ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 01, 2005
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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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