[11/13/06 - 10:24 AM]
TNT Gives Fans of the Closer Ultimate Holiday Package, Including All-New Two-Hour Special Event Airing DeC. 4, Thanksgiving Day Marathon of Season 1 and Re-Broadcast of Season 2
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[via press release from TNT]

TNT Gives Fans of THE CLOSER Ultimate Holiday Package, Including All-New Two-Hour Special Event Airing Dec. 4, Thanksgiving Day Marathon of Season 1 and Re-Broadcast of Season 2

Emmy� Nominee Kyra Sedgwick Stars in Ultra-Popular, Critically Acclaimed Detective Drama; Husband Kevin Bacon Directs Second Hour of December Event


THE CLOSER, Two-Hour Special Event Monday, Dec. 4, at 8 p.m. (ET/PT)

Thanksgiving Day Marathon of Season 1, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. (ET/PT)

Re-Broadcast of Season 2, Tuesdays at 10 p.m. (ET/PT), starting Dec. 5

Produced by: The Shephard/Robin Company (Nip/Tuck) in association with Warner Bros. Television

Description: THE CLOSER stars 2006 Emmy�, Golden Globe� and Screen Actors Guild Award� nominee Kyra Sedgwick as Deputy Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson, who heads up the LAPD�s Priority Homicide Division. The two-hour Dec. 4 airing, entitled �Serving the King,� is a two-part episode with the first part directed by two-time Tony nominee Arvin Brown (The National Health, Ah Wilderness!) and the second part directed by Sedgwick�s multi-talented husband, Kevin Bacon. In it, Deputy Chief Johnson is called upon by her old CIA mentor (two-time Emmy� winner William Daniels) to assist in an off-the-record investigation of a would-be defector found murdered in Los Angeles. Through a winding and complex case, Brenda must find the common thread linking a former KGB agent, the murder of several CIA agents, a young Lebanese boy thought to be a terrorist and 20 pounds of missing, weapons-grade plutonium.

On Thanksgiving Day, TNT will air all 13 episodes from THE CLOSER�s acclaimed debut season, beginning at 8 a.m. with the pilot episode and ending with the gripping season finale, �Standards and Practices,� at 8 p.m. Then on Tuesday, Dec. 5, TNT will kick off a weekly re-broadcast of the stellar second season, beginning at 10 p.m. with the record-breaking second-season opener, �Blue Blood.� Subsequent episodes will air each Tuesday at 10 p.m., with the record-breaking season finale, �Overkill,� slated to air Tuesday, March 6. The two-hour event, �Serving the King,� will then be re-broadcast on Tuesday, March 13.

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, and next year�s eagerly anticipated television event The Company, executive-produced by Ridley Scott and starring Chris O�Donnell, Michael Keaton and Alfred Molina. 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.

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company, is a major producer of news and entertainment product around the world and a leading provider of programming for the television industry.

  [november 2006]  


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