In Season 9 of Shameless, political fervour hits the South Side, and the Gallaghers take justice into their own hands.
Frank (William H. Macy) sees financial opportunity in campaigning and decides to give voice to the underrepresented South Side working man.
Fiona (Emmy Rossum) tries to build on her success with her apartment building and takes an expensive gamble hoping to catapult herself into the upper echelon.
Lip (Jeremy Allen White) distracts himself from the challenges of sobriety by taking in Eddie's niece, Xan (Amirah Johnson). Ian (Cameron Monaghan) faces the consequences of his crimes as the Gay Jesus movement takes a destructive turn.
Debbie (Emma Kenney) fights for equal pay and combats harassment; and her efforts lead her to an unexpected realisation. Carl (Ethan Cutkosky) sets his sights on West Point and prepares himself for cadet life.
Liam (Christian Isaiah) must develop a new skillset to survive outside of his cushy private school walls.
Shameless also stars Shanola Hampton, Steve Howey and Richard Flood. Created by Paul Abbott, the series is produced by Bonanza Productions in association with John Wells Productions and Warner Bros. Television.
Developed for American television by John Wells, the series is executive produced by Wells and Nancy M. Pimental.