TNT has given Falling Skies a fifth and final 10-episode season; Major Crimes a third 15-ep season, and rookie sensation The Last Ship a second, 13-ep season. According to TNT, all three series rank among the top five-rated scripted series this summer.
For further details, follow the jump.
TNT is taking over San Diego Airport on its march to Comic-Con 2014 – branding the airport with a huge Legends banner and other imagery on display throughout. The much-anticipated series is one of three that TNT will be featuring at the Con this year – the others beings Michael Bay’s The Last Ship and Steven Spielberg’s Falling Skies.
Another featured event will be a party for The Last Ship aboard the USS Midway – and the Falling Skies booth will be transformed into the alien cocoon that plays a pivotal part in the show’s June 27th episode.
For further details on TNT’s Comic-Con 2014 plans, follow the jump.
Adam Baldwin plays the second in command, Executive Officer (XO) Mike Slattery on Michael Bay’s new TNT series, The Last Ship (Sundays, 10/9C). Besides having a ton of genre cred (Day Break, Chuck, Firefly/Serenity), Baldwin brings a wealth of experience to the role from working with directors like Robert Redford and Stanley Kubrick.
When Baldwin took the time to speak with a group of journalists/bloggers recently, he proved to be a genial, intelligent and insightful interview. He is just as cool as you’d think he’d be.
Rhona Mitra brings a certain cachet to TNT’s The Last Ship (Sundays, 10/9C), the new series from Michael Bay as an actor with a wealth of genre experience (Strike Back, Doomsday, Stargate Universe). She plays a scientist, virologist Dr. Rachel Scott, who is on a classified mission on a U.S. Navy destroyer when a new virus strikes down 80% of the world’s population – and she might be able to find a cure.
Recently, Mitra spoke with a group of bloggers/journalist about working on the Michael Bay series (explosions!).
TNT’s Legends is one of the more intriguing dramas this summer – in which an accomplished undercover agent is plunged into a terrifying mystery over his own identity. Legends stars Sean Bean, Ali Larter, Morris Chestnut, Tina Majorino, Steve Harris and Amber Valetta.
Legends premieres on Wednesday, August 13 (9/8C). A new, very evocative two-minute trailer follows the jump.
TNT’s Cold Justice features Kelly Siegler, a former prosecutor, and Yolanda McClary, a former crime scene investigator as they tackle murder investigations that have gone for years without answers or closure. It’s a unique concept for an unscripted series – and one that has gotten results.
Leading into the show’s second season, TNT will be running marathon the first season, beginning Friday, June 20th (3am/2C) leading into the second season premiere, Stranded (Bay City, Texas) – in the summer premiere of Cold Justice, Siegler and McClary head to Bay City, Tex., to search for new clues in the case of a single mother who was killed in 1988 after a night out at a club.
In response to fan demand, the second season will feature Justice Served – a special episode, hosted by John Walsh, that will look at the actual results of Siegler and McClary’s investigations. For details, follow the jump.
If you haven’t gotten caught up on TNT’s Major Crimes (Mondays, 9/8C), the network will give you a chance to do so – but you’ll have to be a bit of a night owl. Beginning at 2am (1C), Sunday, June 8th, the network will run the entire 19-episode season two leading into Major Crimes’ third season premiere on Monday, June 9th (9/8C).
For more details, check out the press release after the jump.
Jennifer Beals stars in TNT’s new supernatural drama, Proof. The series, from Rob Bragin – who wrote the pilot – includes Kyra Sedgwick among its executive producers and has a high-powered cast that also includes Matthew Modine, Callum Blue and Edi Gathegi.
Beals stars as Dr. Carolyn Tyler,a brilliant, caustic surgeon who has undergone devastating loss. Despite her hard-science attitude, she is persuaded by a cancer-stricken tech millionaire to investigate supernatural phenomena. For more details, check out the press release after the jump. Proof is set to launce hin 2015.
TNT has greenlit 1960s-set police drama Public Morals for a 10-episode season. The series was created by – and will star and be directed by Edward Burns – and numbers Steven Spielberg among its executive producers.
The series centers on New York city’s Public Morals Division – where cops face temptations od all sorts as they deal the city’s vice problems. Public Morals is set to premiere in 2015. Follow the jump for more details.
It looks like things are coming to head for TNT’s hit sci-fi series, Falling Skies. The new trailer is just crazy! Check it out after the jump.
Falling Skies returns Sunday, June 22nd at 10/9C.
On Saturday, April 19th, TNT will be bringing Falling Skies, Legends and The Last Ship to WonderCon. Stars from all three – including Moonblood and Doug Jones (Falling Skies), Sean Bean and Tina Majorino (Legends) and fan favorite Adam Baldwin (The Last Ship) – will appear on panels.
For series descriptions, premiere dates and the complete listing of related panel members, check out the press release after the jump.