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[09/17/13 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 17
Updates include: Jamie Lee Curtis brings "The Final Girls" to ABC Family; Caroline Manzo to lead "Real Housewives of New Jersey" spin-off"; and Emily Wickersham eyed as new regular on "NCIS."

[03/27/13 - 12:13 PM]
Adrian Pasdar Joins Season Seven of USA Network's Hit Original Drama "Burn Notice" to Be Featured in Major Multi-Episode Arc
He joins previously announced recurring stars Jack Coleman, Stephen Martines and guest star Nick Taraby.

[02/15/13 - 11:09 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 15
Updates include: Sarah Michelle Gellar joins "The Crazy Ones" at CBS; Krysten Ritter boards "Assistance" at NBC; and Felicity Huffman is caught in FOX's "Boomerang."

[02/04/13 - 02:51 PM]
Meredith Baxter, Kevin Sorbo and Gail O'Grady Join Wes Brown and Greg Evigan in "Shadow On The Mesa," a Hallmark Movie Channel Original World Premiere March 23
Barry Corbin also stars in the project, from director David S. Cass, Sr. and writer Lee Martin.

[01/03/13 - 01:20 PM]
TBS Now Officially Reigns as Basic Cable's #1 Network of the Year with Adults 18-34 in Primetime
Turner spins the numbers for the week of December 24-30 plus the year to date.

[12/19/12 - 09:21 AM]
Disney Channel Earns Historic #1 Total Day Win in Kids 2-11 in 2012; Magical Year Two for Disney Junior Block
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/17/12 - 06:07 AM]
Amazon Announces Exclusive Prime Instant Video Licensing Agreements with Turner Broadcasting and Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution for Two of TNT's Hit Series
Fans will be able to enjoy all seven seasons of "The Closer" and the current as well as future seasons of "Falling Skies" on Prime Instant Video.

[12/12/12 - 09:01 AM]
TNT Has More Original Hit Series in 2012 Than Any Other Basic Cable Network
TNT spins the numbers for the year to date.

[11/26/12 - 11:12 AM]
The Paley Center for Media Releases 21 New Paley Center Programs
Said programs will be available on collectible DVD as well as free video streaming to Amazon Prime members.

[10/10/12 - 11:05 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 10
Updates include: Jesse L. Martin, James Tupper join NBC's "Secret Lives"; and Eric Dane to star in "The Last Ship," Jon Tenney tapped for "King & Maxwell," both at TNT.

[10/02/12 - 12:48 PM]
TNT Scores Several Remarkable Competitive Victories in Q3 2012, Securing Its Position as Home to Cable's Top Original Dramas
Turner spins the numbers for quarter to date.

[09/27/12 - 10:09 AM]
TNT Books Second Season of Cable's #1 New Drama, "Major Crimes"
The second season is scheduled to roll out in summer 2013.

[09/26/12 - 10:05 AM]
Turner Broadcasting Q3 2012 Network Ratings Highlights
Turner spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[09/05/12 - 01:06 PM]
Turner Weekly Ratings - Adult Swim Continues Its Streak as Basic Cable's #1 Network for Total Day Delivery of Young Adults
Turner spins the numbers for the week of August 27-September 2.

[09/05/12 - 11:56 AM]
11.2 Million Viewers Make TNT's "The Closer" Basic Cable's Most-Watched Finale Ever
TNT further spins the numbers for Monday, August 13.

[08/28/12 - 11:09 AM]
Turner Weekly Ratings - TNT Officially Scores Television's Top 3 New Summer Series Among Total Viewers
Turner spins the numbers for the week of August 20-26 plus the summer to date.

[08/21/12 - 10:47 AM]
Turner Weekly Ratings - Adult Swim Continued Its Streak as Basic Cable's #1 Network for Total Day Delivery of Young Adults
Turner spins the numbers for the week of August 13-19.

[08/21/12 - 10:23 AM]
TNT Original Series Dominate Summer Ratings Race, With Basic Cable's Top 5 Scripted Series
TNT spins the numbers for the summer to date.

[08/14/12 - 11:42 AM]
9.1 Million Viewers Tune In to Say Goodbye to TNT's "The Closer"
TNT spins the numbers for Monday, August 13.

[08/14/12 - 11:07 AM]
Turner Weekly Ratings - TNT Charts Three of Basic Cable's Top 5 Most-Watched Dramas Last Week
Turner spins the numbers for the week of August 6-12.

[08/07/12 - 11:16 AM]
Turner Weekly Ratings - TNT's "The Closer" and "Rizzoli & Isles" Were Basic Cable's Most-Watched Series Last Week
Turner spins the numbers for the week of July 30-August 5.

[08/02/12 - 12:17 PM]
Kellie Martin Stars in "I Married Who?" a Hallmark Movie Channel Original World Premiere, October 6
Ethan Erickson, Adrienne Frantz, Bradley Snedeker and Bruce Nozick also co-star.

[07/31/12 - 11:37 AM]
Turner Weekly Ratings - TNT's "The Closer" and "Rizzoli & Isles" Scored Basic Cable's Top 4 Series Telecasts for the Month
Turner spins the numbers for the week of July 23-29 plus the month to date.

[07/24/12 - 11:13 AM]
Adult Swim Ranks #1 in Prime Time Delivery of Adults 18-34 Among Basic Cable Networks
Turner spins the numbers for the week of July 16-22.

[07/24/12 - 11:13 AM]
Adult Swim Ranks #1 in Prime Time Delivery of Adults 18-34 Among Basic Cable Networks
Turner spins the numbers for the week of July 16-22.

[07/17/12 - 02:11 PM]
TNT's "The Closer" and "Perception" Grow in Week Two
TNT spins the numbers for Monday, July 16.

[07/17/12 - 11:00 AM]
TNT's Summer Lineup Continues Its Strong Performance, Chalking Up Cable's Top 3 Series for the Week
Turner spins the numbers for the week of July 9-15.

[07/10/12 - 12:33 PM]
TNT's "The Closer" Returns with 6.1 Million Viewers as New Drama "Perception" Launches with 5.6 Million Viewers
TNT spins the numbers for Monday, July 9.

[07/09/12 - 08:23 AM]
Video: Kyra Sedgwick Says Goodbye to TNT's "The Closer"
The show's swan song kicks off tonight at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[05/16/12 - 05:30 AM]
TBS and TNT Unveil Bold Strategy at Upfront: Evolving from Linear Networks into Branded Video Destinations
Turner details its plans for the 2012-13 season plus its development slate.

[05/01/12 - 04:02 AM]
Michael Wright Named President, Head of Programming for TNT, TBS and Turner Classic Movies (TCM)
Most recently, Wright was executive vice president, head of programming, for TNT, TBS and TCM.

[04/26/12 - 09:22 AM]
Production Begins on New TBS Original Sitcom "Men at Work"
Plus: upcoming guest stars on the series include Stacy Keibler, J.K. Simmons and Kathy Najimy.

[04/02/12 - 10:53 AM]
Video: "The Closer" Creator James Duff Picks Top 10 Scenes
TNT's veteran drama returns for its final six episodes beginning Monday, July 9 at 9:00/8:00c.

[03/28/12 - 06:01 AM]
Electus International Unveils Scripted Television Slate For MIPTV 2012 Global Marketplace
Highlights include the likes of "Marco Polo," "Zanzuri" and "William the Conquerer."

