August 15, 2013

TNT announced today that Rizzoli & Isles has been renewed for a fifth season. The popular summer drama currently ranks as basic cable's Number 1 series for the summer-to-date, averaging 8.4 million viewers (Live + 7 delivery) - a 6% increase over its previous season.

15 new episodes have been ordered for Season 5, which is scheduled to return in summer 2014.

UPDATE: Season 5 of Rizzoli & Isles premieres on Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at 9:00pm.

(Source: TNT)