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    Whodunnit?

    Whodunnit?

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    ABC
    From the creator of CSI, comes a series where 13 contestants live in a mansion where every week one of them is "killed". The person who discovers and unmasks the killer by the end of the competition wins the grand prize of $250,000.moreless
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    Father Dowling Mysteries

    Father Dowling Mysteries

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    ABC (ended 1991)
    The show began as an NBC Made for TV Movie in 1987 and the show was to have begun weekly in 1988 though because of a writer's strike in 1988 it didn't begin weekly until 1989. After it's 1st season the show left NBC and ABC took the show from 1990 until 1991. The show was based upon characters from The Father Dowling Mystery books written by Ralph McInerny. First Telecast: November 30, 1987 Last Telecast: May 2, 1991 Episodes: 1 TV Movie, 42 Episodesmoreless
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    Hart to Hart

    Hart to Hart

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    ABC (ended 1984)
    Created by author Sidney Sheldon, the series started out under title Double Twist. Tom Mankiewicz was asked to revamp the script and it was soon renamed Hart to Hart. With Robert Wagner as self-made millionaire Jonathan Hart, Stefanie Powers as his journalist wife Jennifer and Lionel Stander as their trusty sidekick Max the "Hartbeat" began. Premiering on August 25, 1979, Hart was met with mixed reviews but by the end of the first season Jonathan and Jennifer Hart were household names. Guest appearances were made by everyone from Stella Stevens and Roddy McDowell to Jill St. John and Dorothy Lamour and even a cameo by Natalie Wood. The series would run for five seasons before leaving ABC in 1984. Hart to Hart is still airing in syndication in over 60 countries worldwide. In 1993 while touring together in A.R. Gurney's Love Letters, RJ, Stefanie and Lionel would return to television in the first of what would be eight 2-hour Hart movies. Jokingly dubbed "Hart to Hart: The New Generation", Jonathan and Jennifer still found themselves going from one adventure to the next. The first five would air as NBC Friday Night Mysteries. Sadly, Lionel Stander died shortly after completing the fifth movie and the sixth movie saw the Harts atending Max's funeral. The final three movies aired on The Family Channel. Interesting tidbit. The last movie aired on Aug 25 1996. Exactly 17 years (to the date) of the airing of the pilot movie. ======================== Company credits Production Companies * Columbia Pictures Television * Rona II * Spelling-Goldberg Productions Distributors * American Broadcasting Company (ABC) * Columbia TriStar Domestic Television (2001) * Independent Television (ITV) * Sony Pictures Television (2002-) ======================== Awards American Cinema Editors, USA 1980 -- Nominated -- Best Edited Episode from a Television Series -- Bob Bring [For episode "Max in Love".] Emmy Awards 1982 -- Nominated -- Outstanding Art Direction for a Series -- James J. Agazzi (art director), Paul Sylos (art director), Bob Signorelli (set decorator) [For episode "The Hart of the Matter"] 1982 -- Nominated -- Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series -- Stefanie Powers 1981 -- Nominated -- Outstanding Art Direction for a Series -- James J. Agazzi (art director), Paul Sylos (art director), Bob Signorelli (set decorator) [For episode "Blue Chip Murders"] 1981 -- Nominated -- Outstanding Film Sound Mixing -- Blake Wilcox (production mixer), Robert L. Harman (re-recording mixer), William L. McCaughey (re-recording mixer), Howard S. Wollman (re-recording mixer) [For episode "'Tis the Season to be Murdered"] 1981 -- Nominated -- Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series -- Stefanie Powers 1980 -- Nominated -- Outstanding Art Direction for a Series -- James J. Agazzi (art director), Paul Sylos (art director), Bob Signorelli (set decorator) [For episode "Man with Jade Eyes"] Golden Globes 1984 -- Nominated -- Best Performance by an Actor in a TV-Series - Drama -- Robert Wagner 1984 -- Nominated -- Best Performance by an Actress in a TV-Series - Drama -- Stefanie Powers 1984 -- Nominated -- Best TV-Series - Drama 1983 -- Won -- Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV -- Lionel Stander 1983 -- Nominated -- Best Performance by an Actor in a TV-Series - Drama -- Robert Wagner 1983 -- Nominated -- Best Performance by an Actress in a TV-Series - Drama -- Stefanie Powers 1983 -- Nominated -- Best TV-Series - Drama 1982 -- Nominated -- Best Performance by an Actress in a TV-Series - Drama -- Stefanie Powers 1982 -- Nominated -- Best TV-Series - Drama 1981 -- Nominated -- Best Performance by an Actor in a TV-Series - Drama -- Robert Wagner 1981 -- Nominated -- Best Performance by an Actress in a TV-Series - Drama -- Stefanie Powers 1981 -- Nominated -- Best TV-Series - Drama 1980 -- Nominated -- Best TV Actor - Drama -- Robert Wagner 1980 -- Nominated -- Best TV Actress - Drama -- Stefanie Powers Young Artist Awards 1983 -- Won -- Best Young Actress, Guest on a Series -- Roxana Zal 1983 -- Nominated -- Best Young Actor, Guest on a Series -- Rossie Harris ===================== [opening narration] Max: This is my boss, Jonathan Hart - a self-made millionaire. He's quite a guy. This is Mrs. H. She's gorgeous. She's one lady who knows how to take care of herself. By the way, my name is Max. I take care of *both* of them, which ain't easy; 'cause when they met... it was *murder*! (Note: Max's opening narration differs in some episodes. Most episodes have him finish by declaring "When they met, it was murder!" but some episodes have him saying "Their hobby is ... murder!") =============================== Release dates USA -- 25 August 1979 UK -- 3 February 1980 France -- 11 July 1982 Sweden -- 1 July 1983 West Germany -- October 1983 ================== Filming Locations 20th Century Fox Studios - 10201 Pico Blvd., Century City, Los Angeles, California, USA (studio) First Christian Church, Studio City, Los Angeles, California, USA ========================moreless
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    The Unusuals

