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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - April 19, 1986, Winnipeg, Manitoba Hammer premiered last sea son on where it was decidedly not a among the 89 series shown in prime Hammer placed 57th in the Nielsen fourteen series with higher ratings than Hammer were but lbs resolutely refuses to Nail shut hammers last Keach reprised the swag Gering private Eye in the Bernstein produced movie the return of Mickey Spillane Mike if it clicked in the Keach will Star in the second coming of the Hammer series next a celebrity simple As simple As too a Fine actor who becomes a celebrity equals a Bernstein Edward Woodward Star of Cess the equalizer is a Fine actor but Hes not a Stacy Keach has now become a i think it Keaths heavily publicized incarceration will work to our advantage 100 per cent but i dont think anyone would want to go through that to get a series on the air again he is a much bigger Star than he was when he went off the weve got a bigger Star the hard credit Bernstein for spelling it not Many would have the guts to concede that if Keach had not been his Hammer characterization surely would have lbs is not usually in the business of renewing a series that failed not Only during the regular season but again in the sum Mer when Given a second Chance oppo site reruns of abcs add this from lbs Vic president of programs Harvey who told people Magazine last you dont have to critics across the coun try save Mike but you do have Stacy the celebrity and Jay Bern the consummate heres what Treyve always said to he said of were going to give you a were going to put this Back on and let the Public decide whether they really want Mike Hammer or whether youve just convinced us the Public wants him not a troublemaker the american thank is very Stacy is a Good Hes not a the retooled Bern Stein is less offensive to women who didst find the humor in the detectives constant brushes with i started to get in trouble because the audience was but it was nearly All Bernstein i had to change what were to get the they thought we were trying to set women libera Tion Back 10 they finally got to in this movie he Doest go to bed with anybody and theres Only one by the Bernstein says this about Cess Cagney and in really bored with this is How he chooses to introduce his Houston a potential series about two cops unlike Chris Cag Ney and Mary Beth Are just in a bad marriage Houston filmed in hous stars Michael pare streets of Eddie and the cruisers and Michael Beck the celebrity As bickering partners in crime i wanted to get someone who not Only could turn on every Young but also could be a Fine Bernstein said of he didst want to do television but i gave him the sales Bernstein gets a Little upset when told that information sent by his publicist describes Houston knights As a country Western Miami what it is More reminiscent of is 48 hours and he the Only ties to Miami vice Are two undercover Guys in another the last thing i would consider he is copying vices music video there going to have a helluva time Selling that in in four years till be like mod whether or not Houston knights or Hammer becomes a series next Bernstein soon plans to play is third Ace Mary its time to i believe in Mary enough that i made a very quiet Deal with Para mount producers of entertainment cheers and family ties and will leave Columbia to do new Bernstein said Best comedy place it Paramount is the Best comedy place for Mary Columbia Doest know Columbia let me do Harts effervescence is Patent enough to carry even a mediocre he with most youre dead if the writing int there every Bernstein that Hart would have been perfect for Bess Arm Strongs starring role in Paramount new All is forgiven comedy series on Bess has less Charisma than he i think that Mary Harts personality can become part of the like Bill Cosby did on i Stein says he knows it when he sees and when he sees he goes after others need not if you put a gun my head right he said without i could not Tell you the name of the Guy who plays opposite Brian Keith in Hardcastle Daniel Rise and constant brushes with Bernstein

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