Lincoln Heights is an American family drama television series about Eddie Sutton, a Mission Vista police officer who moves his family back to his old neighborhood, Lincoln Heights, to start a new life and to help out his old neighborhood.
It is a dangerous place to raise a family, and through the many trials the family goes through, they soon learn that settling in is not as easy as it seems.
While Officer Sutton struggles to cope with everyday life as a street cop in Los Angeles, his kids try to fit in at their new schools and with their new neighbors.
The show premiered January 8, 2007 on the ABC Family network with 13 episodes ordered for the first season.
That's very gratifying to me, too - the behind the scenes commitment to do this kind of storytelling.
That's why I work so hard to tell the best stories because I want this kind of show to succeed because maybe it will send a message to programmers that we should do more of this and it really dispel the myth that a show like this can't work so at least we've done that.
Some discussion of drug dealing and gangs, as well as brief scenes depicting drug users.
Over at ABC Family, "Lincoln Heights," the one-hour drama focusing on the lives of an African-American family living in a Los Angeles working class neighborhood, has actually seen its ratings climb with each season proving wrong any naysayer (i.e., television executive) that says the family drama is dead.Schmidt as Noah Newman on the CBS Daytime soap opera The Young and the Restless.He taped his first scenes on September 4, for a first appearance on October 1.When the show was offered to me to come in as a showrunner and executive producer when [creator Seth Freeman] left before production started I jumped at the chance.My first writing assignment as a baby writer was "Little House on the Prairie" and I always wanted to do family drama from the day I started. JH: Family dramas are often labeled too soft but you're proving them wrong by the growth in the "Lincoln Heights" audience. The writers on our show and also the crew and the staff [have] come back for all four seasons and these are good people who have opportunities to do other kinds of shows but they are drawn to this because it has meaning to them that other shows don't.