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  • TV-14
  • 2006
  • 1 Season
  • 6.9  (1,005)

Conviction was a legal drama show that aired from 2006 to 2009. The show was created by Dick Wolf, who is well known for his work on Law & Order. Conviction starred Stephanie March, Eric Balfour, Jordan Bridges, Milena Govich, Anson Mount, Julianne Nicholson, J. August Richards, and other talented actors. The show follows the story of a team of young lawyers who work for the New York City District Attorney's office.

The show centers around the story of Alexandra Cabot (Stephanie March), who is the lead prosecutor and former assistant district attorney from Law & Order: SVU. She takes over the Conviction Integrity Unit (CIU), a newly formed division of the district attorney's office. The CIU team is tasked with investigating cases in which there may have been a wrongful conviction.

The team includes Jim Steele (Anson Mount), who is the head of the CIU and has a history of addiction, Hayes Morrison (Julianne Nicholson), a talented attorney with a failed marriage and a complicated history, Billy Desmond (Jordan Bridges), a charming and ambitious lawyer, Jessica Rossi (Milena Govich), a former police detective, and Nick Potter (Eric Balfour), a lawyer with a passion for justice.

Each episode of Conviction involves the team investigating a new case and fighting against the odds to bring justice to those who have been wronged. As they delve into each case, they often discover that things are not as they seem, and they are forced to navigate the complexities of the legal system.

Throughout the show, the team deals with their own personal issues while also working to convict the guilty and exonerate the innocent. The characters all have their own unique personalities, and their interactions often lead to some of the show's more memorable moments.

One of the main themes of Conviction is the idea that the justice system is not perfect, and that sometimes innocent people are wrongfully convicted. The show raises questions about race, class, and the fairness of the criminal justice system.

Conviction received mixed reviews during its run. Some viewers praised the show's focus on social justice issues and the strong performances of the cast. Others criticized the show for its predictability and lack of originality.

Despite its mixed reception, Conviction remains a beloved legal drama among fans of the genre. The show's exploration of the complexities of the criminal justice system is still relevant today, and its talented cast brought their characters to life in a way that captivated viewers.

In conclusion, Conviction was a legal drama that followed the story of a team of young lawyers working for the New York City District Attorney's office. The show explored the complexities of the criminal justice system while delving into the personal issues of its characters. Despite its mixed reception, Conviction remains a beloved legal drama among its fans.

Conviction is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (20 episodes). The series first aired on March 3, 2006.

