TNT Renews Major Crimes and Last Ship; Falling Skies Gets Final Season

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Much good news coming out of TNT this Friday morning, in the form of early pick-ups for both Major Crimes and The Last Ship.

The alien invasion drama Falling Skies meanwhile has been renewed for a fifth and final 10-episode season.

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The Last Ship has become this summer’s top drama among key adult demos with its epic scale and visceral storytelling. Major Crimes continues to be one of the most enduring and popular crime-drama franchises on television,” TNT programming chief Michael Wright said in a statement. “And Falling Skies has begun an ambitious and thrilling story arc this summer as it sets the stage for next year’s climactic final season.”

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A spin-off of TNT’s successful The Closer, Major Crimes will be back for a 15-episode Season 4, while the Michael Bay-steered Last Ship‘s sophomore voyage has been upped from 10 to 13 total episodes.