News 07.15.14

Tune-In and Watch: Innocence Project Co-Director Barry Scheck and Artists’ Committee Co-Chair Tony Goldwyn Talk About The Divide

WeTV’s first scripted drama,

The Divide

, about a powerful district attorney whose career is jeopardized by an investigation conducted by a fictional innocence clinic, will premier Wednesday, July 16th at 9:00 p.m. EDT. The series will be executively produced and directed by

Scandal

star and Innocence Project Artists’ Committee Co-Chair Tony Goldwyn, who has been invested in innocence issues since reading about the Kenny Waters case, which ultimately inspired him to direct the film

Conviction

, telling Waters story.

 


Watch the trailer

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Innocence Project Co-Director Barry Scheck joined Goldwyn on

CBS This Morning

today to talk about the inspiration behind the new series and the groundbreaking use of DNA technology to free innocent people from prison and to reform the justice system.

 


Watch the CBS This Morning segment

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