Showtime Renews Your Honor, Flatbush Misdemeanors


Showtime unveiled a slew of new highlights during its Television Critics Association’s Summer Press Tour, including second seasons for the drama Your Honor and comedy Flatbush Misdemeanors.

After breaking network viewership records with its debut, Your Honor is getting a second season. It stars Oscar nominee and Emmy, Screen Actors Guild and Tony Award-winner Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad) as Michael Desiato, a respected New Orleans judge whose teenage son is involved in a hit-and-run that leads to a high-stakes game of lies, deceit and impossible choices. BAFTA winner Peter Moffat (The Night Of, Undercover) serves as showrunner, executive producer and writer of multiple episodes.

The half-hour comedy series Flatbush Misdemeanors is also set for a second run. Created by Kevin Iso (High Fidelity) and Dan Perlman (That’s My Bus!), who both star, Flatbush Misdemeanors is a raw comedy of city life following Dan and Kevin, who play characters struggling to thrive in their new surroundings in Flatbush, Brooklyn. The show explores two longtime friends seeking to climb out of their heads and connect with others.

Showtime has given a pilot order for the comedy series The Wood, based on the feature film written and directed by Rick Famuyiwa (The Chi, Dope). Famuyiwa will direct the pilot and executive produce with Justin Hillian (The Chi, Snowfall), who will write the script. The project is a production of Paramount Television Studios. The Wood is an honest look at friendship and dating from the perspective of three young Black males born and raised in the gentrifying L.A. suburb of Inglewood.

Desus & Mero, the network’s first-ever late-night talk show, will return for a fourth season in 2022. Currently in its third season, Desus & Mero airs weekly on Sunday and Thursday nights at 11 p.m. from New York City through December 12.

The documentary series Vice will premiere Return of the Taliban: A Vice Special Report, a one-hour special on the current Taliban takeover in Afghanistan, on September 10 at 8 p.m.

The survival drama Yellowjackets will debut on November 14 at 10 p.m. Created and executive produced by Ashley Lyle and Bart Nickerson (Narcos), the ten-episode, one-hour drama series stars Melanie Lynskey (Castle Rock), Juliette Lewis (Camping), Christina Ricci (Z: The Beginning of Everything) and Tawny Cypress (Unforgettable).