John Oliver Criticizes ‘Law & Order’ And Dick Wolf For Unrealistic, Highly Favorable Portrayal Of Police

“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.

‘Law & Order’ Franchise On NBC Plans Historic Crossover In September

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.

Historic ‘Law & Order’ Three-Show Crossover Event Eyed For Fall Launch

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 Leaving ‘Law & Order’ After One-Season Return

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.

‘Law & Order’ Revival, ‘Organized Crime’ Renewed At NBC

The pickups mean all nine of producer Dick Wolf’s scripted series — across two networks — will return in 2022-23.

Sam Waterston Returns To ‘Law & Order’

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.

‘Law & Order’ Revival Adds Camryn Manheim

The Emmy winner joins Anthony Anderson, Jeffrey Donovan and Hugh Dancy in the revival of the NBC series that premieres Feb. 24.

‘Law & Order’ Revival Enlists Jeffrey Donovan

Jeffrey Donovan To Star In ‘Law & Order’ Revival On NBC

NBC Will Bring Back Original ‘Law & Order’ For 21st Season

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.

Katz Nets Adding 3 More Off-Net Series

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 […]

Dick Wolf Talks Potential ‘Law & Order’ Revival

Ex-‘Law & Order’ Staffer Sues NBCU For Sex Bias

NY Occupy Protest Shuts Down ‘Law & Order’

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 […]

‘Law & Order’ Puts 20 Seasons In 104-DVD Set

Doris Belack, Judge On ‘Law & Order,’ Dies At 85

Huge ‘Law And Order’ DVD Set Out In Fall


Long-Running Procedurals Losing Traction

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.

‘Law & Order’ Clearances Top 80% In U.S.

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.

‘Law & Order’ Finds Real Handgun During Filming

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 […]