In the 1990s, Boston was rife with criminals emboldened by local law enforcement agencies in which corruption and racism was the norm - and then it all changed in what was called the “Boston Miracle.” In this fictional account, assistant district attorney Decourcy Ward comes from Brooklyn and forms an unlikely alliance with a corrupt yet venerated FBI veteran. Together, they take on a family of armored car robbers in a case that grows to involve the entire criminal justice system of Boston.
Jackie celebrates another moment in the spotlight, though an unfamiliar pang of guilt leaves him reflecting on his legacy. Decourcy considers the best course of action to finally carry out justice for the murdered guards. Jimmy is desperate to weasel
Showtime announced today that City on a Hill has been picked up for a second season. The good news comes seven weeks into the drama's freshman run, which has been faring well in the ratings and garnering favorable critical praise. The series is Kevin Bacon's first lead dramatic televsion role since his three seasons on 2013's The Following on Fox.
Set in the early 1990s, City on a Hill follows an unlikely alliance that forms between a Boston assistant district attorney, played by Aldis Hodge, and a corrupt yet respected FBI agent, played by Bacon. Together, they take on a family of armored car robbers from Charlestown in a case that grows to involve, and even subvert, the entire criminal justice system of Boston.