Q: Will there ever be another Jesse Stone movie with Tom Selleck?

A: This question has come up often since CBS aired the eighth of the Stone movies — inspired by the novels of Robert B. Parker — in 2012. CBS decided not to continue with the movies (although it has an ongoing relationship with Selleck, who stars in the network's "Blue Bloods").

But the Hallmark Movies & Mysteries channel (formerly Hallmark Movie Channel) has ordered a ninth film, "Jesse Stone: Lost in Paradise," in which Stone agrees to help the Massachusetts State Homicide Division track down a brutal serial killer. Look for it this fall. Hallmark has been airing repeats of the CBS films, and they have done well.

Reviving 'Unforgettable'

Q: I have been searching for the CBS series "Unforgettable," starring Poppy Montgomery and Dylan Walsh. Will it be coming back for a fourth season?

A: CBS decided not to continue the crime show after three seasons. However, A&E has ordered a fourth, 13-episode season of the series to air later in 2015.

This is not the first time the show has been revived. After canceling it at the end of the first season, CBS changed its mind and picked up a retooled version for two more runs during summers. Now, the show may undergo some more changes. Deadline.com noted the options on the cast members have expired — but Montgomery and Walsh are expected back.

Barney's gang

Q: I'm a big fan of "Barney Miller" and am very curious about the status of Hal Linden (Barney), Abe Vigoda (Fish), Max Gail (Wojo), Ron Glass (Harris), Jack Soo (Yemana), Steve Landesberg (Dietrich), Ron Carey (Levitt) and Barbara Barrie (Liz).

A: For starters, Jack Soo died in 1979, while the 1975-82 show was still on the air; a special tribute episode was devoted to him. Ron Carey died in 2007 and Steve Landesberg in 2010. At this writing, Hal Linden, Max Gail, Ron Glass, Abe Vigoda and Barbara Barrie are still with us.

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