Brenda Handles a Case Involving the Smuggling of Illegal Immigrants
on TNT�s THE CLOSER, While Wyatt Cole�s Ambulance Gets Carjacked
on SAVED Monday, August 21
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)
TNT�s hit dramas THE CLOSER and SAVED continue to heat up the summer with taut episodes Monday, August 21. On THE CLOSER, Brenda Leigh Johnson, played by 2006 Emmy� nominee Kyra Sedgwick, investigates a case involving the smuggling of illegal immigrants over the border at 9 p.m. (ET/PT). And on SAVED at 10 p.m. (ET/PT), Wyatt Cole (Tom Everett Scott) gets carjacked in his ambulance by a pair of gunmen seeking to score some drugs.
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 � �Code Zero�
Directed by Stephen Kay, Written by Speed Weed
In a tense and gripping episode, Wyatt Cole (Scott) and his paramedic partner John �Sack� Hallon (Omari Hardwick � Beauty Shop, Sucker Free City) find themselves at gunpoint when their rig is carjacked by a couple of brothers seeking to score some morphine. This unexpected incident puts a crimp in Wyatt�s burgeoning new relationship. Meanwhile, paramedic Angela de la Cruz (Tracy Vilar � The Steve Harvey Show, ER) drives her fellow paramedics crazy with her drill-sergeant routine after she is assigned to temporary duty as a dispatcher.
SAVED comes to TNT from Fox 21, Imagine Television and Sarabande Productions, with Sarabande�s David Manson (Nothing Sacred, Thief) and Imagine�s 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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