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THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “Major Crimes”

  TNT’s MAJOR CRIMES, like its predecessor The Closer, belongs to the “procedural-plus” subgenre, with a crime to be solved every week combined with a secondary amount of continuing serialized plot.  Ho...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S PILOT + 2 REVIEW: “Major Crimes”

  MAJOR CRIMES:  Monday 9PM on TNT   A lot can happen between the creation of a TV pilot in the spring and the production of episodes for the regular season: a writing/producing team is hired, audience focus groups w...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED Season Premiere Review: “Major Crimes”

  MAJOR CRIMES:  Monday 9PM on TNT MAJOR CRIMES returned for its third season tonight with a grim but unremarkable hour.  The episode, written by Co-Executive Producer Michael Alaimo and directed by David McWhirter, tipp...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “Major Crimes”

  MAJOR CRIMES has been doing for TNT what it was created to do–that is, fill the hole left by the departure of the network’s long-running hit The Closer–and it’s earned the Season 2 renewal it̵...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED Midseason Premiere Review: “Major Crimes”

  MAJOR CRIMES:  Monday 9PM on TNT MAJOR CRIMES isn’t the kind of series to go for “game-changing” alterations, so the back half (actually 8 episodes) of its second season, which resumed tonight after a ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED SERIES PREMIERE REVIEW: “Major Crimes”

  MAJOR CRIMES:  Monday 9PM on TNT – If Nothing Else Is On…   As soon as plans for the Closer spin-off MAJOR CRIMES were announced, the central question was always how a series could work whose main prota...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED Season Finale Review: “Major Crimes”

  The Season 2 finale of TNT’s MAJOR CRIMES, intended to pay off the show’s one serialized storyline, about Rusty (Graham Patrick Martin), the teen ward of series protagonist LAPD Captain Sharon Raydor (Mary Mc...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED SERIES FINALE REVIEW: “The Closer”

  With the exception of those shows that don’t know they’re about to be canceled, rarely has a long-running series come to less of a conclusion than tonight’s last episode of THE CLOSER.  And with good r...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “Major Crimes”

  MAJOR CRIMES:  Monday 9PM on TNT MAJOR CRIMES, TNT’s spin-off of The Closer, will always have a weakness at its center, caused by the odd decision to build the show around the character of Sharon Raydor (Mary McDo...
by Mitch Salem