“Shameless” will enter its ninth season with two new cast members, Katey Sagal and Courteney Cox. Sagal will play Ingrid Jones, a “crazed psych patient that Frank (William H. Macy) encounters in the ER and with whom he becomes smitten.” Cox’s character, Jen Wagner, is a famous actress with a drinking problem. Lip (Jeremy Allen White) is hired as her sober companion and she takes him for a wild ride.
This upcoming season of “Shameless” will consist of 14 episodes airing in 2 parts, fall and winter of 2018. The first seven episodes will begin airing on Sunday, Sept. 9th at 9pm on Showtime.