Re: RARA-AVIS: TV PI renaissance?

From: Ed Lynskey (
Date: 19 Oct 2003

There's still an audience out there for PI dramas. I wonder if Smits will play it low-keyed like his NYPD Blue persona.

Ed Lynskey

--- Mark Sullivan <> wrote:
> Between the new Jimmy Smits PI show being worked on and this,
> are we
> going through a PI renaissance?
> From
> TV producer John Wells ("ER," "The West Wing," "Third Watch")
> is
> negotiating outside the emergency room and Oval Office these
> days. Wells
> and Warner Bros. TV are reportedly discussing a private-eye
> drama based
> on a screenplay by former New York detective Ken Sanzel ("The
> Replacement Killers") starring Franky G. of "The Italian Job."
> Wells and
> "ER" co-executive producer R. Scott Gemmill will rewrite the
> script for
> the pilot.


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