[03/15/12 - 06:42 AM]
TNT Announces 2012 Summer Premiere Dates
Highlights include newcomers "Dallas," "Major Crimes," "Perception" and "The Great Escape."

[02/13/12 - 10:40 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 13
Updates include: Zachary Levi to star in FOX's "Let It Go"; J.K. Simmons cast in ABC's "White Van Man"; and Alana De La Garza bound for NBC's "Do No Harm."

[01/27/12 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 27
Updates include: ABC gets busy with five pilot orders; CBS likewise adds three comedies; and McG to direct FOX's "Guilty."

[01/18/12 - 12:22 PM]
TBS Ranks as Basic Cable's #1 Entertainment Network with Adults 18-34 in Primetime for the Eighth Consecutive Week
Turner spins the numbers for the week of January 9-15.

[01/13/12 - 11:06 AM]
A&E Network's New Scripted Drama Series "Longmire" to Premiere Summer 2012
Australian actor Robert Taylor stars as Walt Longmire, the charismatic, dedicated and unflappable sheriff of Absaroka County, Wyoming.

[01/10/12 - 11:34 AM]
TNT's 2011-12 NBA Regular-Season Covers Posts Significant Triple-Digit Gains Over Last Season
Turner spins the numbers for the week of January 2-8.

[01/05/12 - 09:00 AM]
2011 Ratings Recap: Cable's Scripted Dramas - What's Up? What's Down? What's on Top?
Find out how cable's 67 scripted dramas fared this past year.

[01/04/12 - 10:44 AM]
"The Big Bang Theory" Got the New Year Off With a Real Bang Last Week with Its Biggest Numbers Ever on TBS
Turner spins the numbers for the week of December 26-January 1.

[12/28/11 - 12:51 PM]
Across Q4 2011, Adult Swim Ranks As Basic Cable's #1 Network for Total Day Delivery of Adults 18-34 and Adults 18-49
Turner spins the numbers for the week of December 19-25.

[12/20/11 - 11:05 AM]
TBS Tops Primetime As Basic Cable's #1 Network Among Adults 18-34 for the Second Consecutive Week
Turner spins the numbers for the week of December 12-18.

[12/14/11 - 06:12 AM]
Nominations Announced for the 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R)
"The Office," "Modern Family," "Glee," "The Big Bang Theory" and "30 Rock" are up for best comedy ensemble while "The Good Wife," "Game of Thrones," "Dexter," "Breaking Bad" and "Boardwalk Empire" for drama.

[12/13/11 - 12:49 PM]
"The Big Bang Theory" on TBS Delivers a Remarkable 2.8 million Viewers to Rank as Basic Cable's #1 Sitcom for the Week
Turner spins the numbers for the week of December 5-11.

[12/06/11 - 10:53 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, December 6
Updates include: Scott Charles Stewart to direct Syfy's "Defiance"; ABC eyes "Vivienne Vyle" import; and Comedy Central adds to its development slate.

[12/06/11 - 11:53 AM]
"The Closer" and "Rizzoli & Isles" Rank As Basic Cable's Most-Watched Dramas Last Week
Turner spins the numbers for the week of November 28-December 4.

[11/14/11 - 07:42 AM]
TNT and Hyatt Team Up on Unique Interactive Detective Experience for Fans of "The Closer" and "Rizzoli & Isles"
50 lucky fans will have the chance to spend a weekend trying to solve crimes like Brenda Leigh Johnson, Jane Rizzoli and Maura Isles.

[11/11/11 - 12:52 PM]
LAPD's Top Investigator Returns in November As Seventh Season of TNT's Hit Series "The Closer" Continues, Starring Emmy(R) Winner Kyra Sedgwick
Among this winter's offerings will be the 100th episode of the series, which is set to air Monday, December 5.

[11/07/11 - 10:42 PM]
Development Update: Monday, November 7
Updates include: Bryan Fuller's "Hannibal" lands at NBC; Brian K. Vaughan to pen Showtime's "Under the Dome"; and "The Closer's" Corey Reynolds inks talent deal with NBC.

[11/03/11 - 10:44 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, November 3
Updates include: NBC greenlights "Isabel" pilot; Spike TV eyes "Luggage Wars" series; and ABC targets "Beautiful Gangsters" for summer.

[10/14/11 - 02:48 PM]
TNT Pulls the Plug on "Memphis Beat"
The Jason Lee-led drama joins "HawthoRNe" and "Men of a Certain Age" on the chopping block at the network.

[10/04/11 - 11:25 AM]
TBS's Coverage of the Major League Baseball Postseason Score Several Strong Rankings for the Network This Past Weekend
Turner spins the numbers for the week of September 26-October 2.

[10/03/11 - 11:09 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 3
Updates include: Syfy eyes "Adjustment Bureau" TV series; Mitch Hurtwitz plans small screen return for "Arrested Development"; and Silvio Horta is latest to tackle FOX's "Texts from Last Night."

[09/27/11 - 11:13 AM]
"Rizzoli & Isles" Is on Pace to Repeat Its First-Season Victory as Basic Cable's Most-Watched Drama
Turner spins the numbers for the week of September 19-25.

[09/20/11 - 11:37 AM]
"The Closer" Ranks as Basic Cable's #1 Drama for the Week
Turner spins the numbers for the week of September 12-18.

[09/19/11 - 10:50 PM]
Development Update: Monday, September 19
Updates include: Cam Gigandet to star in TNT's "Gateway"; ABC to revive "Scruples"; and Ray Liotta eyed as TNT's "Emperor."

[09/13/11 - 11:35 AM]
"The Closer" and "Rizzoli & Isles" Rank as the Top 2 Scripted Programs Last Week on Basic Cable
Turner spins the numbers for the week of September 5-11.

[09/07/11 - 10:22 AM]
Adult Swim Ranks #1 for Total Day Delivery of Adults 18-34 and 18-49, and Men 18-34 and 18-49
Turner spins the numbers for the week of August 29-September 4.

[09/02/11 - 09:09 AM]
TNT Cancels "HawthoRNe" After Three Seasons
The Jada Pinkett Smith-led drama was the network's second least-watched show this summer, behind the recently axed "Men of a Certain Age."

[08/30/11 - 10:58 AM]
"The Closer," "Rizzoli & Isles" and "Falling Skies" Claim All of Basic Cable's Top 10 Drama Telecasts for the Month
Turner spins the numbers for the week of August 22-28.

[08/29/11 - 10:48 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 29
Updates include: literary heroes April Woo, Evert Backstrom land at CBS, FOX; Christina Millian eyes ABC's "Maid in Miami"; and Chris Hardwick to host potential AMC talk show.

[08/23/11 - 11:11 AM]
TNT Continued Its Tremendous Success Last Week with "Rizzoli & Isles" and "The Closer" Topping the Charts
Turner spins the numbers for the week of August 15-21.

[08/23/11 - 10:22 AM]
TNT Announces Fall/Winter Schedule, Including Return of "The Closer," "Rizzoli & Isles," "Leverage" and "Southland," Plus Launch of "TNT Mystery Movie Night"
"Leverage" returns November 27 followed by "The Closer," "Rizzoli & Isles" on November 28 and "Southland" on January 17.

