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Shameless US, More4 | reviews, news & interviews

Shameless US, More4

Shameless US, More4

Can Paul Abbott's classic survive this transatlantic remake?

This Bud's for you: William H Macy as Chicago's own Frank Gallagher
The Americans have form when it comes to creating superior remakes of British TV shows. Life on Mars with Michael Imperioli? You gotta love it. The Office without Ricky Gervais? We are eternally in their debt.

The south side of Chicago, where the American Gallaghers live, feels completely different from a Stretford council estate

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