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[07/02/18 - 10:05 AM]
TNT Renews Juggernaut Dramas "Animal Kingdom" and "Claws"
Both shows defy industry trends where the typical returning series is down double-digits.

[06/14/18 - 10:00 AM]
Video: RuPaul's Drag Race Queens Recap Season 1 of TNT's "Claws"
Watch as these fierce ladies pay homage to the badass women behind the Nail Artisans of Manatee County.

[05/24/18 - 11:08 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 24
Updates include: Lesley Ann Warren, Max Ehrich cast in Lifetime's "American Princess"; P.J. Byrne books return trip to "Big Little Lies"; and Janine Sherman Barrois, Michelle Nader ink overall deals with Warner Bros. Television.

[05/23/18 - 11:00 AM]
Video: Official Trailer Revealed for Season Two of TNT's "Claws"
As previously announced, the series returns Sunday, June 10 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/12/18 - 11:22 AM]
"Claws" Returns on Sunday, June 10, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT)
"Claws" follows the rise of five treacherous manicurists working at the Nail Artisans of Manatee County salon, where there is a lot more going on than silk wraps and pedicures.

[03/16/18 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 16
Updates include: Zachary Knighton latest bound for "Magnum, P.I." at CBS; James Davis to round out NBC's "Friends-in-Law"; and David Tennant to join Jennifer Garner in HBO's "Camping."

[02/12/18 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 12
Updates include: Hannah Simone is "The Greatest American Hero" for ABC; Jessica Szohr joins the cast of FOX's "The Orville"; and Richard T. Jones signs onto ABC's "The Rookie."

[01/04/18 - 11:43 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 4
Updates include: FOX mulls sixth season of "Prison Break"; Jimmy Jean-Louis upped to regular on TNT's "Claws"; and Frank Langella cast in Showtime's "Kidding."

[12/29/17 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday-Friday, December 26-29
Updates include: Sony Pictures Television considering "Mad About You" revival; Franka Potente to recur on TNT's "Claws"; and Showtime pulls the plug on "White Famous."

[07/12/17 - 11:01 AM]
TNT's "Claws" Nails Second Season Renewal
The second season is slated to launch in 2018.

[06/10/17 - 06:01 AM]
Video: Legendary Singer-Songwriter's Latest Music Video Features Stars of TNT's New Dramedy "Claws," Premiering This Sunday, June 11, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT)
Niecy Nash, Carrie Preston, Jenn Lyon, Judy Reyes and Karrueche Tran are all featured in the video.

[06/07/17 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 7
Updates include: FOX passes on second season for "24: Legacy"; Suleka Mathew to recur on TNT's "Claws"; and FOX's "The Exorcist" to lose four in season two.

[06/07/17 - 10:05 AM]
TNT's New Drama "Claws" to Stream on Twitter after TNT Launch
"Claws" is slated to premiere Sunday, June 11 at 9:00/8:00c across TNT's platforms.

[06/05/17 - 11:40 PM]
Development Update: Monday, June 5
Updates include: ESPN to air ABC comedy pilot "Jalen vs. Everybody" on Tuesday; Julianne Nicholson cast in NBC's "Law & Order True Crime"; and Lifetime pushes "UnReal" return to 2018.

[04/03/17 - 10:33 AM]
TNT's "Claws" Premieres Sunday, June 11
"Claws" follows the rise of five diverse and treacherous manicurists working at the Nail Artisan of Manatee County salon, where there is a lot more going on than silk wraps and pedicures.

[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.

[01/19/17 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 19
Updates include: Yara Shahidi to star in potential "Black-ish" spin-off; Dean Norris cast in TNT's "Claws"; and ABC orders dramas "The Crossing," "Deception" to pilot.

[12/13/16 - 01:22 PM]
TNT Greenlights Florida-Set Nail Salon Dramedy "Claws"
The series follows the rise of five diverse and treacherous manicurists working at the Nail Artisan of Manatee County salon, where there is a lot more going on than silk wraps and pedicures.

[10/31/16 - 11:40 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 31
Updates include: NBC passes on "Cruel Intentions" revival; Haley Joel Osment tapped for Amazon's "Strange New Things"; and El Rey Network releases cast of "From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series."

[09/12/16 - 11:47 PM]
Development Update: Monday, September 12
Updates include: Jackie Hoffman latest bound for FX's "Feud"; Judy Reyes cast in TNT's "Claws"; and Ben Barnes boards "Marvel's The Punisher" at Netflix.

