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Steven Bochco—who's enjoyed a successful career as a TV writer/producer alternating between gritty, acclaimed dramas like Hill Street Blues, L.A. Law, and NYPD Blue, and absurdly high-concept fare like Cop Rock, Doogie Howser, M.D., and Blind Justice—has once more embraced his serious side, creating a new cop show for TNT. Murder In the First will follow Taye Diggs and Kathleen Robertson as they take on one high-profile murder case each season. The first season, set to air next summer, is just 10 episodes long, and will find the detectives investigating a dead addict with »
Mike O’Malley might well be the poster boy for how roles come to define actors — for better or for worse.
O’Malley found his work slammed by critics in his ill-fated sitcom “The Mike O’Malley Show” and the long-running comedy “Yes, Dear.” Yet when he was offered a guest role by Ryan Murphy, who believed the actor would make the perfect blue-collar dad for gay teen Curt in “Glee,” it turned his career around.
Call it bad juju or good actors stuck in bad circumstances, but many talented actors have found themselves jinxed in their TV careers. But giving a good performance as a guest actor can often switch that luck.
This season, O’Malley scored another strong guest gig as mobster Nicky Augustine on the critically acclaimed FX drama “Justified.”
- Susan Young
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