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TNT renews hit series Rizzoli, Major Crimes and Perception

US cable network has renewed signature series Rizzoli & Isles as well as drama shows Major Crimes and Perception. Cop series Rizzoli & Isles was the top-ranked basic cable shows through the summer with an average of 8.4 million viewers. The renewal will take it into its fifth season, which will comprise fifteen episodes. The […]

TCM buys Longmire

The UK version of Turner’s TCM has acquired drama series Longmire. The one-hour drama series, about a Wyoming sheriff (Robert Taylor), was shown on the A+E Network in the US where it was, at the time, the network’s most-watched original series. With an average of 4.1 million viewers. TCM has bought the series from Warner […]

Universal Channel buys The Closer spin-off Major Crimes

Universal Channel has acquired exclusive UK television rights to The Closer spin-off  Major Crimes, from Warner Bros. International Television Distribution. Originally created for TNT in the US, Major Crimes debut episode attracted a total of 9.5 million viewers, setting a record as US basic cable’s most-watched series launch ever. The show went on to become […]