[08/22/11 - 09:14 AM]
TNT Heats Up Summer with Basic Cable's Top Dramas
TNT spins the numbers for the summer to date.

[08/16/11 - 10:49 AM]
Basic Cable's Top Two Scripted Series - "The Closer" and "Rizzoli & Isles" - Continue TNT's Tremendous Success Last Week
Turner spins the numbers for the week of August 8-14.

[08/09/11 - 10:29 AM]
"The Closer," "Rizzoli & Isles" and the Two-Part "Falling Skies" Season Finale Accounted for Four of Basic Cable's Top 10 Programs in Total Viewers
Turner spins the numbers for the week of August 1-7.

[08/08/11 - 01:05 PM]
TNT's "Rizzoli & Isles" Rounds Up 9 Million Viewers in Live + 7
TNT further spins the numbers for Monday, July 18.

[08/02/11 - 12:04 PM]
Cartoon Network's Monday Night Stood Out Across All of July 2011 as the #1 TV Destination for Boys 6-11, 2-11 and 9-14
Turner spins the numbers for the month of July.

[08/01/11 - 01:52 PM]
"The Closer" Scores 9.3 Million Viewers As TNT Lands Three Series Premieres with at Least 8.0 Million
TNT further spins the numbers for Monday, July 11.

[07/26/11 - 11:14 AM]
"The Closer" and "Rizzoli & Isles" Lead the Charge as Basic Cable's Top Scripted Shows for the Week
Turner spins the numbers for the week of July 18-24.

[07/19/11 - 11:38 AM]
"The Closer" and "Rizzoli & Isles" Shine in Second Week and Live + 3
TNT spins the numbers for Monday, July 18.

[07/19/11 - 10:44 AM]
"The Closer" Ranks as Basic Cable's #1 Scripted Program for the Week
Turner spins the numbers for the week of July 11-17.

[07/15/11 - 03:45 PM]
TNT Locks in Summer Finales
"The Closer" and "Rizzoli & Isles" will wrap their summer runs on Monday, September 12.

[07/12/11 - 12:45 PM]
TNT's "The Closer" Draws 7.2 Million Viewers, While "Rizzoli & Isles" Nabs 6.4 Million in Sizzling Summer Premieres
TNT spins the numbers for Monday, July 11.

[07/08/11 - 09:41 AM]
TNT Greenlights New Series "Dallas"
A special sneak preview will air during Monday's season premieres of "The Closer" and "Rizzoli & Isles."

[06/09/11 - 11:46 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 9
Updates include: MTV cancels "Skins"; Danny Glover joins FOX's "Touch"; and Robin Wright in talks for Kevin Spacey-led "House of Cards."

[05/18/11 - 06:04 AM]
TNT and TBS Announce Extensive Slate of New Projects from Top Talents
"The Closer" spin-off "Major Crimes" is a go with Mary McDonnell while "TNT Tuesday Night Mystery" will feature a slate of six contemporary crime dramas.

[05/04/11 - 08:23 AM]
Chiller Announces Casting for "Brian Keene's Ghoul"
Nolan Gould and Barry Corbin are the first to board the project, Chiller's first-ever original movie.

[04/06/11 - 11:12 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 6
Updates include: Mary McDonnell named regular on TNT's "The Closer"; Hope Davis joins Tea Leoni's "Spring/Fall" at HBO; and Jennifer Coolidge to guest on NBC's "Help Wanted."

[03/29/11 - 10:23 AM]
Jennifer Aniston, Alicia Keys, Demi Moore and Patty Jenkins Set to Direct Lifetime Original Movie "Project Five"
"Project Five" is an anthology of five short films exploring the impact of breast cancer on people's lives.

[03/10/11 - 10:19 AM]
TNT Announces Summer Schedule
"Rizzoli & Isles" and "The Closer," due Monday, July 11, are among the returning class.

[01/31/11 - 10:58 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 31
Updates include: CBS extends "Rules of Engagement," "Mike & Molly"; Kristen Bell joins Showtime's "House of Lies"; and Richard Dreyfuss to visit NBC's "Parenthood."

[01/28/11 - 02:02 PM]
2010 Year in Review/2011 Year in Preview: TNT
A look at what's ahead on the cable channel, plus a recap of its 2010 ratings highlights.

[12/16/10 - 06:14 AM]
17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Nominations Announcement
"Modern Family" leads all TV series with four nominations with six series tied with three nods.

[12/15/10 - 09:34 AM]
TNT on Track to Win First Place Among Key Adult Demo in 2010; Network Achieves 6% Overall Audience Growth
TNT spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/14/10 - 02:41 PM]
Exclusive: TNT to Split "Men of a Certain Age's" Second Season
The current half of the show's sophomore run will wrap on Monday, January 10 and then return for part two later in 2011.

[12/14/10 - 05:35 AM]
The 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards Nominations
"Boardwalk Empire," "Dexter," "The Good Wife," "Mad Men," "The Walking Dead" are up for Best Drama; "30 Rock," "The Big Bang Theory," "The Big C," "Glee," "Modern Family," "Nurse Jackie" to duel for Best Comedy.

[12/10/10 - 11:34 AM]
TNT Announces Final Season of Landmark Hit "The Closer"
Production of the 15-episode season will start in spring 2011.

[11/16/10 - 04:17 PM]
Exclusive: TNT Cancels "Dark Blue"
The network won't be ordering a third season of the series.

[11/09/10 - 05:05 PM]
Exclusive: TNT Books "Southland" Return for Tuesday, January 4
Plus: "The Closer" wraps its sixth season on Monday, January 3 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/08/10 - 09:22 AM]
TNT's "Leverage" to Return December 12, "Closer," "Men" Due Back on December 6
Plus: "The Closer" and "Leverage" will both serve up Christmas-themed installments.

[09/14/10 - 10:23 AM]
TNT's the Closer and Rizzoli & Isles Close Out Record-Setting Summer as Ad-Supported Cable's Top Two Series
TNT spins the numbers for Monday, September 13.

[08/31/10 - 01:30 PM]
TNT to Shine Spotlight on Bones with Labor Day Marathon
For the year-to-date, "Bones" is averaging 1.9 million viewers on TNT, up 17% over last year.

[08/29/10 - 08:01 PM]
2010 Primetime Emmy(R) Awards Winners
"Modern Family" and "Mad Men" take home top series honors, "The Pacific" finishes with most wins.

[08/25/10 - 09:02 AM]
TNT's Blockbuster Hit Series Rizzoli & Isles and the Closer Top Cable's Summer Rankings
TNT spins the numbers for the summer to date.

[07/30/10 - 09:56 AM]
TNT Orders New Seasons of Three Hit Series: The Closer, Rizzoli & Isles and Leverage
TNT has ordered 15 episodes each of "The Closer" and "Leverage," along with 13 episodes of "Rizzoli & Isles."

[07/13/10 - 06:10 PM]
Exclusive: TNT Books Summer Finales
Said dates range from August 24 ("Hawthorne," "Memphis Beat") and September 22 ("Dark Blue").

[07/13/10 - 11:18 AM]
TNT's Rizzoli & Isles Sets Record with Cable's Biggest Ad-Supported Premiere After Outstanding Season Debut of the Closer
TNT spins the numbers for Monday, July 12.

