Shameless is an American television comedy-drama which airs on Showtime. It is a remake of the award-winning British series of the same name. The series is set in Chicago's Canaryville neighborhood on the South Side. It is filmed in the North Lawndale community area of Chicago and Burbank, California, at Warner Bros. Studios. The series premiered on January 9, 2011. The show's second season, which began shooting on July 5, premiered on Sunday, January 8, 2012. On February 1, 2012, the series was renewed for a third season, which began shooting on June 27, 2012 and premiered on Sunday, January 13, 2013. On January 29, 2013, Showtime renewed Shameless for a fourth season, scheduled to premiere on Sunday, January 12, 2014.