Veronica (Shanola Hampton) and Kevin have some issues to work out regarding … [Read more...]

SHAMELESS Advance Review “The American Dream” Showtime

Shameless got off to a spectacular start last week and I can honestly tell you that you haven’t seen anything yet.  Frank Gallagher (William H. Macy) is just getting started.  He has been reborn into a scummier version of himself.  He takes things too far, even for Frank.  Tonight’s episode, “The American Dream,” is written by Nancy M. Pimental and … [Read more...]