September 2010 Archives  

30 September 2010

Angie Harmon Video Interview on iVillage

ImageAngie Harmon Hopes Her Three Daughters are Nothing Like Her

The Rizzoli & Isles star dishes on why her kids are more like her husband and her new crime-fighting show


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28 September 2010

Angie Harmon on Oprah Video Now Online

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Angie was on Oprah 27 September 2010 Celebrity Dream Jobs – a 15 minute segment with Angie. Video created by Lori


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26 September 2010

Rizzoli & Isles Quotable Quotes Section Open

ImageI'm very pleased to welcome Rizzoli_and_Isles (Lindsay) to the site. Lindsay has compiled quotes from each episode (so far we have the first 4 episodes).

You can now access the Rizzoli & Isles Quotable Quotes section for each episode!

Main Quotable Quotes Section here

1. See One. Do One. Teach One.

2. Boston Strangler Redux

3. Sympathy for the Devil

4. She Works Hard for the Money


 

 

25 September 2010

Angie Harmon on Oprah 27 September!

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Angie is scheduled to appear on Oprah on 27 September as part of a look at stars and their dream jobs.

Angie is at the Homicide Detective School!
Tune into Oprah on 27 September!

 


 

 

20 September 2010

Dr Maura Isles Has Been Found!

Jane is not without her Maura afterall! Many thanks to @Rizzoli_isles who took the photo of the missing half of the billboard.

A recap is in order

ImageCheck this out - Lori sent me a pic of a Angie Harmon as Rizzoli in a Rizzoli billboard..what's missing? Can we play spot the difference? Where the heck has Maura gone? Interesting, yes?

Just calling the show "Rizzoli" just doesn't have the same zing to it.

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well here is the missing part of a very strange billboard that takes a corner

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As you can see Maura is where she should be...right next to Jane :)

Very odd billboard. Many thanks again to @Rizzoli_Isles for undertaking the hazardous duty of going in search of Maura. Mystery solved, no need to call Rizzoli...she's a little under the weather as it is so let's not bother her :)


 

 

19 September 2010

Ice Cold by Tess Gerritsen New Rizzoli & Isles Nove + Review

ImageI was just reading the review for Ice Cold, the new Rizzoli & Isles novel by Tess Gerritsen; it sounds like a very good read.

Click here to order it from Amazon.com

Boston medical examiner Maura Isles is in Wyoming for a conference. Impulsively, she joins an old friend and his daughter on a ski trip. When their vehicle breaks down, they’re stranded in the eerily named Kingdom Come, a small community whose residents appear to have vanished. Then Maura vanishes. The announcement of her death shocks homicide detective Jane Rizzoli, Maura’s close friend. Investigating Kingdom Come, Rizzoli uncovers dark secrets that may explain Maura’s disappearance. Gerritsen wouldn’t be the first writer to kill off a popular series character, but is that what she’s doing here? Fans of the novels will no doubt suspect Gerritsen has a few tricks up her sleeve, and surely the upcoming television series based on the Isles-Rizzoli mysteries would seem to suggest that this is a very bad time to kill off Maura. Leaving aside this rather unnecessary subterfuge, the novel is a solid entry in the series, with a compelling mystery and some good, old-fashioned shockers. A solid choice for Gerritsen fans, but probably not the best starting point for those new to the series. --David Pitt

REVIEW

“Ice Cold: A Rizzoli & Isles novel” by Tess Gerritsen. Ballantine Books, New York, 2010. 322 pages. $26.

Reading “Ice Cold,” Tess Gerritsen’s newest suspense thriller, in an August heat wave seems like it would be a good foil to the ubiquitous whine of the air conditioner. In Gerritsen’s latest Rizzoli & Isles novel, there’s so much snow in Wyoming ski country that it’s tough to find out where the bodies are buried and so much ice that cars careen off steep cliffs. Roads are closed for the season and bodies pile up like cordwood.

There’s a but here. If you happen to live in an area that’s prone to snow and ice, denial is going to make it hard to let go and let winter prematurely enter your thoughts.

Once you’ve accomplished that mental feat, which frankly isn’t hard when you’re in the hands of a competent storyteller like Gerritsen, you’re on your way to a pretty good beach read. “Ice Cold” is the perfect fare for one last long lazy afternoon loll as summer comes to a close. I should note that Gerritsen lives in Maine and knows how to make snow and ice feel cold and miserable.

