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King & Maxwell

king and maxwell: canceled or renewed?Network: TNT
Episodes: 10 (hour)
Seasons: One

TV show dates: June 10, 2013 — August 12, 2013
Series status: Cancelled

Performers include: Jon Tenney, Rebecca Romijn, Michael O’Keefe, Chris Butler, and Ryan Hurst.

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TV show description:
This TV series is based on the best-selling books by author David Baldacci.

Sean King (Jon Tenney) and Michelle Maxwell (Rebecca Romijn) are unusual private investigators. Both of them used to be Secret Service agents, and their unique skills (not to mention their razor-sharp chemistry) give them a leg up on conventional law enforcement.

Maxwell is a former elite athlete who uses her brains, beauty and Beltway connections to solve cases. King’s career in the Secret Service ended when the presidential candidate he was assigned to protect was assassinated, sending him on a downward spiral.

Now, King has added a law degree to his arsenal of skills, allowing him to navigate the system in ways that a typical private investigator never could. Along the way, King and Maxwell clash over just about everything — from her garbage-strewn car to his love of wine over beer.

FBI Special Agents Rigby (Michael O’Keefe) and Carter (Chris Butler) frequently clash with King and Maxwell over their less-than-legal methods. Rigby is a veteran FBI agent with many years on the force and he always follows the rules, sticks to the facts and questions anyone who stands between him and the truth.

Carter is Agent Rigby’s junior partner and will likely go far in the agency. He works with whoever can help solve a case -– either standard law-enforcement organizations, like the police, or unconventional resources, like private investigators.

Helping the King and Maxwell team is Edgar Roy (Ryan Hurst). He joined their team after Sean King served as his lawyer during his highly publicized criminal case. Edgar is a high-functioning autistic savant who specializes in patterns and numerical sequences. He has certain work-space requirements, like sitting at a “friendly” desk and enjoying soup for lunch on Mondays.

Series Finale

Episode #10 — Pandora’s Box
Sean’s investigation of the Ritter assassination threatens to end his partnership with Michelle as she considers returning to the Secret Service. The shocking truth sends Sean back to the scene of the crime to prevent history from repeating itself.
First aired: August 12, 2013.

What do you think? Do you like the King & Maxwell TV series? Do you think it should have been cancelled or renewed for a second season?

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{ 425 comments… read them below or add one }

Maria October 3, 2013 at 3:26 am

Please bring the show. The chemistry between Maxwell, King and Edgar is superb. The show has so many more stories to tell. Does Maxwell return back to Secret Service? What happens to King? And Edgar? I really liked this show. I found it so interesting. And there are plenty of spots on TNT instead of showing repeats of so many other shows. So please bring back this show. Please


Beverly Wilson September 29, 2013 at 1:10 am

Please bring this show back. One season is not enough.


Sarah Jo Jackson September 27, 2013 at 6:07 pm

I cannot believe that King and Maxwell was cancelled–I didn’t see a reason. They (A & E) did the same thing with The Glades–left if sooooo hanging! What’s with the networks?


Ashley September 27, 2013 at 1:40 am

I think this was a great show.. great characters and storylines. Unique and funny. Its a shame its been cancelled.. I truly hope they change their minds.


Doug September 26, 2013 at 7:03 pm

Great combination of humor, action, emotion with complex enough plots to be interesting. Best show of the summer! Really sorry to see it go.


Sandy September 26, 2013 at 9:58 am

What? This show is GREAT!!!! Why?? Please bring it back.


Michelle September 25, 2013 at 11:50 pm

Great show love to watch as does my family! Really hope they bring it back!


cindy September 24, 2013 at 10:39 pm

My husband and I loved King and Maxwell. Very disappointed that is is cancelled.


Kathy September 24, 2013 at 11:24 am

Loved King and Maxwell!!! Please bring it back!!


Anonymous September 23, 2013 at 6:04 pm

Need to leave well enough alone..tired of liking a show and then it gettingcancelled .it was a good show.,better than 1/2 the other crap they run for too many seasons


Gina September 23, 2013 at 1:54 pm

Really bummed about losing this show! I agree with Suzie, we should keep good shows on tv! Can another network pick it up?


Judy MacGregor September 22, 2013 at 4:57 pm

Great show,great characters. Please bring it back. Read the books and loved the characters was soooooo happy to see it in a series.


Suzie Peterson September 21, 2013 at 10:57 pm

Really you cancelled one of the best shows on tv? Why do networks keep sitcoms and shows with sex and not shows like this?


B.J. September 21, 2013 at 10:54 pm

Please keep this show. We love it.


Sharon Erickson September 21, 2013 at 10:40 pm

I love this show. Please bring it back


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