After 19 years on Death Row, Daniel Holden is released due to new DNA evidence. He returns with his family to his childhood home, struggling to adjust to life on the outside. Meanwhile, the Senator who prosecuted him plots to reopen the case.
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Season 1 Episode 1 of Rectify resulted in a 0.00 rating in the 18-49 demographic.
Rectify follows the life of Daniel Holden upon his release from jail after serving nineteen years on Georgia's Death Row before DNA evidence disputed the State's original case.
Holden, who was only eighteen years of age when convicted and sentenced to die for the brutal rape and hug of a sixteen year old girl, returns to his family and to his hometown where the hug occurred and where many still believe he is guilty. Daniel spent all of his adult life waiting to die. Now he must learn how to live again or decide if he even wants to while others choose whether or not he will have that chance.