TNT Greenlights ‘Cold Justice’ Spinoff

TNT will launch a spinoff of its unscripted drama series Cold Justice in Spring 2015, said network officials.

Similar to Cold Justice, the Wolf Reality/Magical Elves-produced spinoff will focus on a pair of crime experts who in the spinoff will examine sex crimes, according to TNT.

Dick Wolf (Law & Order, Chicago Fire), Dan Cutforth & Jane Lipsitz (TopChef, Time of Death) and Tom Thayer (Hitchcock, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee) will serve as executive producers on both series, according to TNT.

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