TNT's 'Animal Kingdom' to Return in May

TNT will bring back its drama series Animal Kingdom for its fourth season on May 28, the network revealed Wednesday.

The new season of Animal Kingdom, which stars Ellen Barkin, Shawn Hatosy, Ben Robson and Emily Deschanel, continues to follow the lives of Cody criminal family, led by its matriarch Smurf (Barkin). In the new season Smurf is back on top and reminding her boys who's boss, no matter whom she hurts in the process, according to TNT. 


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