At the Television Critics Association summer press tour, Gary Levine and Jana Winograde, Presidents of Entertainment, Showtime Networks, revealed that drama series City On A Hill has been renewed for a second season.
The official synopsis for the series is as follows:
he series is set in early 1990s Boston, rife with violent criminals emboldened by local law enforcement agencies in which corruption and racism was the norm. In this fictional account, driving change is assistant district attorney Decourcy Ward, who comes from Brooklyn and forms an unlikely alliance with a corrupt yet venerated FBI veteran, Jackie Rohr. 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.
Gary Levine had to this to say about the renewal:
City On A Hill is that addictive kind of meaty and messy show we love at Showtime. With the inspired pairing of Kevin Bacon and Aldis Hodge and the inspired writing of Tom Fontana and Chuck MacLean, we believe there is a rich future for this compelling series.
The series is written by Chuck MacLean, with Ben Affleck and Matt Damon serving as executive producers alongside MacLean as well as Michael Cuesta, Jennifer Todd for Pearl Street Films and James Mangold. Kevin Bacon will be serving as co-executive producer on the series.
City On A Hill stars Aldis Hodge, Kevin Bacon, Jonathan Tucker, Mark O’Brien, Jill Hennessy, Lauren E. Banks, Amanda Clayton, Kevin Chapman, Jere Shea, Kevin Dunn and Sarah Shahi.