Rizzoli & Isles

(2010)

Angie Harmon is poised to star in this crime drama on TNT that is based on the mystery novels by Tess Gerritsen.

TNT Announces 2011 Fall/Winter Schedule

After scoring its most successful summer of original programming ever, including the launch of mega-hit Falling Skies, TNT is set to heat up the fall and winter with a terrific lineup of popular and acclaimed original series and a showcase of new original movies. The drama network's slate includes the return of basic cable's top two series of all time, The Closer, starring 2010 Emmy winner Kyra Sedgwick, and Rizzoli & Isles, starring Angie Harmon and Sasha Alexander; all-new episodes of the hit caper series Leverage, starring Timothy Hutton; and a new season of the critically acclaimed Southland.

TNT has also unveiled the slate for The TNT Mystery Movie Night, a new showcase of contemporary procedural dramas set to launch Tuesday, Nov. 29, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT). The showcase will kick off with Scott Turow's Innocent, starring Bill Pullman (Independence Day, Torchwood: Miracle Day), Marcia Gay Harden (Pollock, Damages) and Alfred Molina (Spider-Man 2, Law & Order: Los Angeles).

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‘Rizzoli & Isles’ Renewed for Season 3 on TNT

TNT has booked its blockbuster series Rizzoli & Isles for a third season. The record-breaking drama - from Warner Horizon Television and starring Angie Harmon and Sasha Alexander - is in the midst of a terrific second season that has it running neck-and-neck with The Closer as this year's top basic cable series. TNT has ordered 15 episodes of Rizzoli & Isles for its third season, which is slated to launch in summer 2012. The show's second season will continue airing Monday nights at 10 p.m. (ET/PT) through Sept. 12. Rizzoli & Isles will return to wrap up its second season with new episodes in November and December.

Rizzoli & Isles launched this summer with 8.6 million viewers, joining The Closer and Falling Skies in giving TNT three premieres with at least 8.0 million viewers, the first time a cable network has ever achieved that level of success. The Closer and Rizzoli & Isles are currently basic cable's top two series for the year-to-date, with Falling Skies ranking as the top new series.

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‘The Closer’ and ‘Rizolli & Isles’ Return in July on TNT

TNT has unveiled its summer schedule, including the Monday, July 11, return of basic cable's top two series of all time: The Closer, starring 2010 Emmy winner Kyra Sedgwick, and Rizzoli & Isles, starring Angie Harmon (Law & Order) and Sasha Alexander (NCIS). TNT's summer lineup also includes the network's two newest series, with the two-hour Sunday, June 19, premiere of the science fiction drama series Falling Skies, starring Noah Wyle (ER) and produced by DreamWorks Television and executive-producer Steven Spielberg, and the Wednesday, June 1, premiere of the light-hearted legal drama series Franklin & Bash, starring Mark-Paul Gosselaar (NYPD Blue) and Breckin Meyer (Road Trip). Also returning this summer are the TNT original series Men of a Certain Age, Leverage, Hawthorne and Memphis Beat.

Below is a complete rundown of TNT's original series premiere schedule for summer 2011.

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‘The Closer’, ‘Leverage’ and ‘Rizzoli & Isles’ Renewed by TNT

TNT has ordered new seasons of three of the network's hit series. The Closer, which continues to rank as ad-supported cable's #1 series of all time, will return for its seventh season. Rizzoli & Isles, which currently ranks as cable's #1 new series for the year-to-date, will return for a second season. Leverage, which is performing exceptionally well in its new Sunday timeslot, will be back for a fourth season. TNT has ordered 15 episodes each of The Closer and Leverage, along with 13 episodes of Rizzoli & Isles, with all three slated to start their new seasons in 2011.

The Closer, which is enjoying growth this year as it continues to rank as ad-supported cable's #1 series of all time, stars Golden Globe winner and current Emmy nominee Kyra Sedgwick as Deputy Police Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson, head of the LAPD's Major Crimes unit. Through the show's first five seasons, Sedgwick has garnered five Emmy nominations and five SAG Award nominations for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series. The show has also earned three SAG Award nominations for Outstanding Ensemble in a Drama Series for Sedgwick, Corey Reynolds, G.W. Bailey, Anthony John Denison, Raymond Cruz, Michael Paul Chan and Phillip P. Keene, as well as Jon Tenney, J.K. Simmons and Robert Gossett.

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Angie Harmon and Sasha Alexander Talk ‘Rizzoli & Isles’

Angie Harmon and Sasha Alexander discuss their new police drama.

To begin with, Angie are there a lot of similarities between you and your character Jane?

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TNT Brings 3 New Pilots to Series

As part of a continuing strategy to expand its slate of original programming, TNT has given the greenlight to three new original series: a bold alien-invasion series from DreamWorks Television and Steven Spielberg that stars Noah Wyle (ER, TNT's The Librarian movies); Delta Blues (working title), an offbeat series starring Jason Lee (My Name Is Earl) and Alfre Woodard (Three Rivers) and produced for TNT by George Clooney and Grant Heslov's Smokehouse Pictures and Warner Horizon Television; and Rizzoli & Isles (working title), a crime drama starring Angie Harmon (Law & Order, Women's Murder Club) and Sasha Alexander (NCIS), based on Tess Gerritsen's popular mystery novels and produced for TNT by Warner Horizon Television and Ostar Productions.

TNT has ordered 10 episodes of each of the three new series, with plans to have Delta Blues and Rizzoli & Isles premiere in 2010 and the untitled alien-invasion series debut in 2011. TNT's announcement comes on the heels of the network ordering a second season of its acclaimed hit series Men of a Certain Age. Also returning are The Closer, starring Kyra Sedgwick, which will be enjoying its sixth season, and Saving Grace, starring Holly Hunter, which will wrap up its third season this year with nine final episodes. Hawthorne, starring Jada Pinkett Smith, and Dark Blue, starring Dylan McDermott, both return for their second seasons. TNT has also ordered a third season of Leverage, starring Timothy Hutton. The network is currently airing Southland, with new episodes set to begin in March.

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  • First Aired
    2010