    The Unusuals

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    ABC (ended 2009)
    The Unusuals is described as a crime procedural dramedy set in modern-day New York City. Sometimes life takes an unexpected turn, as in the morning Casey Shraeger, a vice detective, is assigned to work undercover as a hooker by the Lincoln Tunnel and later finds herself a part of the homicide squad. As Casey gets to know her new co-workers, she discovers that each one has their own quirks, not to mention, their own secrets. Det. Walsh is a loyal and brilliant officer whose partner was just gunned down. Det. Delahoy has a brain tumor along with a death wish while his partner Det. Banks, who wears a bullet-proof vest to sleep, fears he won't make it past 42 years old. Det. Cole is very religious but seems to have a shady past, and his partner Det. Beaumont is a tough female cop amongst the male-dominated precinct. Det. Alvarez talks about himself in the third person and is often the object of his colleagues' pranks. Casey herself has her own secrets as she was born into one of the richest families in New York City and doesn't want anyone to know about it. The Unusuals, described by some as "a modern-day M*A*S*H", was created by Noah Hawley and is produced by Denis Leary, Peter Tolan, and Jim Serpico, executive producer of FX's Rescue Me. ABC has picked up The Unusuals for mid-season 2008/2009 with an initial season order of 10 episodes. Due to not-so-great ratings, ABC opted not to renew the series for a second season.moreless
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    Secret Millionaire

    Secret Millionaire

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    ABC
    When it comes to being a millionaire money isn't everything. Imported from Britain, from the same company that gave usWife Swap, Secret Millionaire a reality show that gives money a twist. Each week a wealthy family must go undercover in impoverished neighborhoods to see what life is like for the financially destitute for ten days. Though at the end of each ten day period they reveal themselves and must give a portion of their fortune to at least one person in the community.moreless
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    Karen Sisco

    Karen Sisco

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    ABC (ended 2003)
    Karen Sisco is the television adaptation of the 1996 book Out of Sight by Elmore Leonard, and the 1998 movie starring George Clooney and Jennifer Lopez (who played Karen Sisco in the movie). Karen Sisco (Carla Gugino) is a United States Federal Marshal on Miami's Gold Coast. Karen must track down fugitives, throughout the southern Florida area Marshall Sisco (Robert Forster) is Karen's father, who is a semi-retired private investigator. Marshall wanted Karen to follow a safer path, but law enforcement was in Karen's blood. Veteran Federal Marshal Amos Andrews (Bill Duke) is Sisco's boss, who likes to give her challenges. ABC aired seven episodes at 10 pm EST Wednesdays and then canceled the series. While the series was still alive, USA repeated the ABC episodes at 11 pm EST on Mondays, and aired the remaining three episodes after ABC canceled the series. The series first went on a break after the Nov. 12th episode, to return in March. But ABC never brought the series back to the air, and USA starting airing the unaired ABC episodes on March 31, 2004. The show was simulcast in HDTV on ABC.moreless
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    Push, Nevada

