Tag Archives: executive vice president and head of programming

‘Memphis Beat’ continues marching on for a second season

HollywoodNews.com: TNT is ordering a second helping of its hit series “Memphis Beat,” starring Jason Lee (“My Name Is Earl”) and Alfre Woodard (“Three Rivers”). TNT has ordered 10 episodes for the second season of the series, which also stars DJ Qualls (“Hustle & Flow”). The show is[...]

Jada Pinkett Smith’s ‘Hawthorne’ coming back for a 3rd season

HollywoodNews.com: TNT has written a prescription for a third season of the powerful medical drama “Hawthorne,” starring and executive-produced by Jada Pinkett Smith (“Collateral,” “The Matrix” trilogy). TNT has ordered 10 new episodes of the hit series, which is slated to return in 2011. Created by Emmy® winner John Masius[...]

“The Closer” wraps up summer season with 7.2 million viewers

HollywoodNews.com: TNT’s “The Closer” and “Rizzoli & Isles,” which rank as ad-supported cable’s top two series of all time, wrapped up their summer seasons last night with stellar deliveries. “The Closer,” starring newly crowned Emmy® winner Kyra Sedgwick, chalked up 7.2 million viewers in Live + Same Day. [...]