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The Final Play
20. The Final Play
November 26, 2009
About to win two million dollars playing poker, William, known as "The Killer", is been thrown out of a window. In the Parisian palace where the poker tournament was held, Elisabeth Brochene and Emilie Jeanson have no doubts concerning this crime: one of the finalists must be the murderer.
Endangered Species
19. Endangered Species
November 26, 2009
A young man is killed by a lion in Europe's biggest animal sanctuary. Given where the attack took place and the way the metal doors were opened, Elisabeth Broch
Death Race
18. Death Race
August 26, 2009
A bike races into a springboard in a mall. It takes on more and more speed when suddenly, a large black truck stands in its way. The biker is thrown high into the air and crashes heavily into the ground. He is just stunned and is trying his best to regain his senses when the truck backs up and runs over him.
Echoes of Murder
17. Echoes of Murder
August 26, 2009
In the parking lot of a building, a gas explosion reveals a Gallo-Roman necropolis in which dozens of skeletons intermingle. Archaeologists hurry to this fantastic discovery and one of them notices a skeleton a little apart from the others. On his wrist, this corpse is wearing a magnificent and very modern watch.
16. Shattered
August 26, 2009
Lieutenant Jeanson (No
15. Imposter
May 13, 2009
A young student from the suburbs is poisoned and collapses during an oral examination. On the scene, our Deputy Prosecutor and the Lieutenant learn that the victim came from the parallel stream, namely, admission quotas established by the school to allow students from diverse neighborhoods to integrate the school.
Moving Target
14. Moving Target
May 13, 2009
A disturbing burglar wearing a rat mask hits the shop of a dealer in precious stones. A few days later, a man is found dead at his home. Prosecutor Elisabeth Brochene and Lieutenant Emilie Jeanson will have a hard time solving a mystery that thickens when they discover that the heart of this case is a famous stolen diamond, The Big Blue, which disappeared 10 years ago.
Hostage (2)
13. Hostage (2)
May 19, 2006
The two murder suspects take over the courthouse, holding several members of the DA's office hostage as they try to negotiate a way out.
180.80, Parts 1 and 2
12. 180.80, Parts 1 and 2
May 19, 2006
The DAs are under mounting pressure when a congressman's daughter is murdered. Now they must race to indict the suspect -- the bouncer at the club where she was last seen.
11. Indiscretion
May 12, 2006
Potter takes over a drug case from Rossi, and though it is an easy win, he manages to screw it up badly. For Desmond's latest case, he's forced to deal with an Upper West Side couple and a fortune teller. Meanwhile, Cabot has a lavish engagement party and Finn and Peluso have an "almost" date.
10. Deliverance
May 5, 2006
A well-known female attorney is accused of murdering her husband and opts to represent herself as she goes up against Steele.
The Wall
9. The Wall
April 28, 2006
Peluso runs into a "wall of blue" as he prosecutes a cop-shooter. Finn and Potter are called into Cabot's office where she informs them that they will be taking acting classes to improve on their court appearance.
8. Downhill
April 14, 2006
Potter takes on a case that seems to be an easy win, but it becomes more complex when a priest demands that all charges be dropped. Rossi works on a rape case; Desmond gets together with a group of high-powered black men to network; and Finn works on a lawsuit.
True Love
7. True Love
April 11, 2006
Potter is mugged when he tries to make contact with a witness to his latest case. Peluso finds out that his girlfriend cheated on him right before they plan to move in together. Rossi is able to strike a deal in a case involving a model who claims to have been raped by a business executive. Steele works on a case dealing with a suspicious suicide.
6. Madness
April 7, 2006
Peluso is pressued by his girlfriend that he recently got back together with. When Christina is low on case work, she is sent to help out a mean prosecutor. Meanwhile, Cabot debates hiring an image consultant; Potter fills in for Desmond on a case that has tragic consequences; and Rossi is put in the middle of a family problem while prosecuting a deaf girl's boyfriend for stabbing the girl's father.
5. Savasana
March 31, 2006
Against orders, Potter refuses to settle on a case, but ends up winning. Desmond keeps up his undefeated streak and later has a one-night-stand with a woman who works for the courthouse. Meanwhile, Steele cancels his date with Rossi and ends up hooking up with Cabot.
4. Indebted
March 24, 2006
Nick goes on a ride-along with two cops, which lands Potter in a meeting with Internal Affairs. Rossi prosecutes a wife beater, but the case hits close to home when she learns that her mother is leaving her father due to abuse.
3. Breakup
March 17, 2006
At a birthday party, Potter witnesses his friend take out cocaine. Potter leaves the party immediately, but when his friend is later arrested, he asks Potter for help. Potter turns the case over to Desmond, but fails to tell him the whole story about the night. Meanwhile, Cabot goes on an anti-drug campaign and Peluso prosecutes a grandmother for heroine possession.
2. Denial
March 10, 2006
Deputy DA Steele prosecutes Evan, a 14-year-old who murdered his older brother with a baseball bat, as an adult. But the teen's father takes a stance in court that could cost his son dearly. Meanwhile, ADA Peluso looks into a case in which a high school athlete, Rashard, was arrested for a hate crime against a gay man who was blackmailing him. investigates a promising high school athlete Rashard arrested for a hate crime against a gay man who was blackmailing him. Rossi tries to convince a prostitute to testify in her own rape trial. Elsewhere, a jealous Steele checks up on Rossi's romantic life; Finn preps for a blind date; and Peluso tries to help out a loan shark to whom he's in debt.
1. Pilot
March 3, 2006
Nick Potter joins the New York District Attorney's Office after leaving a private firm. Alexandra Cabot leads the firm and is in the middle of prosecuting a drug dealers. The Assistant D.A.s are stunned to find out that one of their own has been gunned down and one them might be the one who caused it.
Where to Watch Conviction
Conviction is available for streaming on the UMS website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Conviction on demand at Amazon, Vudu, Google Play and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    March 3, 2006
  • IMDB Rating
    6.9  (1,005)