Showtime orders 'Shameless' to series
Macy plays the alcoholic patriarch; Allison Janney ("The West Wing") plays the mother who has gone AWOL; and Emmy Rossum ("The Phantom of the Opera") plays the oldest daughter who has to parent her younger siblings. The series also stars Justin Chatwin, Ethan Cutkosky, Shanola Hampton, Steve Howey, Emma Kenney, Cameron Monaghan, Jeremy White and Laura Slade Wiggins.
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Photo: Cast of "Shameless." Credit: Showtime