Set against the disparate worlds of politicians and mob bosses, looks at how gray good and evil can be. Placed in a fictional Irish neighborhood in Providence, Rhode Island known as "The Hill," the series explores what lengths people go to achieve the elusive American dream. Focusing on two brothers on opposite sides of the law, determined to protect the neighborhood and what is theirs by whatever means necessary, the show is a gritty look at politics and the Mafia.
When Speaker Donatello's critical condition makes Tommy the heir apparent for the Speakership of the House, Freddie Cork maneuvers to get on Tommy's good side. With the Italian mob, the Rhode Island Police, and the Feds after him, Michael’s obsessive need to find Colin puts everyone in jeopardy