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Rizzoli & Isles: Could the TNT Series Return for a Reunion or Reboot?

6 September 2016 6:21 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Rizzoli & Isles aired its final episode last night, but could there be a reunion in the future? Recently, showrunner Jan Nash spoke with TV Guide about a possible reboot of the TNT series.The dramedy starred Angie Harmon and Sasha Alexander as a police detective and medical examiner who are best friends and solve crimes together. The cast also included Lorraine Bracco, Jordan Bridges, Bruce McGill, Adam Sinclair, and Idara Victor.Read More… »

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Rizzoli & Isles: Showrunner Discusses the TNT Series Finale

6 September 2016 1:58 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Jane (Angie Harmon) and Maura (Sasha Alexander) have cracked their last case for the Boston Police. "Ocean Frank," the Rizzoli & Isles TV series finale, ran last night on TNT. Developed by Janet Tamaro, the Rizzoli & Isles TV show is based on the series of novels by Tess Gerritsen. The cast also includes Jordan Bridges, Idara Victor, Adam Sinclair, Bruce McGill, and Lorraine Bracco.The Rizzoli & Isles TV show finale was directed by Michael Robin and written by Russ Grant and Jan Nash, the latter of whom has served as showrunner for the last three seasons. She talks about wrapping up the procedural drama. Warning: Rizzoli & Isles spoilers, after the jump.Read More… »

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Rizzoli & Isles: Ep Previews the TNT Series Finale

5 September 2016 6:10 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

How will Rizzoli & Isles end? Recently, executive producer Jan Nash spoke with TVInsider about the show's upcoming series finale.The dramedy stars Angie Harmon and Sasha Alexander as best friends, one a police detective and the other a medical examiner, who work together to solve crimes. The cast also includes Lorraine Bracco, Jordan Bridges, Bruce McGill, Adam Sinclair, and Idara Victor.Read More… »

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Rizzoli & Isles: Should the TNT Series Be Ending?

30 August 2016 1:03 AM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Though the Rizzoli & Isles TV show remains TNT's highest rated scripted series, it won't be returning for an eighth season. The decision has been made to end the crime drama after 105 episodes. The cable channel is clearly ready to say goodbye but, are the viewers?Rizzoli & Isles revolves around the unlikely but highly effective partnership of police detective Jane Rizzoli (Angie Harmon) and medical examiner Doctor Maura Isles (Sasha Alexander). Lorraine Bracco, Jordan Bridges, Bruce McGill, Adam Sinclair, and Idara Victor co-star.Read More… »

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Donald Trump’s First TV Ad As Gop Nominee Narrated By Bruce McGill

19 August 2016 12:36 PM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Donald Trump finally has entered the TV ad wars for the November general election, and he got a familiar face — if not necessarily a familiar name or voice — to narrate it. Bruce McGill, the prolific character actor who co-stars on Rizzoli & Isles but is locked into movie comedy lore as D-Day from Animal House, does the voice-over for the spot titled “Two Americas: Immigration.” The ad begins with verbiage that has been pounded into our collective brains during the past… »

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Rizzoli & Isles: Sasha Alexander on Directing a Revealing Episode, Plus the 'Beautiful' Series Finale Ahead

14 August 2016 3:23 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

After seven seasons on Rizzoli & Isles, this Monday’s episode took Sasha Alexander someplace she had never been before — behind the camera, as director of the TNT drama.

RelatedThe Librarians Season 3, Michelle Dockery’s Good Behavior Get TNT Premiere Dates

And it’s not just any old episode the actress got to helm. Rather, “For Richer or Poorer” (airing Monday at 9/8c) drops the none-too-tiny bombshell that Dr. Maura Isles once was, for a brief moment, married to rich kid Edward Dunn (played by Life Unexpected‘s Kristofer Polaha).

