Their current runs may be coming to an end, but TNT has given viewers a reason to look forward to the summer of 2014:
The network announced today that it has renewed Rizzoli & Isles, Major Crimes and Perception for brand new seasons.
"TNT has had a terrific summer with four big hits that have drawn viewers with great storytelling, engaging characters and outstanding performances," said Michael Wright, president, head of programming for TNT, TBS and Turner Classic Movies (TCM). "With the renewals of Rizzoli & Isles, Major Crimes, Falling Skies and Perception, TNT has built an incredibly strong arsenal of scripted series.
"And it's only going to get stronger with the addition of Mob City and the return of Dallas this winter, not to mention the debuts of The Last Ship and Legends next summer."
The quartet of renewed programs were all ranked in basic cable's Top 10 for total viewers this summer, with Rizzoli & Isles leading the way at number-one and Major Crimes included among the Top 5
Falling Skies and Rizzoli & Isles, meanwhile, were two of basic cable's Top 5 dramas in the key demographic of adults 18-49.