Southland's Back on the Beat — And This Time It's Personal

Despite the gritty realism of its on-the-street look at the Los Angeles Police Department, Southland has always been more about the cops than the cases they work. In Season 5, which premieres Wednesday at 10/9c on TNT, the show takes its character-driven focus even further. "This season is going to deal a lot more with all of our personal demons and putting them to bed or the inability to put them to bed," Michael Cudlitz tells "There are issues that have always been there, but now they're getting magnified. ... You're going to see a lot of what makes these people tick and what makes them explode." Read More...

Southland “Hats and Bats” Season 5 Premiere (Season Premiere 2013)

Southland  “Hats and Bats” Season 5  premiere airs Wednesday, Feb. 13, at 10 p.m. (ET/PT) on TNT. Episode Synopsis:  In the season 5 premiere of Southland , Officer John Cooper clashes with his new boot, Gary Steele (guest star Derek Ray), a vet from Afghanistan. Lydia struggles to balance  detective work and motherhood. Ben Sherman falls in with a sketchy crowd of cops (Chad Michael Murray guest stars), while Sammy Bryant is trapped in a hellish custody battle with Tammi (guest star Emily Bergl). READ MORE...