Brushing aside the question of whether the world needs a "Cagney & Lacey" reboot, you could argue this is an upgrade for both actresses.
Deadline.com reported that Drew, 37, who played Dr. April Kepner on the ABC medical drama from 2009 to the end of this current season, will co-star as LAPD Det. Blindspot alum Michelle Hurd has been cast as fellow co-lead Lacey in the reboot of the iconic 1980s police procedural.
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An eight-time victor here, and is now ranked 5th for scoring average, 8th for putts per round and 11th for total Strokes Gained. To put that in perspective, the final round of the Valspar was watched by more people than the final rounds of the 2017 U.S.
The original show, which ran for seven seasons from 1982 to 1988, won two Emmys for best drama and six for lead actress in a drama series.
The new Cagney & Lacey isn't the only new female-friendly TV cop drama set in Los Angeles - Gabrielle Union and Jessica Alba are teaming up for an untitled Bad Boys spin-off. She is the partner and protégé of Hurd's Lacey, the more experienced half of the duo and an accomplished athlete. Also, the character of Lacey has been conceived and written as African American, another big distinction from the original series.
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Bridget Carpenter penned the script for CBS' Cagney and Lacey and executive produces alongside Rosemary Rodriguez, who will direct the pilot from CBS Television Studios and MGM Television. The network's line-up also consists of a pilot for Magnum P.I. and a straight-to-series order for Murphy Brown.
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Drew and Capshaw have been part of the show for nine and 10 seasons, respectively.