TNT Renews ‘Cold Justice’ for Season 2

Crime scene investigator Yolanda McClary examines a fender for evidence in TNT's "Cold Justice" (Photo: TNT)

By Jethro Nededog

TNT is returning to the scene of the crime with a second season renewal for reality series, “Cold Justice.”

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The cable channel has ordered 10 new episodes of the series from executive producer Dick Wolf (“Law & Order,” “Chicago Fire”) and Magical Elves (“Top Chef,” “Fashion Star”). It’s slated for an early-2014 return.

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“Cold Justice” is a reality-drama hybrid following former prosecutor Kelly Siegler and former crime-scene investigator Yolanda McClary as they set out to solve small-town murder cases that have lingered for years without answers or closure.

“We’re very proud to be renewing ‘Cold Justice,’ which has already delivered real-world results for several of the cases featured on the show,” said TNT’s senior vice president of unscripted, David Eilenberg. “Viewers have come to see Kelly and Yolanda as a real-life counterpart to such crime-drama duos as ‘Cagney & Lacey’ and even our own ‘Rizzoli & Isles.’

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The series, which is currently airing Tuesdays at 10/9c, is averaging 2.5 million viewers per episode. It ranks as one of basic cable’s Top 5 new unscripted series of 2013. The first-season finale airs Tuesday, Oct. 22.

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