Your Honor
Your
Genre
Based on

Kvodo
by

  • Ron Ninio
  • Shlomo Mashiach
(Israel)
Developed byPeter Moffat
Starring
Music byVolker Bertelmann
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes10
Production
Executive producers
Producers
  • Debra Lovatelli
  • Todd Lewis
  • Dewayne Darian Jones
  • Joey Hartstone
Cinematography
Editors
  • Tim Murrell
  • Michael Ruscio
  • Lynne Willingham
  • Jennifer Barbot
  • Diva Magpayo
Running time52–63 minutes
Production companies
  • King Size Productions
  • Moonshot Entertainment
  • CBS Studios
Release
Original networkShowtime
Original releaseDecember 6, 2020 –
present
External links
Website

Your Honor is an American drama television series starring Bryan Cranston, adapted from the Israeli TV series Kvodo (Hebrew: כבודו‎).[1][2] It premiered on Showtime on December 6, 2020.[3] In August 2021, the series was renewed for a second season.[4]

Premise[edit]

The son of a prominent New Orleans judge accidentally kills another teenager in a hit-and-run collision. The judge urges him to turn himself in to the police, but changes his mind when he learns that the victim was the son of a local mafia kingpin. The judges attempts to dispose of the evidence have tragic consequences.

Cast[edit]

Main[edit]

  • Bryan Cranston as Michael Desiato, a New Orleans judge, willing to do anything to protect his son
  • Hunter Doohan as Adam Desiato, Michaels son who is involved in a hit and run that killed the son of the head of an organized crime family in New Orleans
  • Hope Davis as Gina Baxter, the ruthless wife of a New Orleans mob boss
  • Sofia Black-DElia as Frannie Latimer, Adams teacher who is having an affair with him
  • Isiah Whitlock Jr. as Charlie Figaro, a politician with connections to organized crime and Michaels best friend
  • Michael Stuhlbarg as Jimmy Baxter, the mob boss of the organized crime family and Ginas husband
  • Carmen Ejogo as Lee Delamere, Michaels former protégé and a lawyer whom he convinces to take Kofis case

Recurring[edit]

  • Lilli Kay as Fia Baxter, Gina and Jimmys only daughter who becomes Adams girlfriend
  • Amy Landecker as Nancy Costello, a detective Michael turns to for help
  • Tony Curran as Frankie, an associate of Jimmys criminal organization
  • Keith Machekanyanga as Little Mo, the right-hand man of the Desire gang leader in the Lower Ninth Ward
  • Lamar Johnson as Kofi Jones, a young black man who was forced by Little Mo to take the fall for Adams hit and run
  • Benjamin Flores Jr. as Eugene Jones, Kofis younger brother
  • Jimi Stanton as Carlo Baxter, Gina and Jimmys eldest son, who was serving a sentence for a brutal assault on another black gang member at Angola Prison. Was released after his brother was killed despite killing Kofi in his cell
  • Chet Hanks as Joey Maldini, Carlo’s best friend who also works for Jimmy
  • Andrene Ward-Hammond as Big Mo, the leader of the Desire gang
  • David Maldonado as Lt. Brendan Cusack, a corrupt NOPD officer with ties to Jimmy, the Desire gang and Charlie
  • Melanie Nicholls-King as Female Jones, Kofi and Eugenes mother
  • Sampley Barinaga as Wesley, Adams best friend

Special guest stars[edit]

  • Lorraine Toussaint as Judge Sara LeBlanc, the chief justice at the same courthouse where Michael works
  • Margo Martindale as Elizabeth Guthrie, a senator and Michaels mother-in-law
  • Maura Tierney as Fiona McKee, a prosecutor at the same courthouse where Michael works
  • Benjamin Wadsworth as Rocco Baxter, the boy Adam accidentally killed in the hit and run.

Episodes[edit]

Production[edit]

Development[edit]

The series was first announced as being developed by CBS Studios in August 2017,[18] with a series commitment in October 2017.[19] The series premiered on December 6, 2020.[3] On August 24, 2021, Showtime renewed the series for a second season.[4]

Casting[edit]

Bryan Cranston was announced to headline the series in late January 2019.[2] In August 2019, Michael Stuhlbarg, Sofia Black-DElia, Carmen Ejogo and Isiah Whitlock Jr. were added to the cast.[20][21] In September 2019, Hope Davis was cast in a leading capacity, with Lilli Kay and Amy Landecker joining in a recurring role.[22][23] Tony Curran, Keith Machekanyanga, Lamar Johnson and Benjamin Flores, Jr. were added in October 2019, with Margo Martindale joining in December 2019.[24][25] In October 2020, Maura Tierney joined the cast in a recurring role.[26]

Filming[edit]

Principal photography for the series began on September 16, 2019, in New Orleans, Louisiana, but was suspended in March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.[27] Production resumed on October 7, 2020, and concluded on November 25, 2020.[28]

Reception[edit]

Critical response[edit]

For the first season, review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes reported an approval rating of 50% based on 50 critic reviews, with an average rating of 6.1/10. The websites critics consensus reads, Bryan Cranston is powerful as yet another father with nothing to lose, but Your Honor too closely resembles other, better shows about good men doing bad things to warrant its relentlessly grim proceedings.[29] Metacritic gave the first season a weighted average score of 60 out of 100 based on 28 critic reviews, indicating mixed or average reviews.[30]

