TNT greenlights two new dramas


As more and more drama series are making their debut on cable channels, TNT announced that is has greenlighted two more to debut in 2009. “HawthoRNe,” staring Jada Pinkett Smith as a hospital’s director of nursing, comes to TNT from Sony Pictures Television in association with Pinkett Smith’s 100% Womon Productions, John Masius Productions and Jamie Tarses’ FanFare Productions. “Dark Blue,” an undercover police drama starring Dylan McDermott, is from Warner Horizon Television, with Jerry Bruckheimer.