“Instead of depicting a flawed system riddled with structural racism, the show presents exceptionally competent cops working within a largely fair framework that mostly convicts White people,” the Last Week Tonight host said.
For the first time in the history of the Law & Order franchise, all three of Dick Wolf’s dramas on NBC will come together for a special crossover event to help the network kick off its 2022-23 TV season. The action will begin on Law & Order: Organized Crime and continue on Law & Order: SVU before wrapping up on Law & Order. The three-hour event will air Thursday, Sept. 22 at 8-11 p.m. ET/PT on NBC and on Peacock the next day.
The Law & Order universe has staged its fair share of crossovers, but it’s never dun-dun this before. A crossover involving all three of NBC’s Law & Order series — that’s the revived mothership, Law & Order: SVU and Law & Order: Organized Crime — is being eyed to launch the trio’s respective new seasons on Thursday, Sept. 22, sources confirm.
Anthony Anderson is not returning to Law & Order for season 22. The actor, who reprised his role as Detective Kevin Bernard on Season 21, had a one-year deal and will not return for the next season, according to a source with knowledge of the situation.
District Attorney Jack McCoy is back. Sam Waterston, one of the longest-tenured Law & Order cast members, has closed a deal to reprise his beloved character in the upcoming 21st season of Dick Wolf’s venerable crime drama, which premieres Feb. 24 as part of a Law & Order Thursday lineup. This will mark Waterston’s 17th season on the show as DA McCoy.
The Emmy winner joins Anthony Anderson, Jeffrey Donovan and Hugh Dancy in the revival of the NBC series that premieres Feb. 24.
The network announced Tuesday that it is bringing the cops-and-courts police drama back for a 21st season. When the show left the airwaves in May 2010, it was tied with CBS’s Gunsmoke for the longest running primetime TV drama.
Scripps-owned Katz Networks on Monday announced three major off-network series licensing agreements: Escape, the over-the-air network targeting women 25-54 with stories of crime and mystery, has acquired the television rights to Law & Order and Boston Legal in two individual deals. Escape lands the first 12 seasons of Law & Order — the longest-running crime and investigation drama on American primetime television […]
NEW YORK (AP) — A protest by about 100 Occupy Wall Street members in New York City shut down production of an episode of “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.” The Daily News reported Friday that the protesters arrived around midnight at Foley Square in Lower Manhattan. The show was making an episode with an […]
TV shows are represented by two separate yet equally important groups: the TV networks, which air them as long as they keep up their ratings, and the producers, who churn out new episodes for as long as they can. Sometimes, the two continue to put the shows on the screen even as a fickle public starts to lose interest. This is one of those stories.
The flagship drama has been sold for weekend runs by NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution to station groups including Fox, CBS, Cox, Gannett, Hearst and Sunbeam for its debut in broadcast syndication next fall.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The discovery of a real gun brought real police officers to “Law & Order: Los Angeles” during location filming. Series spokeswoman Pam Golum said the NBC crime drama was filming Wednesday in the Culver City area west of downtown Los Angeles when a cameraman spotted the weapon on a rock. Los […]