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TNT Sets Summer Premiere Schedule

TNT will heating things up this summer with a pair of new series and fve returning skeins, including the start of the final campaign of cable's all-time top series, The Closer.

Falling Skies, a sci-fi drama series from executive producer Steven Spielberg will have a two-hour premiere on Sunday, June 19. Legal dramedy Franklin & Bash will bow Wednesday, June 1. Both are scheduled for a 10-episode run.

Cable's top series by Nielsen measures,The Closer, featuring Emmy winner Kyra Sedgwick begins its last season, while Rizzoli & Isles, starting its sophomore run, will rejoin the lineup on Monday, July 11. Men of a Certain Age, Leverage, HawthoRNe and Memphis Beat are also back on the beat with new campaigns.

Complete summer premiere schedule below:

New Series:
Franklin & Bash - Series premiere Wednesday, June 1, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT) - Season 1: 10 episodes

Falling Skies - Two-hour series premiere Sunday, June 19, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT); regular timeslot Sundays at 10 p.m. (ET/PT) - Season 1: 10 episodes

Returning Series:
Men of a Certain Age - Premiere: Wednesday, June 1, at 10 p.m. (ET/PT) - Season 2 continues: Six summer episodes

Memphis Beat - Premiere: Tuesday, June 14, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT) - Season 2: 10 episodes

HawthoRNe - Premiere: Tuesday, June 14, at 10 p.m. (ET/PT) - Season 3: 10 episodes

Leverage - Premiere: Sunday, June 26, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT) - Season 4: 10 summer episodes

The Closer - Premiere: Monday, July 11, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT) - Season 7: 10 summer episodes

Rizzoli & Isles - Premiere: Monday, July 11, at 10 p.m. (ET/PT) - Season 2: 10 summer episodes