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For The People 

For the People (original title)
TV-PG | | Drama | TV Series (2018–2019)
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Set in the Southern District of New York Federal Court, brand new lawyers work for both the defense and the prosecution as they handle the most high profile and high stakes cases in the country - all as their personal lives intersect.
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Hope Davis ...  Jill Carlan 20 episodes, 2018-2019
Ben Shenkman ...  Roger Gunn 20 episodes, 2018-2019
Jasmin Savoy Brown ...  Allison Adams 20 episodes, 2018-2019
Susannah Flood ...  Kate Littlejohn 20 episodes, 2018-2019
Wesam Keesh ...  Jay Simmons 20 episodes, 2018-2019
Regé-Jean Page ...  Leonard Knox 20 episodes, 2018-2019
Ben Rappaport ...  Seth Oliver 20 episodes, 2018-2019
Britt Robertson ...  Sandra Bell 20 episodes, 2018-2019
Anna Deavere Smith ...  Tina Krissman 20 episodes, 2018-2019
Vondie Curtis-Hall ...  Judge Nicholas Byrne 20 episodes, 2018-2019
Arlene Barshinger ...  Public Defender Receptionist 17 episodes, 2018-2019
Rahvaunia ...  Theresa Wood 12 episodes, 2018-2019
Charles Michael Davis ...  Ted 10 episodes, 2019
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Set in the Southern District of New York (SDNY) Federal Court, aka "The Mother Court," the legal drama follows brand new lawyers working for both the defense and the prosecution as they handle the most high profile and high stakes cases in the country - all as their personal lives intersect. Written by American Broadcasting Company

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In the pilot, Britne Oldford was cast as Sandra Black (renamed Bell) and Lyndon Smith was cast as Allison Anderson (renamed Adams). However, both roles were recast with other actresses. After reshooting the pilot with the actresses replacing Oldford and Smith, Britt Robertson and Jasmin Savoy Brown respectively, and having already shot the second episode, production on the show was temporarily shut down in mid-September 2017 in order to rewrite existing scripts for the rest of the season to adjust the show to Robertson and Brown's new dynamic. See more »

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So it's not Law & Order
18 March 2018 | by pwilliams-16825See all my reviews

So what? I enjoyed it start to finish and I will watch future episodes. This pilot did what pilots are supposed to do, it set the stage for episodes to come and I think it did so admirably. So what if cases came to court to fast to suit your perception of reality? So what if the attorneys depicted only work a 40 hour week (though where the poster got that, I have no idea)? If either were depicted "realistically" on the show, we would never see any new cases! Who wants to watch a "real" attorney work an 80 hour week? A 120 hour week? This is television, people! Lighten up and enjoy it. It seem as though most of the posters so far are the same audience that keeps "reality shows" on the air year after despicable year. Talk about boring tv.


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