Sunday, May 24, 2015

Sure-Fire Hit

an article about Jack and Mike, 1986

Shelley's 1986 TV series Jack and Mike "looks like it has a chance to take off fast to become a sure-fire hit" as one writer put it. The series had Moonlighting as its lead-in and was being compared to the Harts from Hart to Hart and to Nick and Nora from The Thin Man movie series. Tom Mason played restaurateur husband Mike opposite her journalist wife Jackie. The premise of the show - a yuppie couple so busy they had to schedule time together. The series was off to a good start but struggled in the ratings and was eventually cancelled after one season. Let's hope it makes it on DVD soon.

Shelley on the set of Jack and Mike, 1986