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Exclusive: TNT Developing Planted Major Crimes Spin-Off to Star The Closer Vet Jon Tenney

TNT could be spinning off the spin-off!

TVLine has learned exclusively that the cable net is developing a planted offshoot of Major Crimes (itself a descendant of The Closer) that would focus on …READ MORE

Ratings: The Closer Finale Flirts With Series High, Major Crimes Is Now the Summer's Best Premiere

TNT’s The Closer went out with a “bang” in more ways than one, drawing 9.1 million total viewers to its Monday-night series finale — up 52 percent week-to-week and off just 100,000 viewers from the acclaimed drama’s all-time high (set by the Season 3 finale).

Among that haul …READ MORE

Major Crimes Vs. The Closer: What's the Same? What's Different? And Is There Still Candy?

What’s old is (somewhat) new again as the series finale of TNT’s The Closer on Monday night feeds right into the 10 o’clock premiere of the acclaimed procedural’s spin-off, Major Crimes.

Kyra Sedgwick, of course, turned in her metaphorical badge, dictating The Closer‘s end and paving the way for Mary McDonnell (Battlestar Galactica) to step up and front the offshoot. But how else does Major Crimes compare …READ MORE

The Closer: Were You Surprised By the Leak?

TNT’s The Closer, in the series’ penultimate episode, closed the chapter on the mystery of the leak who was feeding inter-departmental intel to Peter Goldman, the bulldog lawyer who’s been suing Brenda, the LAPD, and the city of Los Angeles for a “pattern of denying suspects their constitutional privilege to a fair trial.”

The big reveal, almost a year in the making, came …READ MORE

Ratings: The Closer Slips Heading Into the Finish, Perception Is Cable's No. 2 Series Launch

It was a good enough beginning of the end for TNT’s The Closer, which resumed its seventh and final season on Monday night with 6.1 million total viewers — the largest audience for a returning summer drama — and 1.2 mil landing in the coveted 18-49 demo.

Although that marks a drop …READ MORE

Kyra Sedgwick Eyes The Closer's Last Battlefield - Plus, How Will Fritz Go on Without Brenda?

And so The Closer is drawing to a close.

This Monday at 9/8c, the TNT hit that drove home the cabler’s “We Know Drama” mantra kicks off the first of its final six hours, and things are not looking good at all for the titular Brenda Leigh Johnson (played by Kyra Sedgwick). …READ MORE