    Push, Nevada

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    ABC (ended 2002)
    A Federal agent travels to a small town in search of a missing $1 million (while the audience gets a chance to find - and win - the money first).
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    Line of Fire

    Line of Fire

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    ABC (ended 2004)
    Strap on your weapon and try to survive another day on the streets. It's the same on both sides of the law. If you want to make it to the top, you've got to learn the ropes, outwit the competition and take down your enemies. Welcome to the war between the FBI and organized crime. One side enforces the law as the other breaks it, but brains, brawn and intimidation are often the tools of both trades. The Richmond-based Malloy Crime Syndicate is run by Jonah Malloy, a charismatic but dangerous father figure. The Richmond FBI branch has its own dynamic leader in Special Agent-In-Charge Lisa Cohen. Like any business, they must justify operations and produce results while wrangling lieutenants who are as flawed as they are hard-working. These titanic organizations work side-by-side, completely aware of each other, but are unable and often unwilling to completely destroy the enemy that stands in their way.

    Line of Fire stars Leslie Hope (24) as FBI agent Lisa Cohen and Oscar-nominee David Paymer (The Commish) as crime boss Jonah Malloy. Jeffrey D. Sams (Wasteland) will play the role of Todd Stevens, as an FBI agent. The show was simulcast in HDTV.

    This fast-paced drama is a gritty look at two very dangerous and different worlds that viewers have only imagined. ========================== First Telecast: December 02, 2003 Last Telecast: May 30, 2004 Episodes: 11 Aired, 2 Unaired ======================= Also Known As: Lines of Duty (USA) (working title) Runtime: USA:60 min (13 episodes) Country: USA ====================== Company credits

    Production Companies * DreamWorks Television * Touchstone Television * Battleplan Productions

    Distributors * American Broadcasting Company (ABC) * Buena Vista Television (2004) (worldwide) (TV)

    Other Companies * Encore Hollywood high definition post-production * Inter Video computer and video playback * MICDI Productions Inc. music editing * Technicolor Sound Services sound effects editing * Westwind Media sound post-production ======================== Awards

    Emmy Awards 2004 -- Nominated -- Outstanding Music Composition for a Series (Dramatic Underscore) -- Larry Groupé (composer) [For episode "Eminence Front"] Satellite Awards 2004 -- Nominated -- Best Performance by an Actor in a Series, Drama -- David Paymer =========================== Series TRIVIA: * Leslie Bibb attended high school in Richmond, Virginia - the setting for this series. * _Shadowhunters (2004)_ was filmed simultaneously in the same Richmond, Virginia hospital as some episodes of this series. * Jerry Goldsmith was asked to write the main theme for this series but because of illness (cancer) he did not do it * 13 Episodes were made but only 11 were aired. =========================== Release dates USA -- 2 December 2003 UK -- 10 August 2004 Italy -- 7 September 2004 Brazil -- 15 September 2004 Iceland -- 3 January 2005 Sweden -- 23 May 2005 France -- 30 June 2005 Israel -- 27 May 2007 ========================= Filming Locations Los Angeles, California, USA Richmond, Virginia, USA The Fan, Richmond, Virginia, USA ========================== CREW:

