Strong launch for Shameless in America

ShowtimeThe launch of the American remake of Shameless on Showtime provided the broadcast which its highest rated drama premier in seven years.

 

ShowtimeThe launch of the American remake of Shameless on Showtime provided the broadcast which its highest rated drama premier in seven years. The remake of the Channel Four series stars William H Macy, Justin Chatwin and Emmy Rossum. Shameless launched on Showtime with 982,000 viewers (1.3 million for the night). That premier puts it above The Tudors which launched in 2007 with 869,000 and Dexter in 2006 which premiered with 600,000 viewers.

 

Also launching on Showtime was Matt LeBlanc’s new comedy Episodes which had 768,000 viewers for Showtime.