[07/12/10 - 12:28 AM]
Interview: "The Closer" Star Kyra Sedgwick

[06/23/10 - 12:17 PM]
Memphis Beat and Hawthorne Continue TNT's Original Series Success with Strong Tuesday Night Deliveries
TNT spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 22.

[06/09/10 - 04:32 PM]
New Digs and Big Career Decisions on Tap as TNT's the Closer Returns for Sixth Season Monday, July 12
The cable channel details the upcoming season, to be paired with newcomer "Rizzoli & Isles."

[06/01/10 - 10:48 AM]
TNT and Curves Join in Summer-Long Strong Woman Challenge
Plus: special sneak-preview screenings of TNT's new drama "Rizzoli & Isles" will be held in Curves locations around the country.

[06/01/10 - 10:45 AM]
Warner BroS. Television Announces Executive Appointments for Development and Current Programming Departments
These appointments complete the formation of the division's new creative management structure.

[05/19/10 - 06:02 AM]
Top Talent Chooses TNT and Tbs
Conan O'Brien's talk show to launch November 8 on TBS, TNT's Steven Spielberg-produced alien invasion drama dubbed FALLEN SKIES.

[05/05/10 - 07:50 AM]
Video: TNT Unveils Summer Line-Up
Watch trailers for all of the cable channel's upcoming originals.

[04/23/10 - 12:09 AM]
Development Update: Friday, April 23
Updates include: CMT orders four comedy pilot presentations; TNT, TBS add more summer premieres; and new regulars set for HBO's "Eastbound & Down."

[04/03/10 - 12:05 AM]
Exclusive: TNT Books "Memphis Beat" for June 22; "Leverage" Heads to Sundays
Plus: "Saving Grace" says goodbye on Monday, June 21 while "HawthoRNe" returns on Tuesday, June 22.

[03/30/10 - 12:20 PM]
Susan Rovner Named Executive Vice President, Development, at Warner BroS. Television
She'll be responsible for spearheading the creation of new primetime programming for the broadcast network marketplace.

[02/12/10 - 06:19 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 12
Updates include: Beau Garrett completes the "Criminal Minds" spin-off cast; Amaury Nolasco signs up for the "Chase" at NBC; and Stephen Martines to recur on The CW's "Vampire Diaries."

[12/30/09 - 08:34 AM]
The Closer, "True Blood" Lead 2009's Scripted Cable Series
Plus: how more than 60 of cable's scripted series fared in 2009.

[12/17/09 - 06:15 AM]
Nominations Announced for the 16th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R)
"30 Rock," "The Closer" and "Dexter" lead the TV nominations with three each.

[12/15/09 - 05:37 AM]
The 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards Nominations
"Glee" leads all TV series nominations with four followed by "30 Rock," "Big Love," "Damages," "Dexter" and "Mad Men" with three each.

[12/10/09 - 12:25 PM]
Tnt, TBS and TruTV Achieve Major Milestones in 2009
Turner spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/08/09 - 01:42 PM]
TNT's Critically Acclaimed Men of a Certain Age Draws 5.4 Million Viewers
TNT spins the numbers for Monday, December 7.

[12/01/09 - 10:20 AM]
TNT to Air Remaining "Bar" Episodes
A network spokesperson confirmed the news this morning however exact dates have yet to be determined.

[10/23/09 - 09:36 AM]
Angie Harmon Takes on Title Role in Rizzoli, a TNT Pilot Based on Tess Gerritson's Popular Mystery Novels
Michael M. Robin is directing the pilot from a script by Janet Tamaro.

[10/20/09 - 11:44 AM]
TNT's "The Closer" to Return on December 7
The three-week stunt will lead into newcomer "Men of a Certain Age" at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/07/09 - 06:49 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 7
Updates include: TNT orders a cast-contingent pilot for a small screen take on Tess Gerritsen's Jane Rizzoli mystery novels.

[09/15/09 - 09:59 AM]
Second Group of Presenters Announced for the 61st Primetime Emmy(R) Awards Airing Sunday, September 20 on Cbs
The latest additions include Alec Baldwin, Kaley Cuoco, Cat Deeley, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Johnny Galecki, Ricky Gervais, Jim Parsons, Amy Poehler, Anna Torv, Sigourney Weaver and Kate Walsh.

[08/27/09 - 06:40 AM]
The Con Is on as TNT Orders Third Season of Hit Series Leverage
It will then return to complete the second season in winter, with the third season slated to air in summer 2010.

[08/25/09 - 02:16 PM]
USA Network Continues Domination
USA spins the numbers for the week of August 17-23.

[08/07/09 - 02:53 PM]
USA's Burn Notice & Royal Pains Hit Series Highs
USA spins the numbers for Thursday, August 6.

[07/16/09 - 12:34 PM]
TNT's Successful Three-Night Strategy of Original Programming Continues with 3.9 Million Viewers Tuning in to the Season Premiere of Leverage and 3.5 Million Viewers for the Series Premiere of Dark Blue
TNT spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 15.

[06/24/09 - 12:39 PM]
TNT Summer Strategy Gets Strong Start with Two Solid Nights of Originals, Paving the Way for Third Night in July
TNT spins the numbers for the month of June.

[06/23/09 - 12:33 PM]
ABC Family's "Secret Life" Returns at Record Levels, While "Make It Or Break It" Sets Time Period Highs
ABC Family spins the numbers for Monday, June 22.

[06/16/09 - 01:32 PM]
USA #1 by Significant Margins Among All Key Demos
USA spins the numbers for the week of June 8-14.

[06/09/09 - 12:41 PM]
TNT Gets Summer Off to a Sizzling Start with Outstanding Performances by the Closer and Raising the Bar
TNT spins the numbers for Monday, June 8.

[05/20/09 - 07:03 AM]
Tnt, TBS and TruTV Showcase Upcoming Series and Unveil Impressive Development Slate at 2009 Upfront
The slate includes projects in development from industry giants Steven Spielberg and Steven Bochco and box-office star Kevin James.

[05/06/09 - 11:28 AM]
TNT Lines Up Sizzling Summer of Original Programming
The cable channel confirms our previous report about its upcoming offerings.

[04/29/09 - 12:59 PM]
TNT to Offer Originals on Three Nights This Summer
Mondays to feature "The Closer," "Raising the Bar"; Tuesdays will be home to "Wedding Day," "HawthoRNe," "Saving Grace"; and Wednesdays to showcase "Leverage," "Dark Blue."

[04/10/09 - 06:05 PM]
Development Update: Friday, April 10
Updates include: TNT cancels "Trust Me"; Showtime passes on all of its pilots; and a dozen directors land pilot duty.

[02/11/09 - 01:04 PM]
Warner BroS. Domestic Television Distribution Locks Up Multiyear Deals for Syndicated Launch of the Closer and Third-Cycle Sale of Without a Trace
Both series are a go in 85% of the country for the 2010-2011 and 2011-2012 seasons.

[01/26/09 - 12:01 AM]
Interview: "The Closer" Creator James Duff & Co-Star G.W. Bailey

[01/08/09 - 08:20 AM]
TNT Greenlights Two New Drama Series: Time Heals, Starring Jada Pinkett Smith, and the Line, Starring Dylan Mcdermott
Both 10-episode series are slated to premiere later this year.

