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[09/23/14 - 11:17 AM]
TBS Marks Its Fourth Consecutive Week as Basic Cable's Top Entertainment Network with Adults 18-49 in Primetime
Turner spins the numbers for the week of September 15-21.

[09/03/14 - 12:50 PM]
TNT Wins the Ratings Race as Basic Cable's #1 Network in Primetime for the Summer
Turner spins the numbers for the summer to date.

[08/19/14 - 11:47 AM]
Cartoon Network Continues to Rank as Television's #1 Network for Early Delivery Among Targeted Boys 2-11, 6-11 & 9-14
Turner spins the numbers for the week of August 11-17.

[08/19/14 - 11:31 AM]
TNT's "Legends" Climbs to 8 Million Viewers Across Multiple Platforms
TNT spins the numbers for the week of August 11-17.

[05/14/14 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 14
Updates include: AMC casts leads for "Knifeman"; TNT expands "Major Crimes" season to 19 episodes; and Lifetime is developing "The Michelle Knight Story."

[05/14/14 - 06:31 AM]
BOOM: TNT Unveils Dramatic Programming Evolution and Brand Refresh at Upfront
The tagline reflects the kind of powerful emotional moments that make for great drama.

[04/25/14 - 11:10 PM]
Development Update: Friday, April 25
Updates include: Joel Johnstone latest to join ABC's "The Astronaut Wives Club"; David Franzoni brings "Nazareth" to FOX; and Mimi Kennedy upped to regular on CBS's "Mom."

[04/01/14 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 1
Updates include: Cory Michael Smith to play Edward Nygma in FOX's "Gotham"; Erin Cummings boards "The Astronaut Wives Club" at ABC; and three syndicated series get the axe.

[03/26/14 - 11:40 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 26
Updates include: Tiya Sircar to complete cast of "How I Met Your Dad"; John Cusack to guest on his drama pilot for CBS; and Amy Acker lands role on "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D."

[03/20/14 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 20
Updates include: HBO in talks for a revival of Lisa Kudrow-led "The Comeback"; Tracey Ullman cast in "Good Session" at CBS; and Eric André among those bound for FX's "Man Seeking Woman."

[03/14/14 - 10:01 AM]
TNT to Roll Out 10 Original Series This Summer, Including More Scripted Dramas Than Any Basic Cable Network Ever
Highlights include the new season of "Major Crimes" and the premiere of "Murder in the First" on Monday, June 9.

[02/21/14 - 11:50 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 21
Updates include: Matt Ryan tapped as "Constantine" at NBC; Ioan Gruffudd to live "Forever" for ABC; and Becki Newton joins "Weird Loners" over at FOX.

[02/03/14 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 3
Updates include: Scott Bakula, CCH Pounder to lead latest "NCIS" spin-off; Ken Marino to "Marry Me" for NBC; and Jack Davenport boards ABC's "Sea of Fire."

[01/30/14 - 11:09 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 30
Updates include: Timothy Omundson to round out the cast of ABC's "Galavant"; MTV gives series order to "Finding Carter"; and Lauren Iungerich, Emily Kapnek comedy pilots both get green lights from ABC.

[12/11/13 - 08:24 AM]
TNT Claims Four of Basic Cable's Top 15 Original Series for 2013, More Than Any Other Network
TNT spins the numbers for the year to date.

[10/24/13 - 11:13 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 24
Updates include: Octavia Spencer eyed for "Murder, She Wrote" revival at NBC; ABC gives 10-episode order to "Secrets & Lies" import; and The CW adds another period drama in "Players."

[10/18/13 - 07:38 AM]
TNT Issues Summons for "Franklin & Bash" Season 4
The cable channel has ordered 10 episodes for season four, which is slated to air in summer 2014.

[09/20/13 - 05:55 PM]
TNT Cancels Freshman Drama "King & Maxwell"
The news comes despite the series being the most-watched new cable entry this summer.

