Showtime Sets September Date for 'Shameless' Return

Showtime on Sept. 9 will premiere the ninth season of its comedy series Shameless, network officials announced Thursday.

The series, which stars William H. Macy and Emmy Rossum, will feature the show’s 100 episode in week four, according to Showtime. The series is produced by Bonanza Productions in association with John Wells Productions and Warner Bros. Television. The series is executive produced by Wells and Nancy M. Pimental.

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