[01/08/09 - 06:23 AM]
The 35th Annual People's Choice Awards Kicked Off Award Season with Big Names and Even Bigger Surprises
The night's TV winners included "House," "Two and a Half Men," "Heroes," "The Simpsons," "Dancing With the Stars," "Deal or No Deal," "Gary Unmarried" and "The Mentalist."

[12/18/08 - 01:36 PM]
Warner BroS. Domestic Television Distribution Licenses Off-Network Broadcast Rights for the Closer to the FOX Television Stations
The agreement, which begins in the fall of 2010, includes the Fox owned-and-operated stations in 16 markets - such as New York, Los Angeles and Chicago.

[12/18/08 - 06:15 AM]
Nominations Announced for the 15th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R)
"30 Rock," "John Adams," "Mad Men" and "The Closer" lead the nominations with three each.

[12/11/08 - 01:40 PM]
Michael Wright Named Executive Vice President, Head of Programming, Tbs, TNT and Turner Classic Movies
Plus: Phil Oppenheim and Lillah McCarthy are upped at TBS and TNT.

[12/11/08 - 06:00 AM]
Hollywood Foreign Press Association 2008 Golden Globe Awards Nominations for the Year Ended December 31, 2008
HBO leads the TV nominations with 22 thanks to "In Treatment" (five), "Recount" (five), "John Adams" (4), "Bernard and Doris" (three) and "Entourage" (three).

[12/10/08 - 01:29 PM]
Record-Breaking Original Programming Drives TNT to Sixth Consecutive Year as Ad-Supported Cable's #1 Network Among Adults 25-54 in Total Day
TNT spins the numbers for the year to date.

[11/10/08 - 10:39 AM]
Nominations Announced for "The 35th Annual People's Choice Awards" to Be Hosted by Queen Latifah JaN. 7, 2009 on the CBS Television Network
New categories this year include "Favorite Superhero," "Favorite TV Drama Diva," "Favorite Movie Cast" and "Favorite Scene Stealing Guest Star."

[10/10/08 - 08:16 AM]
USA Network Picks Up Hit Series "Burn Notice" and "Psych" for New Seasons After Record-Breaking Summer
Both shows have received orders for 16 episodes.

[09/04/08 - 06:20 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 4
Updates include: TNT eyes "The Closer" spin-off; Mark Burnett to bring "The Shark Tank" to ABC; and "Swingtown's" Mike Kelley to go "BiCoastal" for Showtime.

[09/02/08 - 11:03 AM]
7.7 Million Viewers Watch Premiere of TNT's Raising the Bar, Setting Record as Ad-Supported Cable's Biggest Series Launch of All Time
TNT spins the numbers for Monday, September 1.

[07/20/08 - 01:30 PM]
Mark Feuerstein Stars in USA Network Pilot "Royal Pains"
Plus: The pilot will be directed by Jace Alexander.

[07/17/08 - 05:40 AM]
The 60th Primetime Emmy(R) Awards and Creative Arts Emmy(R) Awards Nominees ArE...
"John Adams" leads all nominations with 23, followed by "30 Rock" (17), "Mad Men" (16) and "Pushing Daisies" (12).

[07/16/08 - 08:49 AM]
Jennifer Coolidge Guest Stars on the Closer
She'll play Angie Serabian, "a none-too-bright woman married to the rich owner of a car dealership who winds up ensnared in an undercover sting operation."

[07/15/08 - 12:40 PM]
TNT's the Closer Scores as Ad-Supported Cable's #1 Series Telecast for the Year-To-Date, with More Than 7.8 Million Viewers
TNT spins the numbers for Monday, July 14.

[07/01/08 - 08:37 AM]
The Closer Gets in Style on Qvc(R)
A special "Closer" tote bag will be unveiled on Tuesday, July 8 on www.QVC.com.

[06/18/08 - 12:23 PM]
Natalia Cigliuti Joins Cast of TNT's New Legal Drama Raising the Bar
Cigliuiti's character, Roberta "Bobbi" Gilardi, "is brought in to help cover the enormous work load faced by the public defender's office."

[05/21/08 - 11:44 AM]
Hit Series "Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood" Returns for Third Season on June 17th at 10pm ET/PT
The series is set to premiere on June 17th at 10pm ET/PT with eight one-hour episodes.

[05/14/08 - 06:44 AM]
Turner Entertainment Networks Offers Dynamic Programming Slate, Big Stars and Innovative New Options for Advertisers
George Clooney, Steven Bochco, Mark Burnett, Ridley Scott, Tony Scott, Dean Devlin, Ray Romano, Donnie Wahlberg, Jon Avnet, Russell Simmons, Joey "Run" Simmons, William H. Macy and Jamie Foxx all have projects in the works at TNT, TBS and truTV.

[04/18/08 - 06:01 PM]
Development Update: Friday, April 18
Updates include: Adam Beach and Diane Neal to exit NBC's "SVU"; "Battlestar Galactica's" David Eick to stick with Universal; and ABC adds a new pilot presentation to its roster.

[04/07/08 - 03:13 PM]
TNT Gives Fans of the Closer a Sneak Peek as Writers Work on New Season
The segments, which will be posted on the site today, April 7, feature exclusive footage of the writers' room, where THE CLOSER's staff of writers and producers hash out story ideas.

[04/01/08 - 03:18 PM]
TNT Greenlights Truth in Advertising, New Drama Series Starring Eric Mccormack and Tom Cavanagh
The series, due in 2009, also stars Monica Potter, Griffin Dunne, Sarah Clarke, Mike Damus and Geoffrey Arend.

[03/03/08 - 09:09 AM]
TNT Plans Dramatic Increase in Original Programming, Setting the Stage for a Major Primetime Shift
14 series in the works include efforts from Ridley Scott, Mark Burnett, Steven Bochco, Robert Redford and John Sacret Young.

[01/25/08 - 04:17 PM]
TNT Celebrates the Day of the Big Game with 12 Hours of the Closer
"Football players won't be the only ones taking hits on the day of the big game," according to the network.

[01/24/08 - 10:39 AM]
TNT Heads to the Courtroom with New Steven Bochco Legal Drama Series Raising the Bar, Starring Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Gloria Reuben and Jane Kaczmarek
Teddy Sears, Melissa Sagemiller, Currie Graham, J. August Richards and Jonathan Scarfe also star in the drama, due later this year.

[01/22/08 - 09:31 AM]
Tori & Dean Return for Third Season on Oxygen
Set for eight one hour episodes, this season follows the couple as they leave the B&B behind, buy a new house and search for pre-schools for baby Liam.

[01/22/08 - 09:28 AM]
Two-Time Actor(R) Nominee Jon Tenney ("The Closer") to Open the 14th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R) Red Carpet with a Champagne Taittinger Toast
Champagne Taittinger is celebrating its eighth year toasting film and television at the Screen Actors Guild Awards(R).

[12/20/07 - 08:59 AM]
Nominations Announced for the 14th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R)
"Ugly Betty," "The Sopranos" and "30 Rock" lead all TV nominations with three each.

[12/13/07 - 05:30 AM]
Hollywood Foreign Press Association 2008 Golden Globe Awards for the Year Ended December 31, 2007 Nominations Release Nominations Press Release
HBO leads all networks with 18 nominations while FX's "Damages" tops all series with four nods.

