The season two finale of Shameless drew 1.45 million viewers to Showtime at 9 p.m. on April 1, up 26% over its first season finale.
The concluding installment attracted 2 million viewers for the night, up 33% over the season-one finale. In its second season, Shameless has been averaging 4.85 million total weekly viewers across all platforms.
Following Shameless,House of Lies' season one finale drew 775,000 viewers at 10 p.m. and 1.1 million viewers for the night. At the beginning of the freshman comedy's run in January, it was averaging about 1 million viewers for its10 p.m. episode.
At 10:30 p.m., the season five finale of Californication delivered 768,000 viewers, up 40% over its fourth season finale.
Showtime has already renewed all three series, which are slated to return in winter 2013.