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Mob City premieres Dec. 4 at 10/9CT on TNT. When Jon Bernthal teamed up with Oscar-nominated writer/producer/director Frank Darabont (The Shawshank Redemption, The Green Mile) on the set of Darabont’s apocalyptic AMC drama The Walking Dead, he knew he’d forged a personal and professional partnership that would last long after viewers ultimately discover who comes out on top, the living or the undead. So when the actor, who played loose-cannon former cop Shane Walsh, learned his character’s time was up around the same time Darabont was confoundingly excused from the show he’d helped make a pop-culture phenomenon, there was already … Continue reading
NBA national TV schedule 2013-14: Regular-season nationally televised NBA games on TNT, ESPN, ABC, NBA TV and NBA LEAGUE PASS. The word “watchable” gets thrown around a lot in the NBA. More than just a measure of W’s and L’s, the ambiguous term factors in things like star power, off-court storylines, emerging young players and an exciting style of basketball. LeBron James and the Miami Heat are sometimes so good that they become unwatchable. The L.A. Lakers might be even more watchable when they’re bad. And how many times have you heard it said that a young but bad team … Continue reading
When I first spoke with the stars of TNT’s Cold Justice, former Houston prosecutor Kelly Siegler and former Las Vegas crime-scene investigator Yolanda McClary, the duo were meeting press at a TNT network function and hoping that their vision for the true-crime series would resonate with audiences. A few months later, the series is among the network’s top launches and one of basic cable’s top 5 new unscripted series for the third quarter of 2013, thanks to an irresistible combination of intriguing crime solving and emotional storytelling. And Cold Justice has proven as effective a crime-fighting enterprise as it is … Continue reading
With three success stories already in the works since its September debut, TNT’s true-crime series Cold Justice has scored a second season, which will bow in early 2014. Cold Justice, executive produced by Law & Order‘s Dick Wolf, features former Houston prosecutor Kelly Siegler and former Las Vegas crime-scene investigator Yolanda McClary taking on some of America’s 200,000 unsolved murder cases. • RELATED: Channel Guide interviews Kelly Siegler and Yolanda McClary of TNT’s Cold Justice The series has proven to be as effective a crime-fighting enterprise as it is compelling TV. Thanks to Siegler and McClary’s efforts, cases featured in Cold Justice‘s first three episodes have headed … Continue reading
C.S.I. fans, if you’ve ever wondered if Catherine Willows was based on an actual person, you’re about to get your answer. In TNT’s latest true-crime outing, Cold Justice, Dick Wolf, executive producer of the Law & Order franchise, takes on some of America’s 200,000-plus real-life cold cases, spotlighting former Las Vegas crime scene investigator Yolanda McClary — on whom Willows was based — and former Houston prosecutor Kelly Siegler (68 wins, 0 losses) as they team up to tackle small-town murder cases that were previously thought unsolvable. With a team of two homicide detectives plus local authorities backing them up, the pair … Continue reading
Reality fans, the fall TV season has plenty of brand-new unscripted offerings for your viewing pleasure — plus the welcome return of some popular favorites. Here’s a sampling of Fall 2013 reality shows. (All times Eastern/Pacific) Patrick Dempsey: Racing Le Mans (pictured) Velocity Premieres: Aug. 28 Airs: Wednesdays at 10pm What’s It All About? Grey’s Anatomy star Patrick Dempsey has set himself an enormous goal — to compete at the most prestigious race in motorsports, the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Dempsey’s passion and commitment to racing has earned him respect in the racing community, but the road to Le Mans isn’t without … Continue reading
PGA Championship 2013 TV schedule: Golf’s final major of the year takes place at Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester, N.Y., Aug. 8-11 on TNT and CBS. Golf’s final major of the year, the PGA Championship, takes place at Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester, N.Y., as the best in the game look to take home the Wanamaker Trophy and end the season on a high note. Rory McIlroy won last year with a dominant tournament-record 8-shot victory, breaking Jack Nicklaus’ record for PGA Championship margin of victory. McIlroy will go up against top players Tiger Woods, Justin Rose, Adam … Continue reading
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coke Zero 400 takes place on Saturday, July 6, on TNT for a race under the lights at Daytona International Speedway. Sprint Cup stars Jimmie Johnson, Carl Edwards, Clint Bowyer, Kevin Harvick, Matt Kenseth, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Kasey Khane and others return to famed Daytona International Speedway for a race under the lights at the Coke Zero 400 on Saturday, July 6. TNT has live coverage of the race at 7:30pm ET. Tony Stewart won last year’s race in a green-white-checkered restart to claim his fourth career win in Daytona’s summer race.
Heather Locklear and Franklin & Bash are a perfect fit on TNT, but that shouldn’t surprise anybody who saw her resurrect a struggling Melrose Place in the ’90s. Franklin & Bash (9pm ET Wednesdays) is one of those cable dramas that can drive a viewer crazy. I initially despised the series when it premiered two years ago, and then it kind of grew on me. Unfortunately, there was still something missing, and it turned out that something was Locklear. The main problem with the premise of Franklin & Bash is that you really have to suspend belief to accept that any firm … Continue reading
Summer is here and so is the art of the deal on Major Crimes. Don’t forget to tune in Monday, June 10 (and set your DVRs), when Capt. Sharon Raydor (Mary McDonnell) and one of television’s best ensemble casts returns for a second season. Seven million viewers watched Major Crimes last year, ranking Major Crimes as basic cable’s No. 1 new series of 2012. As their second season opens, Lt. Provenza (GW Bailey) continues to drop hints about retiring while Lt. Flynn (Tony Denison) commits to 10,000 steps a day to help his health. Rusty (Graham Patrick Martin) has settled … Continue reading