The following is TNT’s slate for fall-winter 2013, including premiere dates.
Cold Justice – New Series: Tuesday, Sept. 3, at 10 p.m. (ET/PT)
Criminals who think they can get away with murder are in for a rude awakening this fall as two women who have spent their lives putting killers behind bars set out to crack long-unsolved cases in TNT’s brand new real life crime series Cold Justice. This fascinating, unscripted procedural drama will follow former prosecutor Kelly Siegler and former crime-scene investigator Yolanda McClary as they dig into small-town murder cases that have lingered for years without answers or closure. With a fresh set of eyes on old evidence, superior interrogation skills and access to advanced DNA technology and lab testing, Siegler and McClary are determined to bring about a legal and emotional resolution to cases that would have otherwise remained cold indefinitely. Cold Justice comes to TNT from Wolf Films and Magical Elves. The series is executive-produced by Emmy® winners Dick Wolf (Law & Order, Chicago Fire), Dan Cutforth & Jane Lipsitz (Top Chef, Fashion Star), Tom Thayer (Hitchcock, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee) and Kathryn Vaughan (Extreme Makeover: Home Edition).
Major Crimes – New episodes begin Monday, Nov. 25, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT)
Television’s favorite squad of detectives is on the case in Major Crimes, TNT’s powerful crime-drama that ranks as one of basic cable’s most popular series. Two-time Oscar® nominee Mary McDonnell stars as Los Angeles Police Captain Sharon Raydor. She heads an extraordinary ensemble cast that includes G.W. Bailey as Lieutenant Provenza, Tony Denison as Lieutenant Andy Flynn, Michael Paul Chan as Lieutenant Mike Tao, Raymond Cruz as Detective Julio Sanchez, Kearran Giovanni as Detective Amy Sykes, Phillip P. Keene as tech coordinator Buzz Watson and Jonathan Del Arco as Dr. Morales. In addition, Graham Patrick Martin plays Rusty Beck, a homeless teen and material witness taken in by Captain Raydor, and Robert Gossett is Assistant Chief Russell Taylor. This season, Nadine Velazquez joined the ensemble as Deputy District Attorney Emma Rios. Major Crimes 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. The series is produced by The Shephard/Robin Company and Walking Entropy, Inc., in association with Warner Bros. Television. James Duff, Greer Shephard & Michael M. Robin, Rick Wallace and Adam Belanoff serve as executive producers.
Marshal Law: Texas – New Series: Tuesday, Nov. 26, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT)
Produced with the cooperation of The U.S. Marshal Service, the series from Jerry Bruckheimer centers on the elite Gulf Coast Violent Offenders and Fugitive Task Force, which includes U.S. Marshals working with personnel from the Houston Police Department, the Harris County Sheriff’s Office and other law-enforcement agencies. Marshal Law: Texas follows these dedicated officers as they track down extremely violent offenders, serve warrants and go on the hunt for some of America’s most wanted criminals. Marshal Law: Texas comes to TNT from Warner Horizon Television, Jerry Bruckheimer Television (JBTV) and Megalomedia Inc. with JBTV’s Bruckheimer and Jonathan Littman serving as executive producers along with Megalomedia’s Jonathan Nowzaradan.
Boston’s Finest – Season 2 Premiere: Tuesday, Nov. 26, at 10 p.m. (ET/PT)
TNT’s Boston’s Finest gives viewers an up-close and very personal look at the men and women of the Boston Police Department, including patrol officers, detectives, special task forces and members of the SWAT Team, the Fugitive Unit and highly decorated Gang Unit. The show not only follows the fearless actions of the officers while they are on duty, but also provides a glimpse into their personal lives when they are off the clock and living in the same neighborhoods they protect each day. During the first season of Boston’s Finest, viewers got to know officers like Jenn Penton, who joined the force after a military stint in Afghanistan and whose twin sister has been battling addiction; Diamantino “D” Araujo and Manny Canuto, who grew up together as best friends in Roxbury and now partner together on the gang squad; and Officers Greg and Nancy Dankers, who work opposite shifts, making home life a challenge for the couple and their twin sons. Boston’s Finest not only celebrates the bravery of officers who risk their lives every day, but also showcases the heart and soul of one of the oldest and proudest police departments in the nation. Boston’s Finest is executive-produced by Donnie Wahlberg and Seth Jarrett and Julie Insogna-Jarrett and comes to TNT from Jarrett and Insogna-Jarrett’s Jarrett Creative Group and Wahlberg’s Donnie D. Productions.
Mob City – Series Event: Wednesday, Dec. 4, at 10 p.m. (ET/PT)
The epic battle between a determined police chief and a dangerous mobster inflames 1940s Los Angeles in TNT‘s eagerly anticipated television event Mob City. This powerful drama comes to TNT from Frank Darabont (The Walking Dead), who wrote and directed the pilot and serves as executive producer on the series. Mob City stars an exceptional ensemble cast that includes Jon Bernthal (The Walking Dead), Jeffrey DeMunn (The Walking Dead, The Shawshank Redemption), Neal McDonough (Captain America, Desperate Housewives), Ed Burns (Entourage), Gregory Itzin (24), Robert Knepper (Prison Break), Milo Ventimiglia (Heroes), Alexa Davalos (Clash of the Titans, The Mist) and Jeremy Luke (Don Jon). Based on the critically acclaimed book L.A. Noir: The Struggle for the Soul of America’s Most Seductive City, by John Buntin, Mob City centers on Det. Joe Teague (Bernthal), an ex-Marine who holds his cards close to his chest. Teague has been assigned to a new mob task force headed by Det. Hal Morrison (DeMunn). The task force is part of a crusade by Los Angeles Police Chief William Parker (McDonough) to free the city of criminals like Ben “Bugsy” Siegel (Burns) and Mickey Cohen (Luke), the ruthless king of the Los Angeles underworld. Parker also won’t hesitate to go after anyone from his own police force who sells out honor and duty for the sake of a big payout. Mob City is produced by TNT Originals. Also serving as executive producers on the series are Michael De Luca (The Social Network) and Elliot Webb (Alpha House). Alissa Phillips and Dana Renee Ashmore serve as co-executive producers, with Paul Bernard as producer.
Christmas in Washington – Premiere: Friday, Dec. 20, at 8 p.m. (ET/PT)
Marking its 32nd year in 2013, Christmas in Washington is a star-studded musical celebration benefiting the Children’s National Medical Center. Annually attended by the President and First Lady and other Washington VIPs, the spectacular concert takes place at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. This will be TNT’s 15th year presenting Christmas in Washington.
The Lincoln Lawyer – Network Television Premiere – Nov. 22, 23 and 24
The Wizard of Oz – 75th Anniversary Presentation –Dec. 21 and 22
PGA Grand Slam – Tuesday, Oct. 15, and Wednesday, Oct. 16
NBA on TNT – 2013-14 regular-season coverage begins in October.