A MOSQUE BOMBING SPARKS A CIU INVESTIGATION AND RAISES COMPLEX QUESTIONS ABOUT RACISM, ON ABC'S 'CONVICTION,' OCTOBER 17
"Dropping Bombs" - While the CIU team vociferously disagrees among themselves whether the "bad guys" also deserve justice, they work to exonerate a political activist with questionable views. He is serving a life sentence for planting a bomb at a mosque that killed a prominent Imam and three worshippers. The re-examination of the case calls into question the NYPD's role which puts Hayes in Wallace's crosshairs. After a rigorous analysis of the evidence, the stunning conclusion to the case leaves one member of the team strongly dissatisfied with the outcome. Meanwhile, just as Hayes and Wallace seem to be getting cozy, they discover that their worst nightmare has been realized, on "Conviction," MONDAY, OCTOBER 17 (10:01-11:00 p.m. EDT), on the ABC Television Network.
"Conviction" stars Hayley Atwell as Hayes Morrison, Eddie Cahill as Conner Wallace, Shawn Ashmore as Sam Spencer, Merrin Dungey as Maxine Bohen, Emily Kinney as Tess Larson, Manny Montana as Franklin "Frankie" Cruz and Daniel Franzese as Jackson Morrison.
Guest starring are Mike Doyle as Rodney Landon, Frank Deal as Stan Sowinski, Nigel Gibbs as John Bohen, Anna Khaja as Kadisha Abdullah and Sarah Allen as Lisa Crozier.
"Dropping Bombs" was written by Thomas L. Moran and directed by Liz Friedlander.
"Conviction" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format with 5.1 channel surround sound. A TV parental guideline will be assigned closer to airdate.