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For the People: Is the ABC TV Show Cancelled or Renewed for Season Two?

Vulture Watch Has there been a ruling? Is the For the People TV show cancelled or renewed for a second season on ABC? The television vulture is watching all the latest cancellation and renewal news, so this page is the place to track the status of For the People, season two. Bookmark it, or subscribe for the latest updates. Remember, the television vulture is watching your shows. Are you? What's This TV Show About? An ABC legal drama, For the People stars Britt Robertson, Jasmin Savoy Brown, Ben Rappaport, Susannah Flood, Wesam Keesh, Regé-Jean Page, Ben Shenkman, Hope Davis, Vondie Curtis-Hall, and Anna Deavere Smith. The Shondaland TV series unfolds at “The Mother Court,” i.e. the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. The story centers on six accomplished attorneys, who work on both sides
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Film News Roundup: Margo Martindale Joins Tiffany Haddish, Elisabeth Moss in ‘The Kitchen’

Film News Roundup: Margo Martindale Joins Tiffany Haddish, Elisabeth Moss in ‘The Kitchen’
In today’s film news roundup, Margo Martindale becomes a mob boss, Kevin Tsujihara is selected as a commencement speaker and the homeless woman project “Landing Up” gets distribution.

Castings

Margo Martindale is joining Tiffany Haddish, Elisabeth Moss and Melissa McCarthy in the mob drama “The Kitchen” for New Line Cinema and DC Entertainment.

Straight Outta Compton” writer Andrea Berloff will direct from her own script, based on the comic book series by Ollie Masters and Ming Doyle from DC Entertainment’s Vertigo imprint. The movie will mark Berloff’s feature directorial debut. Michael De Luca is producing the film.

The Kitchen” follows a group of Irish mobsters sent to prison. The wives take over their jailed spouses’ organized crime operation to become the most ruthless and powerful gangsters in 1970s Hell’s Kitchen. Martindale will play the behind-the-scenes operative who runs the mob. “The Kitchen” hits theaters on Sept.
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For the People: Season One Viewer Votes

What's your verdict on the first season of the For the People TV show on ABC? As we all know, the Nielsen ratings typically play a big role in determining whether the TV show For the People is cancelled or renewed for season two. Unfortunately, most of us do not live in Nielsen households. Because many viewers feel frustration when their viewing habits and opinions aren't considered, we'd like to offer you the chance to rate all of the For the People season one episodes below. An ABC legal drama, For the People stars Britt Robertson, Jasmin Savoy Brown, Ben Rappaport, Susannah Flood, Wesam Keesh, Regé-Jean Page, Ben Shenkman, Hope Davis, Vondie Curtis-Hall, and Anna Deavere Smith. The Shondaland TV series unfolds at “The Mother Court,” i.e. the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. The story
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For the People: Season One Ratings

Like police and medical procedurals, legal dramas do quite well on network television. The have a low barrier to entry and can tap into the zeitgeist, particularly when they feature the kind of cases that are hitting headlines in the real world. With the ratings for How to Get Away with Murder on the downswing, ABC has introduced its new For the People TV show. Can it attract the kind of audience Dick Wolf's Law & Order franchise has long brought to NBC? Will For the People be cancelled or renewed for season two? Stay tuned. From creator Paul William Davies, For the People stars Britt Robertson, Jasmin Savoy Brown, Ben Rappaport, Susannah Flood, Wesam Keesh, Regé-Jean Page, Ben Shenkman, Hope Davis, Vondie Curtis-Hall, and Anna Deavere Smith. The Shondaland legal drama unfolds at “The Mother Court,” i.e. the United States District Court
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For the People

Network: ABC. Episodes: Ongoing (hour). Seasons: Ongoing. TV show dates: March 13, 2018 — present. Series status: Has not been cancelled. Performers include: Britt Robertson, Jasmin Savoy Brown, Ben Rappaport, Susannah Flood, Wesam Keesh, Regé-Jean Page, Ben Shenkman, Hope Davis, Vondie Curtis-Hall, and Anna Deavere Smith. TV show description: From creator Paul William Davies, the For the People TV show is a Shondaland legal drama. The story unfolds at "The Mother Court," i.e. the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. The series centers on six accomplished attorneys, who work on both sides of the law. Whether they represent the defense or the people, these young lawyers ply their trade trying some
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For the People Premiere: Grade It!

