There are lots of things Angie Harmon enjoys about her job. But the best part, the star of TNT's Rizzoli & Isles says, might be the ego boost that goes with playing a tough homicide detective. Harmon, a Dallas native who portrays Jane Rizzoli of the Boston P.D., could get the same indestructible feeling from looking at the TV Nielsen ratings. Rizzoli & Isles, in its third season, airing at 8 p.m. Tuesdays, consistently ranks among the most popular shows on cable.Absolutely Angie: A fan site with news, photos, and commentary related to "Rizzoli & Isles" star Angie Harmon.
1 Despite the presence of vicious criminals and brutal murders, the show is also very funny. Do you like the way the show switches tone like that?
Yeah, because life moves that way. When I did my research with the Boston Homicide Unit, we were often standing around horrific situations. But the detectives kept their senses of humor. It's not in a disrespectful way. I think it just allows them to cope with what they're dealing with on a daily basis.
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Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Angie Harmon: "It's hard to put [Jane Rizzoli] to bed at night."
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