Animal Kingdom Premiere Recap

TVLine Items: Animal Kingdom Return Date, Sleepy Vet's CW Pilot and More

Animal Kingdom‘s dysfunctional Cody clan is coming back for more: Season 2 of TNT’s stylish crime drama will kick off Tuesday, May 30 at 9/8c.

If you can’t wait that long to find what’s next for Ellen Barkin’s matriarch Janine “Smurf” Cody and her bank-robbing sons, watch a new teaser trailer for Animal Kingdom‘s sophomore run, also starring Scott Speedman and Shawn Hatosy:

Ready for more of today’s newsy nuggets? Well…

* Sleepy Hollow alum Matt Barr will headline The CW’s military drama/conspiracy thriller pilot Valor, our sister site Deadline reports.

* Isaiah Washington (The 100, Grey’s Anatomy) will guest-star during Blue Bloods‘ 150th episode (airing in late March) as ESU Deputy Chief Travis Jackson, who goes up against Frank when he files an age-discrimination suit against the department, reports.

* Retired slugger Nick Swisher is joining Fox Sports as an analyst for the 2017 MLB season.

* Showtime is developing the civil rights-themed limited series The Ali Summit, about Muhammad Ali’s refusal to enter the military over his objections to the Vietnam War, Deadline reports.

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  1. Luis Roman says:

    Can’t wait to see Swish and A-Rod on Fox’s studio show

  2. Wrstlgirl says:

    Love Love Love Animal Kingdom but will never get used to that name Smurf.

  3. tina says:

    ughh may 30 is so far away

  4. kar says:

    May 30 is so far!! Excited to see Matt Barr’s pilot too

  5. Christine Payne Mann says:

    Awesome show….so happy its back on.AK is the number one show on television. Everyone in the show has there own unique personalities . I love how the show is a new concept . Ellen Barkin is danominal. Koodoos to all the actors. She picked the perfect cast. Keep it coming. And ty so much for a one of a kind show i just love it.