I've never been impressed by Kyra Sedgwick's sticky-sweet work as LAPD deputy chief Brenda Leigh Johnson — her cornball accent grates on my Southern-born ears. But I can understand why SAG members (not to mention Emmy and Golden Globe voters) would fall for such a larger-than-life, scenery-chewing performance. What I don't get is the terminally mediocre The Closer receiving its fifth nomination for SAG's outstanding drama ensemble award. Sure, there are some good actors in the cast — J.K. Simmons is always AOK with me — but most of them are put through pretty standard procedural paces every week. How can the SAGs pass over such deserving shows as Breaking Bad, Justified, Terriers, Friday Night Lights and Damages in favor of this middlebrow time-waster? To Read More Click Here.
Watch a sneak peek and check out photos of the upcoming episode of THE CLOSER "Living Proof, Part 1? Season 6 Episode 13 which airs Monday December 20 at 9pm on TNT. Episode Synopsis: THE CLOSER "Living Proof, Part 1? Season 6 Episode 13 – A long-brewing feud leads to a stabbing on Christmas Eve and the accidental death of a patriarch in a case that threatens to derail everyone’s holiday plans. Brenda is especially put out, since her parents (guest stars Frances Sternhagen and Barry Corbin) are in town, and they have a very special announcement. Guest star Mary McDonnell returns as Captain Raydor. Source & Preview