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[07/13/18 - 11:46 PM]
Development Update: Thursday-Friday, July 12-13
Updates include: Starz renews "Sweetbitter" for second season; Yvette Nicole Brown to guest host "Talking Dead" for AMC; and Rich Sommer joins the cast of The CW's "In the Dark."

[05/17/18 - 11:02 AM]
Showtime(R) Orders "City on a Hill" to Series
The series was created by Chuck MacLean and based on an original idea by Academy Award(R) winner Ben Affleck.

[12/12/17 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, December 12
Updates include: Jill Hennessy, Kevin Chapman among latest additions to Showtime's "City on a Hill"; Netflix acquires "The Frankenstein Chronicles"; and Judge Frank Caprio to star in new syndicated offering.

[12/06/17 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, December 6
Updates include: Jonathan Tucker, Kevin Dunn bound for Showtime's "City on a Hill"; Sarah Wayne Callies to direct on USA's "Colony"; and Amber Skye Noyes to recur on ABC's "Quantico."

[11/21/17 - 11:47 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, November 21
Updates include: PBS cancels "Charlie Rose" following accusations against host; Amazon's "Too Old to Die Young" reveals principal cast; and Michael Harney, Ksenia Solo board History's "Blue Book."

[11/13/17 - 10:03 AM]
Golden Globe(R) Winner Kevin Bacon and SAG Award(R) Winner Aldis Hodge to Star in Showtime(R) Drama Pilot "City on a Hill"
The project will be executive produced by Academy Award(R) winners Ben Affleck and Matt Damon and Emmy nominee Jennifer Todd for Pearl Street Films, written and executive produced by Chuck MacLean, and directed and executive produced by Michael Cuesta.

[07/27/17 - 09:34 AM]
Showtime(R) Picks Up New Drama Pilot "City on a Hill" Executive Produced by Academy Award(R) Winners Ben Affleck and Matt Damon
In the early 90s, Boston was rife with violent criminals emboldened by local law enforcement agencies in which corruption and racism was the norm, and then it all suddenly changed.







CITY ON A HILL (SHOWTIME)
Premieres in TBA 2019 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
???
STATUS:
new in 2018/2019 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (10 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
season one confirmed as 10 episodes on 7/13/18
DESCRIPTION:
(from Showtime's press release, May 2018) SHOWTIME has ordered the drama series CITY ON A HILL, starring Golden Globe winner and Emmy(R) nominee Kevin Bacon (The Following) and Screen Actors Guild(R) award winner Aldis Hodge (Underground). With a 12-episode order, CITY ON A HILL will premiere in 2019. The announcement was made today by David Nevins, President and CEO of Showtime Networks Inc. CITY ON A HILL is created by Chuck MacLean (Boston Strangler) and based on an original idea by Academy Award(R) winner Ben Affleck. In the early 1990s, Boston was rife with violent 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, driving that change is assistant district attorney Decourcy Ward (Hodge), who comes from Brooklyn and forms an unlikely alliance with a corrupt yet venerated FBI veteran, Jackie Rhodes (Bacon). Together, they take on a family of armored car robbers from Charlestown in a case that grows to involve, and ultimately subvert, the entire criminal justice system of Boston.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Aldis Hodge as Decourcy Ward
· Amanda Clayton as Cathy Ryan
· Cathy Moriarty as Ma Ryan
· Jere Shea as Hank Signa
· Jill Hennessy as Jenny Rhodes
· Jonathan Tucker as Frankie Ryan
· Kevin Bacon as Jackie Rhodes
· Kevin Chapman as Dickie Minogue
· Kevin Dunn as Nathan Rey
· Lauren E. Banks as Siobhan Quays
· Mark O'Brien as Jimmy Ryan
· Michael O'Keefe as Agent Clasby
· Rory Culkin as Clay Roach
CREW INFORMATION:
· Ben Affleck as CRTR/EP
· Chuck MacLean as CRTR/EP
· James Mangold as EP
· Jennifer Todd as EP
· Kevin Bacon as CO-EP
· Matt Damon as EP
· Michael Cuesta as EP/DIR (Pilot)
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Pearl Street Films