Showtime goes again to courtroom.
The premium cable community has renewed restricted sequence Your Honor for a second season.
The information comes after the CBS Studios-produced sequence from exec producers Peter Moffat and Robert and Michelle King was billed as a restricted sequence and just lately submitted in the identical class for Emmys consideration. (It was snubbed.) Manufacturing on one other batch of 10 episodes, with main man Bryan Cranston set to return, will start subsequent 12 months for a return to air later in 2022.
“We have been blown away by Your Honor … by the ability of Peter’s storytelling, by the depth of Bryan’s efficiency, and by the overwhelming response from our subscribers who watched in document numbers,” stated Showtime leisure president Gary Levine. “Think about our delight after we realized that Peter believed he had extra story to inform and Bryan felt he had extra depths to plumb. So, together with its hundreds of thousands of followers, I’m gleefully shouting ‘Encore!’”
Picked as much as sequence in October 2017, the drama is predicated on the Israeli sequence Kvodo, which aired on the nation’s Sure TV and was created by Ron Ninio and Shlomo Mashiach and produced by Ram Landes. Breaking Dangerous grad Cranston starred within the 10-episode miniseries that launched in December to combined opinions.
“Nice forged, compelling state of affairs, far too acquainted in its execution,” THR chief TV critic Daniel Fienberg wrote in his evaluate. Your Honor at present has a 50 p.c score amongst critics and a 65 p.c viewers rating on RottenTomatoes.com. Nonetheless, Showtime touted the drama a few choose overlaying up his son’s asthma-induced unintended hit-and-run slaying of against the law boss’ child as its largest viewers in historical past for a restricted sequence.
“Do I do know what season two would appear to be? Sure,” Moffat advised THR podcast TV’s High 5 forward of its December premiere. “We haven’t talked about something. My full focus is on what we’re doing now.”
Liz Glotzer (who labored with the Kings on CBS All Entry’ Good Spouse spinoff The Good Struggle and CBS’ since-canceled BrainDead) and Scripted World’s Alon Aranya and Rob Golenberg (Hostages, Betrayal) additionally exec produce. Your Honor is however certainly one of a handful of sequence the Kings have delivered through their just lately renewed nine-figure total cope with ViacomCBS.