Production on Smits' 'Outlaw' suspended

Oct. 7, 2010 at 10:47 AM
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LOS ANGELES, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- NBC stopped production on Jimmy Smits' new U.S. legal drama Wednesday due to low ratings, TVGuide.com said.

However, the network plans to air the five episodes it already has taped and may resume shooting the series if more people tune in to watch them, the report said.

In the show, Smits plays a U.S. Supreme Court justice who quits his post to open his own law firm.

The actor's previous TV credits include "The West Wing" and "L.A. Law."

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