TNT Picks Up Private Investigator Series From NCIS: LA Showrunner

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TNT has picked up a new series from NCIS: LA showrunner Shane Brennan centered on two former Secret Service agents-turned-private investigators, Deadline reports.

The untitled series, starring Jon Tenney and Rebecca Romijn, received a 10-episode order and is set to premiere some time this summer. Adapted from characters by bes-tselling author David Baldacci, the show follows Sean King (Tenney) and Michelle Maxwell (Romijn), whose unique skills and strong chemistry gives them a leg up on the police when it comes to finding the bad guys;. The pilot co-stars Michael O'Keefe (Michael Clayton) and Chris Butler, who recurs on The Good Wife, as two FBI agents who occasionally cross paths with King and Maxwell.

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Brennan penned the script and will executive-produce with Grant Anderson. Karen Spiegel will produce and Baldacci will consult on the series, which was originally developed for CBS last season.

Tenney most recently co-starred on TNT's landmark hit The Closer for seven seasons as Brenda's better-half, Fritz. He also recurred on The Newsroom last season. Romijn, best known for her roles in Ugly Betty and X-Men, most recently guest-starred on the final season of Chuck.

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