Welcome to The Mother Court.

Shondaland’s For the People premiered Tuesday on ABC, this time bringing the company’s signature style to the courtroom.

Created by Scandal‘s Paul William Davies, the drama follows six brand new lawyers (three public defenders and three prosecutors) as they begin working in the Southern District of New York Federal Court, aka “The Mother Court.” It is the “oldest, most prestigious, highest profile court in America,” a judge tells them before they swear in. No pressure, right?

The newbies are paired up and tasked with taking on their first cases. Ready to meet ’em?
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‘For The People’ Cast on Their Characters’ ‘Coming of Age’ Stories

Paul William Davies’ new legal drama “For The People” may feature elements of traditional “case of week” procedurals, including taking on topical issues, but the cast says the heart of the show comes from the relationships between the up-and-coming public defenders and assistant Us attorneys.

“It’s as much a coming-of-age story for these people — it just happens they’re coming of age professionally because they have this huge sense of mission to do this professionally,” star Ben Shenkman (who plays Roger Gunn, chief of the criminal division in the U.S. Attorney’s office) tells Variety. “It’s an
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Get Your First Look at the New Shonda Rhimes Drama, For The People

Get Your First Look at the New Shonda Rhimes Drama, For The People
Shonda Rhimes has a new project up her sleeve.

In the Shondaland creator’s new drama, For The People, the executive producers and creator Pau William Davies bring new high-stakes courtroom experiences to life.

Set in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, the most high-profile trial court in America, six junior lawyers will face off in thrilling trials, all while trying to prove their worth to impress their veteran bosses. Starring Britt Robertson, Jasmin Savoy Brown and Ben Rappaport, the show will highlight these young attorneys working for both the defense and the prosecution
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Why Shondaland's For the People Recast With Britt Robertson

No sooner had ABC ordered For the People to series did word break that the Shondaland legal drama would recast two main characters.

One of those roles, public defender Sandra, went from Britne Oldford (The Flash) to Britt Robertson (Life Unexpected), while Jasmin Savoy Brown (The Leftovers) took over for Lyndon Smith (Parenthood) as Allison, a public defender with whom Sandra eventually rooms.

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Showrunner Paul William Davies brushes off the suggestion that there was a nudge from the network to go with a bigger name. “It wasn’t
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Why Molly Bernard Is the Most Reliable Ensemble Player on ‘Younger’ (Exclusive)

Why Molly Bernard Is the Most Reliable Ensemble Player on ‘Younger’ (Exclusive)
When Molly Bernard -- a newcomer at the time, with a few TV credits to her name -- was first cast on Younger, it was only to be in a handful of scenes. In fact, her audition -- just six lines -- involved a discussion about Liza’s (Sutton Foster) lower body landscaping. But the locker room scene served as an early indication of what Darren Star’s creation would excel best at: multigenerational female bonding and a frank depiction of sexuality. Eventually, the TV Land series would feature moments like tram sex, with Hilary Duff’s character, Kelsey, in an outrageous encounter over Roosevelt Island, and more of Bernard as the scene-stealing Lauren, a pansexual, sex-positive millennial publicist and friend to Liza and Kelsey.

Over the course of the series, Lauren would introduce her friends to the “bad pancake” dating theory, host her own bat mitzvah, convince Liza to sell her used panties and often run away with
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Shondaland Drama For the People Shuts Down Production Temporarily

Shondaland Drama For the People Shuts Down Production Temporarily
Filming on Shonda Rhimes‘ new legal drama will be taking a brief recess.

The ABC midseason series For the People has temporarily shut down production “for some additional script work,” according to our sister site Deadline. The delay is only expected to last about two and a half weeks and shouldn’t affect the planned rollout next year. (ABC hasn’t given For the People a premiere date yet.)

