Conviction: Season 1 (2016)

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Critic Consensus: While Hayley Atwell proves a strong and likable lead, her charisma alone cannot elevate Conviction from its worn and familiar trappings.

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Air date: Oct 3, 2016
2
Air date: Oct 10, 2016
3
Air date: Oct 17, 2016
4
Air date: Oct 24, 2016
5
Air date: Nov 7, 2016
6
Air date: Nov 14, 2016
7
Air date: Nov 21, 2016
8
Air date: Nov 28, 2016
9
Air date: Dec 5, 2016
10
Air date: Jan 1, 2017
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Cast

Hayley Atwell
as Carter Morrison
Eddie Cahill
as Conner Wallace
Shawn Ashmore
as Sam Spencer
Emily Kinney
as Tess Larson
Manny Montana
as Franklin "Frankie' Cruz
Merrin Dungey
as Maxine Bohen
Daniel Franzese
as Jackson Morrison
Bess Armstrong
as Harper Morrison
Ian Paola
as Rey Armas
Mike Doyle
as Rodney Landon
Carlo Rota
as Vince Scarlata
Patrick Breen
as Clark Sims
Berto Colon
as Det. Nick Cestero
Cassandra Freeman
as Zadie Daniels
Jason Furlani
as Leo Scarlata
Nigel Gibbs
as John Bohen
Mark Moses
as Gerard Harrison
Grayson DeJesus
as Will Jarrett
Rob Stewart
as Paul Lund
Elena Shaddow
as May Defranco
Carl Lundstedt
as Mike Kurzman
Susan Heyward
as Porscha Williams
Jason Cerbone
as Anthony Scarlata
Kelly Aucoin
as David Porter
Ilfenesh Hadera
as Naomi Golden
Shawn Parsons
as Joe Kaplan
Shawn Parsons
as Joe Kaplan
Kaleb Horn
as Seamus Gadsen
Kecia Lewis-Evans
as Judge Melissa Hinds
Thomas E. Sullivan
as Sean Porter
Nicholas J. Coleman
as Off. Daniel Blake
Frederick Weller
as Lewis Anderson
Sarah Allen
as Lisa Crozier
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Critic Reviews for Conviction Season 1

All Critics (41) | Top Critics (23)

Because while there is certainly great, emotional drama to be mined from a show that overturns wrongful convictions and perhaps makes a larger social commentary about the state of the justice system, Conviction sadly isn't it.

Jun 13, 2018 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Conviction has a Scandal-esque vibe with its fast-paced action and the structure of a charismatic lead supported by a crack team who have their own special skill sets. Whether the premise can sustain itself... remains to be seen.

Oct 28, 2016 | Full Review…
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A paint-by-numbers procedural reaching for a bit of Scandal's glitz.

Oct 3, 2016 | Full Review…

The plot is ridiculous, the writing is bad and Atwell seems embarrassed to be there.

Oct 3, 2016 | Rating: 1/4 | Full Review…

Conviction is so into overkill, it's hard to tell what to take seriously. Maybe Atwell has that same feeling about this lame procedural consolation prize for ABC's failure to establish her better vehicle Agent Carter.

Sep 30, 2016 | Rating: C- | Full Review…
Top Critic

Atwell's performance is solid enough, particularly when Armstrong is around for badgering purposes. But the weekly skirmishes with "The System" end in ways that at best strain credulity.

Sep 30, 2016 | Rating: C | Full Review…
Top Critic

I love Hayes and Wallace's relationship and watching them admit their genuine love to each other is amazing.

Jun 22, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

It's more than little baffling that ABC canceled the much-stronger Agent Carter to put [Hayley] Atwell on a cliche-ridden mess like Conviction.

Dec 20, 2017 | Full Review…

While Conviction is a fine show, it's lawyer-scandal-cop formula is also a dime a dozen. Agent Carter was one of a kind. It's hard not to think about its absence when watching these first few mediocre episodes.

Oct 3, 2016 | Rating: 2.5/5 | Full Review…

The real guilty parties here are the writers who've populated this show with so many stock characters and clichéd twists that it's difficult to become invested in any of the outcomes.

Oct 3, 2016 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Conviction: Season 1

Watched it because of Shawn Ashmore, but the pilot was already awful with completely unbelievable story line, ridiculously unlikable characters and bad dialogues.

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