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Bill O'Reilly to Play Murder Suspect on 'Rizzoli & Isles'

Bill O'Reilly 2008

The Fox News anchor will guest star as himself on an upcoming episode of the TNT procedural.

Fox News anchor Bill O'Reilly will make a guest appearance in an upcoming episode of TNT drama Rizzoli & Isles.

TVGuide reports that O'Reilly, who is friendly with show creator Janet Tamaro, will appear as himself and play a potential murder suspect in an episode set to film in July and air at the end of summer.

According to Tamaro, the outspoken political commentator received the gig after touring the show's autopsy room last year.

"He took one look at the autopsy table and said, 'Yeah a lot of people would like to see me on that," Tamaro said. "I said, 'Well, how about you come back and do a guest spot.' "

The season 2 premiere of Rizzoli & Isles airs July 11 on TNT.