Starts Monday 18th March at 10pm
Universal Channel has acquired exclusive UK television rights to Major Crimes, the new hit US crime drama which has had millions of US viewers gripped week after week.
Major Crimes launched on TNT in the US last year and become not only the number one new cable show of 2012 but also set a new record as US cable’s most-watched series launch ever.
The series stars two-time Oscar® nominee Mary McDonnell (The Closer, Battlestar Galactica, Dances with Wolves) in her Emmy®-nominated role of Captain Sharon Raydor, the newly selected head of the L.A.P.D.’s Major Crimes Division. Raydor faces the challenge of earning the trust and loyalty of her officers, as she and her squad of detectives work to solve the department’s highest-profile cases and secure airtight convictions.
Alongside Mary McDonnell, Major Crimes’ ensemble cast includes stars G.W. Bailey (The Closer, M*A*S*H), Tony Denison (The Closer, Prison Break), Michael Paul Chan (The Closer, Arrested Development, The Insider), Raymond Cruz (The Closer, Breaking Bad), Phillip P. Keene (The Closer, Home), Kearran Giovanni (on Broadway: Catch Me If You Can, Guys and Dolls) and Graham Patrick Martin (Two and a Half Men, Criminal Intent).
The show’s engaging characters, great story-telling and outstanding ensemble cast, makes it an absolutely must for Universal Channel viewers. It is high-quality US procedural crime drama at its entertaining best and we can’t wait to bring it to your screens. We’ll announce the premiere date in the coming weeks so watch this space.