‘Rizzoli & Ives’ Sets Cable Debut Record

Multichannel News reports that TNT’s new crime drama “Rizzoli & Isles,” starring Angie Harmon and Sasha Alexander, produced the biggest debut in ad-supported cable history on July 12, with a record-breaking audience of 7.6 million. The show followed “The Closer” and retained 99 percent of that popular show’s watchers.