Welcome to MajorCrimesTV.net, your trusted source of news and information for the hit TNT drama Major Crimes. The series from Creator/Executive Producer James Duff brings the familiar characters of the LAPD’s elite Major Crimes Division into all-new situations as they adjust to being led by Captain Sharon Raydor (Mary McDonnell), while still trying to close the department’s highest-profile cases.
Major Crimes continued its blockbuster summer season, with 5.84 million viewers tuning in for last nights episode, besting last week’s previous season high by over 6%! This marks a new two-season high for Major Crimes, and it easily won the night as the most watched basic cable program. The episode, featuring 90′s heartthrob Luke Perry and a bevy of winks-and-nods to TV fans and fandom also scored 1.0 million viewers in the 18-49 demographic, a whopping 11% increase over last weeks outing. Overall, “Cutting Loose” now marks the 3rd highest rated episode of Major Crimes ever!
Last week’s action packed episode of Major Crimes continued to take no prisoners in time delayed ratings, coming in with a season high 7.3 million viewers in live + 3 ratings (an increase of 4% over the prior week), with 2.2 and 1.6 million viewers in the 22-55 and 18-49 demographics respectively, and won the week as the Most Watched Cable Broadcast (including scripted, reality and sports).
With two episodes left in the summer season, Major Crimes is poised to end the summer as the 2nd most watched scripted series of the summer (and gaining rapidly on the top position), and is in the Top 4 most watched series in the key 25-54 demographic.
Congrats to the cast and crew on continuing to dominate the summer! BOOM!
“Sweet Revenge” – Monday, August 4, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT)
The mysterious murder of a tech-entrepreneur with questionable morals and possible mob connections has the Major Crimes division working overtime. Meanwhile, Rusty struggles to feel accepted when Raydor’s son Ricky comes home to visit and Fritz Howard prepares to assume command of the LAPD’s Special Operations Bureau. Adam Busch, Ryan Kennedy, Jon Tenney, Dylan Bruno and Noah Crawford guest star.
Directed by David McWhirter
Written by Adam Belanoff
Created by James Duff
Hot on the heels of its fourth season renewal, Major Crimes wasted no time proving it’s the hottest show of summer, with last night’s action-packed episode scoring a new season high, with 5.5 million viewers, a 4% increase over the previous season high set by last weeks episode. In the 18-49 demographic, 0.9 million viewers tuned in to watch the Major Crimes team partner with guest stars Jon Tenney, Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Laurie Holden, Bill Brochtrup and the “SOB” unit take on a serial killer in the action-packed episode, which many consider to be a backdoor pilot to a potential new spin-off series.
Meanwhile, last weeks episode continued to dominate in time-delayed ratings, coming in with 7 million viewers in Live + 3 day ratings (the highest Live + 3 delivery so far this season) and winning as the most watched scripted basic cable program of the week for the first time this season, taking over the position from fellow TNT series Rizzoli & Isles.
Congrats to the cast and crew for the well-deserved ratings success. BOOM.
“Cutting Loose” – Monday, July 28, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT) – TV-14-DLSV
Lt. Mike Tao of Major Crimes finds himself doing double duty when the star of the cop show on which he moonlights as a consultant becomes the prime suspect in the murder of his biggest fan.
Directed by Roxann Dawson
Written by Duppy Demetrius
Created by James Duff
The good news keeps on coming today!
Universal Channel, which had previously held the rights to the first two seasons, has now acquired season three, scheduled to begin airing this fall in the UK.
In its first season, Major Crimes debuted on the Universal Channel as their highest rated series premiere, and currently ranks as one of their highest rated series on the network.
Great news across two continents in one day? BOOM.
TNT announced the renewal this morning, with an initial 15 episodes ordered for season 4.
In a press release, TNT president and head of programming Michael Wright said, “Major Crimes continues to be one of the most enduring and popular crime-drama franchises on television.”
Season 3 of Major Crimes has been enjoying a strong summer season, with ratings increased over last years summers run, and outperformed Rizzoli & Isles this past Monday for the first time this summer, becoming the most watched scripted cable offering of the week.
Major Crimes season 4 will begin airing in Summer 2015.
BOOM! Major Crimes scored big last night, hitting a new season high with 5.3 million viewers tuning in to see Sharon Raydor kick her erstwhile husband to the curb and formally invite Rusty into her family. This marked an increase of 7% of the prior weeks ratings.Big gains were also seen in the key 18-49 demo, coming in at 0.9 and 1.2 million 25-54, an increase of 12% and 11% over the prior week, respectively.
The episode, featuring the teams efforts to find the killer – and identity – of a young girl, won the night as the most watched scripted cable program.
UPDATED: Meanwhile, last week’s outing came in as the second most watched basic cable show of the week, with 6.7 million viewers in Live + 3 day delivery, with 2.1 million adults 25-54 (an increase of 8% over the prior week) and 1.6 million adults 18-49 (an 11% increase over the prior week).
Hey TNT, about that renewal. We’re waiting.