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Deadline chalks the delay up to the recent recasting of two key roles: Britt Robertson (Girlboss, Life Unexpected) took over
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Shondaland's For the People Adds Leftovers' Jasmin Savoy Brown as Lead

Shondaland's For the People Adds Leftovers' Jasmin Savoy Brown as Lead
ABC’s For the People is bringing on a new co-counsel. Jasmin Savoy Brown (The Leftovers) has been added to the legal drama, filling in a lead role re-cast after the pilot, our sister site Deadline reports.

Brown will play Allison, roommate of Britt Robertson’s Sandra, in Shondaland’s midseason series. Lyndon Smith (Parenthood) played the part in the pilot.

In July, Robertson (Girlboss) replaced Britne Oldford as Sandra, a fiercely independent public defender who was driven to become a lawyer after her family suffered a grave injustice. Brown’s Allison is Sandra’s best friend from law school,
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Britt Robertson to Star in Shondaland ABC Drama For the People in Recast

ABC’s new legal drama has announced a change in representation at the top.

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Britt Robertson will now star in the upcoming Shondaland drama For the People, replacing Britne Oldford, our sister site Deadline is reporting. Robertson will play the lead role of Sandra, a fiercely independent public defender who was driven to become a lawyer after her family suffered a grave injustice. (Oldford played Sandra in the original pilot.)

People, centering on a group of young lawyers working on both sides of the courtroom, is slated to debut at midseason,
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Hulu Acquires All Past Seasons of ‘Younger’ Ahead of Season 4 Premiere

Hulu has acquired the exclusive subscription streaming video on-demand rights to TV Land’s dramedy “Younger,” the streaming service announced Tuesday.

All past episodes of the series are now available to stream on Hulu, while the Season 4 premiere will air on TV Land on Wednesday, June 28th at 10 p.m./9c.

Hailing from “Sex and the City” creator Darren Star, the series stars two-time Tony winner Sutton Foster, Hilary Duff, Debi Mazar, Miriam Shor, Nico Tortorella, Peter Hermann and Molly Bernard. It follows Liza, a 40-year old woman who pretends to be 26 in order to get a job in the highly competitive world of publishing – and succeeds. On TV Land, viewership increased for each season of “Younger”, and the program has broken all channel records in terms of digital and on demand consumption.

The upcoming fourth season of the series adds a lineup of guest stars, including Emmy and Tony winner Kristin Chenoweth, Charles Michael Davis
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Grey's Anatomy Fans, Shondaland's New Show Might Be Your Next Obsession

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If you're all about Grey's Anatomy and Scandal, then you need to have For the People on your radar. The TV show doesn't have a premiere date yet, but there are some familiar faces behind the scenes. It was created by Shondaland's Paul William Davies, and both Shonda Rhimes and Betsy Beers serve as executive producers. The cast includes Britne Oldford, Ben Rappaport, Lyndon Smith, Hope Davis, Susannah Flood, Wesam Keesh, Regé-Jean Page, Ben Shenkman, and Anna Deavere Smith. RelatedHere's Your First Peek at Fall's New TV Shows! The show is set in the Us District Court for the Southern District of New York, and it follows a group of brand-new lawyers reminiscent of those eager, wide-eyed interns from season one of Grey's Anatomy. If the three-minute trailer is any indication, For the People has quite a bit in common with Shonda's hit shows: a high-pressure setting, workplace romances,
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For the People: First Look at ABC's New Shondaland Drama

"Are you worthy?" ABC has just released a first look at their new Shondaland TV series For the People.From executive producers Shonda Rhimes and Betsy Beers, the drama "follows brand-new lawyers working for both the defense and the prosecution handling the most high-profile and high-stakes federal cases in the country – all as their lives intersect in and out of the courtroom." The cast includes Ben Rappaport, Susannah Flood, Wesam Keesh, Regé-Jean Page, Ben Shenkman, Hope Davis, Vondie Curtis-Hall, and Anna Deavere Smith.Read More…
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Watch Trailers for New ABC Shows: Shondaland’s ‘For the People,’ Zach Braff’s ‘Alex, Inc.,’ ‘The Mayor’

Watch Trailers for New ABC Shows: Shondaland’s ‘For the People,’ Zach Braff’s ‘Alex, Inc.,’ ‘The Mayor’
ABC has released the trailers for all its new shows, including Shondaland’s legal drama “For the People,” actioner “The Crossing,” Freddie Highmore’s “The Good Doctor,” Jason Ritter’s lighthearted series “The Gospel of Kevin,” buzzy comedy “The Mayor,” and Zach Braff and Jenna Fischer’s returns to TV in “Alex, Inc.” and “Splitting Up Together,” respectively.

