'Rockford Files'

<b>Original air dates:</b> 1974-1980<br>
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<b>Remake's air dates:</b> <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORCRP004494" title="NBC" href="/topic/economy-business-finance/media-industry/television-industry/nbc-ORCRP004494.topic">NBC</a> ordered this pilot for 2010<br>
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"House" creator/executive producer David Shore has signed on to  put a modern spin on <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB001873" title="James Garner" href="/topic/entertainment/james-garner-PECLB001873.topic">James Garner</a>'s ex-con-turned-P.I. The "Rockford" pilot script “definitely has the panache of the old show,” says <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB000832" title="Stephen J Cannell" href="/topic/entertainment/stephen-j-cannell-PECLB000832.topic">Stephen J. Cannell</a>, who with Roy Huggins created the first show. “The writing is funny. They have a sense for the character, a sense for what ‘Rockford’ was.” But Shore is “looking at it as a completely fresh thing — (which is) exactly the right way to do it.”
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Original air dates: 1974-1980

Remake's air dates: NBC ordered this pilot for 2010

"House" creator/executive producer David Shore has signed on to put a modern spin on James Garner's ex-con-turned-P.I. The "Rockford" pilot script “definitely has the panache of the old show,” says Stephen J. Cannell, who with Roy Huggins created the first show. “The writing is funny. They have a sense for the character, a sense for what ‘Rockford’ was.” But Shore is “looking at it as a completely fresh thing — (which is) exactly the right way to do it.”

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