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How Can CBS Possibly Afford to Remake teh “Streets of San Francisco”?

Tuesday, July 29th, 2008

How credible is this?

“Steve Keller and Mike Stone are back on “The Streets of San Francisco.” CBS is developing an update of the classic 1970s cop series starring Michael Douglas and Karl Malden.”

As this Web 1.0-enabled website ably documented, the only way it pays to make a show on the City’s mean streets these days is to have a smash hit. Don’t compare SoSF II with the original, compare it with the abysmal Nash Bridges. Remember when you could see all those non-hemi Cudas around town surrounded by fifty people doing nothing drinking coffee? That cost big bucks, like millions of dollars each episode.

And then you add in all the lawsuits and “confidential settlements” when your babe-magnet stars try to get a bite to eat? Read this SFPD police report (“they’re real, aren’t they?”) to learn more.

São Francisco Urgente, back when you could afford to shoot a TV show in SF:


All right fine, give it a try. Area locals Greg Dewar and Telstar Logistics will be excited for a while anyway.