Watch the trailers below:

For the People

Shondaland’s newest drama follows brand-new lawyers working for both the defense and the prosecution, handling the most high-profile and high-stakes federal cases in the country — all as their lives intersect in and out of the courtroom. “For the People” — from “Scandal” writer Paul Davies, Shonda Rhimes, and Betsy Beers — stars Britne Oldford, Lyndon Smith, Ben Rappaport, Susannah Flood, Wesam Keesh, Regé-Jean Page, Ben Shenkman, Hope Davis, Vondie Curtis-Hall, and Anna Deavere Smith.

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ABC Greenlights Shondaland Show, Zach Braff Comedy, Freddie Highmore Medical Drama, Three More Series

ABC has officially jumped into its pickups for the 2017-2018 television season, greenlighting six new series, Variety has learned.

The network has ordered Shondaland legal drama “For the People,” action drama “The Crossing,” Freddie Highmore’s “The Good Doctor,” the lighthearted hourlong series “The Gospel of Kevin,” buzzy comedy “The Mayor,” plus a sitcom from Zach Braff.

For the People” hails from “Scandal” writer Paul Davies. This latest Shondaland drama follows brand-new lawyers working for both the defense and the prosecution, handling the most high-profile and high-stakes federal cases in the country — all as their lives intersect in and out of the courtroom.

Britne Oldford stars with Lyndon Smith, Ben Rappaport, Susannah Flood, Wesam Keesh, Regé-Jean Page, Ben Shenkman, Hope Davis, Vondie Curtis-Hall, and Anna Deavere Smith. Shonda Rhimes and Betsy Beers will executive produce with Davies. Shondaland multi-hyphenate Tom Verica directed the pilot. ABC Studios is producing.

The drama has been high up on ABC’s
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ABC Picks Up 4 Shows, Including Shondaland Law Drama, Jason Ritter’s ‘Gospel of Kevin’

ABC picked up four series today from ABC Studios, including Shondaland law drama “For the People” and the Jason Ritter vehicle “The Gospel of Kevin.” “For the People” focuses on four new lawyers working in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. It is created by Shondaland’s Paul William Davies and is executive produced by Shonda Rhimes and Betsy Beers. The series stars Britne Olford as Sandra Bell, Lyndon Smith as Allison Adams, Ben Rappaport as Seth Oliver, Susannah Flood as Kate Littlejohn, Wesam Keesh as Jay Simmons, Regé-Jean Page as Leonard Knox, Ben Shenkman as Roger Gunn,
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ABC Pickups Include Comedy About African-American Donald Trump — But He’s An Unlikely Mayor, With Advisors Who Actually Help

ABC Pickups Include Comedy About African-American Donald Trump — But He’s An Unlikely Mayor, With Advisors Who Actually Help
ABC has picked up four new series from its sister ABC Studios, including a new drama from Shonda Rhimes’ company, a drama about saving the world (starring Jason Ritter), a series about refugees… from America, and comedy that sounds like it might take a few cues from the recently installed White House inhabitant.

In “The Mayor,” Brandon Micheal Hall plays an aspiring young rapper, Courtney Rose, who decides – as a publicity stunt – to run for mayor. He did it solely to generate buzz and become rich and famous. Instead, he is actually elected mayor, an outcome he never predicted. Now he must lean on his mother (Yvette Nicole Brown) and friends, including Valentina (Lea Michele) to become the mayor he didn’t think he wanted to be.

Sound a bit Trumpy?

The series also stars Bernard David Jones and Marcel Spears. Executive producers include Daveed Diggs (Broadway’s “Hamilton”), writer Jeremy Bronson (“Speechless,
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