Back to IndieWire

‘Shameless’ Season 7: Watch the Premiere Episode Now for Free

The show officially returns one week from today.




The seventh season of “Shameless” doesn’t officially begin for another week, but if there’s one thing the binge-watching era has taught us, it’s that waiting is for the birds. As such, Showtime has made the premiere episode free to watch in its entirety on YouTube. Watch it below.

READ MORE: ‘Shameless’ Season 7 Trailer: William H. Macy Declares War On His Family

A remake of the British series of the same name, “Shameless” first premiered in early 2011 and has aired 72 episodes across its first six seasons. William H. Macy stars as Frank Gallagher, an alcoholic single father of six. Emmy Rossum, Ethan Cutkosky, Shanola Hampton, Steve Howey and Emma Kenney all co-star in the Chicago-set dramedy.

READ MORE: Emmy Rossum to Make Directorial Debut in ‘Shameless’ Season 7

Macy won a Screen Actors Guild Award for his performance last year and has also been nominated at the Emmys and Golden Globes; Joan Cusack, in a well-received guest performance, received an Emmy and was likewise nominated for several other awards. Showtime will air the Season 7 premiere next Sunday, October 2.

Stay on top of the latest breaking film and TV news! Sign up for our Email Newsletters here.

This Article is related to: Television and tagged ,