[12/12/07 - 10:06 PM]
2008 Writers Guild Awards Television & Radio Nominees Announced
The 60th annual ceremony will be held on February 9 in Los Angeles and New York.

[10/17/07 - 02:53 PM]
Turner Issues Return Dates for 'Saving Grace,' 'Closer' & '10 Items'
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.

[10/15/07 - 03:01 PM]
Wheel of Fortune Celebrates Its Milestone 25th Season in November Featuring All-Star Celebrity Guests
Upcoming guests include: Neil Patrick Harris, Jeff Probst, Sherri Shepherd, Montel Williams and Steve Schirripa.

[09/11/07 - 04:15 PM]
With 9.2 Million Viewers and 6.8 Million Households Tuning in Last Night, TNT's the Closer Breaks Live + Same Day Record for Ad-Supported Cable's #1 Series Telecast Ever
TNT spins the numbers for Monday, September 10.

[09/04/07 - 10:00 AM]
It's a Sizzling Summer for the NBC Universal Cable Group, Which Accounts for Twice as Many Top-25 Original Summer Series as Any Other Basic Cable Group
USA, Sci Fi and Bravo have delivered 10 of this summer's top 25 original basic-cable entertainment series in adults 25-54.

[08/31/07 - 06:35 PM]
Development Update: Week of August 27-31
Updates include: ABC renews "Just for Laughs," TNT calls it quits on "Heartland," Donal Logue to topline FOX's "Hackett" and MTV commits to "The Paper."

[08/17/07 - 10:03 AM]
Larry King to Be Featured on Monday, SepT. 10 Season Finale of TNT's Hit Series the Closer
The episode will also feature Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez of California, as well as author and Court TV personality Dominick Dunne and Court TV legal analyst Rikki Klieman.

[08/10/07 - 06:04 PM]
Development Update: Week of August 6-10
Updates include: USA gives "Notice" a second season, FOX gives hefty put pilot commitments to two newcomers and HBO sinks its teeth into a "True Blood" series order.

[08/08/07 - 01:22 PM]
TNT's Critically Acclaimed Hit Series Saving Grace Spreads Its Wings Wider as Network Orders 15 Additional Episodes
The series launched July 23 with ad-supported cable's biggest audience for a new series premiere for the year to date.

[08/01/07 - 01:39 PM]
TNT's Chart-Topping, Record-Breaking Original Series the Closer Slated to Return for Fourth Dramatic Season
TNT has ordered 15 episodes for the fourth season, set to launch next summer.

[07/24/07 - 02:05 PM]
Lifetime Television's Powerhouse Sunday Night Dramas Propel Network Into First Place Among Households, W18-49, W25-54, and W18+
Lifetime spins the numbers for Sunday, July 22.

[07/24/07 - 01:46 PM]
6.4 Million Viewers Send TNT's Saving Grace Soaring as Ad-Supported Cable's #1 Series Premiere of 2007
TNT spins the numbers for Monday, July 23.

[07/20/07 - 06:22 PM]
Cable Ratings Round-Up (Week of July 9-15): 'Monk,' 'Psych' Returns Spark Usa
Compared with their winter bows earlier this year, "Psych" was up 13% while "Monk" was down 8%.

[07/19/07 - 05:40 AM]
The 59th Primetime Emmy(R) Awards and Creative Arts Emmy(R) Awards Nominees ArE...
Toping the nominations list are HBO's "Burn My Heart at Wounded Knee" (17), AMC's "Broken Trail" (16), HBO's "The Sopranos" (15) and ABC's "Ugly Betty" (11).

[07/17/07 - 11:46 AM]
Lifetime Television Reigns Supreme on Sunday Night
Lifetime spins the numbers for Sunday, July 15.

[07/13/07 - 06:20 PM]
Cable Ratings Round-Up (Week of July 2-8): TNT Originals Climb
The network's coverage of the Daytona 500 on Saturday also landed in the top 15, as did a rebroadcast of the feature "Bourne Supremacy" on Sunday.

[07/06/07 - 06:18 PM]
Cable Ratings Round-Up (Week of June 25-July 1): USA's 'Notice' Opens Strong
It was TNT's "The Closer" and the 2007 "BET Awards" however that were last week's top overall draws.

[06/29/07 - 06:24 PM]
Cable Ratings Round-Up (Week of June 18-24): TNT's 'Closer' Opens on Top
Plus: the second weeks of ABC Family's "Kyle XY," FX's "Rescue Me," HBO's "Flight of the Conchords" and "Big Love" fall from their respective openers.

[06/26/07 - 09:13 AM]
Media Alert: Date Change for TNT's Saving Grace
The Holly Hunter-led newcomer will now follow "The Closer" at 10:00/9:00c starting July 23, shifting "Heartland" to 8:00/7:00c that same night.

[06/19/07 - 03:01 PM]
TNT's Hit Original Series the Closer Once Again Smashes Record with Ad-Supported Cable's Top Series Telecast of All Time
TNT further spins the numbers for Monday, June 18.

[06/19/07 - 10:03 AM]
TNT's Season 3 Premiere of the Closer Is Best of All Time
TNT spins the numbers for Monday, June 18.

[06/07/07 - 11:31 AM]
Frances Sternhagen Returns as Brenda's Mom Accompanied by Barry Corbin as Brenda's Dad in Four Episodes This Season on TNT's the Closer
Both are slated to appear in episodes ten (August 20), eleven (August 27), fourteen (December) and fifteen (December).

[06/06/07 - 02:20 PM]
Golden Globe Winner Kyra Sedgwick Joins Bravo's Inside the Actors Studio Monday, June 11 @ 8 PM ET/PT
During her wide-ranging interview with Lipton, Sedgwick reveals what life is like being married to movie star [Kevin Bacon], working with Tom Cruise on "Born on the Fourth Of July," and how she prepared for her role in the hit television series "The Closer," among other topics.

[06/05/07 - 02:05 PM]
Lifetime Television's Original Drama 'Army Wives' Is Most-Watched Series Premiere in Network's 23-Year History
Lifetime spins the numbers for Sunday, June 3.

[06/04/07 - 12:15 PM]
Fans of TNT's Hit Series the Closer Get a Sneak Peek at What's Coming Up on Season 3 During Live June 7 Web Cast Hosted by TVguidE.com
Kyra Sedgwick will be joined by series creator James Duff and other cast members for an interactive web cast at 4 p.m. ET/1 p.m. PT.

[05/17/07 - 10:15 AM]
The CW Kicks Off Its Second Season with Six New Series
he CW Network unveiled the schedule for its 2007-2008 season today at Madison Square Garden before more than 3,000 advertisers, affiliates and national media. The announcement was made by Dawn Ostroff, President of Entertainment, The CW.

[05/07/07 - 04:29 PM]
Golden Globe(R) Winner Kyra Sedgwick Returns for Third Season of TNT's Hit Crime Drama the Closer, Ad-Supported Cable's #1 Series of All Time
The eagerly anticipated third season will kick off with the first episode being presented uninterrupted and commercial-free, sponsored by Toyota.

[04/30/07 - 04:05 PM]
MTV Pulls 'Circuitz,' 'Taquita'; Tnt, TBS Book Summer Premieres
Turner Broadcasting will roll out six original series this summer as well as the six-hour limited series "The Company."

