Conviction (television) Hour-long drama series on ABC, premiering October 3, 2016 and ending January 29, 2017. Lawyer and former First Daughter Hayes Morrison accepts a job offered from her sexy nemesis, N.Y. District Attorney Conner 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 investigate cases where there is credible suspicion of wrongful conviction, and give her a chance to turn things around with her high-powered family. Stars Hayley Atwell (Hayes Morrison), Eddie Cahill (Conner Wallis), Shawn Ashmore (Sam Spencer), Merrin Dungey (Maxine), Emily Kinney (Tess Thompson), Daniel Franzese (Jackson Morrison). From The Mark Gordon Company and ABC Studios.