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Barbara Bosson, Emmy-Nominated Actress on ‘Hill Street Blues,’ Dies at 83

Barbara Bosson, who received Emmy nominations in five consecutive years for her turn as the divorcee Fay Furillo on the acclaimed NBC drama Hill Street Blues, co-created by her then-husband Steven Bochco, has died. She was 83. Bosson died Saturday in Los Angeles, her son, director-producer Jesse Bochco, announced.  The actress also was known for […]

Paul Mason, Producer, Studio Executive and Co-Creator of ‘The Bold Ones: The New Doctors,’ Dies at 92

Paul Mason, the screenwriter, producer and studio executive who penned episodes of Ben Casey, Ironside and CHiPs, created The Bold Ones: The New Doctors with Steven Bochco and served as president of Viacom Pictures, has died. He was 92. Mason died Dec. 26 at his home in West Hills, his son Barry Jacobs announced. At […]

Late Producer Steven Bochco’s Longtime Palisades Home Asks $35 Million

Four years after he died of leukemia at age 74, the Los Angeles estate of Emmy-winning TV writer/producer Steven Bochco has popped up for sale, asking $35 million. Built in 1937 and designed by noted architect Paul Williams — and also reportedly lived in by actor Sylvester Stallone during the ’70s — the recently remodeled […]

Phillip M. Goldfarb, Emmy-Winning Producer on ‘L.A. Law,’ Dies at 82

Phillip M. Goldfarb, the producer and production manager who won two Emmys for L.A. Law and worked on films including I Never Sang for My Father, Taxi Driver and The Last Detail, has died. He was 82. Goldfarb died April 7 in Los Angeles, his friend Garry Hart, chair and professor of the Department of […]

Linda Carlson, Actress on ‘Newhart’ and ‘Murder One,’ Dies at 76

Linda Carlson, who played the no-nonsense Vermont TV station manager Bev Dutton on Newhart and a judge on Steven Bochco’s Murder One, has died. She was 76. Carlson died Oct. 26 in Gaylordsville, Connecticut, after a battle with ALS, her family announced. On the big screen, Carlson portrayed a nosey neighbor in Honey, I Blew […]

Disney+’s ‘Doogie Kamealoha, M.D.’: TV Review

This sequel to 'Doogie Howser, M.D.' acknowledges the original teenage-doctor dramedy and carves out its own distinctive, Hawaiian-flavored personality around a game cast.

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 Franciosa had a flameout in Las Vegas. Here, on its 50th anniversary, is the forgotten history of a lost classic.

‘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 irreverent sense of humor, persistence, drive, vision and work ethic."

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 Emmys).