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19 September 2010

Jane, Maura, Barry and Korsak Cute Photo

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How cute is this photo! Sasha tweeted the photo two months ago. Simply adorable

 

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18 September 2010

Tess Blogs about Rizzoli & Isles Fanfic

ImageTess Gerritsen, Jane Rizzoli and Maura Isles' creator / mother has written a blog about how she feels that her girls are being used by fanfic authors in their stories and in particular Rizzles fanfic (Rizzles is Rizzoli & Isles lesbian fic). Tess compares it to Kirk / Spock (IMO it's more like Xena and Gabrielle)

In part she says:

Since the creation of the TV show “Rizzoli & Isles,” it seems there’s a whole universe of fan fiction writers who love my characters so much they want to write their own stories about them. Yes, I created Jane and Maura. They will always be my girls. But I’m also thrilled that, for so many fans, these characters are like real people. It’s almost as if Jane and Maura have become flesh and blood and walked out into the world, where they’re living in the heads of a multitude of readers and TV viewers. All because I dreamed them up.

Read the entire blog

Want to read some Rizzles - Go here and here (thanks Annie)


 

 

18 September 2010

Angie Harmon Rizzoli Billboard Minus Isles

rizzolibillboardCheck this out - Lori sent me a pic of a Angie Harmon as Rizzoli in a Rizzoli billboard..what's missing? Can we play spot the difference? Where the heck has Maura gone? Interesting, yes?

Just calling the show "Rizzoli" just doesn't have the same zing to it.


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18 September 2010

First R&I "Twitter 5 min deleted scene" - Invite

The following was posted on the Rizzoli & Isles Facebook Page

Time Monday, September 20 · 10:00pm - 10:30pm

Location With @JaneRizzoli and @MauraIsles

Created By Jane Rizzoli

More Info On: the first 5 minute scene- The drama returns when a post-marathon dinner is interrupted, and our crime-fighting team must discuss the meaning of "cold air is cold air"...oh and we think someone gets killed too.


 

 

17 September 2010

Rizzoli & Isles Review by The Newark Examiner 16 September 2010

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The Newark Examiner has a great review of my favourite Rizzoli & Isles season finale "When the Gun Goes Bang, Bang, Bang".

Rizzoli & Isles - When the Gun Goes Bang, Bang, Bang - Reviewed by Gillian Herschman

Summary: A savage gang that killed an undercover officer now targets Boston homicide headquarters for an attack, with Jane, Maura and Frankie Jr. trapped and fighting for survival.

Review: Wow. This season ended with a bang. Literally.

It took awhile to collect my thoughts after this episode's cliffhanger ending. It's not the most compelling cliffhanger I've ever seen, but the episode as a whole does a pretty good job of making you wish the next season would start today.

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17 September 2010

US TV Guide Scan - Tangled Up In Blue 15 July - 1 Aug 2010

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Added new scan to the Magazine Scans in the Image Gallery from US TV Guide 15 July - 1 Aug 2010.

Tangled Up In Blue. A very positive review for Rizzoli & Isles

 

Scanned by Roger.


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17 September 2010

Angie Harmon On The View 12 July 2010

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Angie Harmon on The View 12 July 2010

Angie was on The View to promote Rizzoli & Isles back in July. Unfortunately I lost the clip I created back in July and couldn't find it! As you can see I found the clip (while searching for something else) so here is Angie chatting with the hosts of The View about Rizzoli & Isles, Jason and the kids, responding to comments about her being racist and other interesting tidbits.

Watch the view on AUSXIP Video Angie Harmon Video Channel


 

 

17 September 2010

New Artwork by Marlena - Sasha as Maura Isles

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Marlena has drawn Sasha as Dr Maura Isles from the first season photoshoot.

 

 

 

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17 September 2010

Martial Law - Jane/Maura - Season Finale [Rizzoli and Isles] Video

This is a fantastic video that my friend Carol recommended. Check it out - goodness I love this show!


 

 

17 September 2010

Rizzoli & Isles Season 1 Episode 1 Screencaptures

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Created and added 278 screencaptures from the Season 1 Episode 1 “See One. Do One. Teach One.”

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15 September 2010

"Rizzoli & Isles" Subtext Recap: Janie's Got a Gun on AfterEllen

Image AfterEllen is recapping one of the best episodes of Rizzoli & Isles - it's a subtext recap and there is alot to discuss in the season finale.

