Shameless is an American comedy television series set in the southern counterparts of Chicago but most of the series is actually shot in Los Angeles. The series is based on the character of Frank Gallagher and his six children. He is the head of a working class family in Chicago and a drunkard. The six children thus face varied consequences because of his drinking habits.
The show because of its original content was received well by the audience as well as the critics. IMDB rated the show with 8.7 stars while a 93% rating was received from Rotten Tomatoes.
Currently, eight seasons of the show have been released. The ninth season is expected to be released in 2019.
When was it first released and where was it broadcasted?
Shameless was first released on 9th January 2011 on the WB. It was one of the highest rated series at the time of its release. Originally adapted from a British TV series with the same name Shameless soon became a record breaker and earned the hearts of the audiences.
Which show is similar to Shameless?
Shameless deals with the tragedy of a working-class family. It deals with their sufferings and predicaments because of the heavy drinking habits of their one and only head of the family. One such show is “Californication” which is somewhat related to Shameless. Californication is based on the story of a writer and his failed attempts to establish himself one. The protagonist suffers from perpetual writers block and thus severs his relationship with others. His ex-girlfriend and daughter suffer the consequences because of his failure.
Is Shameless available on Hulu?
Yes, Shameless is available on Hulu. It is also available on Netflix. However, the streaming rights of the show are not with Amazon Prime.