Bill Porter, the door-to-door salesman in Portland, Ore., who was portrayed by William H. Macy in an Emmy-winning TV movie, has died at 81.
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Sam Rockwell stars in the new indie thriller “A Single Shot,” which is now available with XFINITY On Demand before it comes to theaters.
Money is always a problem for the Gallagher family and in Season 3 of “Shameless,” things are just as fiscally on the edge as ever. As usual, the responsibility for… More
On “Shameless,” William H. Macy plays the world’s most deadbeat dad. He stars as Frank Gallagher, a boozy, shiftless grifter whose brood of six mix-and-match offspring (do any of them share the same mother?) care for one another and, by necessity, him. The oldest daughter, Fiona (played by Emmy Rossum), is the family’s de facto mom, a Wendy to Frank’s derelict Peter Pan.
The trials and tribulations of the Gallagher family will continue when the third season of “Shameless” premieres next January — and XfinityTV.com has a sneak peek at what lies ahead… More
Here’s an assignment for the screenwriters behind “Shameless” and its eye-popping stories: Discuss what the heck you’ve wrought, and how.
Showtime has renewed its entire current Sunday night slate. Newcomer “House of Lies” will be back for a second season; “Shameless” will return for a third; and Hank Moody’s indiscretions will continue to be chronicled in the sixth season of “Californication.”
“Shameless” has plumbed the depths of suicide, alcoholism, drug addiction, and a slew of other dark topics. Now the Showtime series is going darker with a storyline about euthanasia.
William H. Macy has earned critical acclaim for playing nerdy asexual characters in films such as “Fargo” and “Magnolia.” But he says his role as a conniving deadbeat dad on Showtime’s “Shameless” series is turning him into a sex symbol.
What a difference a season makes. When Showtime’s drama “Shameless” returns for a second season in January, the Gallaghers have shed their winter coats in exchange for cut-off shorts and… More