With this and just three other episodes left in the series’ run, »

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‘MacGyver’ Co-Creator Peter Lenkov: “We’re Trying To Get The Original Cast Members On The Show” – Comic-Con

21 July 2016 2:56 PM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

At CBS’ panel for the reboot of MacGyver, co-creator and Ep Peter Lenkov told those in Ballroom 20 that the series is reaching out and trying to book some of the original cast members from the 1985 show as guest stars on the latest iteration. While he didn’t name names, a big get would be the original MacGyver himself, Richard Dean Anderson. Then there’s Bruce McGill who played Jack Dalton in 19 episodes of the show. Lenkov mentioned that MacGyver went into production… »

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Rizzoli & Isles: Season Seven Ratings

21 June 2016 7:36 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

After a long and very successful run, TNT has decided to end Rizzoli & Isles so there's no danger of the series being cancelled. How will the ratings be in the final season? Should there be an eighth season or is the timing right to end the series? Stay tuned.

Rizzoli & Isles revolves around the unlikely but highly effective partnership of police detective Jane Rizzoli (Angie Harmon) and medical examiner Doctor Maura Isles (Sasha Alexander). Lorraine Bracco, Jordan Bridges, Bruce McGill, Adam Sinclair, and Idara Victor co-star.

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‘Ride Along 2′ Review

14 May 2016 8:39 AM, PDT | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

Stars: Ice Cube, Kevin Hart, Ken Jeong, Olivia Munn, Benjamin Bratt, Tika Sumpter, Bruce McGill, Sherri Shepherd, Arturo del Puerto, Carlos Gómez | Written by Phil Hay, Matt Manfredi | Directed by Tim Story

Once again directed by Tim Story, who previously worked with Ice Cube on Barbershop and the first film in this series, Ride Along 2 is yet another Ice Cube starring, stereotypical buddy-comedy and like all good buddy comedies it lives and dies by its cast. Last time the chemistry between Kevin Hart and Ice Cube felt stilted and forced, leaving this reviewer a little cold – will it be any different this time round?

Ride Along 2 picks up the story about a year after our heroes’ last adventure. Not content to work as a beat cop, Ben (Hart), a recent academy graduate, now aspires to be a detective like his soon-to-be brother-in-law. However, James (Cube) still doesn’t »

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Rizzoli & Isles: Season Six Ratings

9 March 2016 5:26 PM, PST | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Now in its sixth season, Rizzoli & Isles has long been a top-rated show for TNT. The numbers came down last year but it was still the cable channel's best performer. Will the ratings continue to fall? How long can this series realistically run? Cancelled or renewed for season seven? We'll have to wait and see.

Rizzoli & Isles revolves around the unlikely but highly effective partnership of police detective Jane Rizzoli (Angie Harmon) and medical examiner Doctor Maura Isles (Sasha Alexander). Lorraine Bracco, Jordan Bridges, and Bruce McGill co-star.

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'Ride Along 2' Dethrones 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' at The Box Office

17 January 2016 10:52 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

After four straight weeks of box office domination, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, has finally fallen. The international blockbuster was knocked out of the top spot for the first time since it opened one month ago, with Universal's Ride Along 2 taking first place in its opening weekend with $34 million. The Revenant, in its second week of its national rollout, stayed in second place with $29.5 million, dropping just 25.9 percent, with Star Wars: The Force Awakens slipping to third place with $25.1 million

Star Wars: The Force Awakens got off to an incredible start last month with a record-breaking opening weekend of $247.9 million, and its second weekend record of $149.2 million is just as impressive. It dropped just 39.8% in its second weekend, which is incredible for a movie of this size, and 39.5% in its third weekend, setting another record with $90.2 million. Last weekend, it finally suffered a "normal" drop, dipping 53.1% to win again with $43.1 million, »

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New Ride Along 2 Movie Received Mostly Bad Reviews From Major Critics

