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[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.

[09/02/14 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 2
Updates include: TBS pulls the plug on "CeeLo Green's The Good Life"; John Stamos to lead "Members Only" at ABC; and Netflix acquires the streaming rights to FOX's "Gotham."

[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.

[08/12/14 - 12:04 PM]
Cartoon Network Scores All Top 10 Telecasts the Second Week of August Among Boys 6-11
Turner spins the numbers for the week of August 4-10.

[08/12/14 - 12:00 PM]
TNT Dramas Continue to Rule Basic Cable Ratings
TNT spins the numbers for the week of August 4-10.

[08/05/14 - 11:20 AM]
Adult Swim Ranks #1 in Primetime on Basic Cable Among Adults 18-34 for the First Week of August 2014
Turner spins the numbers for the week of July 28-August 3.

[08/05/14 - 11:00 AM]
TNT Opens August with Sixth Consecutive Weekly Win
TNT spins the numbers for the week of July 28-August 3.

[07/22/14 - 11:34 AM]
Adult Swim Once Again Ranks #1 Among Basic Cable Networks for Primetime Delivery of Adults 18-34
Turner spins the numbers for the week of July 14-20.

[07/22/14 - 11:20 AM]
TNT Wins Fourth Week in a Row, with "Major Crimes," "Rizzoli & Isles" and "The Last Ship" Leading the Pack
TNT spins the numbers for the week of July 14-20.

[07/18/14 - 08:04 AM]
TNT Renews Three Summer Hits: "The Last Ship," "Major Crimes" and "Falling Skies"
"Falling Skies" will mark its fifth and final season with 10 episodes.

[07/08/14 - 11:32 AM]
DVRs Propel "Rizzoli & Isles" to 8.7 Million Viewers and "The Last Ship" to 7.7 Million Viewers
TNT further spins the numbers for its summer season to date.

[07/01/14 - 12:31 PM]
TNT Sweeps the Competition as Basic Cable's #1 Network in Primetime Among Total Viewers and All Key Adult Demos for Q2 2014
Turner spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2014.

[07/01/14 - 08:33 AM]
TNT Sweeps Basic Cable in Q2 2014 as "The Last Ship" Premiere Climbs to 7.2 Million Viewers in Live + 3
TNT spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2014.

[06/30/14 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: Monday, June 30
Updates include: FOX rescinds series order for "Hieroglyph"; Zendaya bows out of Lifetime's biopic "Aaliyah: Princess of R&B"; and Laurie Holden cast in TNT's potential "Major Crimes" spin-off.

[06/24/14 - 11:13 AM]
TNT's Summer Dramas Dominate the Weekly Ratings Race
Turner spins the numbers for the week of June 16-22.

[06/24/14 - 10:33 AM]
TNT Dramas Dominate Weekly Ratings
TNT spins the numbers for the week of June 16-22.

[06/18/14 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 18
Updates include: Martin Sheen joins Netflix's "Grace & Frankie"; Jennie Jacques boards History's "Vikings"; and Manolo Cardona lands role in Netflix's "Narcos."

[06/17/14 - 11:47 AM]
Adult Swim Ranks as the #1 Television Network in Primetime Among Adults 18-34 for the Second Week in a Row
Turner spins the numbers for the week of June 9-15.

[06/16/14 - 09:58 AM]
TNT's "Major Crimes" Climbs to 6.8 Million Viewers in Live + 3, With 5.2 Million for "Murder in the First"
TNT further spins the numbers for Monday, June 9.

[06/10/14 - 11:25 AM]
TNT Opens Summer with a BOOM
TNT spins the numbers for Monday, June 9.

[06/02/14 - 11:03 AM]
TNT to Lead into Season Three Premiere of "Major Crimes" With 19-Hour Marathon of Second Season
The marathon will begin running Sunday, June 8, at 2 a.m. (ET/PT) and will continue right up until the season three premiere on Monday, June 9, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT).

[05/21/14 - 10:09 AM]
Jon Tenney, Tom Berenger, Bill Brochtrup and Malcolm-Jamal Warner Returning to Guest-Star in Season Three of TNT's "Major Crimes"
Andrew Daly, Azita Ghanizada, Kathe Mazur and Ransford Doherty are also on tap.

[05/20/14 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 20
Updates include: Liz Brixius to run NBC's "Bad Judge"; Jon Tenney eyed for spin-off of TNT's "Major Crimes"; and Simeon Goulden brings "Control Alt Delete" to Showtime.

[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.

