- Only on Super Channel
EDMONTON, Sept. 15 /CNW/ - Hit 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.
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
Tuesdays at 10 p.m. ET
About Super Channel
Super Channel is Canada's only national English pay television network,
consisting of two HD channels, four SD channels, and Super Channel On
Super Channel's vision is to expand the Canadian premium TV experience
by offering a broad range of fresh, entertaining movies, series and
fights. Super Channel is owned by Allarco Entertainment 2008 Inc., an
Edmonton-based media company.
Super Channel is currently available on Bell
Aliant TV, Mountain
Cablevision, Source Cable,
and other regional providers.
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