Brenda�s Past Threatens to Surface on TNT�s THE CLOSER;
Paramedics Try to Recover from Bombing on SAVED Monday, August 14
2006 Emmy� Nominee Kyra Sedgwick Stars in THE CLOSER at 9 p.m. (ET/PT)
Tom Everett Scott (That Thing You Do, Boiler Room) Headlines SAVED at 10 p.m. (ET/PT)
The drama heats up on TNT with two exciting new episodes of the hit series THE CLOSER and SAVED Monday, August 14. On THE CLOSER, Brenda Leigh Johnson, played by 2006 Emmy� nominee Kyra Sedgwick, worries her past may come to light and threaten the squad�s confidence in her at 9 p.m. (ET/PT). And on SAVED at 10 p.m. (ET/PT), Wyatt Cole (Tom Everett Scott) and his fellow first-responders continue to reel from the effects of a bomb blast at a medical clinic.
THE CLOSER�s premiere episode on Monday, June 12, scored ad-supported cable�s largest audience delivery ever for an original scripted series telecast, beating its own record set with the premiere episode of season one. Meanwhile, SAVED scored big in its premiere, delivering more than 5.1 million viewers.
SAVED � �A Shock to the System�
Directed by Dean White, Written by Joseph Doughterty
Wyatt Cole (Scott) and his paramedic partner John �Sack� Hallon (Omari Hardwick � Beauty Shop, Sucker Free City) face legal proceedings when the father of the baby they saved through an emergency C-section decides to sue them over the death of his wife. They also have their hands full with the media, who are attempting to turn the heroes into pariahs. But Wyatt finds an unlikely ally in his legal fight, none other than his own father, Dr. Martin Cole (David Clennon � thirtysomething, Syriana).
SAVED comes to TNT from Fox 21, Imagine Television and Sarabande Productions, with Sarabande�s David Manson (Nothing Sacred, Thief) and Imagine�s Brian Grazer (The Da Vinci Code) and David Nevins (Arrested Development) serving as executive producers.
Turner Network Television (TNT), a division of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., is television�s destination for drama and one of cable�s top-rated networks. It offers original movies and series, including the blockbuster detective series The Closer, starring Emmy�, Golden Globe� and Screen Actors Guild Awards� nominee Kyra Sedgwick; Saved, a new character-driven drama starring Tom Everett Scott; and this summer�s four-week television event Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King. TNT is also home to powerful one-hour dramas, such as Without a Trace, Law & Order, Las Vegas, Cold Case, ER, Charmed and Judging Amy; broadcast premiere movies; compelling prime-time specials, such as the Screen Actors Guild Awards�; and championship sports coverage, including NASCAR and the NBA. TNT is also available in high-definition.
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