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ABC Evening News for
Tuesday, Mar 01, 2005

Headline: Television / "NYPD Blue"

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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Tonight's last episode of the long-running TV show "NYPD Blue" noted.

(Washington: Jake Tapper) The influence of the tone of "NYPD Blue" on network television examined; show clips shown. [Co-creator Steven BOCHCO†- recalls trying to revitalize the form; doubts the show could get on the air today.] [On "Good Morning America" on September 21, 1993, WSIL-TV, Harrisburg, Illinois, Steve WHEELER†- comments on the show.] [George Washington professor Christopher STERLING†, Parents Television Council Melissa CALDWELL†- offer differing opinions on the show's pioneering role as compelling drama.] [On KABC, "Andy Sipowicz" character actor Dennis FRANZ†- blames Janet Jackson for having to pull back.]

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Program Time:05:55:20 pm - 05:58:20 pm. Duration: 03:00
Reporters:Jennings, Peter; Tapper, Jake
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Broadcast Type:Evening News Segment Type: News Content
Record Number:781790