NBC Orders Reboot of 1960s Drama Series; Blair Underwood to Play Lead

Feb 5, 2013  •  Post A Comment

NBC has ordered a pilot for a remake of a 1960s drama series, with "L.A. Law" and "In Treatment" actor Blair Underwood in the lead role. EW.com’s Inside TV reports that the network gave the go-ahead to a new version of “Ironside.”

NBC says the remake is about a “tough, sexy but acerbic police detective relegated to a wheelchair after a shooting" but who "is hardly limited by his disability as he pushes and prods his hand-picked team to solve the most difficult cases in the city."

The original series, which starred Raymond Burr, bowed in 1967 and ran for eight seasons on NBC.


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  1. One would think NBC would learn!!all the remekes and ll the loosers they have done always in the bottom and they never learn!!

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