[08/20/13 - 11:02 AM]
With One Week of Summer Left to Go, TNT's "Rizzoli & Isles" and "Major Crimes" Continue to Dominate the Charts
Turner spins the numbers for the week of August 12-18.

[08/06/13 - 11:51 AM]
With the Final Month of Summer Now Under Way, TNT's Dramas Continue to Top the Basic Cable Charts
Turner spins the numbers for the week of July 29-August 4.

[07/30/13 - 11:50 AM]
Two Months Into the Summer Season, TNT's Drama Series Are Chalking Up Some Strong Competitive Claims
Turner spins the numbers for the week of July 22-28 and the month to date.

[07/23/13 - 11:30 AM]
TNT Continued to Claim Victories Last Week with Its Summer Originals
Turner spins the numbers for the week of July 15-21.

[07/16/13 - 11:53 AM]
TNT's Summer Originals Dominated the Basic Cable Ratings Charts Last Week
Turner spins the numbers for the week of July 8-14.

[07/12/13 - 09:51 AM]
Exclusive: TNT Sets Summer Finale Dates
"Rizzoli & Isles" will stick around through Tuesday, September 10 to help launch the reality series "Cold Justice."

[07/10/13 - 11:51 AM]
TNT Wins the Week as Basic Cable's #1 Network in Primetime Delivery of Its Targeted Adults 25-54 Demo
Turner spins the numbers for the week of July 1-7.

[07/08/13 - 07:10 PM]
Q2 in Review: How 436 Original Primetime Cable Series Fared in the Ratings
A recap of the ratings to date through the second quarter of 2013.

[07/02/13 - 12:12 PM]
TNT Wins the Title as Basic Cable's #1 Network in Primetime Among Key Adult Demos for Q2 2013
Turner spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2013.

[06/25/13 - 10:59 AM]
TNT's "Falling Skies" Season 3 Premiere Grows to 6.2 Million Viewers in Live + 7, Beating the Epic Series' Season 2 Launch
Plus: Turner spins the numbers for the week of June 17-23.

[05/15/13 - 07:01 AM]
TNT and TBS to Become First National Entertainment Networks to Offer Live Streaming 24/7
TNT and TBS will begin their live streaming just as both networks are in the midst of the their summer programming.

[05/15/13 - 07:00 AM]
TBS and TNT Unveil Extensive Development Slate with Projects from Television's Top Storytellers
Steven Spielberg, Steve Carell, Diablo Cody, Denis Leary, Sylvester Stallone, Dick Wolf and Nicholas Sparks are among the featured auspices.

[04/19/13 - 11:16 PM]
Development Update: Friday, April 19
Updates include: ABC Family still mulling future of "The Lying Game"; Showtime open to "Dexter" spin-off; and NBC pulls "Hannibal" episode over content concerns.

[04/10/13 - 10:05 AM]
TNT Shifts Premieres for Four Summer Dramas
"Rizzoli & Isles" and "Perception" move back to Tuesday, June 25 while "Franklin & Bash" moves up to Wednesday, June 19.

[03/21/13 - 11:09 AM]
TNT Announces 2013 Summer Premiere Dates
"Falling Skies," "Rizzoli & Isles," "Major Crimes," "Perception" and "Franklin & Bash" are all due back.

[02/08/13 - 08:40 AM]
TNT's "Franklin & Bash" Kicks Off Production on Season 3
This season, Heather Locklear joins the cast as Rachel King, the firm's newest partner.

[01/17/13 - 11:06 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 17
Updates include: Toni Collette to lead CBS's "Hostages"; Betsy Brandt joins Michael J. Fox's NBC comedy; and Heather Locklear signs onto TNT's "Franklin & Bash."

[10/24/12 - 11:07 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 24
Updates include: Ming-Na Wen boards ABC's "S.H.I.E.L.D."; Greg Kinnear-led "Rake" import lands at FOX; and Zach Braff to develop a new comedy at ABC.

