Showtime held its Television Critics Association panel today and have announced that both their upcoming anthology series “The First Lady” and the “Ray Donovan” movie will premiere sometime in the first quarter of 2022.
The cabler has also renewed its Bryan Cranston-led limited series “Your Honor” for a second season despite being billed as a limited series the first time around and scoring only mixed reviews. Cranston will return for a new batch of ten episodes to begin production early next year ahead of a late 2022 airdate.
Showtime has also ordered a pilot for a new series based on Rick Famuyiwa’s 1999 film “The Wood”. Famuyiwa will direct the pilot episode and executive produce the new take which takes place somewhat in the modern-day and follows friendship and dating from the perspective of three you Black males born and raised in the gentrifying L.A. suburb of Inglewood.
Showtime has also renewed its half-hour comedy series “Flatbush Misdemeanors” for a second season. Kevin Iso and Dan Perlman star as two long-time friends struggling to thrive in their new surroundings in Flatbush, Brooklyn.
Finally, the cabler’s chief discussed the “Dexter: New Blood” revival and confirmed that Dexter’s son Harrison, now all grown up and with his own demons to fight, will appear and having discovered his father’s alive holds some great resentment against him.