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‘Major Crimes’ Showrunner James Duff Talks Final Season, Sharon & Andy’s Wedding, Phillip Stroh & More

After a combined twelve years and thirteen seasons, the franchise that began with The Closer, and since 2012 has continued on with Major Crimes, is set to come to a close. I recently caught up with series creator, executive producer and showrunner James Duff to ask him about what viewers can expect from the new episodes, whether or not Sharon and Andy finally tie the knot, if Kyra Sedgwick will reprise her role as Brenda Leigh Johnson, and whether or not the series finale will provide closure.

Wealth Of LGBT Scripted Shows, Dearth Of UK Pick Ups

With a recent trend to more diverse scripted shows, a number of LGBT-centric shows have recently been commissioned. But despite these varied stories, offering a complex view of LGBT life, not a single one of these shows have secured a UK deal. So just why have these scripted dramas and comedies, which prominently feature LGBT characters, failed to cross the Atlantic?

‘Major Crimes’: Showrunner James Duff Talks Andy Flynn’s Fate, LAPD Power Vacuum & Candidates For Assistant Chief

TVWise recently caught up with Major Crimes creator and showrunner James Duff, who teased what little he could about Andy Flynn’s fate. We also talked about the power vacuum in the LAPD that was left by the exit of Robert Gossett, how that would play out in the back eight episodes and discussed the candidates who are vying to replace Taylor as Assistant Chief.

‘Major Crimes’ Boss James Duff Talks Killing Off [SPOILER] After Twelve Seasons

WARNING – The following interview contains some major spoilers from Monday night's episode of Major Crimes that some readers may wish to avoid until after viewing the episode.

To get a sense of how the decision to kill of this long-running character came about, how that conversation evolved with actor Robert Gossett, as well as the inspiration for this arc focussing on a Nazi gang, TVWise recently caught up with Major Crimes creator and showrunner James Duff.