'Rizzoli & Isles' Sold in 95% of Country in Weekend Broadcast Syndication

TNT's hit cop drama, Rizzoli & Isles, has been
sold in weekend broadcast syndication in 95% of the country for fall 2015,
according to Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution president Ken Werner and Rick Meril, executive VP and general
sales manager.

The series has been sold into 170 markets including stations
owned by Fox, CBS, Sinclair, Hearst, Gannett, Lin, Local TV, Cox, Raycom,
Weigel, Meredith, Mission, Nexstar, New Age, Journal, Scripps, Gray, Grant, Max
Media, London, West Virginia, Media, Lockwood, Drewry, Cordillera, Bonten,
Bahakel, Citadel, Diversified, Woods, Schurz and McKinnon.

The show, which stars Angie Harmon and Sasha
Alexander, just debuted its fourth season on TNT on June 25. Rizzoli &
was developed for television by out of Tess Gerritsen's best-selling
novels by Janet Tamaro, who serves as executive producer with Bill Haber and
Michael Katleman. The show comes from Hurdler Productions and Ostar Productions
in association with Warner Horizon Television.

Paige Albiniak

Contributing editor Paige Albiniak has been covering the business of television for nearly 25 years. She is a longtime contributor to Next TV, Broadcasting + Cable and Multichannel News. She concurrently serves as editorial director for entertainment marketing association Promax. She has written for such publications as TVNewsCheck, The New York Post, Variety, CBS Watch and more. Albiniak was B+C’s Los Angeles bureau chief from September 2002 to 2004, and an associate editor covering Congress and lobbying for the magazine in Washington, D.C., from January 1997-September 2002.