    Original Music by Jon Ernst (additional music) Larry Groupé (theme) Cinematography by Christopher Faloona Adam Kane Film Editing by Sarah Boyd Joanna Cappuccilli (as Joanna C. Lovetti) Harry B. Miller III Christopher Nelson Casting by Steve Brooksbank Mary Jo Slater Production Design by Michael Novotny Eloise Crane Stammerjohn (as Eloise Stammerjohn) Sandy Veneziano (pilot episode) Set Decoration by Cindy Coburn (2003-2004) (as Cindy Coburn-Roth) Carol Bayne Kelley (2004) Dane Moore (pilot episode) Amy Vuckovich (Los Angeles) Costume Design by Linda M. Bass (2004) (as Linda Bass) Enid Harris Ha Nguyen (pilot episode) Makeup Department John R. Bayless .... makeup artist (pilot episode) (as John Bayless) Judith H. Bickerton .... hair stylist (pilot episode) (as Judith Bickerton) Jody Burton .... hair day player Steve LaPorte .... makeup artist Mark Landon .... additional makeup artist Susan Mills .... hair department head Rick Pour .... makeup artist (episodes 111-112) Peggy Semtob .... assistant hair stylist (2004) (as Peggy Paloma Semtob) Rick Stratton .... makeup artist: tattoos Peggy Teague .... makeup artist (2003) Production Management Mel Efros .... unit production manager (pilot episode) Jean Higgins .... unit production manager Joanie L. Woehler .... post-production supervisor Second Unit Director or Assistant Director Matthew J. Clark .... first assistant director (as Matthew Clark) Lisa Chu Dietze .... DGA trainee Jim Goldthwait .... first assistant director (2004) Jim Goldthwait .... second assistant director (2003-2004) Franklyn Gottbetter .... first assistant director: second unit Jeani Harris .... second second assistant director Heather Kritzer .... second assistant director (2004) Heather Kritzer .... second second assistant director Mike Naylor .... DGA trainee Richard Peter Schroer .... first assistant director W. Thomas Snyder .... second assistant director (pilot episode) (as Tom Snyder) Craig West .... first assistant director (2004) Art Department Armando Bareño II .... art department production assistant Armando Bareño II .... graphic artist Richard Blankenship .... construction coordinator Jay Jergensen .... construction coordinator Jeff Juberget .... props Kristina Kilpe .... on-set dresser Andrea Levine .... property master (pilot episode) Scott Morgan .... art department assistant Fleur Nooyen .... set buyer Mike Raybould .... on-set dresser: Virginia Mike Sexton .... property master Eloise Crane Stammerjohn .... assistant art director Eloise Crane Stammerjohn .... designer Sound Department Adam Blantz .... boom operator Josh Bower .... sound utility David S. DiPietro .... adr recordist David Diamond .... boom operator Paul Drenning .... adr mixer Stephen Fitzmaurice .... sound re-recording mixer Brian Harman .... sound re-recording mixer (pilot episode) Kurt Kassulke .... sound re-recording mixer Thomas Kearney .... dialogue editor Mark Lanza .... sound effects editor Tom Maydeck .... sound re-recording mixer (pilot episode) Marla McGuire .... supervising sound editor Jay Meagher .... production sound mixer Stacey Michaels .... adr mixer Stacey Michaels .... foley mixer Timothy Pearson .... foley artist Vic Radulich .... dialog editor Carl Rudisill .... sound mixer (pilot episode) (as Carl Rudisel) Carl Rudisill .... sound mixer Ken Strain .... boom operator Stephen Tibbo .... sound mixer (as Stephen A. Tibbo) Noel Vought .... foley artist David John West .... sound re-recording mixer (pilot episode) (as Dave West) Special Effects by Ray Bivins .... special effects coordinator (pilot episode) Gary D'Amico .... special effects coordinator Chris Jones .... special effects technician Stunts Blaise Corrigan .... stunt coordinator Jeffrey Lee Gibson .... stunts Mike Justus .... stunt coordinator Shawnna Thibodeau .... stunt double Tim Trella .... stunt coordinator Other crew Alicia Accardo .... script supervisor (2003) Alana Ackley .... costumer Dennis 'Dink' Adams .... key grip (2004) Tamara Allen .... production coordinator Michael Avallon .... generator operater Lori Ayala-Read .... costume supervisor (pilot episode) (as Lori Read) John W. Barbee .... transportation coordinator (as John Barbee) Armando Bareño II .... office production assistant Armando Bareño II .... post-production assistant Armando Bareño II .... production assistant Monica Barrios-Smith .... second assistant camera Gary C. Beaird .... key grip (as Gary C. Beaird Sr.) Dawn Blacksten .... location manager (pilot episode) Chris Braun .... assistant editor Faye Brenner .... script supervisor (pilot episode) Chris Bustard .... extras casting Steve Cainas .... production coordinator Bruce Callahan .... driver Jim Carberry .... location manager (2004) Michael Chambliss .... power pod technician/operator Jon Cohoe .... key production accountant Robin Cousart .... key production accountant Robert J. Dietze II .... production assistant Katherine Dorrer .... location manager: Washington D.C. Lenny Duge .... post-production duplication Kent Eanes .... still photographer Kevin J. Edelman .... music supervisor (as Kevin Edelman) Sonny P. Filippini .... script supervisor (as Sonny Filippini) John-Anthony Gargiulo .... electrician (pilot episode) Alan Gitlin .... first assistant camera: "a" camera Andrew Givens .... production assistant Nathaniel Goodman .... camera operator: "a" camera David Shane Guild .... electrician (pilot episode) Kenny Hanson .... production assistant Matthew Haskins .... second assistant camera: "a" camera Matt Heath .... additional assistant camera David Honaker .... production secretary Gary Jackson .... driver Richard Jacobson .... grip David Jarrell .... chief lighting technician David Joseph .... driver: production van Gail Just .... costume supervisor (2004) Lawrence Karman .... camera operator Lawrence Karman .... steadicam operator Jay Kemp .... gaffer (pilot episode) Tiffany Noel Kinder .... key assistant location manager Rowland Kirks .... location manager (as Rowland F. Kirks) Ove Langevei .... production assistant Rick Lawrence .... grip Alex Leach .... location manager (2004) Sharon Liggins .... publicist (2003) John Long .... production assistant Jennifer Lowe .... key first assistant accountant (one season) Bill Lynch .... post-production assistant Liz Marks .... casting: Virginia Chad McQuay .... payroll accountant David Meyers .... key grip (2004) (as David Myers) Greg Morris .... first assistant camera Bob Newcomb .... camera operator: "b" camera Tony Olivieri .... first assistant camera: "a" camera Morten Petersen .... rigging chief lighting technician Patrick Tendai Pfupajena .... production assistant Tina Allen Pleasants .... accounting clerk Tina Allen Pleasants .... production assistant Jennifer Pulver .... assistant editor Vince Rimoldi .... casting assistant Jane Sakowski .... set production assistant Christian Satrizemis .... assistant camera Dana Schisler .... driver Traceigh Scottel .... assistant production office coordinator Angel M. Sepulveda .... video assist operator Brad Shoemaker .... location foreman Andy Shuttleworth .... camera operator Stephanie Siemens .... costume supervisor S. Benny Smyth .... electrician (pilot episode) Robert Spencer .... best boy electric (pilot episode) Hektor Stockton .... rigging electrician Henry Tirl .... camera operator: "b" camera (pilot episode) Henry Tirl .... steadicam operator (pilot episode) John Villacorta .... casting associate Keith Zobel .... production coordinator (pilot episode) Amelia Zontini .... set costumer (pilot episode) Andrew Gowan .... music coordinator (uncredited) Warner Loughlin .... acting coach (uncredited)moreless
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    Thieves