[04/01/14 - 12:05 PM]
TBS Sweeps the Demos by Ranking as Basic Cable's #1 Network in Primetime Delivery of Adults 18-34, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54 In Q1 2014
Turner spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2014.

[03/26/14 - 10:55 AM]
TBS Ranks #1 on Basic Cable with Adults 18-49 in Prime for the Quarter; TNT Scores Four of Basic Cable's Top 15 Original Dramas
Turner spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[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.

[01/22/14 - 11:37 AM]
TBS Tops the Charts for the Week as Basic Cable's #1 Network in Primetime Delivery of Adults 18-34
Turner spins the numbers for the week of January 13-19.

[01/14/14 - 01:57 PM]
TNT's Hit Drama "Major Crimes" Closes Second Season With 5.4 Viewers in Live + Same Day
TNT spins the numbers for Monday, January 13.

[01/14/14 - 12:00 PM]
TBS Ranks as Basic Cable's #1 Entertainment Network in Primetime Delivery of Adults 18-34 and Adults 18-49 for the Week
Turner spins the numbers for the week of January 6-12.

[01/07/14 - 10:09 AM]
Adult Swim's Average Total Day Delivery Ranks #1 with Adults 18-24 Across the First Week of 2014
Turner spins the numbers for the week of December 30-January 5.

[01/02/14 - 11:39 AM]
TBS Finishes the Year as Basic Cable's #1 Network in Primetime Delivery of Adults 18-34 and Adults 18-49 for 2013
Turner spins the numbers for the week of December 23-29 plus the year to date.

[12/26/13 - 11:15 AM]
TBS's Telecasts of "The Big Bang Theory" Account for 19 of Basic Cable's Top 20 Sitcom Telecasts Among Total Viewers Last Week
Turner spins the numbers for the week of December 16-22.

[12/17/13 - 11:29 AM]
Cartoon Network Ranks as Television's #1 Network for Early Prime Delivery of Boys 9-14 Across the Third Week of December
Turner spins the numbers for the week of December 9-15.

[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.

[12/10/13 - 10:22 AM]
Adult Swim's Total Day Delivery Averages Rank #1 on Basic Cable Among Adults 18-24, 18-34 & 18-49
Turner spins the numbers for the week of December 2-8.

[12/04/13 - 10:55 AM]
TBS Scores a Key Demo Victory Last Week, Ranking as Basic Cable's #1 Entertainment Network in Primetime Delivery of Adults 18-49
Turner spins the numbers for the week of November 25-December 1.

[12/02/13 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Monday, December 2
Updates include: Pablo Schreiber cast in HBO's "The Brink"; Daniel Knauf lands a pair of projects at NBC; and Murray Miller brings "Mr. Romance" to HBO.

[11/13/13 - 10:03 PM]
Exclusive: TNT to Launch "Inside Job," "Save Our Business" on Tuesday, January 14
Said duo will bridge the Tuesday gap between "Boston's Finest" and "Marshal Law: Texas" (due November 26) and "Rizzoli & Isles" and "Perception" (due February 25).

[10/01/13 - 11:15 AM]
TBS Tops the Charts as Basic Cable's #1 Entertainment Network with Adults 18-49 for the Month of September
Turner spins the numbers for the week of September 23-29 plus the month and quarter to date.

[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.

[09/17/13 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 17
Updates include: Jamie Lee Curtis brings "The Final Girls" to ABC Family; Caroline Manzo to lead "Real Housewives of New Jersey" spin-off"; and Emily Wickersham eyed as new regular on "NCIS."

[09/11/13 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 11
Updates include: Julia Goldani Telles joins Showtime's "The Affair"; June Diane Raphael to lead "Dinks" at ABC; and William Moseley cast in E!'s "The Royals."

[09/04/13 - 11:30 AM]
Adult Swim Again Ranks #1 Among Basic Cable Networks for Primetime Delivery of Adults 18-34
Turner spins the numbers for the week of August 26-September 1.

[08/27/13 - 11:49 AM]
For the Third Month in a Row, Adult Swim Ranked #1 Among Basic Cable Networks for Primetime Delivery of Adults 18-34
Turner spins the numbers for the week of August 19-25.

[08/21/13 - 09:22 AM]
TNT to Claim Four of Basic Cable's Top 10 Summer Series, More than Any Other Network
Plus: "Major Crimes" and "Boston's Finest" to return on Monday, November 25 and Tuesday, November 26, respectively.

[08/21/13 - 09:22 AM]
TNT to Claim Four of Basic Cable's Top 10 Summer Series, More than Any Other Network
Plus: "Major Crimes" and "Boston's Finest" to return on Monday, November 25 and Tuesday, November 26, respectively.