"Rizzoli & Isles" Subtext Recap: Janie's Got a Gun
Posted by Dorothy Snarker on September 14, 2010

OK, OK, you guys — calm down. We can get through this together. First things first: Holy expletive deleted! Second thing: Who needs a hug? Third thing: Rizzoli & Isles is coming back for a second season next summer and they aren’t going to suddenly rename the show & Isles. So, relax, Jane Rizzoli will be fine. But still, dude, that kind of crazy ass finale was that?

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15 September 2010

Rizzoli Takes Action - Season Finale Video

On 'Rizzoli & Isles' (Mon., 10PM ET on TNT), a dirty cop (Bobby) has trapped Detective Jane Rizzoli and her colleague and friend Maura Isles inside the Boston police station. When Bobby decides to escape, he thinks dragging Rizzoli along with him is a good idea. It does start out that way: Her body sufficiently blocks his from the vigilant officers standing outside. No one can get a clean shot at him without endangering Rizzoli. "Drop the gun, Bobby! Don't make it worse on yourself -- let her go!" shouts Detective Korsak. Rizzoli screms, "Shoot him! Just shoot him!" But nobody budges. The detective takes matters into her own hands -- and Isles witnesses the horrific turn of events.

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15 September 2010

Press Release: The Closer & Rizzoli and Isles Close Out Record Setting Summer

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Release Date: 9/14/2010 - TNT’s The Closer and Rizzoli & Isles Close Out Record-Setting Summer as Ad-Supported Cable’s Top Two Series

TNT’s The Closer and Rizzoli & Isles, which rank as ad-supported cable’s top two series of all time, wrapped up their summer seasons last night with stellar deliveries. The Closer, starring newly crowned Emmy® winner Kyra Sedgwick, chalked up 7.2 million viewers in Live + Same Day. Rizzoli & Isles, starring Angie Harmon and Sasha Alexander, followed with 6.6 million viewers.

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“TNT’s The Closer and Rizzoli & Isles have made this a summer to remember, from their record-breaking ratings to Kyra Sedgwick’s big night at the Emmys,” said Michael Wright, executive vice president and head of programming for TNT, TBS and Turner Classic Movies (TCM). “The Closer proved that a series in its sixth season can continue to reach entirely new creative levels while also building in audience. Rizzoli & Isles brought two exciting new personalities to television and quickly established itself as a hit in its own right. We are extremely proud of both series and the tremendous success they have enjoyed.”


The Closer and Rizzoli & Isles summer 2010 ratings highlights include:
Rizzoli & Isles and The Closer rank as ad-supported cable’s #1 and #2 series of all time among viewers and households. The two series mark the first time in ad-supported cable history that a network has claimed two shows averaging more than 8 million viewers.


 

 

14 September 2010

Angie & Sasha Fashion Tip...Magazine Scan

ImageRoger has scanned in a magazine scan that is just mega cute of Angie & Sasha back to back.









Has been added to the Image Archive here


 

 

14 September 2010

Stellar Season Finale of Rizzoli & Isles

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Just watched the season finale of Rizzoli & Isles “When the Gun Goes Bang, Bang, Bang” and boy didn't the gun go bang bang bang bang! That was one terrific episode to end a stellar first season of this wonderful show!

If you have not been watching this show, fire up Itunes and watch! - Rizzoli & Isles is one hell of a great show! Standout performances by Angie Harmon and Sasha Alexander; just superb.

I read spoilers that my friends were kind enough to email me with earlier in the day and then I raced home to fire up Itunes and watch Even knowing what was coming, it blew me away (no pun intended).

LOVE Jane and Maura! What a great team and LOVED Jane at the end; very heroic! Angie Harmon and Sasha Alexander, what a terrific team! They have such great chemistry that I've only seen in only two other female dominate partnerships: Cagney & Lacey and Xena & Gabrielle. Super chemistry between those two.

I'm quite sure that while we are waiting for the second season (slated to be 13 episodes) there will be a ton of fanfic and in particular finding a way to help Jane! <g> Keep checking the fanfic site - Blondegirl14 has already got her alternate ending called Three Days up! Fast work that!

