The Divide (TV series)

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The Divide
Genre Legal drama
Created by Richard LaGravenese
Tony Goldwyn
Starring
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 8
Production
Executive producer(s)
Running time 42–45 minutes
Production company(s) AMC Studios
Release
Original network WE tv
Original release July 16 – August 27, 2014 (2014-08-27)
External links
Website

The Divide is a 2014 legal drama that aired on WE tv. The first season consisted of eight hour-long episodes,[1] it premiered on July 16, 2014.[2] On October 30, 2014, the series was canceled by WE-tv.[3]

Plot[edit]

An exploration of morality, ambition, ethics, politics and race in today's justice system as viewed through the eyes of an impassioned case worker and an equally passionate district attorney whose views vary.[4]

Cast[edit]

Development and production[edit]

The series was originally developed and ordered as a pilot in 2012 by sister network AMC, but was not picked up, it was, however, left in contention for a possible pickup at a later date. By the time WE tv had decided to pick up the show, David Manson, who ran the pilot, had moved to Netflix's House of Cards. John Tinker has since stepped in as showrunner.[4]

Episodes[edit]

No. Title Directed by Written by Original air date U.S. viewers
(millions)
1"The Ways Men Divide"Tony GoldwynRichard LaGraveneseJuly 16, 2014 (2014-07-16)0.488[5]
2"No Such Thing as Justice"Tony GoldwynRichard LaGraveneseJuly 16, 2014 (2014-07-16)0.488[5]
3"Facts Are the Enemy"Allison AndersRichard LaGravenese & Bethesda BrownJuly 23, 2014 (2014-07-23)0.336[6]
4"Never Forget"Janusz KamińskiDana Baratta & Richard LaGraveneseJuly 30, 2014 (2014-07-30)0.285[7]
5"I'm for Justice"Sarah Pia AndersonRichard LaGravenese & Marcus DalzineAugust 6, 2014 (2014-08-06)0.322[8]
6"And the Little Ones Get Caught"Millicent SheltonPamela GrayAugust 13, 2014 (2014-08-13)0.373[9]
7"I Can't Go Back"Jann TurnerTheresa Rebeck & Richard LaGraveneseAugust 20, 2014 (2014-08-20)0.327[10]
8"To Whom Evil Is Done"Larysa KondrackiRichard LaGraveneseAugust 27, 2014 (2014-08-27)0.280[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kondolojy, Amanda (April 10, 2014). "WE tv Announces New and Returning Series Including 'Match Made in Heaven', 'Mystery Millionaire', 'The Divide' and 'Charlie Sheen's Bad Influence' Pilot". TV by the Numbers (Press release). Retrieved April 10, 2014. 
  2. ^ "The Divide Official website". April 26, 2014. 
  3. ^ Andy Swift (2014-10-30). "The Divide Cancelled by WE tv". Yahoo!. Retrieved 2014-10-30. 
  4. ^ a b Andreeva, Nellie. "WE TV Officially Greenlights LaGravenese/ Goldwyn Drama As First Scripted Series, Sets 3 Scripted Projects In Development". Deadline. Retrieved 7 August 2013. 
  5. ^ a b Deerwester, Jayme (July 28, 2014). "Nielsen ratings: Jeter's final All-Star Game is a hit". USA Today. Retrieved March 24, 2016. 
  6. ^ Pucci, Douglas (July 24, 2014). "Wednesday cable finals (Live plus Same Day): 7/23/14". TV Media Insights. Archived from the original on November 5, 2015. Retrieved January 30, 2016. 
  7. ^ Metcalf, Mitch. "SHOWBUZZDAILY's Top 25 Wednesday Cable Originals: 7/30/14". July 31, 2014. Retrieved January 30, 2016. 
  8. ^ Metcalf, Mitch. "SHOWBUZZDAILY's Top 25 Wednesday Cable Originals: 8/6/14". August 7, 2014. Retrieved January 30, 2016. 
  9. ^ Metcalf, Mitch. "SHOWBUZZDAILY's Top 25 Wednesday Cable Originals: 8/13/14". August 14, 2014. Retrieved January 30, 2016. 
  10. ^ Metcalf, Mitch. "SHOWBUZZDAILY's Top 25 Wednesday Cable Originals: 8.20.2014". August 21, 2014. Retrieved January 30, 2016. 
  11. ^ Metcalf, Mitch. "SHOWBUZZDAILY's Top 25 Wednesday Cable Originals: 8.27.2014". August 28, 2014. Retrieved January 30, 2016. 

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