    Thieves

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    ABC (ended 2001)
    Johnny and Rita are a pair of Thieves who are caught by the FBI. To gain their freedom they agree to work for the government to recover "missing" goods. The show aired on ABC and was simulcast in HDTV.moreless
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    Rich Man, Poor Man

    Rich Man, Poor Man

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    ABC (ended 1976)
    The small screen adaptation of Irwin Shaw's best-selling 1970s novel Rich Man, Poor Man was the first great American mini-series. It was an epic television event of historical proportions. The story of the Jordache family grabbed the attention of a nation during the winter of 1976. Originally broadcast as a limited twelve-part dramatic series, the series topped the weekly ratings and ended the 1975-76 TV season as the second highest rated show. It was nominated for 20 Emmys (winning 4) and 6 Golden Globes (winning 4, including Best TV Series - Drama.)

    "Rich Man, Poor Man" recounts the lives of brothers Rudy (Peter Strauss) and Tom (Nick Nolte) Jordache from 1945 - 1965. One will gain great wealth and power as a businessman and politician while the other will struggle through life as a boxer and gangster thug. They both compete for the love of Julie Prescott (Susan Blakely) with one of them finally making her their wife.moreless
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    L.A. Dragnet

    L.A. Dragnet

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    ABC (ended 2004)
    From Emmy Award-winning producer Dick Wolf, one of television's most successful creators and architect of the long-running Law & Order franchise, comes this modern-day take on the classic police drama. Filmed on locations throughout Los Angeles, this updated version of Dragnet features a group of detectives in the LAPD Robbery/Homicide Squad investigating crimes that could only take place in Los Angeles, one of the world's most glamorous and intriguing cities.

    Within this incredibly diverse landscape, these dedicated cops are relentless when it comes to solving crime. Lieutenant Joe Friday (Ed O'Neill) is a seasoned veteran who has seen it all. Through his voiceovers, viewers will gain insight into the crime investigation process, as well as hear the honest thoughts of a 21st century cop. Although a veteran of the beat, Friday still has the same passion and energy as his younger charges.

