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UMC Debuts Trailer for 'A House Divided'

UMC (Urban Movie Channel) Thursday released a first-look trailer for its new scripted drama series A House Divided, premiering July 12.

The series, which stars Demetria McKinney, Paula Jai Parker, Brad James and Lawrence Hilton Jacobs, follows the exploits of a wealthy Los Angeles family that's forced to come together after the mysterious death of the family's matriarch or risk the ultimate demise of their long-standing legacy, according to UMC. 

The debut of A House Divided comes on the heels of the movie-themed, African-American targeted streaming service's second season renewal of scripted series Craig Ross Jr's Monogamy.

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