[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.

[08/15/13 - 10:37 AM]
TNT Renews Summer Series "Rizzoli & Isles," "Major Crimes" and "Perception" As Series Dominate Basic Cable's Summer Ratings Charts
The renewals join the previously announced fourth-season order of TNT's epic drama "Falling Skies," one of the summer's most popular dramas with key demos.

[08/13/13 - 10:34 AM]
TNT's "Rizzoli & Isles" and "Major Crimes" Rank Among Basic Cable's Top Three Programs for the Week with Total Viewers
Turner spins the numbers for the week of August 5-11.

[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.

[07/31/13 - 08:54 AM]
Video: TNT's "Major Crimes" Promo for Aug. 5 Episode Featuring Tim Conway, Paul Dooley, Ron Glass, Marion Ross & Doris Roberts
Watch a tease from this Monday's installment of the TNT drama.

[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.

[07/15/13 - 12:35 PM]
Video: Cast of TNT's "Major Crimes" Speaks Out Against Bullying in GLSEN.org Video
Check out this special message in support of GLSEN from the cast.

[07/12/13 - 01:00 PM]
Stars of TNT's Hit Series "Major Crimes" to Live Tweet During All-New Episode
They'll be joined by creator-writer-executive producer James Duff during Monday's telecast.

[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.

[06/27/13 - 11:08 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 27
Updates include: Scott Speedman joins HBO's "Open"; ABC keeps "Middle Age Rage" alive; and Brian Austin Green named regular on FX's "Anger Management."

[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.

[06/18/13 - 10:18 AM]
Second-Season Premiere of the Hit Drama "Major Crimes" Tops the Charts as the Week's #1 Program on Basic Cable
Turner spins the numbers for the week of June 10-16.

[06/11/13 - 11:00 AM]
TNT's "Major Crimes" Opens Season Two with 5+ Million Viewers; "King & Maxwell" Follows with 3.5 Million
TNT spins the numbers for Monday, June 10.

[06/03/13 - 12:36 PM]
Video: Preview of TNT's "Major Crimes" and "King & Maxwell," Premiering June 10
Get your first look at the cable channel's summer entries.

[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.

[05/01/13 - 02:42 PM]
Tom Berenger to Guest Star in Three Episodes of the TNT Hit Drama Series "Major Crimes"
He'll play Captain Sharon Raydor's estranged husband of 25 years, Jackson Raydor.

[04/30/13 - 11:02 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 30
Updates include: Chris Hardwick to host Comedy Central late-night entry; TNT extends "Major Crimes," "Perception"; and CMT orders "Win, Lose or Pawn" strip.

[04/19/13 - 06:52 AM]
Season Two of Award-Winning Series, "Lauren," Starring Troian Bellisario and Jennifer Beals, to Premiere Friday, May 3, on "WIGS"
Bradley Whitford, Raymond Cruz, Mykelti Williamson, Sarah Jones and iJustine also star.

[03/21/13 - 11:16 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 21
Updates include: Mamie Gummer boards CBS's "Backstrom"; Ashley Williams joins ABC's "Keep Calm and Karey On"; and FOX pushes filming on "The Wild Blue."

[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.

[03/21/13 - 10:09 AM]
Nadine Velazquez to Be a Series Regular on the TNT Hit Drama Series "Major Crimes"
She'll play Deputy D.A. Emma Rios who is newly assigned to the Phillip Stroh case.

[03/13/13 - 11:13 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 13
Updates include: NBC begins casting a fourth season of "The Sing-Off"; the fan-funded "Veronica Mars" movie is a go; and Kristin Davis joins "Bad Teacher" at CBS.

[01/03/13 - 01:20 PM]
TBS Now Officially Reigns as Basic Cable's #1 Network of the Year with Adults 18-34 in Primetime
Turner spins the numbers for the week of December 24-30 plus the year to date.

[12/12/12 - 09:01 AM]
TNT Has More Original Hit Series in 2012 Than Any Other Basic Cable Network
TNT spins the numbers for the year to date.

[10/16/12 - 11:57 AM]
Turner Weekly Ratings - TBS Ranks as Cable's #1 Network in Primetime Delivery of Total Viewers and All Key Adult Demos
Turner spins the numbers for the week of October 8-14.

[10/09/12 - 11:05 AM]
Turner Weekly Ratings - TBS's Coverage of the 2012 Major League Baseball Postseason Is Up 14% Among Total Viewers
Turner spins the numbers for the week of October 1-7.

