1 February 2013 11:49 AM, PST | EW - Inside TV | See recent EW.com - Inside TV news »

If you happen to channel surf past CBS and catch an image of Jack Lord in the next few days, the answer is no – the network hasn’t reduced itself to airing old reruns of Hawaii 5-0.

Instead, it’s using old video of the classic TV star to help promote Monday’s episode of Hawaii 5-0, a reboot of an old episode from 1973 called ”Hookman.”

“It was very important for us to get the word out that this was a remake and from day 1 we’ve been discussing with our execs how to incorporate the original. That included promos and DVD extras, »


- Lynette Rice

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