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[04/14/17 - 06:01 AM]
Video: Watch the New Trailer from TNT's "Animal Kingdom"
The second season of "Animal Kingdom" is slated to launch Tuesday, May 30 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[03/10/17 - 12:04 PM]
Video: TNT's "Animal Kingdom" First Look Clip from the Season 2 Premiere
In celebration of Animal Kingdom coming to South by Southwest this Saturday, March 11, TNT is releasing a first-look clip from the Season 2 premiere.

[02/17/17 - 11:09 AM]
TNT's "Animal Kingdom" Returns for Season 2 Tuesday, May 30
The second season has been expanded to 13 episodes, up from its 10-episode freshman run.

[01/30/17 - 09:28 AM]
Video: Watch First Look Promos of TNT's Summer Series
Check out and share these four first look promos showcasing the originals coming to TNT in 2017.

[01/10/17 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 10
Updates include: ABC orders Reba McEntire-led drama to pilot; "Law & Order's" Richard Brooks to visit NBC's "Chicago Justice"; and Raymond J. Barry to recur on FOX's "Gotham."

[12/16/16 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Friday, December 16
Updates include: Carrie Preston to return for "The Good Fight"; Wendell Pierce among latest cast in Amazon's "Jack Ryan"; and Stephen Tolkin to import "Somewhere Between" at ABC.

[12/06/16 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, December 6
Updates include: ABC confirms pilot order for "Libby & Malcolm"; Cedric the Entertainer to star in CBS comedy; and Whoopi Goldberg eyes acting return at Bravo.

[12/05/16 - 09:00 AM]
TNT Reteams with "Animal Kingdom's" John Wells and Megan Martin for "The Deep Mad Dark" Pilot
The series follows Detroit neurosurgeon Polly Lewis as she embarks on an unorthodox study in the field of memory and trauma.

[07/06/16 - 12:23 PM]
TNT's "Animal Kingdom" and TBS's "Wrecked" and "Angie Tribeca" Score Renewals
Turner's powerhouse media brands TBS and TNT have renewed three original series currently airing on the networks.

[06/16/16 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 16
Updates include: Josh Segarra tapped as series regular on The CW's "Arrow"; Chris Coy, Mustafa Shakir both bound for HBO's "The Deuce"; and James Wan to helm new pilot for "MacGyver" at CBS.

[06/15/16 - 11:38 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 15
Updates include: Nick Zano drafted for The CW's "DC's Legends of Tomorrow"; Anna Gunn to recur on NBC's "Shades of Blue"; and Christina Ochoa to lead Syfy's "Blood Drive."

[06/14/16 - 10:01 AM]
Video: TNT's "Animal Kingdom" Table Read
Check out the origins of tonight's premiere on the cable channel.

[05/18/16 - 07:03 AM]
Video: Turner Upfront 2016 Teasers & Trailers
Check out the latest looks at "People of Earth," "Animal Kingdom," "Good Behavior" and more!

[05/18/16 - 05:20 AM]
TNT Greenlights "Will," Raucous New Drama about Young William Shakespeare
Also announced this morning, TNT has ordered a pilot for "Civil," a gripping drama about a second American Civil War.

[05/18/16 - 05:16 AM]
Turner Comes to 2016-17 Upfront with a Powerful Brand Portfolio & Bold Moves, Delivering More Content, More Solutions and More Results
Turner's portfolio of leading entertainment, kids, news and sports brands - including Adult Swim, Bleacher Report, Cartoon Network, Boomerang, CNN, Great Big Story, HLN, TBS, TNT, truTV and Turner Sports - are being highlighted throughout the presentation.

[05/11/16 - 06:00 AM]
TNT Expands "Animal Kingdom" Premiere to Two Hours as Launch Date Moves to June 14
Ellen Barkin, Scott Speedman, Shawn Hatosy, Ben Robson, Jake Weary, Finn Cole, Daniella Alonso and Molly Gordon star in the network's latest original drama.

[04/27/16 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 27
Updates include: Nzingha Stewart sets "The 10th Date" at Lifetime; Don DeLillo's "Zero K" optioned at FX; and Kathryn Kates is bound for AMC's "Feed the Beast."

[04/25/16 - 11:13 PM]
Development Update: Monday, April 25
Updates include: FOX pulls its upcoming comedy "Famous" from its summer lineup; Lucien Laviscount is "Still Star-Crossed" for ABC; and David Caspe, Seth Gordon to bring "Manhunt" to Showtime.

[04/18/16 - 10:00 AM]
Video: The Latest Trailer from TNT's New Summer Drama "Animal Kingdom"
The newcomer premieres Tuesday, June 7 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[03/31/16 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 31
Updates include: Alyson Hannigan to host The CW's "Penn & Teller: Fool Us"; Brooks Wheelan set to "Toast" at ABC; and Patrick J. Adams books top secret role on "DC's Legends of Tomorrow."

[03/29/16 - 11:02 AM]
TNT Announces Summer 2016 Premiere Dates for Four Returning Hits
Said quartet will join the previously announced new series "Animal Kingdom."

[03/24/16 - 10:11 AM]
TNT's "Animal Kingdom" to Premiere June 7
The network's bold new drama stars Ellen Barkin, Scott Speedman, Shawn Hatosy, Ben Robson, Jake Weary, Finn Cole, Daniella Alonso and Molly Gordon .

[01/07/16 - 08:27 AM]
Turner Shines Spotlight on TBS, TNT, truTV and Cartoon Network at TCA's Winter 2016 Press Tour
Upcoming TBS originals include "Angie Tribeca" (January 17), "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee" (February 8) and "The Detour" (April 11).