    Dragnet will draw storylines from L.A.'s rich crime history, as well as today's headlines. Against the backdrop of economically and culturally diverse neighborhoods, the detectives come up against a group fo criminals who are just as diverse, from diamond thieves and Hollywood movie moguls to street gangs, copycat serial killers, international terrorists and kidnappers.

    Adding a contemporary look to the show is the introduction of a radio-controlled miniature helicopter known as the Flying-Cam, which will provide panoramic views from never-before-seen angles of L.A.'s many neighborhoods. In addition, video technology will also feature prominently in a number of episodes, reflecting society's obsession with the "big brother" world of present day security.

    Dragnet began in 1949 as a radio drama, then moved to television in 1952, running for seven years in its initial incarnation. It resurfaced in 1967 for three more years, starring Jack Webb as the no-nonsense, "just the facts, ma'am" LAPD Sergeant.moreless
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    Fast Cars and Superstars: The Gillette Young Guns Celebrity Race

    Fast Cars and Superstars: The Gillette Young Guns Celebrity Race

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    ABC (ended 2007)
    What happens when you take the biggest stars from the entertainment and sports world and combine them with the biggest names in NASCAR? You get one great reality tv show!

    Watch as NFL Hall of Fame Quarterback John Elway, Boston Legal Star William Shatner, Pro Skateboarder Tony Hawk, Singer Jewel and other stars put the pedal to the metal as they race to the finish line with the help of the Gillette Young Guns: Jimmy Johnson, Kurt Bush, Carl Edwards, Jamie McMurray and Ryan Newman.moreless
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    Snoops

    Snoops

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    ABC (ended 1999)
    Welcome to the Snoops guide at TV.com Savvy and seductive private detective Glenn Hall (Gina Gershon) doesn't let the Bill of Rights bog her down. Investigators working for her agency must be willing to treat the Constitution as nothing more than a flashing yellow light on the road to truth, justice or a big retainer. Manny Lott (Danny Nucci) is a whiz with a mini-cam and a mini-mic and loves a woman in a mini-skirt. But he also carries a mini-tranquilizer gun and will likely shoot you if you annoy him. Roberta Young (Paula Jai Parker) is prone to brazen deeds like stealing a deadbeat dad's toupee and holding it in "escrow" until dad forks over the child support. Glenn's newest recruit is former police detective Dana Plant (Paula Marshall). By-the-book and straightforward in approach, Dana seems an odd choice, like water to Glenn's oil. But Dana's conservative nature belies her brilliance as a sleuth, and Glenn can tell that Dana is secretly thrilled with the opportunity to "color outside the lines" for the first time in her life. Conflicts and quirks aside, the private dicks of Glenn Hall, Inc. will make sure that no one gets away with murder in the city of angels. David E. Kelley, the Emmy, Peabody and Golden Globe Award-winning creator and executive producer of "The Practice," "Ally McBeal," "Chicago Hope" and "Picket Fences," takes a fun look at a sexy ensemble of unconventional private investigators in Los Angeles.moreless
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    Automan

    Automan

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    ABC (ended 1984)
    "On a scale of 1 to 10, think of me as... an 11."

    Thus begins the life of Automan and his creator, Walter Nebicher. Nebicher, a computer specialist at Los Angeles Police Department, creates a sophisticated computer program he calls Automan, the world's first fully automatic man. With enough power, the Automan hologram could become solid and "real." Originally, Automan was only able to run at night, his tremendous power requirements given as the explanation, power which was only available after daytime hours. The production reason was that the glowing costume looked better in dark settings. However, this was abandoned within the first few episodes as the effects were refined and Automan donned normal clothing in public, with only small glowing portions visible at the collar and cuffs.

    Automan has a helper called Cursor which creates objects that Automan can manipulate such as the Autocar, Autocopter and Autoplane, as well as creating realistic illusions. Cursor was given its own separate credit (as "himself") in the opening titles.

    Automan can talk to any computer, see and walk through walls and even protect Walter by surrounding him with his "aura."

    As with every superhero, Automan has limitations. His power depends on the electricity available on the grid. If he gets too much input he could also dissolve without notice.

