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Goliath Renewed for Season 2, Names Dexter EP as New Showrunner

Goliath is guilty… of being renewed for a second season.

Amazon on Wednesday announced that it has renewed the David E. Kelley-produced legal drama. Additionally, Peabody Award winner Clyde Phillips, who was previously at the helm of Dexter (Seasons 1-4) and Nurse Jackie (Seasons 5-7), has been tapped to serve as the day-to-day showrunner.

Goliath, which first premiered in October, won Billy Bob Thornton a Golden Globe for Lead Actor in a Drama Series. Though ratings for streaming services are famously never released, Amazon claims that Goliath was its top-binged first season ever for a U.S.-produced original over its first 10 days.

“Amazon is proud of Goliath and Billy Bob’s amazing, Golden Globe-winning performance,” Joe Lewis, Head of Comedy, Drama & VR at Amazon Studios, said in a statement. “Great shows like this help elevate the art of storytelling. We can’t wait to bring our customers a new season soon.”

No word yet on when we can expect Season 2.

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5 Comments
  1. Dennis says:

    I got too excited, thought it said GOTHAM was renewed 😂😬

  2. kirads09 says:

    Goliath S1 was great. Watched it all in a weekend because I couldn’t stop. Can’t wait to see where they take this S2. Billy Bob truly has only gotten better and better.

  3. BCsDave says:

    The people associated with the show must of held up the renewal, hence the new showrunner. Was surprised it took so long.

  4. Steven says:

    I’m glad! It was a good show.

  5. meiray says:

    Show feels like a cheaply-made relic of the 90s with bad characters and one good performance by Thornton. Promising new showrunner though.