'Southland' returns in January; 'Closer,' 'Leverage' back in November
The channel is also kicking off a movie franchise on Tuesday nights, featuring adaptations of popular crime novels.
"Leverage" will be the first show back. The back end of Season 4 kicks off Sunday, Nov. 27 and will run for eight episodes. "The Closer" and "Rizzoli & Isles" will return the following night, each for five episodes.
Then on Tuesday, Nov. 29, TNT will kick off its "Mystery Movie Night" franchise with "Scott Turow's Innocent," a legal thriller starring Bill Pullman, Marcia Gay Harden and Alfred Molina. New movies will air on Tuesdays and Wednesdays each week.
"Southland" begins its 10-episode fourth season on Jan. 17. Lucy Liu has joined the cast as a special guest star and will appear in most of the episodes.