TNT Shifts Start Dates for Some of Its Summer Series

'Franklin & Bash' now bowing more than a month earlier than originally announced

TNT Shifts Start Dates Some of Its Summer Series

TNT has changed the start dates of four of its summer shows, with the cabler now rolling out all six of its scripted series over a 17-day stretch during the month of June.

The Tuesday combo of “Rizzoli & Isles” and “Perception” will bow June 25, one week later than originally announced. And “Franklin & Bash” kicks off its third season on Wednesday, June 19, more than a month earlier than its previously announced start date of July 24.

The start dates for the net’s other scripted series have not changed. “Falling Skies” kicks off its third season on Sunday, June 9 and the second season of “Major Crimes” on Monday, June 10. Also kicking off on June 10, behind “Major Crimes,” is newbie “King & Maxwell,” starring Jon Tenney and Rebecca Romijn as author David Baldacci’s popular P.I. characters.

TNT also announced a new, post-Labor Day start date of Tuesday, Sept. 3 for “Cold Justice,” a new unscripted procedural featuring former prosecutor Kelly Siegler and crime-scene investigator Yolanda McClary. The show, which had been skedded to premiere one week earlier, will air at 10 o’clock.