[09/28/12 - 12:30 PM]
TNT Adds Third Season of "Franklin & Bash" to Docket
"[The series], with its winning cast and some of the sharpest dialogue on television, is a refreshingly clever, light-hearted take on the courtroom drama," said Michael Wright.

[09/05/12 - 01:06 PM]
Turner Weekly Ratings - Adult Swim Continues Its Streak as Basic Cable's #1 Network for Total Day Delivery of Young Adults
Turner spins the numbers for the week of August 27-September 2.

[08/21/12 - 10:47 AM]
Turner Weekly Ratings - Adult Swim Continued Its Streak as Basic Cable's #1 Network for Total Day Delivery of Young Adults
Turner spins the numbers for the week of August 13-19.

[08/21/12 - 10:23 AM]
TNT Original Series Dominate Summer Ratings Race, With Basic Cable's Top 5 Scripted Series
TNT spins the numbers for the summer to date.

[08/17/12 - 11:57 AM]
G4 Welcomes John Barrowman, Michael Ian Black, Neal Brennan and More as Guest Hosts for "Attack of the Show!"
Also on tap: Kumail Nanjiani, Dave Holmes and Ben Schwartz.

[08/14/12 - 11:07 AM]
Turner Weekly Ratings - TNT Charts Three of Basic Cable's Top 5 Most-Watched Dramas Last Week
Turner spins the numbers for the week of August 6-12.

[08/07/12 - 11:16 AM]
Turner Weekly Ratings - TNT's "The Closer" and "Rizzoli & Isles" Were Basic Cable's Most-Watched Series Last Week
Turner spins the numbers for the week of July 30-August 5.

[07/31/12 - 11:37 AM]
Turner Weekly Ratings - TNT's "The Closer" and "Rizzoli & Isles" Scored Basic Cable's Top 4 Series Telecasts for the Month
Turner spins the numbers for the week of July 23-29 plus the month to date.

[07/24/12 - 11:13 AM]
Adult Swim Ranks #1 in Prime Time Delivery of Adults 18-34 Among Basic Cable Networks
Turner spins the numbers for the week of July 16-22.

[07/17/12 - 11:00 AM]
TNT's Summer Lineup Continues Its Strong Performance, Chalking Up Cable's Top 3 Series for the Week
Turner spins the numbers for the week of July 9-15.

[07/10/12 - 11:06 AM]
Turner Weekly Ratings - TNT's Primetime Deliveries Are Up 21% Among Adults 18-34 This Summer
Turner spins the numbers for the week of July 2-8.

[07/03/12 - 10:13 AM]
Turner Weekly Ratings - Adult Swim Again Ranks as TV's #1 Network for Total Day Delivery of Young Adults 18-34, 18-49 and 18-24
Turner spins the numbers for the week of June 25-July 1.

[07/03/12 - 08:54 AM]
TNT Originals Turn in Strong Performances in Weekly Ratings
TNT spins the numbers for the week of June 25-July 1.

[06/26/12 - 12:05 PM]
TNT Finishes the Second Quarter of 2012 as Basic Cable's #1 Network in Primetime Delivery of Adults 18-49
Turner spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[06/20/12 - 02:15 PM]
"Rizzoli & Isles" and "Franklin & Bash" Put TNT on Top Tuesday Night
TNT spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 19.

[06/19/12 - 11:45 AM]
Turner Weekly Ratings - TNT Claims Basic Cable's Top 3 Scripted Originals for the Week as Network Wins Three Nights
Turner spins the numbers for the week of June 11-17.

[06/12/12 - 10:48 AM]
Turner Weekly Ratings - Cartoon Network Surges Ahead to Rank #2 in Total Day Delivery of Kids 6-11
Turner spins the numbers for the week of June 4-10.

[06/06/12 - 12:26 PM]
TNT Launches Hit Tuesday Lineup as "Rizzoli & Isles" Draws 5.6 Million Viewers, Followed by "Franklin & Bash" with 3.1 Million
TNT spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 5.