[12/10/15 - 12:41 PM]
TNT Greenlights Original Drama Series "Good Behavior" and "Animal Kingdom"
Michelle Dockery and Juan Diego Botto lead the former while Ellen Barkin, Scott Speedman and Shawn Hatosy co-star in the latter.

[08/25/15 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 25
Updates include: Debra Winger cast in Netflix's "The Ranch"; Greg Poehler, Rachel Blanchard to lead DirecTV's "You Me Her"; and Alison Sweeney to step down as host of NBC's "The Biggest Loser."

[08/24/15 - 11:44 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 24
Updates include: Katherine Heigl set as new lead on CBS's "Doubt"; Daniella Alonso cast in TNT's "Animal Kingdom"; and Lynn Whitfield among the first to board OWN's "Greenleaf."

[08/20/15 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 20
Updates include: ABC orders pilot for "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD" spin-off; TNT extends season four of "Major Crimes" by five episodes; and Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg bring "Future Man" to Hulu.

[08/14/15 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 14
Updates include: Shawn Hatosy latest to join TNT's "Animal Kingdom"; Ben Queen to get "Powerless" for NBC; and Vincent Kartheiser to lead WGN America's "Debt."

[08/04/15 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 4
Updates include: James Cromwell among latest cast in HBO's "The Young Pope"; Yahoo! discussing "future opportunities" for "Community"; and Andrew Ridings to play Craig T. Nelson's son in NBC's "Coach" revival.

[07/29/15 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, July 29
Updates include: Ellen Barkin, Scott Speedman to lead "Animal Kingdom" at TNT; Jason Sudeikis, Cheryl Hines to star in FOX's "Son of Zorn"; and The CW to develop a hyper-stylized adaptation of "Little Women."

[05/13/15 - 07:17 AM]
Kevin Reilly Unveils Bold Vision for TNT & TBS At Turner Broadcasting's 2015 Upfront
"We're on the move in a big way at TNT and TBS," Reilly said. "We're doing a proactive makeover of these networks. We'll double the number of our original series on TBS and TNT over the next three years."

[05/13/15 - 07:15 AM]
Turner Broadcasting "Turns It Up" at 2015 Upfront
The strength of Turner's diverse portfolio of brands - including Adult Swim, Boomerang, Cartoon Network, CNN, HLN, TBS, TNT, truTV and Turner Sports - was highlighted throughout the presentation, which showcased content and offerings from the networks and brought Turner's "Turn It Up" message to life.

[12/16/11 - 11:13 PM]
Development Update: Friday, December 16
Updates include: Mariska Hargitay to produce NBC's "American Dream"; John Wells to bring "Animal Kingdom" to Showtime; and Allen Coulter to direct the Liev Schreiber-led pilot "Ray Donovan."







ANIMAL KINGDOM (TNT)
Returns Tuesday, May 30
BROADCAST HISTORY:
6/14/16 - ???
STATUS:
returning this spring (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
tuesdays from 9:00 PM-10:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
2 (13 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from TNT's press release, February 2017) The Codys are back, and the ties that bind them are about to be stretched to the limit when TNT's hit Animal Kingdom returns for its second season. One of cable's Top 5 new dramas this past summer, the series about a Southern California crime family stars Emmy(R) and Tony(R) winner Ellen Barkin as the matriarch of the Cody clan, Scott Speedman as her second in command and Shawn Hatosy as her volatile, mentally unstable eldest son. Also starring are Ben Robson, Jake Weary, Finn Cole, Molly Gordon and Carolina Guerra. The second season of Animal Kingdom, which has been expanded to 13 episodes, is slated to launch Tuesday, May 30, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT) on TNT. In season one of Animal Kingdom, 17-year-old Joshua "J" Cody (Cole) moved in with his freewheeling relatives in their Southern California beach town after his mother overdoses on heroin. He finds himself in the care of his estranged grandmother, Janine "Smurf" Cody (Barkin), a woman who rules her sons with a firm but, at times, emotionally incestuous hand. Her second in command is Barry "Baz" Blackwell (Speedman), whose power and position in the family is threatened by the return of Pope (Hatosy), Smurf's eldest son just released from prison. Smurf's tough, impulsive middle son, Craig (Robson), has a drug problem beginning to cloud his judgment and endanger the rest of the family, and Deran (Weary), the troubled and suspicious "baby" of the family struggles with accepting his sexual identity. Hovering on the edge of this less-than-idyllic household are J's girlfriend, Nicky Belmont (Gordon) and Baz's daughter, Lena. It isn't long after J's arrival that he finds his place within the dangerous family, a sense of belonging that he earns at the conclusion of season one. As the second season opens, the Cody clan is back to their old ways and in the midst of a fun, high-adrenaline heist. But when things don't go as planned, the family dynamics become more fractured than ever as some members advocate for independence from Smurf. Adding fuel to the fire is an external threat from Smurf's past that has come back to haunt her.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Ben Robson as Craig
· Daniella Alonso as Catherine
· Ellen Barkin as Janine "Smurf" Cody
· Finn Cole as Joshua "J" Cody
· Jake Weary as Deran Cody
· Molly Gordon as Nicky
· Scott Speedman as Barry "Baz" Brown
· Shawn Hatosy as Pope
CREW INFORMATION:
· Andrew Stearn as EP
· David Michod as EP
· John Wells as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Jonathan Lisco as CRTR/EP
· Liz Watts as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· John Wells Productions
· Warner Horizon Television