[10/02/12 - 12:48 PM]
TNT Scores Several Remarkable Competitive Victories in Q3 2012, Securing Its Position as Home to Cable's Top Original Dramas
Turner spins the numbers for quarter to date.

[09/27/12 - 10:09 AM]
TNT Books Second Season of Cable's #1 New Drama, "Major Crimes"
The second season is scheduled to roll out in summer 2013.

[09/26/12 - 10:05 AM]
Turner Broadcasting Q3 2012 Network Ratings Highlights
Turner spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[09/25/12 - 10:47 AM]
Turner Weekly Ratings - truTV Ranks as One of Basic Cable's Top 10 Networks in Primetime Delivery of Adults 18-34
Turner spins the numbers for the week of September 17-23.

[09/18/12 - 11:21 AM]
Turner Weekly Ratings - TNT Ranks as Basic Cable's Top Entertainment Network in Total Day Delivery of Adults 25-54
Turner spins the numbers for the week of September 10-16.

[09/11/12 - 10:36 AM]
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 September 3-9.

[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.

[09/05/12 - 11:56 AM]
11.2 Million Viewers Make TNT's "The Closer" Basic Cable's Most-Watched Finale Ever
TNT further spins the numbers for Monday, August 13.

[08/28/12 - 11:09 AM]
Turner Weekly Ratings - TNT Officially Scores Television's Top 3 New Summer Series Among Total Viewers
Turner spins the numbers for the week of August 20-26 plus the summer to date.

[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.

[08/14/12 - 11:42 AM]
9.1 Million Viewers Tune In to Say Goodbye to TNT's "The Closer"
TNT spins the numbers for Monday, August 13.

[05/29/12 - 11:06 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 29
Updates include: "Private Practice" drops co-star Tim Daly; Comedy Central's "Brickleberry" to premiere Tuesday, September 25; and "Game of Thrones" producers detail season three roles.

[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.

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

[02/15/12 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 15
Updates include: Terry O'Quinn joins ABC's "666 Park Avenue"; Ali Larter is FOX's "The Asset"; and Steven Pasquale to topline NBC's "Do No Harm."

[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."

[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.

[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.

[04/06/11 - 11:12 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 6
Updates include: Mary McDonnell named regular on TNT's "The Closer"; Hope Davis joins Tea Leoni's "Spring/Fall" at HBO; and Jennifer Coolidge to guest on NBC's "Help Wanted."

[01/31/11 - 10:58 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 31
Updates include: CBS extends "Rules of Engagement," "Mike & Molly"; Kristen Bell joins Showtime's "House of Lies"; and Richard Dreyfuss to visit NBC's "Parenthood."

[09/04/08 - 06:20 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 4
Updates include: TNT eyes "The Closer" spin-off; Mark Burnett to bring "The Shark Tank" to ABC; and "Swingtown's" Mike Kelley to go "BiCoastal" for Showtime.







MAJOR CRIMES (TNT)
Returns in TBA 2014 or 2015 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
8/13/12 - ???
STATUS:
returning in 2014/2015 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
3 (19 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2014-15 season (the show's fourth of 15 episodes) on 7/18/14
DESCRIPTION:
(from TNT's press release, July 2014) TNT has renewed three of its chart-topping summer hits: The Last Ship, Major Crimes and Falling Skies. All three dramas rank among basic cable's Top 5 scripted series this summer with total viewers and adults 25-54. They have also helped TNT score a significant lead as basic cable's #1 network in primetime for the summer-to-date. TNT has ordered 13 episodes of The Last Ship, an increase over its first-season order of 10 episodes. The network is also ordering 15 episodes for season four of Major Crimes. And Falling Skies will mark its fifth and final season with 10 episodes. Major Crimes is showing an uptick over last year, with 7 million viewers in Live + 7 delivery for its third season so far. It ranks second behind Rizzoli & Isles among the summer's top scripted series on basic cable. Major Crimes has also drawn key demo deliveries of 2.1 million adults 25-54 and 1.5 million adults 18-49.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· G.W. Bailey as Louie Provenza
· Graham Patrick Martin as Rusty
· Kearran Giovanni as Amy Skyes
· Mary McDonnell as Sharon Raydor
· Michael Paul Chan as Mike Tao
· Phillip P. Keene as Buzz Watson
· Raymond Cruz as Julio Sanchez
· Tony Denison as Andy Flynn
CREW INFORMATION:
· Greer Shephard as EP
· James Duff as CRTR/EP
· Michael M. Robin as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Shephard-Robin Company, The
· Warner Bros. Television