It looks like you’ll be seeing more of Raymond Cruz and his Major Crimes co-stars this season.
TNT has ordered four additional episodes of the network’s The Closer spinoff, which stars the 51-year-old Mexican American actor, Jonathan Del Arco and Mary McDonnell. Additionally, this season will see the arrival of Nadine Velasquez as a series regular.
TNT’s order bring Major Crimes’ episode count to 19, nearly twice the number of episodes the police procedural aired in its 10-episode first season.
Major Crimes‘ debut, which aired immediately after the blockbuster series finale of The Closer last August, drew 9.5 million viewers, a new record as basic cable’s most-watched series launch ever.
With an average audience of nearly 7 million, Major Crimes’ first season ranked as cable’s No. 1 new series for last year.
Major Crimes’ second season will debut on June 10 on TNT.