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The Original Law & Order Is Coming Back

NBC announces 21st season

(Newser) - More than a decade after it last aired, Law & Order is coming back to NBC, the AP reports. 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 Gunsmoke ...

After Post About Looters, Law & Order Writer Out of a Job

Dick Wolf makes quick work of showing Craig Gore the door

(Newser) - Dick Wolf wasted no time firing a writer from one of his TV series after the writer posted a controversial comment about looters in Hollywood this week. Craig Gore allegedly posted on Facebook, "Sunset is being looted two blocks from me. You think I wont light motherf---ers up who...

Christopher Meloni's SVU Character Is Returning

Elliot Stabler heads organized crime unit in new series

(Newser) - Detective Elliot Stabler is back in the NBC stable. Christopher Meloni will be reprising his Law & Order: Special Victims Unit role in a new drama from Dick Wolf. Sources tell the Hollywood Reporter that the new drama, featuring an NYPD organized crime unit led by Stabler, has been picked...

Law & Order: SVU Will Make History Thursday

It will become the longest running prime-time live-action series in US television history

(Newser) - That familiar "cha-CHUNG" sound effect from the opening credits of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit this Thursday will signal the debut of a new season and something else—TV history. The show's 21st season launch makes it the longest running prime-time live-action series in US television history...

Law & Order Not Dead Yet: Creator

Dick Wolf hasn't given up on 20-year-old drama

(Newser) - In what might be the best plot twist ever for a show that turned them into an art form, the creator of Law & Order says the long-running drama isn't dead yet. Although NBC canceled the show last week after 20 seasons, Dick Wolf tells the New York Times he's...

Law & Order Facing Judgment Day
 Law & Order 
 Cast Is Told 
Just short of record run

Law & Order Canceled, Cast Is Told

Cancellation rumors surround long-running NBC drama

(Newser) - Law & Order may be axed one year short of a record-breaking 21-year run. The cast and crew of the NBC drama have been told it has been canceled, reports E! Online , although no official announcement has been and other sources say talks are continuing. A 21st season would have...

NBC: Lots of Law , No Order
 NBC: Lots of Law,
 No Order 

NBC: Lots of Law, No Order

Crime drama's creator furious with NBC over handling of show

(Newser) - NBC's relationship with Law and Order producer/creator Dick Wolf has always been uneasy, but now it’s turned into all-out war, the Wall Street Journal reports. Wolf is furious with the network, which he says sells the show to its cable stations on the cheap, then reruns it too often...

Plot Twist: NBC Renews 'Law & Order'

'Mothership' back for season 18, but spinoff to move to cable sibling

(Newser) - In a fitting move for a show that made its name with unexpected twists, ratings-challenged "Law & Order" will return to NBC's fall lineup for its 18th season, the network announced today. The eleventh-hour deal relegates the show's "Criminal Intent" spinoff to fellow NBC Universal network USA, with...

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