The Division

This article is about the television series. For the video game, see Tom Clancy's The Division.
The Division
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
Composer(s) Jay Gruska
Country of origin United States
No. of seasons 4
No. of episodes 88
Running time 60 minutes
Production company(s) Kedzie Productions
Viacom Productions
Distributor Paramount Domestic Television (2001-2006)
CBS Paramount Domestic Television (2006-2007)
CBS Television Distribution (2007-present)
Original network Lifetime
Original release 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]


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, homophobia, 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.


Main cast

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

Guest stars

Awards and nominations

Gracie Allen Awards
Imagen Foundation Awards
ALMA Awards
BMI Film & TV Awards
Young Artist Awards
PRISM Awards


  1. Doperalski, Daniel (2004-08-03). "Lifetime cuts 'Division'". Variety. Retrieved 2013-08-25.
  2. Lifetime Entertainment Service at
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