Hawthorne (sometimes stylized HawthoRNe) was an hour-long medical drama on the TNT television network starring Jada Pinkett Smith and Michael Vartan. It premiered on June 16, 2009. On Thursday, September 16, 2010 it was announced that Hawthorne has been renewed for a third season consisting of 10 episodes. Although receiving mostly negative reviews Hawthorne was renewed for new episodes. The third season of the show premiered on June 14, 2011. On September 2, 2011, it was announced that TNT had decided not to renew HawthoRNe for a 4th season, meaning that the Season 3 finale, which ended on a cliffhanger, was the series finale. Jada Pinkett Smith announced the news on her WhoSay page that after three seasons, HawthoRNe has been cancelled.