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Ron McLarty, Actor on ‘Spenser for Hire,’ ‘Cop Rock’ and ‘Law & Order,’ Dies at 72

Ron McLarty, the familiar character actor known for his turns on 'Spenser for Hire,' 'Cop Rock' and 'Law & Order' who became a published author thanks to a rave from Stephen King, has died. He was 72.

‘NYPD Blue’ TV Sequel in Development at ABC

An 'NYPD Blue' TV sequel following Andy Sipowicz's son, Theo, is in development at ABC.

When Steven Spielberg and Steven Bochco Worked on the Same TV Show (With Sean Penn’s Dad and Noam Chomsky’s Cousin)

In 1968, 'The Name of the Game' was the most prescient show on TV, predicting everything from cable-style dramas to 'Game of Thrones'-size budgets and even a magazine called 'People.' Then star Tony…

‘NYPD Blue,’ ‘L.A. Law’ Casts Come Out to Honor Steven Bochco

The TV legend, who died April 1, was honored by having building No. 1 on the Fox lot renamed in his honor.

‘L.A. Law’ Star Blair Underwood Recalls How Steven Bochco Kept His Word

The actor, who currently stars on 'Quantico,' recalls the boss who kick-started his TV career: "Professionally Steven had a profound impact on my career, but personally he taught me the value of an…

I Tried to Convince Steven Bochco Not to Do ‘Cop Rock’ (Guest Column)

"America is not ready for the cops singing," Mike Post recalls telling the prolific showrunner, who died Sunday at age 74, about the 1990 musical drama, which lasted only 11 episodes (but won two…

‘Hill Street Blues’ Star Daniel J. Travanti on “Big Hugger” Steven Bochco: Generous But Tough

"When he hugged you, it was like he was putting a cloak over you," the actor says of the prolific showrunner, who died Sunday at age 74.

‘L.A. Law’ Star Jill Eikenberry: Steven Bochco Helped Me Through Breast Cancer

"He spoiled us for every other boss," says the actress, who along with husband Michael Tucker starred on Bochco's long-running legal drama. The prolific showrunner died Sunday at age 74.

Reginald Hudlin Recalls the Unusual Way Steven Bochco Gave Him a Job

A question about why black dramas don't work on TV at a party turned into a gig directing 'City of Angels' and a strong friendship wth the prolific showrunner, who died Sunday at age 74.

‘NYPD Blue’ Star Bill Brochtrup on How Steven Bochco Pioneered Gay Characters on TV

"Steven came up with this idea for a character who was openly and unapologetically gay. That was way ahead of its time," Brochtrup says of the prolific showrunner, who died Sunday at age 74.

‘NYPD Blue’ Star Sharon Lawrence Recalls How Steven Bochco Championed Women

The actress' role was originally referred to as a "pissy little bastard," but the prolific showrunner, who died Sunday at age 74, made a key change: "When Steven saw that there weren't enough females…

Dick Wolf on Meeting Steven Bochco at Age 5 and Reuniting on ‘Hill Street Blues’

"When he was dealing with the studio, he could be a little prickly, but I learned a lot watching him at that time. I learned that when you offer [the studio] your pinky, they'll take your whole arm,"…