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Falling Skies Brings The Battle Home On June 5

The critically and viewer acclaimed series Falling Skies will be available to take home on June 5. The TNT drama, which finished its first season as basic cable’s #1 new series of 2011 and stars Noah Wylie, Moon Bloodgood, Will Patton and Drew Roy. Falling Skies chronicles the chaotic aftermath of an alien attack that leaves most of the world completely incapacitated. In the six months since the initial invasion, survivors band together to begin the difficult task of fighting back against the aggressive aliens. Outside of Boston, history professor Tom Mason (Wyle) helps lead a small army named 2nd Massachusetts in the battle of their lives to preserve their families and what’s left of humanity.

The three-disc Falling Skies: The Complete First Season DVD and two-disc Blu-ray set will include all 10 episodes from the action-packed drama’s first season, along with such special features as a sneak peek at season two (airing on TNT Summer 2012), “Animating a Skitter” feature, commentary tracks and much more. Exclusive to the Blu-ray set will be an additional feature – “Falling Skies from Pencils to Print: The Comic Book Revealed” plus collectible trading card. All 10 episodes will also be available for UltraViolet digital copy.

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Falling Skies New Trailer Teases Humanity’s Plight

Steven Spielberg and TNT unleash “Falling Skies” with a two-hour series premiere on June 19. This new show depicts humanity fighting back against aliens who have invaded and now occupy planet Earth. Check out the new trailer and more info below.

“Falling Skies” opens in the chaotic aftermath of an alien attack that has left most of the world completely incapacitated. The few remaining survivors have banded together outside major cities to begin the difficult task of fighting back. Each day is a test of survival as citizen soldiers engage in an insurgency campaign against the occupying alien force, whose nature and purpose remains a mystery. “Falling Skies” is a tale of endurance, commitment and courage in which everyday people are called upon to become heroes. The survivors may be outmatched, outnumbered and outgunned, but nothing can beat the human spirit. The series combines stunning visual effects and personal human stories about triumph and survival in the most devastating circumstances.

Noah Wyle stars as Tom Mason, a Boston history professor whose family has been torn apart. Moon Bloodgood plays Anne Glass, a pediatrician who works with the survivors. Will Patton plays a fierce leader of the resistance, Weaver. And Drew Roy stars as Mason’s eldest son and fellow- fighter, Hal. “Falling Skies” comes to TNT from DreamWorks Television and executive producer Steven Spielberg.

TNT Announces Summer Schedule

NEW SERIES:

Franklin & Bash – Series premiere Wednesday, June 1, at 9:00 PM – Season 1: 10 episodes


Mark-Paul Gosselaar (NYPD Blue) and Breckin Meyer (Road Trip) star in this light-hearted legal drama as two fly-by-the seat-of-their-pants lawyers working for a button-down law firm. Malcom McDowell (Heroes, Entourage) also stars as the head of their firm.

Falling Skies – Two-hour series premiere Sunday, June 19, at 9:00 PM; regular timeslot Sundays at 10:00 PM – Season 1: 10 episodes


Noah Wyle (ER) stars in this gripping drama series from DreamWorks Television and executive producer Steven Spielberg about the aftermath of an alien invasion and the resistance movement formed by the survivors.

RETURNING SERIES:

Men of a Certain Age – Premiere: Wednesday, June 1, at 10:00 PM – Season 2 continues: Six summer episodes


Ray Romano (Everybody Loves Raymond), Scott Bakula (Quantum Leap) and Andre Braugher (Homicide: Life on the Street) star in this acclaimed drama series about three men facing the challenges of midlife.

Memphis Beat – Premiere: Tuesday, June 14, at 9:00 PM – Season 2: 10 episodes


Jason Lee (My Name Is Earl) stars as a Memphis police detective with an intimate connection to the city, a passion for its music and a very demanding boss. Alfre Woodard (True Blood) and DJ Qualls (Hustle & Flow) also star.

HawthoRNe – Premiere: Tuesday, June 14, at 10:00 PM – Season 3: 10 episodes


This powerful drama series stars Jada Pinkett Smith (The Matrix trilogy) as Christina Hawthorne, the impassioned Chief Nursing Officer at James River Hospital, with Michael Vartan (Alias) and new cast member Marc Anthony (El Cantate) also starring.

Leverage – Premiere: Sunday, June 26, at 9:00 PM – Season 4: 10 summer episodes


Timothy Hutton (Ordinary People) stars as the head of television’s coolest gang of thieves, grifters and con artists out to help everyday people get even against the big shots who have destroyed their lives.

The Closer – Premiere: Monday, July 11, at 9:00 PM – Season 7: 10 summer episodes


TNT’s record-breaking series returns this summer with 2010 Emmy winner Kyra Sedgwick as Los Angeles Deputy Police Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson.

Rizzoli & Isles – Premiere: Monday, July 11, at 10:00 PM – Season 2: 10 summer episodes


Last summer, Angie Harmon and Sasha Alexander proved two heads are better than one in this drama series based on the crime novels by best-selling author Tess Gerritsen. As Boston detective Jane Rizzoli and medical examiner Maura Isles, the pair share a quirky chemistry and put away some of Boston’s most notorious criminals.