April 15, 2019
THERE IS INJUSTICE IN THE JUSTICE SYSTEM ON AN ALL-NEW EPISODE OF
ABC’S ‘FOR THE PEOPLE,’ THURSDAY, MAY 2
“Moral Suasion” – Allison defends a man arrested for selling illegal cigarettes and is determined to get him released without bail. Elsewhere, Judge Byrne is called to jury duty where his excitement for a chance at experiencing the criminal justice system from another perspective is quickly tempered by the harsh realities of the process. Meanwhile, Sandra is still emotionally recovering after sending her client to prison for murder on “For The People,” THURSDAY, MAY 2 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT), 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.
“Moral Suasion” was written by Chelsea Grate and directed by Valerie Weiss.
The series from ABC Studios is created by Shondaland’s Paul William Davies, who executive produces alongside Shonda Rhimes, Betsy Beers and 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 program at a later date.
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