‘Conviction’ Episode Guide (Oct. 10): The CIU Team Re-Examines the Headline-Making Case

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‘Conviction’ Episode Guide (Oct. 10): The CIU Team Re-Examines the Headline-Making Case

“Bridge and Tunnelvision” (10/10/16) – Hayes confronts Wallace head-on, investigating the case that made his career ten years ago: the Prospect 3. Three young white men confessed to the rape and robbery of a young black woman.

Hayes hopes to catch Wallace off guard with the team’s investigation, but the complex case serves up a major surprise. When the young woman’s character takes a hit in the press during the investigation, she is victimized for a second time, which Hayes takes personally, on “Conviction,” MONDAY, OCTOBER 10 (10:01-11:00 p.m. EDT), on the ABC Television Network.

Guest starring in this episode are Bess Armstrong as Harper Morrison, Cassandra Freeman as Zadie Daniels, Carl Lundstredt as Mike Kurzman, Stephen Scott Scarpula as Brian McKinney, Kaleb Horn as Seamus Gadsen, Fred Weller as Lewis Anderson, Sarah Allen as Lisa Crozier, Alex Mallari Jr. as Matty Tan and Ian Paola as Rey Armas.

The story for “Bridge and Tunnelvision” was written by Liz Friedman & Liz Friedlander with a teleplay by Liz Friedman and directed by Rob Seidenglanz.

When it comes to our justice system, nothing is ever black and white. Just ask Hayes Morrison (Hayley Atwell). Hayes, a lawyer and former first daughter, is a hero – a controversial one. She finds herself in a tricky position, facing jail time for drug possession or accepting a job from her nemesis, New York District Attorney Conner Wallace (Eddie Cahill). In an effort to avoid damaging her mother’s Senate campaign, for better or worse, she accepts his offer. “Conviction,” a compelling, fast-paced legal procedural, debuts MONDAY, OCTOBER 3 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT), on the ABC Television Network.

Hayley Atwell (“Marvel’s Agent Carter”) stars as Hayes Morrison, Eddie Cahill (“CSI: NY”) as Conner Wallace, Shawn Ashmore (“X-Men,” “Quantum Break”) as Sam Spencer, Merrin Dungey (“Alias,” “Once Upon A Time”) as Maxine Bohen, Emily Kinney (“The Knick,” “The Walking Dead”) as Tess Larson, Manny Montana (“Graceland”) as Franklin “Frankie” Cruz and Actor To Be Recast as Jackson Morrison.

“Conviction” is from The Mark Gordon Company and ABC Studios. “Conviction” is co-created by writer Liz Friedman and director Liz Friedlander. Executive producers are Mark Gordon, Liz Friedman, Liz Friedlander and Nicholas Pepper.

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