15 January 2016 11:45 AM, PST | OnTheFlix | See recent OnTheFlix news »

Universal Pictures dropped their new comedy/action movie, "Ride Along 2," into theaters today, January 15th, 2016, and all the major,top movie critics have given their opinions on it, and it just didn't seem to resonate well ,at all, with the majority of them, getting just an overall 32 score out of a possible 100 score across 24 reviews at the Metacritic.com site. The film stars: Benjamin Bratt, Bruce McGill, Ice Cube, Ken Jeong, Kevin Hart, Olivia Munn and Tika Sumpter. We've posted comments from a couple of the critics,below. A.O. Scott over at The New York Times, gave it a below average 50 grade, stating: "This franchise is lucky to have Kevin Hart in that role, and his manic comic energy is enough to make the sequel something other than a complete waste of time. But the genre is also stubbornly innovation-proof, and there’s not much new to see here. »

- Andre Braddox

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Movie Review – Ride Along 2 (2016)

15 January 2016 9:44 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Ride Along 2, 2016

Directed by Tim Story

Starring Ice Cube, Kevin Hart, Olivia Munn, Ken Jeong, Benjamin Bratt, Tika Sumpter, Sherri Shepherd, and Bruce McGill

Synopsis:

As his wedding day approaches, Ben heads to Miami with his soon-to-be brother-in-law James to bring down a drug dealer who’s supplying the dealers of Atlanta with product.

It goes without saying that if you don’t find Kevin Hart’s brand of hyper-drive slapstick comedy funny, you will hate Ride Along 2. Here’s the thing though, I actually find Kevin Hart humorous; he has great comedic timing, on-point line delivery, and an infectious presence that highlights craziness. With that said, Ride Along 2 is essentially worthless and devoid of laughs. Most offensively, it gives Kevin Hart surprisingly very little to do.

The key problem is unabashed laziness. Ride Along released two years ago in January and became an anomaly, raking in »

- Robert Kojder

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Film Review: ‘Ride Along 2’ Takes a Bumpy Trip to a Dead End

15 January 2016 6:56 AM, PST | HollywoodChicago.com | See recent HollywoodChicago.com news »

Chicago – Kevin Hart’s license to riff should be revoked. “Ride Along 2” is an aimless, pointless and seemingly endless sequel to the bafflingly successful action comedy from a couple years back. Hart hijacks nearly every scene with his incessant hyperactive schtick.

Rating: 1.5/5.0

This turns the entire film into an excuse for Hart to scream, squeal, and test the limits of an audience’s endurance. An entire scene is devoted to the testing the idea of just how annoying he can before someone in the audience snaps and wishes him bodily injury. Meanwhile, Ice Cube just stands around looking down in disgust and wondering whether this movie was really worth the time and trouble.

Hart has found success in essentially two genres, buddy comedies and wedding comedies. So “Ride Along 2” is something of a Frankenstein’s monster mashup between the two. Hart is now one week away from marrying Ice Cube’s sister, »

- adam@hollywoodchicago.com (Adam Fendelman)

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Ride Along 2 Gets A New Featurette

13 January 2016 2:44 PM, PST | ShockYa | See recent ShockYa news »

Ben Barber graduates from the police academy and is now a full fledged Atlanta P.D. cop, and wants to make it as a detective. James, Ben’s soon to be brother-in-law, is still annoyed by his tactics. Before Ben is able to marry James’s sister, Angela, their boss Lt. Brooks assigns them to a case in Miami, where they will be working with the Miami Police Department in order to bring down a powerful drug lord named Antonio Pope. The sequel movie stars Ice Cube, Kevin Hart, Ken Jeong, Benjamin Bratt, Olivia Munn, Bruce McGill, and Tika Sumpter. “Ride Along 2″ hits theaters on January 15.

The post Ride Along 2 Gets A New Featurette appeared first on Shockya.com. »

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Will 'Ride Along 2' Finally Take Down 'Star Wars' at the Box Office?

