William H. Macy

Those outrageous, dirty-mouthed, hooch-swilling Gallaghers of Showtime's uber-edgy family drama Shameless return to the heat of Chicago summer on January 8 for Season 2. "Everybody's outside, sweltering, sticky and falling into all manner of dysfunction," says William H. Macy, who plays Frank Gallagher, the boozy patriarch to the squalid brood of six South Side offspring.

That wasn't the case in Season 1, which took place in the dead of winter. If you missed the exuberant first season, now's your chance to catch up: Shameless: The Complete First Season is out on DVD and Blu-Ray on December 27 from Warner Home Video, and TV Guide Magazine has an exclusive clip to whet your appetite, along with a special shout-out from the stellar cast.

And don't miss our exclusive story about life on the set of Shameless' second season in the January 2, 2012 issue of TV Guide Magazine, on newsstands December 29!

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