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Why 'Gracepoint' feels almost too good for network TV

Why 'Gracepoint' feels almost too good for network TV

If the new Fox drama “Gracepoint” looks too good to be on network TV, that’s because it’s stacked with the kind of talent you normally see only on cable. And the work here is so good it could help change the way networks do drama in the future.

Starring in the series about life in a small Northern California coastal community after the murder of a 12-year-old boy are David Tennant (“Broadchurch”) and recent Emmy winner Anna Gunn (“Breaking Bad”). Gunn is outstanding as a police detective who has lived in the town her whole life, but only now starts to plumb the depths of lies, secrets and evil beneath the surface. If you thought she was good in “Breaking Bad,” you just might be...