Major Crimes

2012, TV Show

Episodes & News

VIDEO: Major Crimes: The Complete First Season

click to playclick to play
Major Crimes: The Complete First Season
Paid | Amazon Instant Video

Aired: 10/15/2012

Go into bold new territory with TV's favorite squad of detectives! Set in L.A., Major Crimes picks up where The Closer leaves off, centering on how to secure an airtight conviction, and exploring how police and prosecutors work together to build a case. With many of The Closer's beloved characters, Major Crimes delivers the same high caliber of action and drama as the hit series it follows. watch

TNT Announces Summer Premiere Dates for Rizzoli & Isles, Murder in the First and More

TNT has announced the premieres for its summer shows, including Rizzoli & IslesDallas and Franklin & Bash. The network also revealed the series premiere date of Murder in the First, a new crime drama from Emmy winner Steven Bochco that stars Taye DiggsKathleen Robertson and Tom Felton.

read more

Gavin Stenhouse to Star in NBC Pilot Coercion

Gavin Stenhouse has landed the lead in the NBC drama pilot Coercion,Deadline reports.

read more

TV Listings

Loading...

News

Major Crimes Creator James Duff Previews the Season 2 Finale

Finally, we have come to the end of our second season. Major Crimes will not only finish up business it started last week, but also answer some questions it asked last November, last summer and last year. The manner in which identity and character combine to form human nature - our nineteen episode theme — will, of course, remain a mystery, but we have framed our inquiry as well as we could.

Part of that frame involves dramatizing how two boys from similar circumstances could have turned out so differently.  I won't give away our ending — I've never wanted to use this opportunity to present spoilers — but it won't take long to spot the numerous similarities between Rusty and his would-be murderer: both abandoned, both abused as teenagers, both affected by the addiction and drug problems of their respective mothers, and the comparisons do not end there.  They see themselves in each other, yet every resemblance is superficial.... read more

Major Crimes Finale: Can Rusty Handle the Pressure of Testifying?

Monday's Major Crimes finale will attempt to close the book on a major chapter of the show. 

As Capt. Sharon Raydor (Mary McDonnell) & Co. try to find the killer who attacked Rusty (Graham Patrick Martin) to prevent him from testifying against serial rapist Philip Stroh (Billy Burke), Rusty will have his day in court.

Winter TV: Get scoop on your favorite returning shows

"I felt like it was time to put Rusty on the stand and that it was time to see what Sharon's tutelage had accomplished," creator James Dufftells TVGuide.com. "It was time to help get a little closure to the ongoing emotional arc we have been dealing with between Rusty and Sharon in the matter of Philip Stroh. It doesn't mean [Rusty's] out of the woods. It just means things are looking up for him."

Indeed, while Rusty has no more run-ins with his attempted killer, he will face off against Stroh's bulldog of an attorney .... read more

Major Crimes Creator James Duff Previews "Return to Sender"

We have arrived at the last two episodes of Major Crimes first winter season, during which we will answer several questions that have accumulated during the previous seven months, and unravel the mystery behind the threatening letters written to Captain Sharon Raydor and her material witness, Rusty Beck.

And we will face two of the final tests of character as this curious case unwinds in unusual fashion... read more

Major Crimes Creator James Duff Preview "Year-End Blowout"

Used car dealerships have been justly famous for their fast talk and unsophisticated advertising, but their greatest salesmen were once genuine marvels of our culture. Part carnival barker, part magician, part traffic accident: the sincerest practitioners of this art inspired wonder and dark admiration as they daily transformed intelligent people into gullible customers, plopping them (almost without protest) behind the wheels of "one hundred percent guaranteed pre-owned vehicles," and going on to run up the price with a succession of worthless guarantees. Sadly, this marketplace, in which used-car salesmen once bartered with ferocity and cunning, daily diminishes under the pressures of the internet, where customers can go and find the exact car they want, in the exact color, and from the exact year, with an exact price. These dealerships, one successful owner mourns, are becoming less like bazars and more like parking lots, way stations for inventory absent any human connection. The next generation of used car salesmen will have a different character from their predecessors.

And that takes us to the theme we explore in our next episode... read more

Major Crimes Creator James Duff Previews "Risk Assessment"

I read once — somewhere in the long ago — that character must be tested like a blacksmith tempers metal. Our personalities are forged in the furnace of our circumstances, pounded into shape between the hammer of our ambitions and the anvil of daily life. I have taken a bit of poetic license here, mainly because this particular metaphor seems slightly overwrought, but let's stay with the fiery image because, when confronted with flames, heroic characters often run toward them instead of seeking safety... read more

Are You Watching?

Loading ...

Full Episodes & Video Clips

Full Episode
click to playclick to play
Season 2, Episode 19
In the season finale, the Major Crimes unit draws closer to finding a dangerous serial...
Paid | iTunes
watch
Full Episode
click to playclick to play
Season 2, Episode 18
The squad must work quickly to track down a serial killer before he strikes again. Meanwhile,...
Paid | iTunes
watch
Premiered: August 13, 2012, on TNT
Rating: None
User Rating: (464 ratings)
Add Your Rating: 1 stars2 stars3 stars4 stars5 stars
Premise: A female captain leads the L.A.P.D.'s Major Crimes division in this spin-off from "The Closer," featuring characters from that series.

Cast

Shop

Major Crimes: Season 1
Buy Major Crimes: Season 1 from Amazon.com
From Warner Home Video (DVD)
Usually ships in 24 hours
Buy New: $25.44 (as of 04/18/14 9:28 PM EST - more info)
Major Crimes:  Season 2
Buy Major Crimes: Season 2 from Amazon.com
From Warner Home Video (DVD)
Not yet released
Buy New: $50.98 (as of 04/18/14 9:28 PM EST - more info)

More Products

TV GUIDE Users' Most Popular