Delvecchio (TV series)
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||22 (2 unaired)|
|Running time||60 minutes|
|Original release||September 9, 1976 – March 13, 1977|
Delvecchio is an American television series that aired Sundays at 10:00 pm (EST) on CBS during the 1976-77 season. It starred Judd Hirsch as the title character, Dominick Delvecchio, an Italian-American detective who worked for the LAPD and also studied to become a lawyer.
A writer of eight episodes of the series, Stephen Bochco, would later import cast members Charles Haid and Michael Conrad, along with guest-stars James B. Sikking and George Wyner, to Hill Street Blues.
One episode of the Delvecchio series (the Feb. 13, 1977 installment, "Licensed to Kill") was made available on the 2006 DVD release Brilliant But Cancelled TV Dramas, along with an episode each of Gideon Oliver, Johnny Staccato, and Touching Evil.
- Judd Hirsch as Sgt. Dominick "Delwop" Delvecchio
- Charles Haid as Sgt. Paul "The Fat Polish Sausage" Shonski
- Michael Conrad as Lt. Macavan
- Mario Gallo as Tomaso Delvecchio
- Jay Varela as Sgt. Rivera
- George Wyner as Asst. D.A. Dorfman
- James B. Sikking as Ned Wangler
- The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and Cable TV Shows, 1946-Present. Ballantine Books. 2003. p. 296. ISBN 0-345-45542-8.
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