or


[04/03/10 - 12:05 AM]
Exclusive: TNT Books "Memphis Beat" for June 22; "Leverage" Heads to Sundays
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- TNT will kick off its summer schedule with a three-night event that says goodbye to "Saving Grace," hello to newcomer "Memphis Beat" and welcome back "HawthoRNe" and "Leverage."

This exclusive news was confirmed to the site earlier this evening.

It all begins on Sunday, June 20 at 9:00/8:00c with the two-hour season premiere of "Leverage" ("The Jailhouse Job/The Scheherazade Job"). The following night, Monday, June 21, "Saving Grace" airs its two-hour series finale ("I Need You To Call Earl/I'm Gonna Need a Big Night Light"), also at 9:00/8:00c. And finally on Tuesday, June 22 look for the return of "HawthoRNe" at 9:00/8:00c ("No Excuses") followed by the launch of "Memphis Beat" at 10:00/9:00c.

The latter, originally dubbed "Delta Blues," stars Jason Lee as Dwight Hendricks, "a Memphis police officer who lives with his mother (Celia Weston)" and "his intimate connection with the city and its people sets him apart from his fellow officers." Joshua Harto and Liz W. Garcia are behind the Warner Horizon Television-based hour, which also stars Abraham Benrubi, Alfre Woodard, DJ Qualls, Leonard Earl Howze, Robyn Lively and Sam Hennings. George Clooney and Grant Heslov also serve as executive producers via their Smokehouse Productions.

The following week, Sunday, June 27, "Leverage" will also run back-to-back originals starting at 9:00/8:00c ("The Reunion Job/The Double Blind Job").

Also on tap this summer: season six of "The Closer" in July, season two of "Dark Blue" in August and freshman entry "Rizzoli & Isles" at an unspecified date.





  [april 2010]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
    


· CLOSER, THE (TNT)
· DARK BLUE (TNT)
· HAWTHORNE (TNT)
· LEVERAGE (TNT)
· MEMPHIS BEAT (TNT)
· RIZZOLI & ISLES (TNT)
· SAVING GRACE (TNT)





[02/09/16 - 10:30 AM]
Super Bowl MVP Von Miller of the Denver Broncos to Visit CBS's "The Late Late Show with James Corden," Tuesday, Feb. 9
Miller is the fourth linebacker in Super Bowl history to take home the MVP honors.

[02/09/16 - 10:05 AM]
Bryan Fuller Set as Co-Creator and Showrunner of the New "Star Trek" Television Series
As previously announced, the new series, produced by CBS Television Studios, will launch with a special preview broadcast on the CBS Television Network in early 2017.

[02/09/16 - 09:34 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Beats "Dr. Phil" and "Ellen" to Rank as the Week's No. 1 Syndie Talker in Women 25-54
Disney/ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of January 25-29.

[02/09/16 - 09:31 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "The X-Files" Hold Off Surging Competition
ABC and CBS both see week-to-week gains among adults 18-49.

[02/09/16 - 09:30 AM]
Anthony Anderson, Molly Ringwald, Ellen Pompeo, Gabourey Sidibe, Vanessa Williams and Ludacris Join Season 4 of Disney Junior's "Doc McStuffins"
The new season will find Doc and her toy friends magically transported to a make-believe town, made up entirely of toys, where Doc serves as chief resident of the Toy Hospital.

[02/09/16 - 09:27 AM]
FS1 Offers Extensive Live Coverage of the FIFA Presidential Election
"This is an important news story with international repercussions, and as the primary home for televised soccer in the U.S., it's our duty to cover it, and cover it well," said David Nathanson.

[02/09/16 - 08:45 AM]
"Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" Kicks Off Its Third Season Feb. 14, Exclusively on HBO
The show has already been renewed for a fourth season, scheduled for 2017.

[02/09/16 - 08:34 AM]
Science Channel Delivers Highest Rated Month Ever in Prime Time Among Key Demos and Viewership in January
Science Channel spins the numbers for the month of January.

[02/09/16 - 08:34 AM]
"The Bachelor" Stands as Monday's No. 1 Series in Adults 18-34 and Key Women for the 6th Week Running
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, February 8.

[02/09/16 - 08:25 AM]
"Biggest Loser" and "Telenovela" Grow Week to Week in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, February 8.

[02/09/16 - 08:01 AM]
"When Calls the Heart" Season Three Premieres Sunday, February 21
In season three, Elizabeth (Erin Krakow) puts down roots in Hope Valley after spending extended time in Hamilton with her family.

[02/09/16 - 06:42 AM]
"2 Broke Girls" Returns to Thursday on Feb. 18
The fifth-year comedy, which has been leading off CBS Wednesdays since January 6, will replace "Angel from Hell" in the Thursday 9:30 PM time period.

[02/09/16 - 06:30 AM]
Four Artists to Salute MusiCares Person of the Year Lionel Richie on "The 58th Grammy(R) Awards," Feb. 15
Luke Bryan, John Legend, Demi Lovato and Meghan Trainor will take audiences on a musical journey through the 2016 MusiCares(R) Person of the Year's songbook.

[02/09/16 - 06:04 AM]
Multi-Golden Globe Award-Winning Amazon Original Series "Mozart in the Jungle" Renewed for Third Season
The series will begin production later this year and will continue the story of the talented musicians who perform and live with passion under the baton of its spirited conductor, best known simply as Rodrigo.

[02/08/16 - 03:42 PM]
"Lopez" Premieres March 30th on TV Land
The cable channel also releases the show's key art and logo.