When San Francisco Detective Rebecca Madsen (Sarah Jones) is assigned to a grisly homicide case, a fingerprint leads her to a shocking suspect: an Alcatraz inmate who died over 30 years ago. Once the enigmatic, knows-everything-but-tells-nothing government agent Emerson Hauser (Sam Neill) tries to impede her investigation, Madsen turns to Alcatraz expert Dr. Diego "Doc" Soto (Jorge Garcia), to help her piece together the inexplicable sequence of events.
Detective Rebecca Madsen (Sarah Jones) and Alcatraz historian Doctor Diego Soto (Jorge Garcia) team up with a secret agency that is dedicated to finding and catching inmates from the infamous prison who went missing 50 years ago and are reappearing today. The special task force includes Sam Neil as Emerson Hauser and Parminder Nagra as Doctor Lucy Banerjee.
When a sniper begins targeting young victims, the team is forced to retrace the steps of the past in order to solve this modern-day mystery
When child killer Kit Nelson, a terrifying kidnapper who always returns his victims home -- after he’s killed them -- reappears from the past, the team is in a race against time to catch the man before he kills again.
When a bank robbing criminal returns from the past and things go wrong in the present, Rebecca has to break him out of the hostage-filled bank before people can find out who he is.
Guy Hastings, an Alcatraz guard, reappears. Although a good man, Hastings is being asked to do bad things and will come face-to-face with an old acquaintance.
When our unlikely trio of Madsen (Sarah Jones), Doc (Jorge Garcia) and Hauser (Sam Neill) tracks former inmate Paxton Petty (guest star James Pizzinato), a sick landmine bomber who has returned only to place bombs throughout populated areas of San Francisco, methods of the past are applied to the present.
Madsen and Hauser hunt down Johnny McKee (guest star Adam Rothenberg), a former Alcatraz inmate and vicious killer with a background in chemistry. It’s a race against time before McKee horrifically poisons more innocent victims. Meanwhile, more details emerge about Madsen’s grandfather.
In back-to-back all-new episodes, two of Alcatraz’s most violent brothers, Herman (guest star Travis Aaron Wade) and Pinky (guest star Graham Shiels) Ames, who were notorious for nearly escaping in 1963, find something mysteriously amiss when they return to Alcatraz in the present day. In the second installment, Sonny Burnett (guest star Rossi), a man with an incredible dark side who became ultra-violent during his stint at Alcatraz
Sonny Burnett (guest star THEO ROSSI), a man with an incredible dark side who became ultra-violent during his stint at Alcatraz returns for another reign of terror.
Clarence Montgomery (guest star Mahershala Ali), the only innocent man in Alcatraz, returns to present day, but is now committing crimes. Why?
Rebecca, Doc, and Hauser set out to capture the musically inclined serial killer Webb Porter (guest star RAMI MALEK), an unknown '63 that returns more violent than ever.
Doc and Rebecca close in on a man who may be the key to revealing the secrets behind all the returning criminals. Meanwhile, Hauser makes a discovery beneath the halls of Alcatraz that brings him ever closer to the truth. Then, revealing doors are opened and lives hang in the balance as Rebecca will stop at nothing in pursuit of the man who killed her partner in the all-new special two-hour season finale.
Information surfaces and lives are at risk as Rebecca continues her dogged pursuit of Tommy Madsen.