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NBC Renews ‘Shades of Blue’ for Season Three

Ten new Episodes Ordered

NBC Renews “Shades of Blue” for Season ThreNBC has greenlit current Sunday night crime solver “Shades of Blue” for a third season, with an order for 10 new episodes for 2017-18. Debuting on Jan. 7, 2016, “Shades of Blue” features Jennifer Lopez as Harlee Santos, a single-mother NYPD Detective who is forced to work in the FBI’s anti-corruption task force, while dealing with her own financial and family problems.

Lopez, featuring Ray Liotta, is also an executive producer on “Shades of Blue,” along with Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas, Benny Medina, Ryan Seacrest, Nina Wass and showrunner Jack Orman. The series hails from Universal Television, Nuyorican Productions, EGTV, Ryan Seacrest Productions and Jack Orman Productions.

“We’re so hugely appreciative of everything Jennifer and Ray do and know it is due to their dedication, as well as the hard work of our incredible cast and producers, that “Shades of Blue” has so clearly and compellingly earned a third-season renewal,” said NBC Entertainment president Jennifer Salke. “This show continues to mine powerful stories that always leave us hungry for more.”

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Written by Marc Berman

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Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of weekly column “Mr. Television” for Campaign US (www.campaignlive.com). Most recently, Berman was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of website and newsletter TV Media Insights for Cross MediaWorks. From 1999-2011, he was the Senior Editor for Mediaweek and has also written for The New York Daily News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Emmy Magazine, among others. Berman has also appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “The CBS Evening News,” E!, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.

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  • moshane58

    I really like the show..Watched it from season one.

  • renamoretti1

    So “powerful” that it failed miserably in the ratings.

    Once again a TV show renewed because of political connections with the network.

    Hollywood’s self-destruction continues unabated… 🙁