Boston Common is a movie directed by released on 1996 with a note on the IMDB 7.3 with the Hollywood stars John Kassir Hugh Holub Maury Sterling . Boston Common is an American television sitcom that ran on NBC from 1996–1997. It starred Anthony Clark and took place in the city of Boston. It was one of the 10 highest rated shows in its first season as it ranked 8th in the yearly ratings and was viewed by an average of 14.96 million households per episode. However, with a move to Sundays in its second season, the show dropped from 8th to 51st.