Season Finale- “When the Gun Goes Bang, Bang, Bang” – Monday, Sept. 13, at 10 p.m. (ET/PT)
Directed by Michael M. Robin / Written by Janet Tamaro

After an undercover cop working a narcotics-smuggling sting is shot dead, the killers next turn their sites on Boston homicide headquarters, leaving Jane, Maura and Frankie Jr. trapped in a fight for survival on their home turf. It’s a situation that will force Maura to challenge herself like never before. Chazz Paliminteri (A Bronx Tale) and Erik Palladino (ER) guest-star.


 

 

14 September 2010

AUSXIP Rizzoli & Isles Music Videos Section Now Open

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Just added three fantastic music videos submitted by Apollo Productions to the AUSXIP Video Rizzoli & Isles Video Channel

- Because Of You
- Crush
- That's What Friends Are For

So cute :)


 

 

13 September 2010

Rizzoli & Isles Season Finale - Sneak Peek

ImageSeason Finale- “When the Gun Goes Bang, Bang, Bang” – Monday, Sept. 13, at 10 p.m. (ET/PT)
Directed by Michael M. Robin / Written by Janet Tamaro

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After an undercover cop working a narcotics-smuggling sting is shot dead, the killers next turn their sites on Boston homicide headquarters, leaving Jane, Maura and Frankie Jr. trapped in a fight for survival on their home turf. It’s a situation that will force Maura to challenge herself like never before. Chazz Paliminteri (A Bronx Tale) and Erik Palladino (ER) guest-star.


 

 

12 September 2010

Funny Angie & Sasha Pic From The Set

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I don't know what to say to this other than it's hysterical! Love these two.

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news submitted by Lori Boyles


 

 

12 September 2010

Sasha Alexander Answers Fan Questions On Twitter

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Sasha Alexander (Dr Maura Isles) is very active on Twitter (@SashaAlexander1) and fans submit questions to her. She is very prompt in answering.
Very cool.



You can find a mini FAQ on the following site


 

 

12 September 2010

New Angie Video Clip Promoting Rizzoli & Isles

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Added a short video clip of Angie promoting Rizzoli & Isles for TNT. Quite cute!

Video submitted by Lori Boyles

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12 September 2010

Angie & Sasha Interview with Pop Culture Madness

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Angie Harmon and Sasha Alexander interview with Pop Culture Madness.

PCM recently had the opportunity to partake in a conference call with Angie Harmon and Sasha Alexander, the two leading ladies of TNT's new hit series, Rizzoli and Isles.

Rizzoli and Isles is a series about a Boston detective (Angie Harmon) and a medical examiner (Sasha Alexander), two individuals from completely different ends of the spectrum, and how they work together to solve crimes and make it through the day.

But this isn't the first crime series either of the leading actresses have starred in. Angie broke out thanks to her role as ADA Abbie Carmichael on Law & Order and Sasha is best known for her spot as beloved Agent Caitlin Todd on NCIS.

Since her departure from NCIS, Sasha has starred in a show called The Nine and made eight movies. Now with her four-year-old son, she undoubtedly sees that her work has changed. "You know it just allows you know your access to your emotions even more than it already did.

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12 September 2010

Sasha Alexander Interview with Collider 12 July 2010

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Sasha Alexander Interview RIZZOLI & ISLES

On the new TNT drama Rizzoli & Isles, Sasha Alexander plays Maura Isles, a Boston medical examiner who is usually more comfortable among the dead than the living. Her devotion to logic and science leads to her tendency to diagnose the people she meets, which makes for some socially awkward situations.

Despite their many differences, Isles and her best friend, Jane Rizzoli (Angie Harmon), are two strong, brilliant women who work together to solve some of Boston’s most complex cases. During an interview to promote the series premiere, actress Sasha Alexander talked about what made her want to return to series television and how much she enjoys working with co-star Angie Harmon. Check out what she had to say after the jump:

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12 September 2010

Working Author Interviews Angie & Sasha 12 July 2010

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Angie Harmon and Sasha Alexander Interviews
- Working Author 12 July 2010

Prepare yourself for another exciting drama presented by TNT. Rizzoli & Isles stars Angie Harmon as detective Jane Rizzoli and Sasha Alexander as medical examiner Maura Isles.

Despite being complete opposites except in gender, the duo are good friends and work together to bust some of Boston’s seedier criminals by not only finding out “who done it” but “how done it” as well. Rizzoli & Isles launches tonight at 10 p.m. (ET/PT) on TNT. To help promote the show, Angie Harmon and Sasha Alexander took time to participate in a phone conference with Working Author.

