Steven Bochco, TV Creator Of 'Hill Street Blues,' 'NYPD Blue,' Dead at 74
By Peter Martinez/ CBS News
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Steven Bochco, a TV producer/writer behind many hit shows over the years, has died at age 74, according to a representative at Steven Bochco Productions. The spokesperson said Bochco died peacefully Sunday morning at 10:20 a.m.
"Steven fought cancer with strength, courage, grace and his unsurpassed sense of humor," Phillip Arnold said in a statement provided to CBS News. "He died peacefully in his sleep with his family close by."
Bochco's TV credits include a wide array of programs such as Hill Street Blues, L.A. Law,Doogie Howser, M.D. and NYPD Blue. Many of them were shows related to the law genre.