An “NYPD Blue” sequel of the unique present that ran for 12 seasons from 1993-2005 has scored a pilot manufacturing dedication at ABC.

The brand new sequence follows Andy Sipowicz’s son, Theo, as he tries to earn his detective protect and work within the 15th squad whereas investigating his father’s homicide.

Unique sequence writers and govt producers Matt Olmstead and Nick Wootton will write and govt produce the brand new present, with Jesse Bochco — son of “NYPD Blue” co-creator Steven Bocho — govt producing and directing. Dayna Bochco, Steven’s spouse, will produce. ABC Studios will produce in affiliation with 20th Century Fox Tv.

Olmstead is repped by WME and Bloom Hergott. Wootton is repped by WME and Hirsch Wallerstein.

The unique “NYPD Blue” starred Dennis Franz, David Caruso, Jimmy Smits, James McDaniel, Amy Brenneman, and Nicholas Turturro amongst many others throughout its run.

The present was nominated for 84 Emmy Awards and received one of the best drama sequence Emmy in 1995 and received the Finest Drama Collection Golden Globe in 1994. Franz additionally picked up a number of greatest actor in a drama sequence Emmys for his position as Andy Sipowicz.

Ought to the undertaking transfer ahead, it might mark the newest revival or continuation of a storied sequence to make it to air on a broadcast community lately.

ABC most lately revived “Roseanne,” which was subsequently introduced again as “The Conners” following the firing of sequence creator and star Roseanne Barr.

On CBS, “Murphy Brown” was introduced again after 20 years, whereas Fox has revived reveals like “The X-Information,” “Jail Break,” and “24.”

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