[05/16/12 - 05:30 AM]
TBS and TNT Unveil Bold Strategy at Upfront: Evolving from Linear Networks into Branded Video Destinations
Turner details its plans for the 2012-13 season plus its development slate.

[04/26/12 - 09:22 AM]
Production Begins on New TBS Original Sitcom "Men at Work"
Plus: upcoming guest stars on the series include Stacy Keibler, J.K. Simmons and Kathy Najimy.

[03/30/12 - 07:40 AM]
Video: "Rizzoli & Isles" and "Franklin & Bash": New Promo
Both series are due back Tuesday, June 5 beginning at 9:00/8:00c.

[03/15/12 - 06:42 AM]
TNT Announces 2012 Summer Premiere Dates
Highlights include newcomers "Dallas," "Major Crimes," "Perception" and "The Great Escape."

[03/02/12 - 04:35 PM]
Alcon Entertainment Forms Television Division
Sharon Hall, currently Executive Vice President of Drama for Sony Pictures Television, is in negotiations to helm the new enterprise as President.

[02/01/12 - 10:51 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 1
Updates include: ABC adds two more comedy pilots; Jennifer Finnigan first to TNT's "Chelsea General"; and Kevin Bacon to star in Kevin Williamson's FOX pilot.

[01/27/12 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 27
Updates include: ABC gets busy with five pilot orders; CBS likewise adds three comedies; and McG to direct FOX's "Guilty."

[01/05/12 - 09:00 AM]
2011 Ratings Recap: Cable's Scripted Dramas - What's Up? What's Down? What's on Top?
Find out how cable's 67 scripted dramas fared this past year.

[12/15/11 - 01:02 PM]
David Wolkis Named Vice President of Production for TNT and TBS Originals
Most recently, Wolkis served as director of production for TNT and TBS Originals.

[11/30/11 - 10:42 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 30
Updates include: Lifetime extends "Army Wives" season to 23 episodes; Steven Seagal's "True Justice" lands at ReelzChannel; and Barry Bostwick, Julie Hagerty bound for "BFF" at TBS.

[11/14/11 - 11:49 AM]
Amy Smart and Mark-Paul Gosselaar Star in the ABC Family Original Movie, "12 Dates of Christmas," Sunday, December 11
Plus: Jordin Sparks recorded an original song, "Angels are Singing," written specifically for the project and making its premiere in the opening of the movie.

[11/09/11 - 10:58 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 9
Updates include: Piers Morgan departs "America's Got Talent"; "Anderson" gets a second season; and Matt Letscher, J.B. Smoove to get "Bent" for NBC.

[11/08/11 - 12:07 PM]
Jane Seymour, Beau Bridges and Peter Weller to Guest Star on TNT's Hit Series "Franklin & Bash"
Seymour will play Colleen Bash, "the freewheeling, indecisive Earth Mom of Mark Paul Gosselaar's Peter Bash."

[11/07/11 - 10:42 PM]
Development Update: Monday, November 7
Updates include: Bryan Fuller's "Hannibal" lands at NBC; Brian K. Vaughan to pen Showtime's "Under the Dome"; and "The Closer's" Corey Reynolds inks talent deal with NBC.

[10/19/11 - 01:12 PM]
TNT Starts Production on Second Season of Hit Buddy-Lawyer Drama "Franklin & Bash"
Upcoming guest stars include Cybill Shepherd, Eric Mabius and Rick Fox.

[10/14/11 - 02:48 PM]
TNT Pulls the Plug on "Memphis Beat"
The Jason Lee-led drama joins "HawthoRNe" and "Men of a Certain Age" on the chopping block at the network.

[10/12/11 - 01:30 PM]
It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like ABC Family's Annual "Countdown to 25 Days of Christmas," and "25 Days of Christmas" Programming Events
Originals include "12 Dates of Christmas," starring Amy Smart and Mark-Paul Gosselaar, and "Desperately Seeking Santa," featuring Laura Vandervoort.

