‘For the People’ is an American legal drama series that airs on ABC. It first premiered March 13, 2018. Created by Paul William Davies, the series has ABC Studios, Shondaland, and Davies Heavy Industries, involved as the production companies. Paul William Davies, Shonda Rhimes, Betsy Beers, Donald Todd, and Tom Verica are on board as executive producers.
‘For the People’ is set in the Southern District of New York (SDNY) Federal court, known as “The Mother Court”. It follows new lawyers who are working for the defense and the prosecution as they handle the most high-profile and high-stakes cases in the country as their personal lives intersect. The show faced many hurdles like the replacement of the lead cast members and other problems, but it made it through all of it and has even managed to garner a steady fan following while earning praise for its clever dialogue and depth of character.
‘For the People’ has seen two successful season till now. But will it be renewed for a third season? Here’s everything we know about it.
For the People Cast: Who is in it?
The main cast members of ‘For the People’ include Hope Davis as Jill Carlan, Ben Shenkman as Roger Gunn, Jasmin Savoy Brown as Allison Adams, Susannah Flood as Kate Littlejohn, Wesam Keesh as Jay Simmons, Regé-Jean Page as Leonard Knox, Ben Rappaport as Seth Oliver, Britt Robertson as Sandra Bell, Anna Deavere Smith as Tina Krissman, Vondie Curtis-Hall as Nicholas Byrne, and Charles Michael Davis as Ted.
For the People Plot: What is it about?
‘For the People’ is set in the Southern District of New York (SDNY) Federal Court, which is popularly known as the ‘Mother Court’. The premise is centered on lawyers for the prosecution and federal public defenders as they try high-profile and high stakes cases. As is the scenario in legal circles, these lawyers find their lives intersecting at various points and despite developing interpersonal relationships, they must leave it all outside the courtroom as they sit across the table from each other, facing a judge, prepared to give their clients the best defense possible.