Articles tagged the closer

How the Spin-Off That Is ‘Major Crimes’ Holds Up in Its First Season

Spinning off from The Closer could not have been easy. It sure doesn't look that way in season one of Major Crimes.

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Kyra Sedgwick’s never lived with one character as long as she’s lived with Brenda Leigh Johnson, the endearingly driven cop at the center

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The Closer: Season Five Premiere

As The Closer evolves both formally and thematically, Brenda and her team are forced to reflect on their own assumptions and actions.

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17 Feb 2009 // 4:35 AM

Amy Sedaris says she uses intuition all the time in her daily life. She seems to sense when things are going to happen. But she

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The Closer: Season Four Return

The fourth season return of The Closer finds fresh ways to mine the tensions between work and private life endured by LAPD Deputy Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson (Kyra Sedgwick).

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20 Jul 2008 // 11:00 PM

The Closer

In The Closer, Kyra Sedgwick's Brenda Johnson often walks a fine line between complex and irritating.

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The Closer: The Complete Third Season

Johnson is a new breed of television heroine: smart, driven, successful and about three-eighths of an inch away from unlikeable.

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6 Aug 2007 // 3:10 AM

40something (and up) women are taking over cable TV

Holly Hunter told a story recently about secretly convening seven years ago with other top actresses, including Kyra Sedgwick and Mary-Louise Parker, who hatched a

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The Closer - The Complete Second Season

Deputy Police Chief Brenda Lee Johnson cracks cases because she knows what makes cracked people tick.

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18 Jun 2007 // 3:00 AM

The Closer

At the office this season, Brenda faces ongoing budget issues that threaten to break up the team she spent two TNT seasons convincing they were a team.

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13 Jul 2005 // 1:00 AM

The Closer

The premiere of The Closer was a very good moment for women who watch women on the small screen.

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'True Detective': Maybe Tomorrow

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"True Detective, Season 2, Episode 3: Where does the kitsch end and the surreal begin?

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