"We had started talking about what we wanted to do with the characters," Nash tells TV.com, "[and] we had designed the arcs that could provide interesting endings, if the show was coming to an end."
Season 6 ended in a cliff-hanger: a shooting broke out at Korsak's (Bruce McGill) wedding at the hands of Jane (Angie Harmon) and Maura's (Sasha Alexander) latest big bad Alice Sands (Annabeth Gish). But during the planning period for Season 7, TNT officially canceled the procedural.
"We did get the news before we started the season that this would be the final year," Nash continued, "so we were able to take all those things that we set in motion and take them to their logical conclusion."
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TNT's Rizzoli & Isles follows Boston detective Jane Rizzoli (Angie Harmon) and medical examiner Dr. Maura Isles (Sasha Alexander). They are complete opposites who share good chemistry and a strong working relationship that helps them solve some of Boston's most notorious crimes. This crime drama is based on the mystery novels by Tess Gerritsen. Other stars of the series include Lorraine Bracco as Angela, Jane's demanding and intrusive mother, Lee Thompson Young as Detective Barry Frost, Bruce McGill as seasoned Detective Vince Korsak and Jordan Bridges as Jane's brother, Frankie Jr., a patrol cop who hopes one day to become a detective and later on Idara Vicor as Nina Holiday and Adam Sinclair as Dr. Kent Drake, assistant medical examiner.moreless