[09/02/11 - 09:09 AM]
TNT Cancels "HawthoRNe" After Three Seasons
The Jada Pinkett Smith-led drama was the network's second least-watched show this summer, behind the recently axed "Men of a Certain Age."

[08/26/11 - 10:57 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 26
Updates include: Zachary Quinto on track for "American Horror Story" stunt; Ryan Reynolds, Sandra Bullock to get animated at FOX; and A&E orders drama "Longmire" to series.

[08/23/11 - 11:11 AM]
TNT Continued Its Tremendous Success Last Week with "Rizzoli & Isles" and "The Closer" Topping the Charts
Turner spins the numbers for the week of August 15-21.

[08/22/11 - 09:14 AM]
TNT Heats Up Summer with Basic Cable's Top Dramas
TNT spins the numbers for the summer to date.

[08/09/11 - 10:29 AM]
"The Closer," "Rizzoli & Isles" and the Two-Part "Falling Skies" Season Finale Accounted for Four of Basic Cable's Top 10 Programs in Total Viewers
Turner spins the numbers for the week of August 1-7.

[08/02/11 - 12:04 PM]
Cartoon Network's Monday Night Stood Out Across All of July 2011 as the #1 TV Destination for Boys 6-11, 2-11 and 9-14
Turner spins the numbers for the month of July.

[08/01/11 - 07:12 AM]
Stars of TNT's Hit Series "Franklin & Bash" to Video Chat Live Following Season Finale on Aug. 3
The live online video chat with Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Breckin Meyer will stream on TNT's website.

[07/26/11 - 11:14 AM]
"The Closer" and "Rizzoli & Isles" Lead the Charge as Basic Cable's Top Scripted Shows for the Week
Turner spins the numbers for the week of July 18-24.

[07/26/11 - 10:32 AM]
TNT Summons Hit Series "Franklin & Bash" for Second Season
TNT has ordered 10 episodes for the second season.

[07/19/11 - 10:44 AM]
"The Closer" Ranks as Basic Cable's #1 Scripted Program for the Week
Turner spins the numbers for the week of July 11-17.

[07/15/11 - 03:45 PM]
TNT Locks in Summer Finales
"The Closer" and "Rizzoli & Isles" will wrap their summer runs on Monday, September 12.

[07/12/11 - 11:17 AM]
TNT's Epic Series "Falling Skies" Continues to Reign as Cable's Top New Drama
Turner spins the numbers for the week of July 4-10.

[06/28/11 - 11:09 AM]
Original Series and Record-Breaking Coverage of the 2011 NBA Playoffs Drove TNT to Rank as Basic Cable's #1 Network in Primetime
Turner spins the TNT, Adult Swim, Cartoon Network, truTV and TBS numbers for the quarter to date.

[06/02/11 - 11:01 AM]
TNT's "Franklin & Bash" Opens with 2.7 Million Viewers, While Peabody Award-Winning "Men of a Certain Age" Draws 1.8 Million
TNT spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 1.

[05/18/11 - 06:04 AM]
TNT and TBS Announce Extensive Slate of New Projects from Top Talents
"The Closer" spin-off "Major Crimes" is a go with Mary McDonnell while "TNT Tuesday Night Mystery" will feature a slate of six contemporary crime dramas.

[03/10/11 - 10:19 AM]
TNT Announces Summer Schedule
"Rizzoli & Isles" and "The Closer," due Monday, July 11, are among the returning class.

[02/09/11 - 10:54 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 9
Updates include: "Lost" alums land pilots; CBS, FOX greenlight additional dramas; and more directors sign onto pilots.

[01/28/11 - 02:02 PM]
2010 Year in Review/2011 Year in Preview: TNT
A look at what's ahead on the cable channel, plus a recap of its 2010 ratings highlights.

