Type
Scripted
Premiered
Aug. 13, 2012
Status
Final Season
Runtime
60 min.
Country
USA
Network
TNT TV Network

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Major Crimes

McDonnell's Captain Sharon Raydor is determined to lead the department with a more team-oriented approach, sharing the credit with the people with whom she works. The show focuses on how the American justice system approaches the art of the deal as law enforcement officers and prosecutors work together to score a conviction.

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'Major Crimes' To End With Season 6

TNT announced today that Major Crimes will be coming to an end after its upcoming sixth season. The spin-off series will be concluding a successful run of over 100 episodes as one of the cable network's strongest entries. Its most-recent season was watched by an average of 7.7 million viewers across linear, digital, and VOD platforms.

Major Crimes got its start in 2012 as a spin-off of The Closer. In five-plus years on the air, the series has done an impressive job as its successor, drawing consistently-strong viewership that ranks it as one of the most-watched shows on cable TV among total viewers as well in key demographics.
The sixth and final season of Major Crimes premieres on October 31 at 9:00pm for a 13-episode run that will conclude with a 2-hour series finale on January 16, 2018.

2 months ago - Comment [0]
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'Major Crimes' Renewed For Season 6

TNT announced today that Major Crimes has been renewed for a sixth season. The good news comes in the midst of the veteran crime procedural's fifth season, which resumes February 22 with its remaining eight episodes.
Major Crimes got its start back in 2012 as a spin-off of The Closer. In four-plus years on the air, the series has done an impressive job as its successor, drawing consistently-strong viewership that ranks it as one of the most-watched shows on cable TV among total viewers as well in key demographics.
TNT has ordered 13 new episodes for Season 6 of The Closer. That matches its original order for the fifth and current season, though Season 5 was eventually topped up to 21.

11 months ago - Comment [1]
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Major Crimes Season 5 Gets Winter Return Date, On a New Night

Some three months after Season 5’s summer finale aired, TNT’s Major Crimes has been given a return date — and a brand-new time slot.
The offshoot of The Closer is set to resume its season on Feb. 22, now airing on Wednesday nights at 9/8c — landing it opposite CBS’ Criminal Minds, Fox freshman Star, NBC’s SVU and Season 4 of The CW’s The 100.
Guest stars on tap for the back half of Major Crimes‘ Season 5 run include The Practice Emmy winner Camryn Manheim and The People v. O.J. Simpson’s Leonard Roberts (as Sharon’s rivals for the late Russell Taylor’s Assistant Chief of Special Operations job), plus Silk Stalkings‘ Rob Estes.

12 months ago - Comment [0]
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TVLine has learned exclusively that the recently premiered Season 5 of the TNT crime drama has been expanded by eight episodes, to a total of 21.

1 year ago - Comment [0]
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Major Crimes Renewed For Season 5

TNT announced today that Major Crimes has been renewed for a fifth season. The crime drama is scheduled to close out Season 4 in the new year with a multi-episode arc that begins in February.
Season 5 of Major Crimes will be 13 episodes in length, which will be its shortest since Season 1. Look for a premiere in summer 2016.

1 year ago - Comment [5]
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The LAPD’s Major Crimes Division is about to clock some serious overtime.

TNT has ordered an additional five episodes of Major Crimes, TVLine has learned, bringing its Season 4 total to 23, the largest in the procedural’s history. (Seasons 2 and 3 each had 19 episodes, while the series’ freshman outing consisted of 10.)
This news should come as a bit of a relief to fans concerned about the show’s future. It has yet to be officially picked up for a fifth season,
New episodes of Major Crimes return Nov. 2 on TNT; expect to see these additional episodes air in 2016.

2 years ago - Comment [5]
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TNT Renews 'Major Crimes' For A Fourth Season
TNT has announced that it has renewed drama Major Crimes for next Summer. The Turner owned cable network has picked up Major Crimes for a 15 episode fourth season. Michael Wright, President of TNT stated, “Major Crimes continues to be one of the most enduring and popular crime-drama franchises on television."

3 years ago - Comment [17]
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TNT Orders Four Additional Episodes For 'Major Crimes' Season Three
TNT has handed a four episode back order to flagship drama series Major Crimes, bringing the total number of episodes ordered for the show’s third season to nineteen. The increased order comes after TNT initially ordered fifteen episodes when they picked up Season Three back in August 2013. It is understood that the nineteen episode order will be split into two parts, with ten episodes airing this Summer, from Monday June 9th, and the remaining nine following in the Winter.

3 years ago - Comment [1]
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Azita Ghanizada & Andrew Daly Land Guest Roles On 'Major Crimes' Season Three
Azita Ghanizada and Andrew Daly are set to appear on the upcoming third season of Major Crimes in guest starring roles. Alphas alum Azita Ghanizada will appear as Angela Soames, who works for a potentially shady cryogenic facility; while Daly will reprise his role as eager wannabe detective a part he first played on the fifth season of The Closer. Daly is the latest actor set to reprise a guest starring role on the show’s third season. Also set to return is Jon Tenney as FBI Special Gent Fritz Howard, Tom Berenger as Jack Raydor, Bill Brochtrup as Rusty’s therapist Dr Joe, Malcolm-Jamal Warner as Lt Cooper, Ransford Doherty as Coroner’s Investigator Kendall and Kathe Mazur as as DDA Andrea Hobbs.

3 years ago - Comment [0]
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TNT Developing 'Major Crimes' Spin Off
TNT is developing a planted offshoot of Major Crimes, itself a spin-off of The Closer, that would focus on franchise vet Jon Tenney‘s FBI agent character. Tenney originated the role of Special Agent Fritz Howard on The Closer, and has brought the character over to Major Crimes on several occasions. Tenney, as well as a handful of new characters, including Special Operations Bureau commander Ann McGinnis, described as a modern-day Annie Oakley, will be featured in the seventh episode of Major Crimes‘ upcoming third season, premiering June 9th. The potential spin-off could prominently feature another Major Crimes character, Malcolm-Jamal Warner, who debuted mid Season Two as Lt. Chuck Cooper.


3 years ago - Comment [2]
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'Major Crimes' Recruits Malcolm-Jamal Warner
As TNT’s Major Crimes winds down its second season this winter, Malcolm-Jamal Warner will guest-star in a two-episode arc. Appearing in the December 30th and January 6th episodes, the onetime Cosby Show kid will play Lt. Chuck Cooper, a SIS (Special Investigation Section) supervisor brought in to help protect Raydor’s ward Rusty from his stalker, at all costs.

4 years ago - Comment [4]
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TNT Renews 'Major Crimes' For A Third Season
'The Closer' spin-off 'Major Crimes' has been renewed for a third season. The show will be taking a hiatus in August, but will return in November to finish off the second half of its 19 episode sophomore season. 'Major Crimes' third season order will be for 15 episodes.


4 years ago - Comment [4]
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Season 2 of “Major Crimes” has been given four more episodes from the network, bringing it to 19 episodes.The “Closer” spinoff only had 10 episodes in its first season. Season two of “Major Crimes” debuts June 10

4 years ago - Comment [2]
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TNT renewed Major Crimes for a 2nd season. They ordered 15 episodes to be aired in the summer of 2013.

4 years ago - Comment [1]
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On May 18, 2011, TNT announced that the spin-off from series The Closer called 'Major Crimes' is picked up for a 10 episodes long first season.

Mary McDonnell will play Sharon Raydor, LAPD Captain in charge of the Force Investigation Division.

6 years ago - Comment [1]
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