michael cudlitz southland season 5 renewal 'Dallas' and 'Southland' get premiere dates, plus more 'Leverage' and 'Rizzoli & Isles'TNT has set 2013 premiere dates for new seasons of “Dallas” and “Southland,” which it will use to help launch two new series. The cable channel is also bringing back “Rizzoli & Isles” and “Leverage” for more episodes later in the fall.

Taking things chronologically:

– “Rizzoli & Isles” and “Leverage” will both return for holiday-season runs on Tuesday, Nov. 27. It’s a familiar scheduling strategy for TNT; both shows have aired episodes around that time in past seasons.

– “Dallas” will open its second season on Monday, Jan. 28. The following week, medical drama “Monday Mornings,” executive produced by David E. Kelley, will make its debut.

– Season 5 of “Southland” debuts Wednesday, Feb. 13. Unscripted series “Boston’s Finest,” which follows Boston police officers and is executive produced by Donnie Wahlberg, will join “Southland” on Feb. 27.

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