In early 1990s Boston, ADA Decourcy Ward forms an unlikely alliance with a corrupt venerated FBI veteran, Jackie Rohr. Together, they take on a case that changes the city's entire criminal justice system.


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Series cast summary:
Kevin Bacon ...  Jackie Rohr 18 episodes, 2019-2021
Aldis Hodge ...  DeCourcy Ward 18 episodes, 2019-2021
Lauren E. Banks ...  Siobhan Quays 18 episodes, 2019-2021
Amanda Clayton ...  Cathy Ryan 18 episodes, 2019-2021
Jill Hennessy ...  Jenny Rohr 18 episodes, 2019-2021
Mark O'Brien ...  Jimmy Ryan 14 episodes, 2019-2021
Blake Baumgartner ...  Kick Ryan 14 episodes, 2019-2021
Nora Murphy ...  Marie Ryan 13 episodes, 2019-2021
Grayson Eddey ...  Tony Ryan 13 episodes, 2019-2021
Matthew Del Negro ...  Chris Caysen 12 episodes, 2019-2021
Catherine Wolf ...  Rosa Congemi 11 episodes, 2019-2021
Jonathan Tucker ...  Frankie Ryan 10 episodes, 2019
Jere Shea ...  Hank Signa 10 episodes, 2019
Kevin Chapman ...  J.R. Minogue 10 episodes, 2019
Gloria Reuben ...  Eloise Hastings 9 episodes, 2019-2021
Sarah Shahi ...  Rachel Benham 9 episodes, 2019
John Doman ...  Guy Dan 8 episodes, 2021
Pernell Walker ...  Grace Campbell 8 episodes, 2021
Kameron Kierce ...  Kelvin Campbell 8 episodes, 2021
Lucia Ryan ...  Benedetta Rohr 8 episodes, 2021
Kevin Interdonato ...  Tony Suferin / ... 8 episodes, 2019-2021


In the early 1990s, Boston was rife with violence. Police corruption and racism were the norm - and then it all changed in what was called the "Boston Miracle." In this fictional account, Assistant District Attorney Decourcy Ward (Aldis Hodge) comes from Brooklyn and forms an unlikely alliance with a corrupt yet venerated FBI veteran, Jackie Rohr (Kevin Bacon). Together, they take on a family of armored car robbers in a case that grows to involve, and ultimately subvert, the entire criminal justice system of Boston. Written by SHOWTIME

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Only the bad understand.


Crime | Drama | Thriller


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Jill Hennessy previously starred as Dr. Jordan Cavanaugh in Crossing Jordan, also set in Boston. See more »

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13 July 2019 | by craftfrSee all my reviews

Being from Boston, what can I say other than the story captures my interest. I know others will enjoy it too and you don't have to be from the land of the bean and the cod. The two leads, Kevin Bacon and Aldis Hodge, are excellent and believable. What two great professionals. I love it.

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7 June 2019 (USA) See more »

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City on a Hill See more »

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