Current information shows that ABC has stopped ordering for more episodes for the TV show "Conviction". They had initially ordered 13 episodes and this leaves a question of whether this show is being cancelled or season two is coming up.
According to Variety, there is no more orders but ABC has not confirmed if "Conviction" is cancelled. They are currently still having a contact with the cast in case there is any possibilities for season two in the future. This situation seems familiar to fans because in the past, shows which were in this condition were cancelled instead of being renewed
The show had a hard time in ratings and in October is had even more disappointing results. This disappointment lasted over two weeks, the ratings kept dropping and getting worse week by week. According to TV Fanatic, the show did not just rate lowest in the ratings but from the previous season, 17% of the viewers was lost due to the problem with the plot.
In "Conviction," Atwell starred as Carter Morrison who is a daughter of previous president and is forced to work at Los Angeles as the head of a new Conviction Integrity unit. She is also bright and a rebel. She works with her team to investigate incidents with a curiosity that the condemned person may not be the right person. The creators of the series are Liz Friedman and Liz Friedlander, and the producers are Mark Gordon Co. and ABC Studios.
News about "Conviction" being cancelled were out during the night of election. Despite the news, ABC refused to give any comments about it. This is unpleasing information to the people who liked the role of Carter Morrison being played by Atwell. Despite a great cast, the show did not seem very appealing to the viewers.