TNT orders season of RIZZOLI & ISLES

After greenlighting a pilot, TNT has ordered ten episodes of RIZZOLI & ISLES. Here is the first look at the upcoming TNT series RIZZOLI & ISLES. Click on the image for a larger picture.

RIZZOLI & ISLES is based on characters from the novels of Tess Gerritsen and is about Det. Jane Rizzoli (Harmon), a Boston Homicide detective that works with Medical Examiner Maura Isles (Sasha Alexander).

Also on board are Lorraine Bracco (THE SOPRANOS) as Jane’s mother, Jordan Bridges as patrol officer Frankie Rizzoli Jr, Jane’s younger brother who is described as idolizing his sister and hopes to follow in her footsteps. Bruce McGill (MY COUSIN VINNY, ANIMAL HOUSE)is Jane’s former partner Vince Korsak, who is “gruff but loveable” and is a little hurt by Jane taking a new partner. McGill might be best known as D-Day from ANIMAL HOUSE. Lastly, the aforementioned new partner is newbie Barry Frost. Lee Thompson Young is playing Frost. Lee plays Agent Al Gough on ABC’s FLASHFORWARD.