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TV Picks: The Divide, Extant, Sharknado
TV Picks: The Divide, Extant, Sharknado

"The Divide" AMC Network's attempt to get its very niche WE tv into the scripted drama game may not produce the industry-quake that "Mad Men" did, but this legal drama exploring themes of race, class, ambition and the elastic nature of justice is a fine debut for a platform once known exclusively for reality fare like "Bridezillas." Marin Ireland in particular delivers a fine performance as Christine, a law student/bartender who works for a group dedicated to freeing the wrongly convicted. In last week's pilot, a case involving the brutal murder of a black family brought her up against increasingly powerful DA Adam Page (Damon Gupton), who made...