    Supporting characters included Roxanne Caldwell, a young policewoman that Walter is attracted to, Captain Boyd, Walter's cantankerous, computer-hating commanding officer, and Lieutenant Jack Curtis, the only higher-up who has faith in Walter. Boyd constantly calls Nebicher, "Nebbish."

    The series drew inspiration for its effects and premise of a digital being from the 1982 motion picture Tron and used a combination of traditional cel animation and some computer graphics. It was canceled after only 13 episodes, originally airing as a lead-in for Masquerade, another 1983 mid-season series also from executive producer Glen Larson.moreless
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    Relativity

    Relativity

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    ABC (ended 1997)
    When her long-time boyfriend finally pops the big question, Isabel Lukens (Kimberly Williams) does what any right-minded young woman would do: takes off for Italy where she meets and falls madly in love with fellow American, Leo Roth (David Conrad). Wonder of wonders, the two hail from the same star-fated city of Los Angeles, but will their individual complications stand in the way of blissful reunion back stateside? Izzy still has to contend with her sort-of fiance, Everett, while Leo's recently widowed father, angst-ridden younger brother, and drama-prone sister present their own challenges. Originally billed as, "a prolonged examination of a love affair," and produced by the acclaimed team behind thirtysomething and My So-Called Life, Marshall Herskovitz and Edward Zwick, this short-lived ABC drama ultimately fell victim to a cursed time-slot and low ratings.moreless
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    Cashmere Mafia

    Cashmere Mafia

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    ABC (ended 2008)
    Sex and the City creator Darren Star is back to New York in this new dramedy pilot, about four female executives, friends since college, who support one another through the trials and tribulations of work, family, and everything else life in New York City throws at them.

    The Break-Up Peyton Reed directed this drama pilot. Maid in Manhattan writer Kevin Wade wrote the pilot and is the executive produce alongside Star, Gail Katz and Star's producing partner Suzie Fitzgerald.

    Kitchen Confidential's Bonnie Sommerville is set to join Ugly Betty's Lucy Liu, War of the Worlds Miranda Otto and The Importance of Being Earnest Frances O'Connor as the main four successful female executives on this drama series. Bonnie plays Caitlin Dowd, a senior VP for a cosmetic giant. Otto was originally cast as the cosmetics giant but has moved to a different part, Juliet Draper, the COO of a hotel chain. Meanwhile, Lucy Liu was booked as Dylan Mason, one of the quartet. Charmed Julian Ovenden plays Eric Burden, the husband of Zoe Burden played by Frances O'Connor. O'Connor's character is a top investment banker who is struggling to balance her roles as mother, wife and Wall Street whiz.moreless
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    Dan August

    Dan August

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    ABC (ended 1971)
    Burt Reynolds played Lt. Detective Dan August, which ran for one season before it was canceled. After Burt Reynolds' career took off, to capitalize on his new fame, several episodes were combined into two hour TV movies and re-aired due to the new celebrity of its lead actor. All in all, Dan August was yet just another one of those police/detective shows of the 1970s.moreless
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    The Sixth Sense

    The Sixth Sense

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    ABC (ended 1972)
    Gary Collins starred in this short-lived ABC series as Dr. Michael Rhodes, a parapsychologist at a major university, who used his talents to solve supernatural mysteries. Episodes of the show were later edited and released to syndication as part of the Night Gallery syndication package.moreless
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    The Felony Squad

    The Felony Squad

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    ABC (ended 1969)
    Felony Squad was filmed in Los Angeles and dealt with two detectives, the older hardened pro and the young up and coming rookie. Their commanding officer Captain Nye sent Det. Sgts. Stone and Briggs out on the streets to solve crime.moreless
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    That Was Then

    That Was Then

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    ABC (ended 2002)
    Travis Glass is about to turn 30 and his life couldn't be worse. He lives with his mother. He's a door salesman. And the longtime love of his life is married to his brother. His descent into loserdom dates back to a fateful and humiliating week in high school, and all Travis wants is a second chance to get it right. Be careful what you wish for … Travis wakes up the next morning, 16 again, with a chance to relive all of life's firsts. While tinkering with the past, he manages to save a life, jeopardize a marriage, and lose the most precious thing in his otherwise flawed future. Before he knows it, Travis is transported back to adulthood, about to turn 30 again, and his life couldn't be worse … Now, he'll have to keep hopping back and forth between high school and adulthood until he figures out how to put things right once and for all. But how do you put things right when every move you make can result in a new and totally unexpected future? (ABC Press Release)moreless
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