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May 19, 2011
TNT Makes Its Closer Spin-off Official
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Plus: Olivia Munn heads to HBO, Syfy picks up a series about a demon that feeds on sex, and things go back to bad for Breaking In.

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TNT expanding brand of its top-rated cop show; L Word finally decides which character to let loose.
Sep 06, 2008
Spin-Offs: The Closer, The L Word

TNT has decided that CSI and Law & Order shouldn't own the market on television spin-offs. The basic-cable network is looking at spinning off its bit hit The Closer, says The Hollywood Reporter.

There are no details on the project yet, which is currently going by the tentative name The Fixer. The thought is that the show could either feature an existing character or branch out with an all-new crew, like other locale-specific procedurals.

In The Closer, Kyra "one degree of Kevin Bacon" Sedgwick stars as a Los Angeles police deputy assigned to big-time cases. The show is currently in its fourth season.

At the summer TCA press tour, Showtime announced that fans hadn't heard the last of The L Word, even though the show was given an end date next year. Showtime is spinning off the lesbian drama, but details had been mum until now.

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Red-hot cop drama gets green light for another go-around.
Jun 30, 2006
The Closer renewed for third season

Criminals beware--The Closer is coming back.

The TNT series, whose season-two premiere posted the highest numbers ever for a basic cable show, received the thumbs-up from the network for a third season. TNT ordered 15 episodes of the Kyra Sedgwick police drama to run in the summer of 2007.

The June 12 season premiere broke records for basic cable when it was watched by 8.3 million viewers. The show has continued to receive high ratings and currently ranks as the number-one scripted show on ad-supported cable.

"This show has been everything we hoped for and more," said Michael Wright, senior vice president of original programming for TNT and TBS, in a statement. "With Kyra leading the way, a pitch-perfect cast around her and brilliant directors and producers working with fantastic scripts every week, The Closer has proven it is one of the most entertaining shows on television. We ...

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Mark Your Calendars
Mar 15, 2012
TNT Sets Return Dates for Summer, Including Falling Skies
Dallas! Rizzoli & Isles! The Closer's final season! And Franklin & Bash, I guess.
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Monday, December 26
Dec 26, 2011
What to Watch Tonight: The Closer, Rizzoli & Isles, and The Mortified Sessions
Plus: Rudolph's Shiny New Year and China, IL.
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The leading ladies of drama keep our eyes glued to the screen; can anyone beat Damages' Glenn Close?
Jun 10, 2009
Emmy picks: Lead Actress, drama

A wave of strong female leads has hit television over the past few years, and some of the best actresses in the business have gobbled them up. There have been a lot of familiar names in the best dramatic actress race recently, and that won't change much this year.

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America's Got Cable
Dec 09, 2011
What's the Better Channel: USA or TNT?
After last week's brutal showdown between Syfy and Comedy Central, it's time for the next basic cable battle: USA or TNT?
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The Hunt for the Country's Finest Cable Network
Mar 24, 2011
America's Got Cable: TBS vs. TNT
It's only Week 2 of America's Got Cable, but competition is already FIERCE.
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News Briefs
Apr 08, 2011
Order Up! Bob's Burgers Gets Another Helping
Plus: President Roslin might be the new Closer, NBC brings Chase back, and Dr. Wilson is out of the House.
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News Briefs
Jan 24, 2011
NBC Changes Its Mind, Picks Up Silly Wonder Woman Redo
Plus: Jack LaLanne has done his last one-armed pushup, Keith Olbermann has done his last MSNBC show, and Oprah's sister has done her last day of work.
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Armed Response
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Fool's Gold
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Deputy Police Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson
Assistant Police Chief Will Pope
Detective Sgt. David Gabriel
Commander Russell Taylor
Detective Lt. Louis Provenza
"They'll bring you in. She'll make you talk." Deputy Police Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson (Kyra Sedgwick) is a police detective who transfers from Atlanta to Los Angeles to head up a special unit of the LAPD that handles sensitive, high-profile murder cases. Despite a tendency to step on people's toes, Johnson manages to convert even her strongest adversaries with her unique ability to get to the truth. A TNT original series, The Closer is created by the producers of Nip/Tuck and The Agency.moreless