Showtime's Shameless ended this year after a whopping 11 season run and six additional episodes featuring the journeys of some major characters. Star Emmy Rossum chose not to return for the final two seasons, with her last episode airing in March, 2019. During her 2016 contract renegotiations, Emmy fought for pay equity with her costar, William H Macy. (Macy supported her and Showtime did as well.) There was speculation that Rossum would return for the series finale, which aired this April, but mild spoiler she did not. Shameless showrunner John Wells said that was due to the pandemic. Plus . . .