'City on a Hill' Season 3 on Showtime: Date, plot, cast and latest buzz around crime drama series

'City on a Hill' Season 3 on Showtime: Date, plot, cast and latest buzz around crime drama series
Kevin Bacon as Jackie Rohr in 'City on a Hill' Season 3 (Showtime)

Crime dramas have always been one of the most intriguing genres and they always tend to capture the imagination of viewers with their engaging storylines and characters. One show that managed to nab all the eyeballs is none other than ‘City on a Hill’. The Showtime series was an instant success and quickly became one of the most-watched series for the network.

Set in the early ‘90s Boston, a corrupt FBI agent Jackie Rohr (Kevin Bacon) forms an unlikely alliance with ADA Decourcy Ward (Aldis Hodge). The initial period of the 1990s was filled with violence in Boston and together, the aforementioned officials take on a case that changes the city's entire criminal justice system. The first two seasons were a huge success and it doesn’t come as a shock that the series has been renewed for another season.


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The ending of Season 2 made us believe that there was so much left to explore and it seems Season 3 will definitely come out with things that have never been shown in the series. Here’s everything you need to know about ‘City on a Hill’ Season 3.

Official poster for 'City on a Hill' Season 3 (SHOWTIME)

When does ‘City on a Hill’ Season 3 release and where can you watch it?

The upcoming edition was previously slated to release on July 10, however, Showtime has now revealed that Season 3 of the crime drama will be premiering exclusively on Sunday, July 31. According to Futon Critic, viewers will be taking the time slot of 10 pm EST this time around.

Viewers can download SHOWTIME app from Google’s Play Store and Apple’s App Store.

What is ‘City on a Hill’ Season 3 all about?

The official synopsis reads, “Season three brings us to Boston’s high society Beacon Hill. Having left the FBI and thrown his badge into Boston Harbor, Jackie Rohr (Bacon) lands a lavish new gig running security for a wealthy family. Life is good until secrets begin to unravel. When an investigation opens, ADA Decourcy Ward (Hodge) sees an opportunity to finally rip out the machinery perpetuating a broken criminal justice system. Siobhan Quays (Banks), representing a construction worker who was severely injured on the Big Dig, encounters the city’s corruption firsthand, all while coping with the traumatic events of her past year. As Jenny Rohr (Hennessy) can attest, given her history with her father, some experiences will haunt you beyond your breaking point.”

The finale of Season 2 left most of the characters at a dead end. Meanwhile, others were trying to find a new way and a way to move forward. Season 3 could see Jackie Rohr going even further into corruption or even leaving the Bureau. Meanwhile, Siobhan might work in the ACLU in Season 3 and this might just turn out to be really bizarre for their professional relationship.

Aldis Hodge as ADA Decourcy Ward and Lauren E Banks as Siobhan Quay in 'City on a Hill' (Showtime)

Who stars in Season 3 of the Showtime series?

The upcoming edition will see Kevin Bacon reprising the role of FBI agent Jackie Rohr, while Aldis Hodge will be seen portraying the character of ADA Decourcy Ward. On the other hand, Lauren E Banks will be back as Siobhan Quay.

Kevin Bacon

One of the most prominent names working in Hollywood right now, Bacon made his film debut in National Lampoon's 'Animal House' and his film credits include musical-drama ‘Footloose’ (1984), conspiracy legal thriller ‘JFK’ (1991), ‘A Few Good Men’ (1992), ‘Apollo 13’ (1995), ‘Mystic River’ (2003), and many more. The actor went on to earn a Golden Globe nomination for his role in the series ‘The River Wild’.

Kevin Bacon speaks at the 26th Annual Critics Choice Awards on March 07, 2021 (Getty Images for the Critics Choice Association)

Other actors to feature in the series include Jill Hennessey (Jenny Rohr), and Matthew Del Negro (Chris Caysen). Meanwhile, Corbin Bernsen, Joanne Kelly, and Ernie Hudson are the new cast members joining the show. 

Who are the creators? 

The show is created by Chuck MacLean and penned by the dynamic duo of Ben Affleck and MacLean. Affleck and Matt Damon serve the series as executive producers alongside Hodge, Bacon, Jennifer Todd, Jorge Zamacona, and Barry Levinson.

Ben Affleck attends the Los Angeles premiere of Amazon Studio's 'The Tender Bar' at TCL Chinese Theatre on December 12, 2021, in Hollywood, California (Amy Sussman/Getty Images)

What is the latest news around 'City on a Hill' Season 3?

The show recently released the trailer for Season 3 and looks like Jackie is going to get embroiled in more corruption. Rohr continuously questions the choices he has made and it seems it’s time for him to make the ultimate decision of which path he’s going to choose.

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