LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- TNT originals "The Closer" and "Saving Grace" will return for a handful of episodes in December while TBS's "10 Items or Less" has been issued a January return date.
Here's a breakdown of the news, which was confirmed via sales materials from the network:
-- A two-hour "The Closer" special, comprised of the final two installments from its third season, has been booked for Monday, December 3 at 8:00/7:00c.
-- Said presentation will lead into the return of "Saving Grace" that same night at 10:00/9:00c. Additional episodes will also run on Monday, December 10; Monday, December 17; and Tuesday, December 18 - all at 10:00/9:00c. The four installments complete "Grace's" initial 13-episode order. New 15-episode seasons of both "Closer" and "Grace" are then targeted for June.
-- As for "Items," the show's sophomore run is set to begin on Tuesday, January 15 at 11:00/10:00c. The series will take over for fellow late-night entry "Frank TV," which is expected to wrap its inaugural season the previous week.