TNT has renewed its Closer spinoff Major Crimes,
ordering a 15-episode second season of the drama.
The Warner Bros. crime drama, which stars Mary McDonnell, is
the year's top-rated new drama on cable, averaging nearly 7 million viewers. In
the key demos, Major Crimes is drawing 1.6 million adults 18-49 and 2.1
million adults 25-54, ranking it behind fellow TNT dramas The Closer
(which ended its run this summer) and Rizzoli & Isles.
Major Crimes' first season finale airs in mid-October
with the second season to return in summer 2013.
TNT has already renewed its other new summer dramas, Dallas