[07/13/10 - 06:10 PM]
Exclusive: TNT Books Summer Finales
Said dates range from August 24 ("Hawthorne," "Memphis Beat") and September 22 ("Dark Blue").

[05/19/10 - 06:02 AM]
Top Talent Chooses TNT and Tbs
Conan O'Brien's talk show to launch November 8 on TBS, TNT's Steven Spielberg-produced alien invasion drama dubbed FALLEN SKIES.

[05/14/10 - 10:32 AM]
TNT Greenlights Lawyer Buddy Series Franklin & Bash, Starring Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Breckin Meyer
The former TBS pilot follows "two young, fly-by-the-seat-of-their-pants street lawyers cause a seismic culture clash when they join a legendary, button-down law firm."

[05/01/10 - 12:09 AM]
Development Update: Saturday, May 1
Updates include: Rene Echevarria exits ABC's "Castle"; Jamie Tarses to stay at Sony; and Sarah Wayne Callies joins AMC's "The Walking Dead."

[03/26/10 - 12:08 AM]
Development Update: Friday, March 26
Updates include: Jon Bernthal first to board AMC's "Walking Dead"; TBS pilots expand their casts; and Terry Kinney to cross "The Line" for CBS.

[03/12/10 - 12:06 AM]
Development Update: Friday, March 12
Updates include: Constance Zimmer, Kat Foster to topline TBS pilot; Jon Voight to play an oil tycoon on FOX's "Midland"; and Alan Tudyk joins Dermot Mulroney on NBC's "Rockford Files."

[03/08/10 - 12:04 AM]
Development Update: Monday, March 8
Updates include: TBS casts two pilots; Aly Michalka books the lead on The CW's "Hellcats"; and Kathy Bates is on track to topline NBC's "Kindreds."

[02/10/10 - 06:49 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 10
Updates include: TBS adds two pilots; "FlashForward" names new showrunners; and the usual mix of casting news.







FRANKLIN & BASH (TNT)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
6/1/11 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (fall 2014)
TIME SLOT:
wednesdays from 10:00 PM-11:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
4 (10 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from TNT's press release, March 2014) TNT's rapid-fire, buddy-lawyer series Franklin & Bash is back for its fourth season. Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Breckin Meyer star as Peter Bash and Jared Franklin, two fly-by-the-seat-of-their-pants street attorneys working at a legendary, button-down law firm. Malcolm McDowell plays Renaissance man Stanton Infeld, the law firm's brilliant and eccentrically spontaneous patriarch who recruited the pair in the hopes of shaking things up in the office and the courtroom. Reed Diamond plays one of the firm's top lawyers, Damien Karp, who also happens to be Infeld's nephew and doesn't particularly care for Peter and Jared's antics. Joining the cast this season are Toni Trucks (Hostages, Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible No Good, Very Bad Day) as Anita Herrera, a smart, professional, funny and tough law school grad who can hold her own with the big boys, and Anthony Ordonez (The Good Wife, 7E) as Dan Mundy, the firm's new investigator. Franklin & Bash, which scored 3.8 million viewers in its third season, is produced by Four Sycamore Productions, Left Coast Productions and FanFare Productions in association with Sony Pictures Television. Jamie Tarses, Kevin Falls, Jack Clements and Bill Chais serve as executive producers.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Breckin Meyer as Jared Franklin
· Dana Davis as Carmen Phillips
· Garcelle Beauvais-Nilon as Hanna Linden
· Kumail Nanjiani as Pindar Singh
· Malcolm McDowell as Stanton Infeld
· Mark-Paul Gosselaar as Peter Bash
· Reed Diamond as Damien Karp
CREW INFORMATION:
· Bill Chais as CRTR/EP
· Jamie Tarses as EP
· Jason Ensler as DIR (Pilot)
· Kevin Falls as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· FanFare Productions
· Four Sycamore Productions
· Left Coast Productions
· Sony Pictures Television