The TNT cable network has announced several upcoming series projects for the coming year. Variety reports that network executives were boasting about the growing lineup of original programming on TNT, which includes the second season of The Closer and new EMT drama series Saved to debut in June; Stephen King's eight-part event Nightmares & Dreamscapes to air in July; and the sequel to original TNT movie The Librarian for broadcast in the fourth quarter.
Drama projects announced in development at TNT include the following:
- Generations, from Robert Redford and John Sacret Young (The West Wing), which goes back and forth in time to follow the story of three generations of a family who have all lived in the same house.
- The Norms, from Warner Bros. TV, Shephard/Robin and Michael Lewis, which revolves around a dysfunctional family in the South.
- Middletown, from Sony and John Masius (Providence), which centers on a high school principal and his wife as they raise both their students and their two children, one of whom is autistic.
- An untitled project, from WBTV and David Hollander (The Guardian), about a recently separated couple who each work in the business of heart transplant surgery: She's a counselor, he's a surgeon.
- An untitled project, from WBTV, Shephard/Robin, Richard Levine and Lyn Greene (Nip/Tuck), about a top sports doctor who winds up working with the disabled at a rehabilitation clinic in New Jersey.
- An untitled project, from William M. Finkerstein (NYPD Blue) and Bill Clark (Blind Justice), about a neighborhood cop, based on Clark's experiences as a former NYPD detective.