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 […]