TNT Renews ‘Rizzoli & Isles’ for 6th Season

The series follows a Boston cop and medical examiner teaming up to solve crimes

Crime drama “Rizzoli & Isles,” starring Angie Harmon and Sasha Alexander, will be back for a sixth season, TNT announced on Tuesday.

The series following a detective (Harmon) working with a medical examiner to solve Boston homicide cases will return this summer with 18 episodes.

“Rizzoli & Isles,” produced for TNT by Warner Horizon Television and Bill Haber’s Ostar Productions, finished this past summer as basic cable’s number 1 series, and has ranked as one of basic cable’s top five series for five years in a row.

Haber and showrunner Jan Nash will serve as executive producers for Season 6.