We’ll admit up front that we don’t know a ton about the British series “Shameless.” We know it’s been around a while and that it’s won a number of awards in the U.K.
And, based on the trailer below, we have reasonable confidence that Showtime’s adaptation of it might do the very well-liked original the proper justice.
The show, which has series creator Paul Abbott and “ER” mastermind John Wells as executive producers, stars William H. Macy as the alcoholic patriarch of a working-class Chicago family and Emmy Rossum as his eldest daughter, who tries to keep her family together.
Based on the three-plus minutes of the trailer, we think we’re going to like the tone of the show. Take a look and judge for yourself; “Shameless” premieres in January.
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