Ratings[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Part 5 was released early for streaming and on-demand on December 31, 2020, ahead of its Showtime Sunday premiere.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Eng, Joyce (January 31, 2019). Bryan Cranston will star in a new Showtime series, so he should probably make room for another Emmy. Gold Derby. Retrieved November 16, 2019.
  2. ^ a b Andreeva, Nellie (January 31, 2019). Bryan Cranston To Headline Your Honor Legal Drama Series For Showtime – TCA. Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved November 16, 2019.
  3. ^ a b Gelman, Vlada (October 22, 2020). TVLine Items: Your Honor Gets Court Date, Extra SNL Episode and More. TVLine. Retrieved October 22, 2020.
  4. ^ a b Andreeva, Nellie (August 24, 2021). Your Honor Renewed For Season 2 By Showtime, Bryan Cranston Set To Return. Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved August 24, 2021.
  5. ^ a b Your Honor – Listings. The Futon Critic. Retrieved January 23, 2021.
  6. ^ Your Honor. Writers Guild of America West. Retrieved October 2, 2020.
  7. ^ a b Metcalf, Mitch (December 8, 2020). Updated: ShowBuzzDailys Top 150 Sunday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 12.6.2020. Showbuzz Daily. Archived from the original on December 8, 2020. Retrieved December 8, 2020.
  8. ^ a b Metcalf, Mitch (December 15, 2020). Updated: ShowBuzzDailys Top 150 Sunday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 12.13.2020. Showbuzz Daily. Archived from the original on December 15, 2020. Retrieved December 15, 2020.
  9. ^ a b Metcalf, Mitch (December 22, 2020). Updated: ShowBuzzDailys Top 150 Sunday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 12.20.2020. Showbuzz Daily. Archived from the original on December 22, 2020. Retrieved December 22, 2020.
  10. ^ a b Metcalf, Mitch (December 30, 2020). Updated: ShowBuzzDailys Top 150 Sunday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 12.27.2020. Showbuzz Daily. Archived from the original on December 30, 2020. Retrieved December 30, 2020.
  11. ^ Petski, Denise (December 29, 2020). Your Honor: Fifth Episode Of Bryan Cranstons Legal Drama To Get Early Release On Showtime. Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on December 29, 2020. Retrieved December 29, 2020.
  12. ^ a b Metcalf, Mitch (January 6, 2021). Updated: ShowBuzzDailys Top 150 Sunday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 1.3.2021. Showbuzz Daily. Archived from the original on January 6, 2021. Retrieved January 6, 2021.
  13. ^ a b Metcalf, Mitch (January 12, 2021). Updated: ShowBuzzDailys Top 150 Sunday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 1.10.2021. Showbuzz Daily. Archived from the original on January 12, 2021. Retrieved January 12, 2021.
  14. ^ a b Metcalf, Mitch (January 20, 2021). Updated: ShowBuzzDailys Top 150 Sunday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 1.17.2021. Showbuzz Daily. Archived from the original on January 20, 2021. Retrieved January 20, 2021.
  15. ^ a b Metcalf, Mitch (February 2, 2021). Updated: ShowBuzzDailys Top 150 Sunday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 1.31.2021. Showbuzz Daily. Archived from the original on February 2, 2021. Retrieved February 2, 2021.
  16. ^ a b Metcalf, Mitch (February 9, 2021). Updated: ShowBuzzDailys Top 150 Sunday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 2.7.2021. Showbuzz Daily. Archived from the original on February 9, 2021. Retrieved February 9, 2021.
  17. ^ a b Metcalf, Mitch (February 17, 2021). Updated: ShowBuzzDailys Top 150 Sunday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 2.14.2021. Showbuzz Daily. Archived from the original on February 17, 2021. Retrieved February 17, 2021.
  18. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (August 23, 2017). CBS TV Studios Sets Your Honor Drama From Peter Moffat And Robert & Michelle King Based On Israeli Series. Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved November 16, 2019.
  19. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (October 19, 2017). Showtime Nabs Your Honor Legal Drama From Peter Moffat, Robert & Michelle King and CBS Studios With Series Commitment. Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved November 16, 2019.
  20. ^ Petski, Denise (August 2, 2019). Your Honor: Michael Stuhlbarg & Sofia Black-DElia Join Showtime Legal Drama – TCA. Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved November 16, 2019.
  21. ^ Petski, Denise (August 20, 2019). Your Honor: Carmen Ejogo & Isiah Whitlock Jr. Join Bryan Cranston In Showtime Legal Drama. Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved November 16, 2019.
  22. ^ Petski, Denise (September 10, 2019). Your Honor: Hope Davis Cast As Series Regular, Lilli Kay To Recur In Showtime Limited Series. Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved November 16, 2019.
  23. ^ Porter, Rick (September 27, 2019). Transparent Star Joins Bryan Cranston-Led Showtime Thriller (Exclusive). The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved November 16, 2019.
  24. ^ Petski, Denise (October 18, 2019). Your Honor: Tony Curran, Keith Machekanyanga, Lamar Johnson & Benjamin Flores Jr. Join Showtime Legal Drama. Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved November 16, 2019.
  25. ^ Ramos, Dino-Ray (December 12, 2019). Margo Martindale Set To Recur On Your Honor At Showtime. Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved August 6, 2020.
  26. ^ White, Peter (October 21, 2020). Maura Tierney To Recur On Showtimes Bryan Cranston Limited Legal Drama Your Honor. Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved October 21, 2020.
  27. ^ Pedersen, Erik (March 16, 2020). Coronavirus: TV Shows That Have Halted Or Delayed Production Amid Outbreak. Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved March 18, 2020.
  28. ^ Current Productions - Film New Orleans. Film New Orleans. Archived from the original on October 21, 2020. Retrieved October 21, 2020.
  29. ^ Your Honor: Season 1 (2020). Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved August 27, 2021.
  30. ^ Your Honor. Metacritic. Retrieved March 14, 2021.

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