The Division

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The Division
Format Crime drama
Created by Deborah Joy LeVine
Starring Bonnie Bedelia
Lela Rochon
Nancy McKeon
Tracey Needham
Lisa Vidal
Taraji P. Henson
Amy Jo Johnson
Jose Yenque
David Gianopoulos
Jon Hamm
Country of origin United States
No. of seasons 4
No. of episodes 88
Production
Running time 60 minutes
Production company(s) Kedzie Productions
Distributor Viacom Productions
(2001-2006)
CBS Television Distribution (2007-present)
Broadcast
Original channel Lifetime
Original run January 7, 2001 (2001-01-07) – June 28, 2004 (2004-06-28)

The Division is an American crime drama television series created by Deborah Joy LeVine and starring Bonnie Bedelia. The series focused on a team of women police officers in the San Francisco Police Department. The series premiered on Lifetime on January 7, 2001 and ended on June 28, 2004 after 88 episodes.[1]

Overview[edit]

The show focused on the lives of five policewomen in the felony division headed by Captain Kate McCafferty (Bonnie Bedelia). Storylines revolved around the women's personal and professional lives, and their attempts to balance both. The series tackled such topics as alcoholism, drug addiction and sexual abuse.

The series premiered on January 7, 2001, earning a 3.1 rating and drew the largest audience of any basic cable original series premiere in 2001.[2] After 4 seasons, the show was canceled on June 28, 2004. The Division later was rebroadcast on the Lifetime network after its cancellation in various timeslots until 2007. As of 2008, reruns of the show air on Lifetime Real Women.

Cast[edit]

Main cast[edit]

Actor Character Seasons
1 2 3 4
Bonnie Bedelia Captain Kaitlyn "Kate" McCafferty Main
Lela Rochon Inspector Angela Reid Main
Nancy McKeon Inspector Jinny Exstead Main
Tracey Needham Inspector Candace "C. D." DeLorenzo Main
Lisa Vidal Inspector Magdalena "Magda" Ramirez Main
Taraji P. Henson Inspector Raina Washington Main
Amy Jo Johnson Stacy Reynolds Main
David Gianopoulos Inspector Peter Torianno Main
Jose Yenque Gabriel 'Gabe' Herrera Main
Jon Hamm Inspector Nate Basso Main

Guest stars[edit]

Episodes[edit]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Gracie Allen Awards
  • Won: Outstanding Entertainment Program Drama (2004, Tied with "Without a Trace")
Imagen Foundation Awards
  • Nominated: Best Actress in a Television Drama, Lisa Vidal (2004)
ALMA Awards
  • Nominated: Outstanding Actress in a Television Series, Lisa Vidal (2002)
BMI Film & TV Awards
  • Won: BMI Cable Award, Jeff Eden Fair (2004)
  • Won: BMI Cable Award, Starr Parodi (2004)
  • Won: BMI Cable Award, Jeff Eden Fair (2003)
  • Won: BMI Cable Award, Starr Parodi (2003)
Young Artist Awards
  • Nominated: Best Performance in a TV Drama Series - Guest Starring Young Actress, Joy Lauren (2003)
  • Nominated: Best Performance in a TV Drama Series - Guest Starring Young Actor, Shawn Pyfrom (2002)
PRISM Awards
  • Won: TV Drama Series Episode (2002, For the episode "Intervention")
  • Nominated: Performance in a Drama Series Episode, Nancy McKeon (2003)
  • Nominated: Performance in a Drama Series, Nancy McKeon (2003)
  • Nominated: Performance in a Drama Series Multi Episode Storyline, Nancy McKeon (2004)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Doperalski, Daniel (2004-08-03). "Lifetime cuts ‘Division’". Variety. Retrieved 2013-08-25. 
  2. ^ Lifetime Entertainment Service at Answers.com

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