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12 September 2010

'Rizzoli & Isles': make a dynamic crime-solving duo

Image'Rizzoli & Isles': Angie Harmon, Sasha Alexander make a dynamic crime-solving duo - Zap2It 8 July 2010

They've tackled crimes on television separately, and now, they're teaming up to solve new ones.

Angie Harmon ("Law & Order," "Women's Murder Club") and Sasha Alexander ("NCIS") are "Rizzoli & Isles" in a TNT mystery series debuting Monday, July 12. Inspired by novels by Tess Gerritsen, the show follows the Boston-based cases of police detective Jane Rizzoli (Harmon) and medical examiner Maura Isles (Alexander), whose friendship endures despite their differing backgrounds, temperaments and agendas.

"You know what? I am having the best time," Harmon says. "Sasha Alexander is one of the most wonderful women I've ever met, and I keep thinking, 'I must have done something right somewhere to end up in a situation like this.' It's like going to school every day, or to work every day with your friends. It's just so fun."

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12 September 2010

Angie Harmon and Sasha Alexander Talk Rizzoli & Isles

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Angie Harmon and Sasha Alexander Talk Rizzoli & Isles - MovieWeb 12 July 2010

Actress Angie Harmon has a habit of choosing TV projects about tough, independent female cops, which are based on popular crime novels. It began in 2007 when the former Law & Order actress starred on the critically successful but short-lived police procedural, Women's Murder Club, based on the books by author James Patterson.

She now returns to television and the genre with a new series entitled, Rizzoli & Isles, which is based on the series of novels by author Tess Gerritsen. On the show, Harmon stars as Jane Rizzoli, a no nonsense Boston police detective that juggles her professional life along with her over-protective family, which includes her mother Angela played by Lorraine Bracco (Goodfellas).

Harmon's co-star on the show, actress Sasha Alexander from NCIS and the feature film Yes Man, plays Rizzoli's best friend and medical examiner Maura Isles, who in stark contrast to Jane has a flare for fashion. Together the two solve crimes and stop bad-guys much like the classic female TV detectives from the '1980s, Cagney & Lacey.


 

 

12 September 2010

Angie Harmon & Sasha Alexander Interview On Being Working Moms

ImageInterview with Angie Harmon & Sasha Alexander on balancing a great new job and life at home

Angie Harmon and Sasha Alexander are two of the latest actresses to be cast as unlikely best friends solving crimes (remember “Cagney & Lacey” anyone), but at the heart of it they are two moms, trying to balance a demanding albeit wonderful career with their roles as mom.

So we asked: How do you do it? Read Article

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12 September 2010

Ratings News for Rizzoli & Isles

Rizzoli and Isles 108 13 Angie Harmon Sasha Alexander PH Danny Feld 19293 011 0719 RTNT boasted another powerhouse Monday night, as The Closer won the week with 6.82 million viewers, while Rizzoli & Isles retained 95 percent of its lead-in (6.49 million) at 10 p.m. The Closer on August 16 averaged 2.21 million adults 25-54, which accounted for about a third of the episode’s overall deliveries. Per Nielsen, 23 percent of The Closer’s audience fell into the 18-49 camp.

Rizzoli & Isles drew a slightly younger crowd, as adults 25-54 made up 35 percent (2.28 million) of its overall draw. Meanwhile, 26 percent of R&I viewers were members of the 18-49 demo.

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10 September 2010

Rizzoli & Isles Season 1 Episode 10 Promo Pics - Spoilers!

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Added 13 high resolution images from the Season 1 Episode 10 “When the Gun Goes Bang, Bang, Bang” – Monday, Sept. 13, at 10 p.m. (ET/PT)

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Directed by Michael M. Robin / Written by Janet Tamaro

After an undercover cop working a narcotics-smuggling sting is shot dead, the killers next turn their sites on Boston homicide headquarters, leaving Jane, Maura and Frankie Jr. trapped in a fight for survival on their home turf. It’s a situation that will force Maura to challenge herself like never before. Chazz Paliminteri (A Bronx Tale) and Erik Palladino (ER) guest-star.


