The Closer Returning for Fourth Season


There won’t be any sleep for the guilty in 2008. Deputy Police Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson will remain on the case as TNT’s hit series “The Closer,” has been renewed for a fourth season, according to an announcement today by Michael Wright, senior vice president in charge of the Content Creation Group for TNT, TBS and TCM.

The critically acclaimed crime drama stars Golden Globe winner and two-time Emmy nominee Kyra Sedgwick as an LAPD investigator and interrogator with a remarkable talent for trapping criminals in their lies.

TNT has ordered 15 episodes for the fourth season, set to launch next summer.

“With each season, ‘The Closer’ keeps getting better while its audience keeps getting bigger,” said Wright. “From its consistently excellent execution to its unprecedented popularity, including among young adults who are recording it in large numbers, it is constantly proving itself to be one of television’s biggest success stories. We are absolutely thrilled to be welcoming back Kyra and the rest of the extraordinary cast, along with the immensely talented production team.”