77% Rotten Tomatoes
Genre Legal drama
Original language(s) English
Country of origin United States
|Created by David E. Kelley
Starring Billy Bob Thornton William Hurt Olivia Thirlby Maria Bello Sarah Wynter Molly Parker Britain Dalton Nina Arianda Tania Raymonde Dwight Yoakam
Composer(s) Jon Ehrlich & Jason Derlatka
Awards Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Drama
Nominations Satellite Award for Best Actor – Television Series Drama
Executive producers David E. Kelley, Jonathan Shapiro, David Semel, Lawrence Trilling
Cast Billy Bob Thornton, Tania Raymonde, Maria Bello, William Hurt, Olivia Thirlby
Goliath (formerly known as Trial) is an American legal drama web television series by Amazon Studios. The show was commissioned with a straight-to-series order of 8 episodes on December 1, 2015, and premiered on October 13, 2016, on Amazon Video. On February 15, 2017, Amazon announced the series was renewed for a second season.
The show received generally favorable reviews, scoring a 65 out of 100 on Metacritic based on 26 critics. Rotten Tomatoes gave the first season a 77% 'Certified Fresh' rating based on 35 reviews, with a weighted average score of 6.04/10 and the general consensus "Compelling performances from an excellent cast—led by standout Billy Bob Thornton—propel David E. Kelley's Goliath into must-watch TV territory."
At the 74th Golden Globe Awards, Billy Bob Thornton won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Drama for his work on this show.