[08/24/16 - 11:38 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 24
Updates include: Jon Favreau to helm "Orville" premiere for FOX; Sarah Beth Durst's "Drink, Slay, Love" set as original movie at Lifetime; and Eline Powell, Rena Owen board Freeform's "The Deep."

[08/15/16 - 11:44 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 15
Updates include: Comedy Central cancels "The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore"; Robert Downey, Jr. to play "Perry Mason" for HBO; and Carrie Preston cast in TNT's "Claws."

[08/01/16 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 1
Updates include: Steven Bochco shepherding potential revival of "L.A. Law"; Syfy passes on drama pilot "Prototype"; and Pop cancels "Queens of Drama" after one season.

[07/31/16 - 04:26 PM]
TNT Greenlights Series from NBA Legend and Provocateur Charles Barkley
Plus: "The Last Ship" to get a fourth season and premiere dates are set for "Good Behavior" (Tuesday, November 15) and "The Librarians" (Sunday, November 20).

[07/07/16 - 01:44 PM]
Harold Perrineau and Jenn Lyon to Join TNT's Nail Salon Dramedy Pilot "Claws"
Plus: Janine Sherman Barrois is set to executive produce, and Nicole Kassell will direct the pilot.

[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.

[03/23/16 - 12:07 PM]
TNT Takes a Swipe at Nail Salon Dramedy "Claws," Orders Pilot from Executive Producers Rashida Jones and Will McCormack
The project is from Le Train Train in association with Warner Horizon Television and TNT Original Productions, and is written by co-executive producer Eliot Laurence.

[12/20/13 - 11:13 PM]
Development Update: Friday, December 20
Updates include: Reece Ritchie first to board FOX's "Hieroglyph"; Adam Goldberg cast in CBS's "Gaffigan"; and Scott Eastwood, Tania Raymonde exit NBC's "Chicago PD."







CLAWS (TNT)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
6/11/17 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (summer 2018)
TIME SLOT:
sundays from 9:00 PM-10:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
2 (10 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2018-19 season (the show's third) on 7/2/18
DESCRIPTION:
(from TNT's press release, July 2018) TNT has renewed two of its core, powerful dramas - Animal Kingdom and Claws - following their impressive summer premieres. The two-night, two-telecast season three launch of Animal Kingdom combined for 4.3M Total Viewers and 2.0M 18-49 viewers so far, the premiere airing alone generating 978K 18-49 in Live +7. The season two premiere of Claws drew 1.3MM 18-49 in Live +7, +38% higher than last year's series debut. Season two is now tracking +9% ahead of season one, ranks among the top 5 cable dramas this year, and is currently posting the largest YOY growth among all returning cable dramas. Both shows defy industry trends where the typical returning series is down double-digits. Animal Kingdom and Claws join TNT's The Alienist among the top 10 cable dramas in 2018. Claws follows the rise of five treacherous manicurists working at the Nail Artisans of Manatee County salon, where there is a lot more going on than silk wraps and pedicures. The hit dramedy currently stars Primetime Emmy(R) nominee and Daytime Emmy(R) winner Niecy Nash, Primetime Emmy(R) winner Carrie Preston, Judy Reyes, Karrueche Tran, Jenn Lyon, Jack Kesy, Kevin Rankin, Jason Antoon, Jimmy Jean-Louis, Suleka Mathew, Screen Actors Guild Award(R) winner Harold Perrineau and Screen Actors Guild Award(R) nominee Dean Norris. Last season saw Desna (Nash) trade one crime boss for another as the Russian mob took control of both the pain clinic and the salon. With new management comes new problems for the women to handle.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Carrie Preston as Polly
· Dean Norris as Uncle Daddy
· Harold Perrineau as Dean
· Jack Kesy as Roller
· Jason Antoon as Ken Brickman
· Jenn Lyon as Jennifer
· Judy Reyes as Quiet Ann
· Karrueche Tran as Virginia
· Niecy Nash as Desna Simms
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Peter Firth as Uncle Daddy (Original Pilot)
CREW INFORMATION:
· Eliot Laurence as CRTR/CO-EP
· Janine Sherman Barrois as EP
· Nicole Kassell as DIR (Pilot)
· Rashida Jones as EP
· Will McCormack as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Le Train Train Productions
· TNT Original Productions
· Warner Horizon Television