Sitcoms Online - Main Page / Message Boards - Main Page / News Blog / Photo Galleries / DVD Reviews / Buy TV Shows on DVD and Blu-ray

View Today's Active Threads / View New Posts / Mark All Boards Read / Chit Chat Board


Sitcoms Online Message Boards - Forums  

Go Back   Sitcoms Online Message Boards - Forums > Classic Dramas/Dramedies > Wiseguy
User Name
Password


Welcome to the Sitcoms Online Message Boards - Forums.

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our free community you will have access to post topics, search, view attachments, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join our community today!

SitcomsOnline.com News Blog Headlines Twitter Facebook Instagram RSS

SitcomsOnline Digest: FXX Sees Ratings Records Thanks to The Simpsons Marathon; Betty White to Guest Star on Young & Hungry
Decades Network December Comedy Binge; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of December 5, 2016)
CBS Midseason 2017 Schedule; Remembering Grant Tinker
Kyle Richards to Host Little House COZI Stunt; Bravo to Launch New Series in February
The MeTV Network Acquires MacGyver; Tiffani Thiessen Back with 3rd Season of Series
Mama's Family Coming to Logo in December; Remembering Ron Glass of Barney Miller
Week 10 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did
SitcomsOnline Digest: Original Twin Peaks Series to Stream on Showtime Services; CBS Passes on Additional Episodes of Pure Genius
Remembering Florence Henderson, America's Favorite TV Mom; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of November 28, 2016)
2016 Thanksgiving TV Marathons on TV This Holiday Weekend
TV Land Comedy Teachers Returns in January with New Series; Fox Is In Thin Ice with New Comedy
COZI TV's 3rd Annual Holidozi Schedule; Girls Returns for One Last Time, While New Series Premieres


New on DVD/Blu-ray (October/November)

Dr. Ken - Season One Mike & Molly - The Complete Sixth and Final Season Family Matters - The Complete Ninth Season The Lucy Show - The Complete Series The Mindy Project - Season Four

10/04 - The Andy Griffith Show - The Christmas Special (Colorized)
10/04 - I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #1 (Colorized)
10/11 - Dr. Ken - Season One
10/11 - Mike & Molly - The Complete Sixth and Final Season
10/11 - Mike & Molly - The Complete Series
10/11 - Nurse Jackie - Seasons One and Two
10/11 - Weeds - Seasons One and Two
11/01 - Schitt's Creek - Seasons One and Two
11/08 - Family Matters - The Complete Ninth Season
11/08 - Your Family or Mine - Season One
11/15 - Community - The Complete Series
11/15 - The Lucy Show - The Complete Series
11/15 - The Mindy Project - Season Four
More TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 10-25-2011, 09:04 PM   #1
Brian Damage
Moderator
Forum Legend
I'm Rich Bitch
 
Brian Damage's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 03, 2002
Location: What Ain't No Country I Ever Heard Of...They Speak English in What?
Posts: 62,201
Send a message via AIM to Brian Damage
Drool NBC To Reboot 'Wiseguy' (You Read That Right)

Stephen J. Cannell’s 1980s series Wiseguy is getting a contemporary reboot at NBC. The peacock network has bought a new take on the crime drama, which will be written by Alex Cary (Homeland). The project, from 20th Century Fox TV and studio-based Chernin Entertainment, has received a script commitment with penalty.

A reimaging of the original series, which Cannell co-created with Frank Lupo, Wiseguy centers on a disgraced former cop who, while serving time in prison, cuts a deal to work undercover for time off his sentence. The show begins as he’s being released — now he’ll put the connections he made behind bars to good use in the field as he helps the police take down a criminal organization. Cary, who is under an overall deal at 20th TV, will executive produce with Peter Chernin and Katherine Pope. The original series, which ran on CBS for 4 seasons from 1987 to 1990, starred Ken Wahl as Vincent “Vinnie” Terranova, an undercover agent of the Organized Crime Bureau, a fictional division of the FBI, whose cover was working as syndicate enforcer after a stint in the New Jersey penitentiary. The show was an early pioneer in the introduction of serialized elements to a crime procedural, with each season consisting of several arcs, and in the use of runaway production for cutting costs.

http://www.deadline.com/tv/

__________________
The Key to the Kingdom of Heaven: John 3:3

Money Doesn't Buy Happiness...But I'd Rather Cry in My Private Jet
  Reply With Quote
Old 10-25-2011, 10:30 PM   #2
Mr. Television
Forum Legend
Making America Great Again
 
Mr. Television's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 06, 2003
Location: Behind the Couch
Posts: 59,911
Default

Just say no to remakes. they are never as good as the original.
__________________
Sonny


Time-You can never get time back and you never know how much time you have left
  Reply With Quote
Old 10-25-2011, 11:08 PM   #3
Retro4Life
Senior Member
Accept No Substitutes
 
Retro4Life's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 04, 2009
Location: IL
Posts: 5,810
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Stuck In The '70's
Just say no to remakes. they are never as good as the original.

Agree, the networks just don't seem to get it. They just keep reheating the leftovers, and the patrons just keep spitting them out in disgust (Charlies Angels, for instance).

I give this one less than one season.
__________________
Alex Reiger :[Trying to convince Louie not to antagonize Bobby] "It's not hard to make people feel bad about their lives. What's hard is making people feel good about their lives."
  Reply With Quote
Old 10-25-2011, 11:08 PM   #4
catlover79
Moderator
Forum Legend
God Bless Val
 
catlover79's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 29, 2006
Location: Bewitched in Ohio
Posts: 69,230
Default

Where's Ken Wahl when you really need him??? Hey, ultimately the planned Rockford Files remake was scrapped, so maybe this one will be, too. We can hope!!
__________________
"Jesus loves you and He approves this message."

"I'm alive. I'm feeling good. I'm trying to live every moment as much as I can." - Valerie Harper, March 2013
  Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:17 AM.


Although the administrators and moderators of the Sitcoms Online Message Boards will attempt to keep all objectionable messages off this forum, it is impossible for us to review all messages. All messages express the views of the author, and neither the owners of the Sitcoms Online Message Boards, nor Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd. (developers of vBulletin) will be held responsible for the content of any message. The owners of the Sitcoms Online Message Boards reserve the right to remove, edit, move or close any thread for any reason.

Powered by: vBulletin Version 3.5.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.