For the People: SEASON PREMIERE: First Inning (3/7)

SEASON PREMIERE: First Inning (3/7)

SEASON PREMIERE

THE TALENTED YOUNG LAWYERS OF AMERICA’S MOST PRESTIGIOUS TRIAL COURT JOIN THE TGIT LINEUP ON THE SEASON PREMIERE OF ABC’S ‘FOR THE PEOPLE,’
AIRING THURSDAY, MARCH 7

“First Inning” – In the season premiere, Sandra, with the help of new investigator Ted, must defend a teenage gamer whose online argument leads to a police raid that ends with the death of a United States senator. A personal connection to the “swatting” case makes Roger determined to charge the teenager to the fullest extent of the law and pushes Kate to her limits in the process. Meanwhile, Jay is tasked with defending New York’s most spoiled millennial from going to jail for her petty crimes on the season premiere of “For The People,” THURSDAY, MARCH 7 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EST), on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand.
                                                                                                                                 
“For The People” stars Britt Robertson as Sandra Bell, Jasmin Savoy Brown as Allison Adams, Ben Rappaport as Seth Oliver, Susannah Flood as Kate Littlejohn, Wesam Keesh as Jay Simmons, Regé-Jean Page as Leonard Knox, Ben Shenkman as Roger Gunn, Hope Davis as Jill Carlan, Charles Michael Davis as Ted, Vondie Curtis-Hall as Judge Nicholas Byrne and Anna Deavere Smith as Tina Krissman.

The series from ABC Studios is created by Shondaland’s Paul William Davies, who executive produces alongside Shonda Rhimes, Betsy Beers and Tom Verica.

“First Inning” was written by Paul William Davies and directed by Tom Verica. 

“For The People” is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC’s selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound. A TV parental guideline will be assigned to this episode at a later date.

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