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Why Can’t Jimmy Smits Hold Down a TV Show?

NBC canceled Outlaw yesterday, even more quickly than it canceled Smits's last notorious flop, Cane. He was great as The West Wing's proto-Obama Matt Santos, but hasn't originated a successful series since NYPD Blue. It's hard to think of a more likable actor, so why can't he make it work anymore?

Photo: Jordin Althaus/NBC