While much has been made of TNT airing the already produced episodes of , Eric Deggans of the St. Peterburg times asks the question that may wind up being the biggest news of the move to TNT: will TNT bleep the profanity?
famously allowed its police to speak the way officers working a city tough as Los Angeles might talk in real life, bleeping the expletives. But TNT has a looser standard; early episodes for the Ray Romano dramedy , features a fair amount of profanity unmasked, including a salty joke about a prostitute featuring a reference to the female anatomy which can also refer to a housecat.
A Twitter message from TNT's publicity department today -- sometimes the instant nature of social media is really cool -- maintained the channel hasn't decided what to do. "We’re still working on our plans," the tweet read. "TNT does air shows with a TV MA, which covers certain language for mature audiences."