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Luis Gomez has been covering the celebrity beat for the Tribune since 2009. The Highland Park native and University of Wisconsin alum ...

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A 'New York Undercover' reboot? Malik Yoba said there was a script

A 'New York Undercover' reboot? Malik Yoba said there was a script

November 20, 2015

Long before “Empire” reminded us that there is an audience for diverse programming on television, there was “New York Undercover,” a detective drama that ran for four seasons on Fox and featured young black and Latino protagonists solving cases over a hip, urban soundtrack. “New York Undercover” was co-created by Dick Wolf and was unlike anything on television at the time. It almost seemed better suited for the current television landscape, where minority leads are more common place.