The Closer may be limping to the finish line.
The first of the TNT drama's final six episodes debuted Monday to...
TNT is developing 11 new series, including seven scripted shows and four unscripted projects, the network announced Wednesday.
King and Maxwell follows Sean King and Michelle Maxwell, two popular characters by best-selling author David Baldacci, who will serve as a consultant on the show. King and Maxwell are private investigators who were also former secret service agents.
Cheers to David Costabile for adding another quality cable crime drama to his blotter.
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Brenda Leigh Johnson is by no means done squeezing confessions out of criminals on The Closer, but already the TNT show, which premieres its seventh and final season on July 11, is setting the scene for its new spinoff, Major Crimes.
"We've talked about Major Crimes on the episodes ...
Inside Frank Reagan's Brooklyn home, the weekly Sunday family dinner sits steaming on the table, but it's daughter Erin, an assistant district attorney, who's in hot water. Her granddad, retired cop Henry, rages at her for taking on a case he doesn't like. Hurtful words fly, and when Frank tries to cool the debate, Henry shouts, "I decide when it's enough!" and stomps away. A tense silence falls until the handsome, mustached man at the head of the table says with authority, "Pass the yams." And the group of actors starring in Blue Bloods cracks up.