In Conviction, a former president’s daughter is blackmailed into heading up a team to look into possible wrongful convictions by an ambitious DA. The team’s first case is a young black man who was convicted of killing his girlfriend eight years before.
ABC’s 2016-17 Primetime Schedule reveals a number of changes big and small.
Fan favorite Castle is gone, by Agent Carter star Hayley Atwell’s Conviction moves into its Monday night timeslot. American Housewife slides into the Tuesday slot between The Goldbergs and Modern Family, while Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. moves back an hour into the 10 pm slot.
On Wednesday, potential top flight sitcom Speechless takes the slot between The Middle and Fresh of the Boat, while Designated Survivor gets Nashville’s old slot. Notorious becomes the first non-Shondaland Thursday show moving into the Scandal spot (Scandal having been moved to med-season) between Grey’s anatomy and How to Get Away with Murder.
Friday and Sunday stand pat. New comedies waiting in the wings are: Downward Dog and Imaginary Mary. New dramas are: Still Star-Crossed and Time After Time. Follow the jump for ABC’s Fall Schedule and series descriptions.