Billions, Shameless to premiere early on Showtime |


Showtime is releasing the Billions and Shameless premieres early

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Shameless and Billions are getting an early release: Showtime announced Monday that the two shows will begin streaming on multiple platforms beginning Friday, over a week before their scheduled premiere dates.

Shameless, which will officially premiere Jan. 10 at 9 p.m. ET, stars William H. Macy and Emmy Rossum, and will be kicking off its sixth season at the top of the year. Billions is a new drama starring Paul Giamatti and Damian Lewis that’s set to make its official television debut Jan. 17 at 10 p.m. ET.

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The first episode of Billions and of Shameless’ latest season will be available to watch on YouTube, Facebook,, iTunes, Hulu, PlayStation Vue, Amazon Prime, and Showtime Anytime Jan. 1.