 

 

10 September 2010

Angie Harmon Flexes Funny Bone in 'Rizzoli - Video Interview

Angie Harmon's playing another law enforcement character in 'Rizzoli and Isles,' which debuts Monday on TNT, but this time she gets to play for some laughs on the new cop drama. (July 12)


 

 

10 September 2010

Meet Tess Gerritsen, the mastermind of 'Rizzoli & Isles' - USA Today

ImageMeet Tess Gerritsen, the mastermind of 'Rizzoli & Isles'

Bad guys, beware! A new crime-solving duo is hitting the streets. On Monday, TNT launches the drama Rizzoli & Isles (10 p.m. ET/PT) starring Angie Harmon (Law & Order) and Sasha Alexander (NCIS).

The show is inspired by medical thrillers written by best-selling author Tess Gerritsen, 57. She spoke with USA TODAY.

Q: You introduced Boston detective Jane Rizzoli and medical examiner Maura Isles in The Surgeon (2001) and just published the eighth book in the series, Ice Cold (Ballantine, $26). What was your inspiration for these strong female characters?

A: Jane is very much like every female cop I've ever interviewed. They're tough and they have to work really, really hard to be respected. I wrote her with a little bit of a chip on her shoulder.

Q: And Maura Isles?

A: Maura is very much me. Logical, scientific. She feels more comfortable with dead people than the living. She's kind of introspective. A lot of the biographical details about her, such as where she went to school and what wine she drinks and what car she drives, are really pretty much from my life.

Q: Do Harmon and Alexander bring these characters to life?

A: Angie is more beautiful than I imagined Rizzoli to be. And I had to see her perform to see that, yeah, she's got the point of view. She really is Jane. She has the personality. Sasha is also very close to Maura's personality in the books, except a little more girly. Physically, she's different from the character in the books, but I think readers will be able to adjust.

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10 September 2010

New AUSXIP Angie Harmon & Sasha Alexander Subsites

Angie Harmon and Sasha Alexander - the dynamic duo of Rizzoli & Isles have now got a home on AUSXIP.

You will find new subsites dedicated to these two women. More info/images and video will be added in the next few days as I've received some goodies (gotta love ebay!) on both ladies.

Angie Harmon News & Multimedia - Will have the latest news, images and video on Angie

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Sasha Alexander News & Multimeda - will have the latest news, images and video on Sasha

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10 September 2010

Sasha Alexander Expecting Another Child - Post Chronicle

Screen siren Sophia Loren is set to be a grandmother for the third time - her actress daughter-in-law Sasha Alexander is pregnant.

Rizzoli & Isles star Alexander and her writer/director husband Edoardo Ponti - the son of Italian actress Loren - are expecting their second child, a spokesperson confirms.

A rep for Alexander tells People.com, "The whole family is incredibly excited."

The new addition will join the couple's daughter Lucia Sofia, four. Loren has one other grandchild, three-year-old Vittorio, born to her son Carlo Ponti Jr.


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10 September 2010

Rizzoli and Isles Cast and Character Page Now Online

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The cast and character page has been added to the site. It features a small bio for each major character and a small bio for the actor.

Angie Harmon
Sasha Alexander
Lorraine Bracco
Bruce McGill
Lee Thompson Young
Jordan Bridges


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9 September 2010

Rizzoli and Isles Heading to Canada in October

S1epis11Hit drama series Rizzoli & Isles stars Angie Harmon (Law & Order) as Boston homicide detective Jane Rizzoli and Sasha Alexander (NCIS) as chief medical examiner Maura Isles. Based on books The Surgeon and The Apprentice by internationally bestselling author Tess Gerritsen, the record-breaking series premieres exclusively for Canadians Oct. 5 at 10 p.m. ET in vivid HD on Super Channel, Canada’s only national English pay television network.

“The premiere of Rizzoli & Isles in the US claimed the record as cable’s #1 commercial-supported series launch of all time, with 7.6 million viewers. Not just a fluffy, girl power series, this is an extremely well done, gritty and occasionally gruesome drama that delves into the unpleasant side of humanity,” Sandy Perkins, Super Channel, Vice President Programming. “I am certain that everyone will be thrilled with the suspense and surprises skillfully woven through this series. Super Channel is proud to offer it uncut and commercial free.”

Rizzoli, as the only female cop in Boston's homicide division, is tough, relentless and rarely lets her guard down. The impeccably dressed Isles displays a sometimes icy temperament –after all she’s more comfortable among the dead than the living. Together, the best friends' quirky and supportive relationship allows them to combine their expertise to solve Boston's most complex cases.

