WE TV's First Original Scripted Series 'The Divide' from HUMANITAS Trustee Richard LaGravenese to Premiere Wednesday July 16 at 9PM

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The-DivideThis July, WE tv’s first original scripted drama, The Divide, will debut with a special two-hour premiere on Wednesday, July 16th, at 9:00pm ET/PT before moving to its regular 10:00pm ET/PT timeslot beginning on Wednesday, July 23rd. The eight-episode series is written by the Academy Award® and Emmy® nominated Richard LaGravenese (Behind the Candelabra, The Fisher King, Water for Elephants, The Ref, The Bridges of Madison County), with Tony Goldwyn (Scandal, Conviction, Justified, Damages, Dexter, A Walk on the Moon) directing the premiere episode. Co-created by LaGravenese and Goldwyn, the series is produced by AMC studios. The Divide is a thought-provoking and suspenseful drama that explores the personal cost of morality, ambition, ethics, politics, and race in today's justice system through the eyes of Christine Rosa played by Marin Ireland (Homeland, Boss, Side Effects), an impassioned caseworker with The Innocence Initiative, and Adam Page played by Damon Gupton (The Newsroom, Prime Suspect), an equally passionate district attorney and political rising star.

LaGravenese and Goldwyn also serve as executive producers along with Emmy® award winner John Tinker (The Practice, Chicago Hope) as the showrunner, and co-executive producer, Andrew Sugarman (Shopgirl, Conviction).

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