Q&A

Q: Why did they cancel "NCIS: New Orleans"? It's every bit as good as the original.

It seems that CBS disagrees with you, because every indication says it was the network's decision to cancel the spinoff of the long-running procedural hit. The news came at the same time as a few other schedule announcements, including an unrelated cancellation (the sitcom "Mom"), but more notably, the unveiling of a new "NCIS" spinoff — this...

Q: A friend told me that Hunter S. Thompson came up with the idea for "Nash Bridges." Is that true?

Your friend must be a Seth Meyers fan. Thompson didn't get a producer credit, but if you listen to Don Johnson (who did get a producer credit, as well as, you know, the "starring" credit) then, yes, famed journalist and '70s icon Hunter S. Thompson did help conceive the '90s cop show "Nash Bridges." In a recent interview on "Late Night With Se...

Q: We just discovered the Jesse Stone movies and we love them! Are any more going to come out?

There is another Jesse Stone movie in the works — it has a title, a pair of writers, a network and very little else at the moment. The last two bits are somewhat old news. In 2015, a while after CBS decided to stop making Jesse Stone movies, Hallmark picked it up, announcing a deal to release at least two new ones on its Hallmark Movies and M...