What To Watch: This Week’s DVR Picks

Monday July 9: ‘The Closer‘ (9pm on TNT) **Season Premiere** Record Now TNT’s record-breaking series returns one last time to bring its extraordinary seven-year run to an end. Emmy 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. […]

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‘Rizzoli & Isles’ Renewed For 3rd Season On TNT

By Lucas Shaw NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) – TNT has renewed “Rizzoli & Isles” for a third season to begin in summer of 2012 with 15 episodes. The show, which follows a police detective, played by Angie Harmon, and a medical examiner, played by Sasha Alexander, has been a ratings winner for the network. Its second […]

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‘The Closer’ Grabs 6.5 Million Viewers Monday Night

By Tim Kenneally LOS ANGELES (TheWrap) – TNT reported strong Monday ratings for its series “The Closer” and “Rizzoli & Isles” on Tuesday, while HBO’s “Curb Your Enthusiasm” continued to grow after last week’s impressive season premiere. The Kyra Sedgwick drama “The Closer,” airing at 8 p.m., garnered 6.5 million total viewers, 1.4 million of […]

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TNT Offers Monday Sneak Peek Of Revamped ‘Dallas’

By Tim Kenneally LOS ANGELES (TheWrap) – TNT has greenlit its revamp of the iconic nighttime soap opera “Dallas” for a full season and will offer a preview of the series this coming Monday, the cable station announced on Friday. “TNT has explored the possibility of an updated version of ‘Dallas’ for several years, but […]

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‘Lost’ Star Gets ‘Closer,’ Shatner Gets ‘Psyched’

Former “Lostie” Mark Pellegrino (who played Island Master Jacob) is joining TNT’s “The Closer” in a recurring role for its final season, according to TV Guide. Beginning in mid-August, Pellegrino will play a high-powered defense attorney named Gavin Baker — described as “brisk, gay and formidable. He is ruthless in court and still manages to […]

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