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City on a Hill season 3: next episode, trailer, cast and everything we know about the drama series

Kadeem Ali Harris and Aldis Hodge in City on a Hill
Kadeem Ali Harris and Aldis Hodge in City on a Hill (Image credit: Francisco Roman/SHOWTIME)

Kevin Bacon and Aldis Hodge are once again patrolling the streets of Boston in City on a Hill season 3. The crime drama that airs on Showtime in the US about government corruption is bound to go into some exciting places with its new episodes following the events of season 2

Here is everything that we know about City on a Hill season 3.

When is the next City on a Hill season 3 episode?

City on a Hill season 3 continues with episode 3, "Speak When You're Angry," airing on Showtime on Sunday, August 14 at 10 pm ET/PT. Here is the synopsis for episode 3:

"Decourcy takes on a case involving a murdered police officer and recruits the help of Caysen. As the Drydens try to solve their Victoria problem, the Rohrs drop Benedetta off for her freshman year at NYU."

Watch the promo for City on a Hill season 3 episode 3 right here:

All the latest episodes of City on a Hill season 3 release in the UK on the Paramount Plus streaming service the day after airing in the US. That means episode 3 is available as of Monday, August 15.

What is the City on a Hill season 3 plot?

City on a Hill is set in 1990s Boston and is about the unlikely alliance between Assistant District Attorney Decourcy Ward and corrupt FBI agent Jackie Rohr as they try to do what’s right, despite their varying perspectives on what that may be.

Here is the official synopsis for City on a Hill season 3:

"Season three of City on a Hill brings us to Boston's high society, Beacon Hill. Having left the FBI and thrown his badge into Boston Harbor, Jackie Rohr 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 sees an opportunity to finally rip out the machinery perpetuating a broken criminal justice system. Siobhan Quays, representing a construction worker who was severely injured on the Big Dig, encounters the city's corruption first-hand, all while coping with the traumatic events of her past year. As Jenny Rohr can attest, given her history with her father, some experiences will haunt you beyond your breaking point."

City on a Hill season 3 episodes

Here are the synopses for City on a Hill season 3 episodes:

City on a Hill season 3 episode 1, "Gods and Monsters":
"Jackie gets a job offer but has no idea what he's getting himself into. Decourcy receives bad news which lands him back in Brooklyn. Siobhan takes on a case against a construction colossus. Jenny volunteers at a community center."

City on a Hill season 3 episode 2, "A Program of Complete Disaster"
"When Victoria runs away from home, Jackie tries to find her. Caysen seeks justice for a Strike Force member. Decourcy is in Brooklyn looking after his father while Siobhan experiences an array of symptoms. Diarmuid tries to help Jenny."

Who is in the City on a Hill season 3 cast?

Kevin Bacon and Aldis Hodge at a bar in City on a Hill

Kevin Bacon and Aldis Hodge in City on a Hill (Image credit: Francisco Roman/SHOWTIME)

Kevin Bacon and Aldis Hodge return as the two leads of City on a Hill, Jackie Rohr and Decourcy Ward, respectively. Bacon is a Hollywood veteran, with some of his most famous roles including Footloose, Tremors, Apollo 13 and another Boston set crime drama, Mystic River. He also is an Emmy nominee for the TV movie Taking Chance.

Hodge, meanwhile, had his first credit as Raymond in Die Hard with a Vengeance and has gone on to star in high-profile projects like Friday Night Lights, Straight Outta Compton, Hidden Figures, One Night in Miami…, Leverage and its sequel series, Leverage: Redemption. Hodge also stars alongside Dwayne Johnson in Black Adam.

Other main members of the cast include Jill Hennessy (Crossing Jordan) as Jenny Rohr, Lauren E. Banks (Gaslit) as Siobhan Quays and Matthew Del Negro (Scandal) as Chris Caysen.

Joining City on a Hill for its third season are Corbin Bernsen (Major League), Joanne Kelly (Severance) and Ernie Hudson (Ghostbusters).

City on a Hill season 3 trailer

Get a peek at what is going to happen in City on a Hill season 3 by watching the trailer directly below. 

How to watch City on a Hill

City on a Hill airs on the Showtime cable network in the US. Showtime is available as a premium channel on many traditional pay-TV subscriptions as well as select live TV streaming services like FuboTV, Hulu with Live TV, Sling TV and YouTube TV. You can also sign up for Showtime as a standalone offering to watch directly online or via the Showtime app.

UK viewers can watch the first two seasons of City on a Hill on Paramount Plus, or they’re available to rent on Prime Video.

City on a Hill season 3 poster

(Image credit: Showtime)
Michael Balderston
Michael Balderston

Michael Balderston is a DC-based entertainment and assistant managing editor for What to Watch, who has previously written about the TV and movies with TV Technology, Awards Circuit and regional publications. Spending most of his time watching new movies at the theater or classics on TCM, some of Michael's favorite movies include Casablanca, Moulin Rouge!, Silence of the Lambs, Children of Men, One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest and Star Wars. On the TV side he enjoys Peaky Blinders, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Saturday Night Live, Only Murders in the Building and is always up for a Seinfeld rerun.