12 January 2016 8:58 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

In its first four weeks at the box office, nothing could come close to Star Wars: The Force Awakens, as it shattered box office records left and right. Disney and LucasFilm's sci-fi adventure has overtaken Avatar as the highest-grossing movie of all time domestically, with a current domestic tally of $812.7 million and a worldwide total of $1.73 billion, which is still nearly $1 billion shy of Avatar's global record of $2.7 billion. As the blockbuster enters its fifth week in theaters, it faces its toughest test against three new releases, Paramount's 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi, Universal's Ride Along 2 and Lionsgate's animated comedy Norm of the North. According to the projections at Pro.BoxOffice.com, Ride Along 2 will be the first movie to dethrone this box office behemoth, with an estimated opening weekend tally of $47 million.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens got off to an incredible start last month with »

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HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: 30 Pairs of Passes to ‘Ride Along 2’ With Ice Cube, Kevin Hart

11 January 2016 11:19 AM, PST | HollywoodChicago.com | See recent HollywoodChicago.com news »

Chicago – In the latest HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: Film, we have 30 pairs of advance-screening movie passes up for grabs to the new comedy “Ride Along 2” starring Ice Cube from Kevin Hart!

Ride Along 2,” which opens on Jan. 15, 2016 and is rated “PG-13,” also stars Ken Jeong, Benjamin Bratt, Tika Sumpter, Olivia Munn, Bruce McGill, Michael Rose and Sherri Shepherd from director Tim Story and writers Phil Hay and Matt Manfredi.

To win your free passes to “Ride Along 2” courtesy of HollywoodChicago.com, just get interactive with our social media widget below. That’s it! This screening is on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016 at 7 p.m. in downtown Chicago. The more social actions you complete, the more points you score and the higher yours odds of winning! Completing these social actions only increases your odds of winning; this doesn’t intensify your competition!

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Ice-Cube and Kevin Hart Visit St. Louis During The Ride Along 2 Tour

10 January 2016 5:31 PM, PST | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

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In early 2014, Universal PicturesRide Along became an instant hit, grossing more than $150 million worldwide as audiences fell hard for the unlikely comic pairing of Ice-Cube and Kevin Hart. And while most sequels don’t begin preproduction until well after moviegoers experience the first, Ride Along 2 was a follow up that the filmmakers knew they had to do.

Starring Ice Cube, Kevin Hart, Ken Jeong, Benjamin Bratt, Olivia Munn, Bruce McGill, Tika Sumpter and Sherri Shepherd, the sequel picks up about a year after our heroes’ last adventure. Plans for a quick trip to Miami go awry when their unorthodox policing gets them into a compromising situation that threatens to derail a major case…and Ben and Angela’s upcoming wedding day. (Trailer)

Ice Cube’s stern, iconic scowl, alongside Kevin Hart’s silliness, plus a funny script by Phil Hay & Matt Manfrediis is sure »

- Michelle McCue

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Rizzoli & Isles: TNT Series Cancelled; No Season Eight

7 January 2016 3:10 PM, PST | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

It looks like season eight won't be on the docket for police detective Jane Rizzoli and medical examiner Doctor Maura Isles. Variety reports that Turner Entertainment chief creative officer Kevin Reilly confirmed that the Rizzoli & Isles TV show has been cancelled by TNT.

Though stars Angie Harmon and Sasha Alexander likely would have kept making episodes, Reilly said that, "It felt like it was time." The current cast also includes Lorraine Bracco, Jordan Bridges, and Bruce McGill.

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Win Passes To The Advance Screening Of Ride Along 2 In St. Louis

6 January 2016 10:41 AM, PST | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Start 2016 off with one of the biggest, sexiest and funniest comedies of the year, Ride Along 2.

The brothers-in-law are back and heading from Atlanta to Miami.

Kevin Hart and Ice Cube lead the returning lineup for director Tim Story’s Ride Along 2, the sequel to the blockbuster action-comedy that gave us 2014’s most popular comedy duo. Ken Jeong, Benjamin Bratt, Olivia Munn, Bruce McGillTika Sumpter also star. The action-comedy’s music is by Christopher Lennertz.

Ride Along 2 opens in theaters January 15, 2016.

Wamg invites you to enter for a chance to win a pass (Good for 2) to the advance screening of Ride Along 2 on Tuesday, January 12 at 7Pm in the St. Louis area.

We will contact the winners by email.

Answer the following:

Tell us the best buddy-cop movie, who stars in it and why it’s your favorite!

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