“Rizzoli & Isles” Season 5 Episode 1 “A New Day” will air on Tuesday, June 17, 2014, at 9:00 p.m. on TNT. Read on to find out more about Episode 1 “A New Day” spoilers.
The successful tandem of total opposites Detective Jane Rizzoli (Angie Harmon) and Dr. Maura Isles (Sasha Alexander) return to the Boston Police Department for another jam-packed summer season. They will be joined by other returning characters including Police Officer Frankie Rizzoli, Jr. (Jordan Bridges), Detective Barry Frost (Lee Thompson Young), Sergeant Vince Korsak (Bruce McGill), Angela Rizzoli (Lorraine Bracco) and Sean Cavanaugh (Brian Goodman).
The long-running police procedural series was developed by Janet Tamaro based on the book series of the same name written by novelist Tess Gerritsen. It started airing its freshman season since July 12, 2010. It is executively produced by Bill Haber, Janet Tamaro, Jeff Hayes and Michael M. Robin.
SPOILER ALERT: “Rizzoli & Isles” Season 5 Premiere Episode 1 “A New Day” is directed by “Primeval” director Michael Katleman and written by Michael Sardo.
Spoiler TV posted the series’ official synopsis for the latest “Rizzoli & Isles” episode. Both women finally move forward with their romantic relationships. A now-pregnant Jane has broken ties with her fiancé and baby daddy Casey (Chris Vance). Maura takes a leap of faith on her relationship status with Rizolli’s brother, Frankie (Jordan Bridges).
The new season also entails a more dangerous journey for them with the arrival of difficult and complex cases in the department. They will start on a rocky pace in “A New Day.” The Boston PD takes on the murder case of a pregnant jogger. It is revealed that someone wants to take away the mother’s baby.
The uncommon case also takes a toll on Jane’s pregnancy. No one knows about it besides Maura. Jane tries to hide her secret from her snooping mother, who wants her to spill the beans. Meanwhile, Maura and Frankie get serious over the aftermath of their shared kiss in Season 4 Finale Episode 16 “You’re Gonna Miss Me When I’m Gone” (air date: March 18, 2014).
TV Guide reported on their exclusive interview with “Rizzoli & Isles” star Angie Harmon. Harmon considered Season 5 as the “best” season for her. She also said that Season 5 won’t be all about Jane and Maura.
It was revealed that a life-loving Angela (Lorraine Bracco) returns as a renewed person. Moreover, Jane, Maura and the whole Boston-based Police Department deals with the loss of Jane’s former partner, Barry Frost (Lee Thompson Young).
According to E! Online, Young died after he committed suicide in August 2013. It was said that it was due to his existing bipolar disorder. The series also halted their production in mourning for the former “Jett Jackson” star’s unfortunate death.
Series creator Janet Tamaro released a heartbreaking statement in behalf of the entire cast and crew. She remembered Young as a “sweet, gentle, good-hearted, intelligent man.”
“Lee will be cherished and remembered by all who knew and loved him, both on- and offscreen, for his positive energy, infectious smile and soulful grace. We send our deepest condolences and thoughts to his family, to his friends and, most especially, to his beloved mother,” said Tamaro in the E! Online article.
And that’s it for the latest spoilers for “Rizzoli & Isles” Season 5 Episode 1 “A New Day.” It will air on Tuesday, June 17, 2014, at 9:00 p.m. on TNT. Check out Movie News Guide (MNG) regularly for the latest news about “Rizzoli & Isles” including recaps and spoilers, as well as other entertainment news.
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