Mandatory Streamers: Bryan Cranston Stars in Showtime’s New Legal Thriller Your Honor
Welcome to Mandatory Streamers, our column covering the best new streaming content coming your way every week! For the week of November 30, award-winning actor Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad, Trumbo, Sneaky Pete) stars as a New Orleans judge in the new series Your Honor, who is forced to confront his own deepest convictions when his son is involved in a hit and run. Check out the best shows debuting and returning online this week as well as the latest renewal announcements below, and be sure to visit our mother site Mandatory by clicking here!
Your Honor, Series Premiere: Created by Peter Moffat (The Night Of, Silk, Criminal Justice), Cranston plays Michael Desiato, a respected New Orleans judge whose teenaged son Adam (Hunter Doohan, Truth Be Told) is involved in a hit-and-run that leads to a high-stakes game of lies, deceit, and impossible choices. The series will premiere on Sunday, December 6, and will be available to stream on Showtime’s platforms.
Shameless, Season 11 Premiere: Season 11 finds the Gallagher family and the South Side at a crossroads, with changes caused by the COVID pandemic, gentrification, and aging to reconcile. As Frank (William H. Macy) confronts his own mortality and family ties in his alcoholic and drug-induced twilight years, Lip (Jeremy Allen White) struggles with the prospect of becoming the family’s new patriarch. Newlyweds Ian (Cameron Monaghan) and Mickey (Noel Fisher) are figuring out the rules and responsibilities of being in a committed relationship while Deb (Emma Kenney) embraces her individuality and single motherhood. Meanwhile, Carl (Ethan Cutkosky) finds an unlikely new career in law enforcement and Kevin (Steve Howey) and V (Shanola Hampton) struggle to decide whether a hard life on the South Side is worth fighting for. The series will return on Sunday, December 6, and will be available to stream on Showtime’s platforms.
Euphoria Special “Trouble Don’t Always Last” Premiere: HBO is releasing two special Euphoria episodes beginning with “Trouble Don’t Always Last.” In the aftermath of being left by Jules at the train station and relapsing, the first special episode follows Rue (Zendaya) as she celebrates Christmas. The episode will begin streaming on Friday, December 4.
Selena: The Series, Series Premiere: Starring The Walking Dead’s Christian Serratos as the late legendary Tejano singer Selena Quintanilla, the docudrama will focus on Selena’s Mexican-American family and how the entertainer “transcended categories and borders to become a global star.” The coming-of-age story follows Selena as her dreams come true and all the heart-wrenching and life-changing choices she and her family have to make as they navigate success, family, and music. Part 1 will launch on Friday, December 4.
Big Mouth, Season 4 Premiere: Season 4 of the half-hour edgy adult animated comedy from real-life best friends Nick Kroll and Andrew Goldberg brings a new monster to town when the season debuts on the streamer on Friday, December 4.
The Hardy Boys, Series Premiere: Based on the long-running mystery novel series first created by Edward Stratemeyer, after a family tragedy strikes, Frank Hardy, 16, and his brother Joe, 12, are forced to move from the big city to their parent’s hometown of Bridgeport for the summer. Staying with their Aunt Trudy, Frank and Joe’s quiet summer quickly comes to a halt when they discover their dad, detective Fenton Hardy has taken on a secret investigation. Realizing that their Dad may be onto something the boys take it upon themselves to start an investigation of their own, and suddenly everyone in town is a suspect. The new series will begin streaming on Friday, December 4.
The Commons, North American Premiere: Set in an eerily familiar future, the series tells the story of gifted neuropsychologist Eadie Boulay (Joanne Froggatt) who is desperate to conceive a child. Yet facing a climate crisis and a crumbling social order, the question of bringing a child into the world is a whole lot more complicated than it used to be. The first episode is streaming now with new episodes dropping every Thursday.
The Expanse, Season 6: Amazon has renewed the fan-favorite sci-fi drama The Expanse for a sixth and final season ahead of its fifth season premiere! The final season is tentatively slated to being production on January 20.
Fear the Walking Dead, Season 7: AMC’s The Walking Dead spinoff Fear the Walking Dead has officially been renewed for a seventh season following the Season 6 midseason finale!