[04/24/07 - 11:40 PM]
Michael Wright Named Senior Vice President of Tnt, TBS and Tcm's Newly Reorganized and Renamed Content Creation Group
In his expanded role, Wright will continue to be responsible for all original programming for TBS and TNT, including original series, limited series and specials, while also adding responsibility for original programming ventures on TCM and original content for all three networks' digital extensions.

[04/24/07 - 09:07 AM]
Thirty-One Percent Increase in Lifetime Television's 2007-08 Programming Budget -- Largest in Network History -- Highlighted by 'Army Wives,' Premiering Sunday, June 3, 'State of Mind' and 'Side Order of Life' Premiering Sunday, July 15
In addition, Lifetime Networks is producing more than 60 movies this coming season for both Lifetime Television and LMN.

[03/13/07 - 10:12 AM]
TNT Boasts Oscar(R), Emmy(R) and Golden Globe(R) Winners in Dynamic Original Programming Slate
The network details its summer slate, which includes new series "Heartland" and "Saving Grace" as well as the limited series "The Company." Plus: a complete round-up of its projects in development.

[03/07/07 - 06:11 PM]
Live at the Paley Festival: TNT's "The Closer"

[02/21/07 - 02:31 PM]
Season Two of the Powerful Police Drama, the Closer, Arrives on DVD May 29, 2007 from Warner Home Video
The four-disc collection features all 14 episodes from the series' second season, along with bonus material, and will retail for $39.98 SRP.

[01/18/07 - 12:41 AM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 18
Updates include: Pilots go at ABC, NBC and FOX plus casting news on Showtime's "Californication" and FOX's "The Sarah Connor Chronicles."

[01/11/07 - 01:47 PM]
Lifetime Orders Production of 'State of Mind,' a New One-Hour Drama Series Starring Lili Taylor
The series, due later this year, stars Taylor as a brilliant, take-charge therapist whose personal problems rival those of her eclectic and offbeat patients.

[01/10/07 - 08:37 PM]
Actress Tori Spelling Turns Innkeeper in Oxygen's New Reality Series Tori & Dean: Inn Love
The series, now officially dubbed "Tori & Dean: Inn Love," will premiere Wednesday, March 21 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/04/07 - 10:37 AM]
Nominations Announced for the 13th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R)
HBO leads all networks with 10 nominations while "The Sopranos" and AMC's "Broken Trail" each get three nods.

[12/19/06 - 08:52 PM]
TNT Claims Fourth Consecutive Year as Ad-Supported Cable's #1 Network in Total Day Among Key Adult Demos; TBS Scores with Ad-Supported Cable's Top Five Sitcoms, Including #1 Original Sitcom My Boys
TNT finished 2006 as ad-supported cable's #1 network in total day delivery of key adult demos.

[12/15/06 - 01:04 PM]
Development Update: December 11-15 (Weekly Round-Up)
Over 50 updates on projects in development and tidbits about shows currently on the air!

[12/14/06 - 10:24 AM]
Hollywood Foreign Press Association Announced the Nominations for the 64th Golden Globe Awards
"Grey's Anatomy" and "Weeds" lead the nominations with four each for the awards, which will be handed out Monday, January 15 on NBC.

[11/15/06 - 04:10 PM]
Bravo's 'Inside the Actors Studio' Rolls Out the Red Carpet for Hollywood's Brightest Stars
Upcoming new episodes, which begin Monday, December 18, will feature Eddie Murphy, Forest Whitaker, Matt Damon and Kyra Sedgwick.

[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
The cable channel will marathon the show's first season on Thanksgiving Day while weekly encores of the show's sophomore run will begin airing Tuesdays at 10:00/9:00c starting December 5.

[10/30/06 - 06:34 PM]
Actress Tori Spelling Moves from Icon to Innkeeper in Oxygen's New Reality Series
Tori Spelling and her actor husband Dean McDermott will make the move from performers to proprietors, by opening their own bed & breakfast in a new Oxygen reality series.

[10/28/06 - 11:41 AM]
Sci Fi, TNT Set December Premieres, Finales
Premiere dates set for "The Lost Room," "Librarian 2," "A Perfect Day" while finales are booked for "The Closer," "Battlestar Galactica" and "Doctor Who."

[09/06/06 - 12:00 AM]
TNT's the Closer Ends Season with a Bang as 7.6 Million Viewers Watch Record-Breaking Finale

[09/01/06 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: August 28-September 1 (Weekly Round-Up)

[08/25/06 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: August 21-25 (Weekly Round-Up)

[08/18/06 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: August 14-18 (Weekly Round-Up)

[08/11/06 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: August 7-11 (Weekly Round-Up)

[08/04/06 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: July 31-August 4 (Weekly Round-Up)

[08/02/06 - 12:00 AM]
CBS Puts the "Premiere" in Premiere Week

[07/28/06 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: July 24-28 (Weekly Round-Up)

[07/26/06 - 12:00 AM]
TNT's Top-Rated, Critically Acclaimed Series the Closer Is Bringing Home the Bacon

[07/21/06 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: July 17-21 (Weekly Round-Up)

[07/14/06 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: July 10-14 (Weekly Round-Up)

[07/07/06 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: July 3-7 (Weekly Round-Up)

[07/06/06 - 12:00 AM]
2005 - 2006 Primetime Emmy Awards Nominations

[06/30/06 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: June 26-30 (Weekly Round-Up)

[06/30/06 - 12:00 AM]
TNT Renews Record-Breaking Original Series the Closer for Third 15-Episode Season

[06/27/06 - 12:00 AM]
The Closer and Saved Power TNT to Cable's Top Spot for Q2 2006

[06/23/06 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: June 19-23 (Weekly Round-Up)

[06/20/06 - 12:00 AM]
TNT and TBS Win Key Demos for the Week

[06/13/06 - 12:00 AM]
TNT's Hit Original Series the Closer Smashes Record as Ad-Supported Cable's Top Scripted Series Telecast of All Time

[05/31/06 - 12:00 AM]
TNT Revs Up for Second Season of the Closer with Eight-Hour Marathon of First-Season Episodes

[05/31/06 - 12:00 AM]
Television Critics Association Announces 2006 Award Nominees

[05/23/06 - 12:00 AM]
TNT and TBS Originals Team Announces New Execs, Promotions & Restructuring

[04/27/06 - 12:00 AM]
TNT Delivers Strategic Sponsorship Positioning Around Original Series Saved Including Dodge and Aol Product Integration

[04/25/06 - 12:00 AM]
Summer 2006 Highlights

[04/11/06 - 12:00 AM]
TNT and TBS Show Off Brand Strength and Star-Studded Programming at Turner Upfront

[03/28/06 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: March 28

[03/24/06 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: March 23-24

[02/02/06 - 12:00 AM]
Production Begins on Season Two of TNT's Top-Rated Crime Drama

[01/24/06 - 12:00 AM]
Cancellation Trifecta: NBC's 'Daniel,' ABC's 'Jake' and TNT's 'Wanted'

[01/09/06 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: January 6-9

[01/05/06 - 12:00 AM]
Nominations Announced for the 12th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R)

[12/29/05 - 12:00 AM]
It's Eight for the Record Books as TNT Scores Best Year Ever for an Ad-Supported Cable Network

