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CONVICTION
Air Date: Sunday, January 15, 2017
Time Slot: 10:00 PM-11:00 PM EST on ABC
Episode Title: (#112) "Enemy Combatant"
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THE CIU TEAMS UP WITH FORMER PRESIDENT MORRISON TO TAKE ON A FEDERAL TERRORISM CASE, AND HAYES QUESTIONS WHAT SHE REALLY WANTS FROM A RELATIONSHIP WITH WALLACE, ON ABC'S 'CONVICTION'

Martin Donovan Guest Stars as Theodore Morrison

"Enemy Combatant" - Former President Morrison pays Hayes an unexpected visit and lobbies her (and CIU) to take on the case of Omar Abbas, a Muslim-American citizen held for years without trial in a military facility for allegedly planning a chemical attack on Manhattan. But taking on the federal war on terror is a hot-button issue, and Hayes and the CIU find themselves battling the authorities in their search for the truth. Meanwhile, just as Hayes and Wallace become more comfortable with their relationship, her father raises questions about the couple's long-term viability on "Conviction," SUNDAY, JANUARY 15 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EST), 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 starting are Martin Donovan as Theodore "Ted" Morrison, Armin Amiri as Tariq Abbas, Karen Oberoi as Omar Abbas and Clark Jackson as Agent Cole Sexton.

"Enemy Combatant" was written by Eduardo Javier Canto & Ryan Maldonado and directed by Paul Edwards.

"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.

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CONVICTION (ABC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
10/3/16 - 1/29/17
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2016-2017 season)
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
SEASON(S):
1 (13 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
presumably canceled on 11/8/16
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release, May 2016) Lawyer and former First Daughter Hayes Morrison (Hayley Atwell, "Marvel's Agent Carter") is about to accept a job offered from her sexy nemesis, NY District Attorney Wayne Wallis, to avoid jail time for cocaine possession and avoid hurting her mother's Senate campaign. Working with his team at the new Conviction Integrity Unit will let her use her brilliant mind to turn over cases, where there is credible suspicion of wrongful conviction, and give her a chance to turn things around with her high-powered political family.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Daniel Franzese as Jackson Morrison
· Eddie Cahill as Conner Wallace
· Emily Kinney as Tess Larson
· Hayley Atwell as Hayes Morrison
· Manny Montana as Franklin "Frankie" Cruz
· Merrin Dungey as Maxine Bohen
· Shawn Ashmore as Sam Spencer
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Daniel DiTomasso as Jackson Morrison (Original Pilot)
CREW INFORMATION:
· Liz Friedlander as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Liz Friedman as CRTR/EP
· Mark Gordon as EP
· Nick Pepper as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· ABC Studios
· Mark Gordon Company, The