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TNT and TBS Ready to Turn 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® Into Digital and Social Media Experience!

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When TNT & TBS air the 21st Screen Actors Guild Awards®, they will be making it a very social event – the networks will have a team of social media correspondents and influencers to provide behind-the-scenes play-by-play before and during the ceremony using the hashtag #sagawards.

In addition, the networks are teaming up PEOPLE.com to webcast the SAG Awards Red Carpet Pre-Show – which will include the announcement of this year’s honorees for Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Film and in a Television Series.

The 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards will be simulcast on TNT & TBS on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015 (8/7C).

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TNT Orders Sixth Season of Rizzoli & Isles!

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TNT has ordered an 18-episode sixth season for Rizzoli & Isles, its hit series based on the bestselling mystery series by Tess Gerritsen. After five seasons, Rizzoli & Isles continues to be one of basic cable’s Top 5 scripted dramas.

The series stars Angie Harmon as hard-headed, brilliant detective Jane Rizzoli and Sasha Alexander as smart, impeccably dressed medical examiner Maura Isles. In their case, opposites fight crime together.

Season six of Rizzoli & Isles is set for a summer 2015 launch. For more, follow the jump.

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The Librarians Brings a Sense of Wonder and Pure Fun!

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TNT has resurrected The Library and Librarian Flynn Carsen. Thankfully, the two-hour series premiere – The Librarians and The Crown of King Arthur/The Librarians and The Sword in the Stone –hew closer to the delightfully odd first TNT movie, The Librarian: Quest for the Spear than its sequels in terms of quality. If the first two episodes are a fair sampling, then The Librarians (TNT, Sundays, 8/7C) is deliciously sly and deliriously fun.

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TNT’s Legends Renewed – Sean Bean Still Not Dead!

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Martin Odum – who may or may not actually be Martin Odum – will be back for a second season. TNT has given Legends a ten-episode second season. So it may be awhile before series star Sean Bean adds to that impressive death reel on YouTube!

Bean’s Odum, of course, is a master at sliding into new identities – called legends – to do undercover work as a member of the FBI’s Deep Cover Operations (DCO) division. When he is told by a mysterious man – with his dying breath, no less, that Martin Odum is a legend, he begins to have doubts about his real identity.

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Kevin Riley Named President of TNT & TBS!

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Kevin Reilly has been named President of TNT and TBS – and Chief Creative Officer, Turner Entertainment.

During Reilly’s time at other networks (NBC, FX, FOX, etc.), he championed touchstone series like  Glee, The Office, 30 Rock, The Sopranos, The Shield, Nip/Tuck, ER, Homicide: Life on the Street and Law & Order. Current FOX shows Brooklyn Nine Nine, New Girl, The X Factor and Gotham were also developed under his leadership.

He was also a leader in championing year round development slates at networks. For more, follow the jump.

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TNT Orders Agent X Starring Sharon Stone!

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Sharon Stone will co-star as Vice-President Natalie Maccabee, America’s first female VPOTUS – and commander of a secret agent who is so secret that even the President doesn’t know of his existence, Agent X. That agent is John Case, played by Jeff Hephner, who handles assignments that involve national security, global crises and problems within the ‘palaces of intrigue of Washington DC.

Gerald McRaney also stars – as Chief Steward of the Vice-President’s mansion and keeper of secrets. It is he who introduces Maccabee to Case, the current Agent X.

TNT has ordered ten episodes of Agent to debut in the second half of 2015. The pilot was written by William Blake Herron and directed by Peter O’Fallon. Further details follow the jump.

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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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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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