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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).

‘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.