While Falling Skies returns Sunday, June 22nd at 10:00, the show gets a lead-in for the first time in the form of The Last Ship, which premieres the same night at 9:00. Executive produced by Michael Bay, the series stars Eric Dane (Grey”s Anatomy) as Naval Captain Tom Chandler, in charge of the U.S.S. Nathan James. With a global catastrophe that decimated the world”s population in their rearview mirror, the crew must confront the idea that they”re some of the few remaining humans on Earth. In addition to Dane, The Last Ship stars Rhona Mitra (Strike Back) as Rachel Scott, the ship”s paleomicrobiologist and Adam Baldwin (Firefly) as XO Mike Slattery, Chandler”s second-in-command.
Wednesday, August 20th will see the premiere of Legends, a thriller based on the award-winning book by spy novelist Robert Littell. Starring Sean Bean (Game of Thrones), the series tells the story of Martin Odum, an undercover FBI agent with the ability to completely transform himself into online casino another person for each job. Soon enough, though, he”s confronted with the notion that the man he thinks himself to be isn”t who he truly is. In addition to Bean, the series stars Ali Larter (Heroes) as Crystal Quest, an FBI operative who has history with Odum; Morris Chestnut (Nurse Jackie) as Tony Cimarro, a DCO agent; Tina Majorino (Veronica Mars) as Maggie Harris, the newest member of the DCO team; Steve Harris (Awake) as Nelson Gates, director of the DCO task force; and Mason Cook (The Lone Ranger) as Martin”s pre-teen son Aiden.
Premiere dates for Major Crimes, Perception, Rizzoli & Isles, Franklin & Bash, Dallas, and Stephen Bocho drama Murder in the First will all be revealed at a later date.
What do you think will happen on Falling Skies this season? Will you be watching either Legends or The Last Ship? Do you expect either one to be the next big hit for TNT?