[12/28/05 - 12:00 AM]
No Hapless Cuckold! Emmy(R) Award Winner Dick Van Dyke Is the Ultimate Bumbling Would-Be Crime Solver in the Hallmark Channel Mystery Movie Premiere of 'Murder 101'

[12/13/05 - 12:00 AM]
TNT to Encore First Season of the Closer, Ad-Supported Cable's Top New Original Series of 2005, Starring 2005 Golden Globe Nominee Kyra Sedgwick

[12/13/05 - 12:00 AM]
2005 Nominations Press Release

[12/05/05 - 12:00 AM]
Kerr Smith ('Dawson's Creek') Joins Regular Cast of NBC's E-Ring

[09/27/05 - 12:00 AM]
TNT Chalks Up Dramatic Win Over Two Broadcast Networks, Tops Ad-Supported Cable in Q3 2005

[09/14/05 - 12:00 AM]
Rescue Me Season Two Finale Posts Smokin' Hot Ratings

[09/13/05 - 12:00 AM]
Top Talent Lined Up for Film Life's 2005 Black Movie Awards - a Celebration of Black Cinema: Past, Present & Future

[09/07/05 - 12:00 AM]
TNT's the Closer Ends Season as Ad-Supported Cable's Top Original Series of 2005

[08/31/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: August 31

[08/30/05 - 12:00 AM]
Rachel Bilson, Patrick Dempsey, Craig Ferguson, Jason Lee, Kyra Sedgwick and James Spader Will Present on "The 57th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards," Live from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, SepT. 18 on the CBS Television Network

[08/24/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: August 22-24

[08/18/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: August 17-18

[08/10/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: August 10

[08/10/05 - 12:00 AM]
Shooting Begins on TNT Original Movie the Engagement Ring, Starring Patricia Heaton

[08/05/05 - 12:00 AM]
TNT and Warner BroS. Television to Partner on Avenger, International Thriller Starring Sam Elliott

[08/03/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: August 2-3

[08/01/05 - 12:00 AM]
Matthew Perry Takes the Lead in Inspirational TNT Original Movie the Ron Clark Story, a Johnson & Johnson Spotlight Presentation(R) Movie

[07/29/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: July 27-29

[07/28/05 - 12:00 AM]
Premiere of 'Over There' Posts Big Ratings

[07/25/05 - 12:00 AM]
TNT Heads Back to the Library for Sequel to Smash Hit the Librarian; Noah Wyle, Bob Newhart, Olympia Dukakis and Jane Curtin to Reprise Roles

[07/21/05 - 12:00 AM]
TNT's Hit Summer Limited Series Into the West Slated for October DVD Release

[07/20/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: July 18-20

[07/15/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: July 13-15

[07/12/05 - 12:00 AM]
TNT and the Dodge Dealers Join Forces for the Action-Packed New Drama Series Wanted, Premiering July 31

[07/12/05 - 12:00 AM]
TBS to Join TNT in Live Simulcast of the 12th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards

[07/08/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: July 7-8

[07/01/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: June 30-July 1

[06/29/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: June 29

[06/29/05 - 12:00 AM]
TNT Renews Television's #1 New Drama of the Summer, the Closer, for Second Season

[06/24/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: June 23-24

[06/14/05 - 12:00 AM]
TNT Original Dramatic Series the Closer Lands Record as Ad-Supported Cable's Top Original Scripted Series Telecast Ever

[06/14/05 - 12:00 AM]
TNT Original Into the West Delivers More Than 21 Million Viewers, Ranks as Most Watched Program on Television for the Week

[06/13/05 - 12:00 AM]
10 Million Viewers Hitch Their Wagons to TNT's Into the West on Premiere Night

[06/01/05 - 12:00 AM]
TNT and Best Buy Team Up for Cd of Music Inspired by TNT's Six-Week Television Event Into the West

[05/31/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: May 27-31

[05/27/05 - 12:00 AM]
2005 Summer Programming Preview: Drama Series

[05/17/05 - 12:00 AM]
America Online and TNT Go Into the West

[04/29/05 - 12:00 AM]
Turner Broadcasting Secures Network Premiere Window for Mega-Blockbuster the Matrix Reloaded from Warner BroS. Domestic Cable Distribution

[04/20/05 - 12:00 AM]
Sarah Mclachlan and Robbie Robertson Re-Record "World on Fire" for TNT's Into the West

[04/19/05 - 12:00 AM]
TNT Sweeps Targeted Adult Demos, Ranks #1 in Prime Among Persons 2+ and Households

[04/12/05 - 12:00 AM]
TNT Announces Development on Three New Original Movies, Welcomes High-Profile Talent at Dramatic Upfront Presentation

[04/12/05 - 12:00 AM]
TNT Wins Total Day Among Targeted Adult Demos, Tops Prime Among Adults 25-54, Persons 2+ and Households

[03/01/05 - 12:00 AM]
TNT Ramps Up Development on Eight New Series, Including Limited Series Based on Short Stories of Stephen King

[02/25/05 - 12:00 AM]
TNT to Present the Film Life Movie Awards (Working Title), a Celebration of Black Cinema: Past, Present and Future

[01/12/05 - 12:00 AM]
TNT Greenlights Recurring Series the Closer, with Kyra Sedgwick, and Rush (Working Title), with Gary Cole

[12/28/04 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: December 27-28

[10/22/04 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: October 21-22

[10/13/04 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: October 11-13

[08/27/04 - 12:00 AM]
Kyra Sedgwick Signs Up for Lead in TNT's Original Pilot 'The Closer'

[08/03/04 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: July 30-August 3

[07/28/04 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: July 27-28







CLOSER, THE (TNT)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
6/13/05 - 8/13/12
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2011-2012 season)
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
SEASON(S):
7 (109 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
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ADDITIONAL NOTES:
series finale aired on 8/13/12
DESCRIPTION:
(from TNT's press release, March 2012) TNT's record-breaking series returns one last time to bring its extraordinary seven-year run to an end. Emmy(R) winner Kyra Sedgwick stars as Los Angeles Deputy Police Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson, whose impeccable investigative and interrogation skills have resulted in countless confessions and convictions. Mary McDonnell, who will continue her role as Captain Sharon Raydor in TNT's upcoming series Major Crimes, also stars.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Corey Reynolds as David Gabriel
· G.W. Bailey as Lieutenant Provenza
· J.K. Simmons as Will Pope
· Jon Tenney as Fritz Howard
· Kyra Sedgwick as Brenda Leigh Johnson
· Mary McDonnell
· Michael Paul Chan as Mike Tao
· Phillip P. Keene as Buzz Watson
· Raymond Cruz as Julio Sanchez
· Robert Gossett as Commander Taylor
· Tony Denison as Andy Flynn
CREW INFORMATION:
· Adam Belanoff as CO-EP
· Andrew J. Sacks as PROD/UPM
· Gil Garcetti as CP
· Greer Shephard as EP
· Hunt Baldwin as CO-EP
· James Duff as EP
· James Duff as WRTR (Pilot)
· John Coveny as CO-EP
· Kyra Sedgwick as CO-EP
· Michael M. Robin as DIR (Pilot)
· Michael M. Robin as EP
· Michael Weiss as PROD
· Mike Berchem as PROD
· Ronald D. Chong as PROD
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Shephard-Robin Company, The
· Walking 333
· Warner Bros. Television