Also starring in Rizzoli & Isles are Jordan Bridges as Frankie Rizzoli Jr., Jane's younger brother and a patrol cop who hopes to follow in his sister's detective footsteps; Lee Thompson Young as Barry Frost, the likable but green detective Rizzoli is partnered with; Bruce McGill as Vince Korsak, a veteran detective and Rizzoli's former partner, who has a soft spot for rescuing furry animals; and Emmy®, Golden Globe and Academy Award® nominee Lorraine Bracco as Rizzoli's outspoken mother, Angela. From Hurdler Productions and Ostar Productions in association with Warner Horizon Television, the series is produced by Janet Tamaro, Bill Haber and Joel Fields and distributed around the world by Warner Bros. International Television Distribution.

Tuesdays at 10 p.m. ET


 

 

9 September 2010

Angie Dancing On Rizzoli and Isles Set

Angie Harmon and her friends dance to the theme music from "Austin Powers" - What can you say to this other than get your dancing shoes on and join in! This is hysterical.


 

 

8 September 2010

Rizzoli and Isles Fan Fiction

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What does a great show need (other than two fantastic leading ladies)? Fan fiction, of course!

Check out some great fan fiction based on Rizzoli & Isles on fanfiction.net!

Lots of goodies there!


 

 

7 September 2010

Write to Sasha Alexander - Maura From Rizzoli and Isles

Many thanks to SashaSource (a fantastic looking website for Sasha Alexander) for the following news:

Sahsa tweeted about this, and here is the info. You can now write Sasha fan mail! If asking for an autograph, she also include a 8×11 SASE ($1.22 in postage should cover it). She doesn’t know how long it will take to get to her, but she promises it will!

Sasha Alexander
C/o D/F Management
8607 washington blvd.
Culver city, Ca. 90232


 

 

6 September 2010

Behind The Scenes Images - S1E3 Sympathy For The Devil

ImagePosted some high resolution images from the Season 1 Episode 3 Sympathy For The Devil.

“Sympathy for the Devil” – Monday, July 26, at 10 p.m. (ET/PT)
Directed by Roxann Dawson
Written by Joel Fields

Jane and Maura investigate the mysterious death of a young boy whose family is from Cape Verde. It appears at first that he may have died during an attempted exorcism, and it may take a message from beyond the grave for Jane to pinpoint exactly what happened. Jane is distracted from the case when her mother (Lorraine Bracco) sets her up on a surprise date. Donnie Wahlberg guest stars.

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6 September 2010

Season 1 Episode 9 The Beast In Me Preview and Episode Stills

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“The Beast in Me” – Monday, Sept. 6, at 10 p.m. (ET/PT)

Directed by Adam Arkin
Written by Karina Csolty

When an identity thief with no apparent identity of his own is found brutally murdered with an ice pick, the investigation leads Jane into Boston’s Irish-mob past. A startling discovery about the victim sends Maura on a deeply personal quest. Meanwhile, Frankie Jr. tries to help his dad add to his client base. Oscar nominee Chazz Palminteri (Bullets Over Broadway) returns as Frank Rizzoli. John Doman (Damages, The Wire) and Chris Coy (True Blood) guest star.

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4 September 2010

Rizzoli and Isles Season 1 Episode Guide

ImageAdded an episode guide which lists all 10 episodes (8 of which have gone to air) with log lines, director name and writer name plus episode stills.


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4 September 2010

Rizzoli and Isles Moves Into A New Home

AUSXIP has a new baby and it's called AUSXIP Rizzoli and Isles News and Multimedia. News from AUSXIP TV Zone will now be moved over to the new site which will showcase this great show with the latest press, images and video.

Hope you enjoy the new home. Some things may be a little wonky at times as it transitions from the tv zone section to this site.

Enjoy!


 

 

4 September 2010

On The Set of Rizzoli and Isles - TV Guide 30 August - 12 Sep 2010

ImageTV Guide (US) has a great one page look at behind the scenes on the hit show Rizzoli and Isles! Scanned by Roger No wonder Angie Harmon has a grin as wide her home state of Teaxs. Her new crimefighting drama has been drawing killer ratings....

Tonights episode is no laughing matter when a murder propels her character, Detective Rizzoli, into Bostons seedy side....

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