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Amy Madigan and Lance Henriksen Go to War on Memphis Beat

Memphis Beat 's second-season finale is setting up quite a showdown: Field of Dreams' Amy Madigan and Millennium star Lance Henriksen will guest-star as the heads of rival crime families, has learned. Madigan will play Kate Murphy, whose 25-year truce with Henriksen's Tom Harrison is thrown out the window when one of Murphy's daughters is shot. Naturally, the Harrison clan is suspected, and it will be up to Dwight (Jason Lee) to crack the case before the warring families take matters into their own hands and shed more blood...  //

MEMPHIS BEAT “Lost” Season 2 Episode 3 - Preview

Check out a first look of the premiere episode of  MEMPHIS BEAT  "Lost" Season 2 Episode 3 which airs on Tuesday, June 28 at 9 p.m. (ET/PT) on TNT. Episode  Synopsis :  MEMPHIS BEAT "Lost" Season 2 Episode 3 – A despondent father comes to Dwight to help search for his missing daughter . When it appears she may have been the victim of foul play, suspicion immediately falls on her abusive husband. Lt. Rice finds herself left out of  a big piece of family news, and Whitehead goes to a surprising source  when he needs to brush up his firearm skills. Read More... //

MEMPHIS BEAT “Inside Man” Season 2 Episode 2

Check out a first look of the premiere episode  of  MEMPHIS BEAT  "Inside Man" Season 2 Episode 2 which airs on Tuesday, June 21 at 9 p.m. (ET/PT) on TNT. Episode Synopsis:  "Inside Man" Season 2 Episode 2 – A string of stolen safes could possibly be the work of the Fox Meadows burglars, who stole safes from more than a dozen homes ten years ago. Helping in the investigation  is an overly eager accountant (guest star Thomas Lennon – Reno 911!) who develops a crush on Lt. Rice. Whitehead  decides to try rebranding himself. Read More... //

Sam Hennings Back For More On The 'Memphis Beat'

TNT's Southern cop series Memphis Beat just kicked off its second season yesterday. To get the dish on what's coming along, I sat down with star Sam Hennings, who plays Charlie "Whitehead" White,... //

MEMPHIS BEAT “At the River” Season 2 Premiere

Check out a first look of the premiere  episode  of  MEMPHIS BEAT  "At the River" Season 2 episode 1 which airs on Tuesday, June 14th at 9 p.m. (ET/PT) on TNT. Episode Synopsis:  MEMPHIS BEAT "At the River" Season 2 Episode 1 – In the second-season opener, the squad is plunged into a case involving the death of  an admired police officer who may have been involved with a white supremacist group. The case hits home for Dwight, who relates to the son of the officer left behind. It also introduces Dwight to Claire Ryan (guest star Beau Garrett – TRON: Legacy), a tough investigator from Internal Affairs. Meanwhile, Rice starts riding Whitehead  about taking the lieutenant’s exam, but her reasons for wanting him to pass aren’t exactly a vote of confidence. Read More... //

Interview: "Memphis Beat" Star Jason Lee

Music is often merely background filler for some television series while others - like TNT's "Memphis Beat," for example - utilize the sounds of music greats like Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Etta James, Otis Redding and contemporaries like Keb Mo to regularly add depth and meaning to scenes and characters on the show. In fact, while star Jason Lee may only be lip-syncing when his alter ego, Detective Dwight Hendricks, croons at the end of a long day, the lyrics of the songs speak volumes about the character in a unique way. As the second season of "Memphis Beat" kicks off tonight, Lee told our Jim Halterman that Dwight will still be singing on occasion but, overall, "we made a lot of changes but we tried to not take out any of the good stuff from season one." To find out exactly what was left in and what was taken out in these new episodes, their chat follows. Read More... //

Memphis Beat Season 2: Backstory, Jazz Ahead

Memphis Bea t is opening up its palette on season two, in more ways that one. That's how star Sam Hennings teased the episodes to come, as I chatted with him this week about the upcoming return of the TNT hit. "It's a richer season," Hennings said. "You're gonna see more police work, a wider pallette of music. You're gonna get to know and understand each character a little more than you did last year." Read More... //

Jake McDorman to Guest Star on Memphis Beat

Memphis Beat has given us an adorable reason to tune in for its June 21 episode. Former Greek star will appear on that installment, portraying a rich and troubled son of a break-in victim. Not much else is known about the role or the storyline in which he's involved. What else can fans expect this season? Check out the official Memphis Beat season two trailer now. //

Memphis Beat Season 2 Preview: Watch Now!

Memphis Beat returns to TNT on June 14. What can viewers expect from season two? What's on tap for Dwight, Lt. Rice, Officer Sutton and others? The following trailer offers fans some ideas/scenes at least. Return to TV Fanatic all summer long for in-depth Memphis Beat reviews, spoilers, quotes and more! //

MEMPHIS BEAT Reportedly Renewed for Second Season

It looks like Jason Lee built up a lot of good karma with My Name is Earl because his latest series, TNT’s MEMPHIS BEAT, has reportedly earned a second season. According to The Hollywood Reporter, sources have said TNT is bringing the procedural about a blues-singing, Elvis-loving detective (Lee) back next year. It has averaged a very respectable 4.5 million viewers over its ten episode debut season. It’s been a good summer for TNT’s freshman dramas. Rizzoli & Isles already got its renewal notice last month. No word yet on sophomore dramas Dark Blue or HawthoRNe, but we do know Leverage will be back for a fourth season and The Closer for a seventh. Source Here