ABC's The Fix Premiere: Grade It!

TVLine | 3/18/2019 | Rebecca Iannucci
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If you remain unfamiliar with the details of O.J. Simpson’s murder trial (or you still have an American Crime Story backlog on your DVR), fear not: You can get the CliffsNotes version from ABC’s The Fix.

The freshman legal drama was co-created by Marcia Clark, the lead prosecutor in Simpson’s trial who failed to get him convicted at the time. The Fix, somewhat unsurprisingly, gets plenty of plot inspiration from real-life events. Robin Tunney (The Mentalist) stars as Maya Travis, a high-profile district attorney who hopes to put movie star Sevvy Johnson behind bars for murdering his wife and her friend.

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In the opening moments of Monday’s premiere, though, the jury in Sevvy’s trial finds him not guilty, and Maya is crushed. She opts to leave the legal world altogether after that devastating defeat, creating a new life for herself in the Washington countryside — until one day, eight years later, a former colleague shows up to inform Maya that Sevvy has killed again. His much younger girlfriend, Jessica, has been found dead, though Sevvy naturally denies any involvement in her demise.

Against Maya’s better judgment,...
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