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TNT Spins Cold Justice Into Investigative Franhise!

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TNT has greenlit a Cold Justice spinoff, effectively turning the series into a real-life investigative franchise. The new series will follow a duo of crime experts as they ‘travel the country to assist local law enforcement in closing long-unsolved cases.’ In the case of the spinoff, however, they will be dealing with sex crimes rather than homicides.

TNT has ordered ten episodes of the as yet untitled series from Wolf Reality and Magic Elves – with plans for it to premiere in Spring 2015. Cold Justice expert Kelly Siegler will serve as one of the new program’s executive producers. For more, follow the jump.

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GRIMM Doings At TNT!

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TNT has added NBC cult favorite Grimm to its schedule.  Lauding its ‘fresh spin on the traditional crime procedural’ and its ‘otherworldly premise and compelling storytelling that appeal to young adults,’ the network plans to air Grimm’s first three seasons in early 2015 – with season four slated for fall 2015.

Details follow the jump.

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Steve Martin to Receive 43rd AFI Life Achievement Award!

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From wild & crazy guy, to Roxanne to thoughtful novelist, Steve Martin has been entertaining us and provoking though for over45 years.

On June 4, 2015, he will receive the AFI Life Achievement Award – America’s highest honor for a career in film – an award that will be aired on TNT that month. Follow the jump for further details.

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On The Menu: TNT Names Participating Restaurants!

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TNT’s new cooking series, On The Menu promises that its winners will have their recipes made available in major restaurant chains following  their victories. Those restaurant chains – including familiar names like Chili’s, Emeril’s Restaurant and Outback Steakhouse –  were named today. Check out the entire list after the jump.

On The Menu is hosted by Ty Pennington and Chef Emeril Lagasse. It premieres on Friday, October 3rd (8/7C).

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TNT Obtains Rights to Lionsgate’s Hunger Games and Divergent Films!

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Network right to the Hunger Games and divergent film franchises have gone to TNT. The deal includes The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2, Divergent and Insurgent as they beach the basic cable network level. The deal also includes telecast rights to the earlier Hunger Games films and makes TNT the first basic cable network with access to all four Divergent films.

Further details follow the jump.

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Legends’ Sean Bean Opens Up On TNT’s New Uncover Drama!

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The first episode of TNT’s Legends introduced us to Martin Odum, a star when it comes to building cover identities, or legends, for undercover operations. Then it hit us with a twist: a mysterious guy in a hoody told Odum that Martin Odum didn’t exist – Odum is a legend!

Recently Tiffany D’Emidio and I took part in a conference call Q&A with Legends’ star, Sean Bean. He talked about how he helped develop the character with series creator Howard Gordon – and what we might expect as we follow the show.

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Debbie Reynolds To Receive SAG Life Achievement Award!

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Debbie Reynolds will be honored for her career and humanitarian work at the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®, which will be simulcast live on TNT and TBS on Sunday, January 25, 2015.

Reynolds is known for a career that encompassed acting, singing, dancing, writing, championing the preservation of artifacts of film history and for her work to help understand and treat mental illness. For further details, follow the jump.

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It Takes a Legend To Play Legends!

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Legends (TNT, Wednesdays, 9/8C) stars Sean Bean as Martin Odum, possibly the best undercover operative the FBI has ever had – though this evaluation comes one FBI psychiatrist where three others have determined he should never be allowed to go into the field again. Problem is, he is this close to finding out who’s the leader of a militant group planning an action that will make 9/11 look like a firecracker.

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