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The tenth season of Shameless was officially renewed on January 31, 2019 via Showtime's twitter account. It premiered on November 10, 2019 and concluded on January 26, 2020.


The tenth season of Shameless picks up six months after last season’s finale. Frank uses his leg injury to collect as many prescription drugs as possible and his exploits lead him to an old friend. Debbie, emboldened by the $50,000 left to her by Fiona, has stepped in as the new matriarch, ruling over the Gallagher household with an iron fist. Lip navigates his relationship with a newly affectionate Tami.

Carl has to decide what to do with his life as he finishes military school and heads back to the South side. Liam is committed to learning more about black history and culture under the tutelage of V as Kev faces an identity crisis.


Title Writer(s) Director(s) Airdate #
We Few, We Lucky Few, We Band of Gallaghers! John Wells John Wells November 10, 2019 #10.1
Sleep Well My Prince For Tomorrow You Shall Be King Nancy M. Pimental Jennifer Arnold November 17, 2019 #10.2
Which America? Molly Smith Metzler Silver Tree November 24, 2019 #10.3
A Little Gallagher Goes A Long Way Joe Lawson Iain B. MacDonald December 1, 2019 #10.4
Sparky Philip Buiser William H. Macy December 8, 2019 #10.5
Adios Gringos Sherman Payne Loren S. Yaconelli December 15, 2019 #10.6
Citizen Carl Nancy M. Pimental Erin Feeley December 22, 2019 #10.7
Debbie Might Be a Prostitute Molly Smith Metzler Rose Troche December 29, 2019 #10.8
O Captain, My Captain Philip Buiser Anthony Hardwick January 5, 2020 #10.9
Now Leaving Illinois Sherman Payne Kevin Bray January 12, 2020 #10.10
Location, Location, Location Joe Lawson Silver Tree January 19, 2020 #10.11
"Gallavich!" John Wells John Wells January 26, 2020 #10.12


Main Cast



  • First season not to feature Emmy Rossum, since her departure from the series.
  • Ian returns to the series, after his brief exit.
  • Noel Fisher was confirmed to be returning to the show as a series regular in April 2019.
  • Kate Miner was promoted to main cast.
  • The opening theme song has been updated with Mickey, Tami, and Franny have been upgraded to the main cast.


Promotional poster