TNT Re-Ups ‘Rizzoli & Isles,’ ‘Closer,’ ‘Leverage’

The two returning shows, and one newbie, all have been renewed for new seasons

"The Closer," "Rizzoli & Isles" and "Leverage" will all be coming back for new seasons, TNT said on Friday.

"Rizzoli & Isles" stars Angie Harmon and Maura Isles as a detective and medical examiner who investigate crimes together in Boston. The only new show of the bunch, it's gotten off to a very strong start. The premiere of the show July 12 was watched by 7.6 million viewers, and it has gone on to average 7.1 viewers a week. 

Set in the LAPD Priority Homicide Division, "The Closer"  ranks as the biggest show in ad-supported cable with an average 7.1 million viewers per week. "The Closer" is currently in its sixth season, and its ratings are up 7 percent compared to season five. 

"Leverage" debuted in 2008, it stars Timothy Hutton as the leader of a team of vigilante hackers and thieves. Now in its third season, it averages 4.1 million viewers a week.