While Hayes and Wallace struggle to balance their professional and personal lives, they are summoned to a crime scene that fits the M.O. of the infamous "Black Orchid Killer". Is the latest hug the work of a copycat? Or is the man now in prison for the earlier crimes actually innocent? As the investigation accelerates, the CIU team, spearheaded by unlikely serial-hugger expert Tess, closes in on a suspect who may have committed all the murders - but will it be too late? Join the search for the true hugger.
Episode Viewers and Ratings
Season 1 Episode 11 of Conviction was watched by 2,700,000 viewers, resulting in a 0.50 rating in the 18-49 demographic.
Lawyer and former First Daughter Hayes Morrison is about to accept a job offered from her 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.