NBC Renews Law & Order and Law & Order: Organized Crime
Law & Order spoilers and updates tease that NBC has renewed the show along with its spin-off, Law & Order: Organized Crime. The former will be returning for a 22nd season while the latter will come back for season 3.
Law & Order was revived last year for its 21st season after getting canceled by NBC 11.5 years ago. Meanwhile, the network previously renewed Law & Order: SVU as part of a three-year renewal contract, which means it’ll be back until season 24, making it the longest-running primetime series of all time.
Dick Wolf now has six running series with Wolf Entertainment and Universal Television. These are Law & Order, Law & Order: SVU, Law & Order: Organized Crime, Chicago Fire, Chicago PD and Chicago Med.
The last three series were also renewed for three years, at the same time as Law & Order: SVU. As for Law & Order, the new installment follows the original format wherein the police and district attorney work together to put criminals behind bars. The cast members include Odelya Halevi, Hugh Dancy, Camryn Manheim, Jeffrey Donovan, Anthony Anderson, and Sam Waterston.
Changes in Law & Order and Law & Order: Organized Crime
There have been some changes in Law & Order: SVU and Law & Order: Organized Crime. Warren Leight left his spot as an executive producer and showrunner of SVU after three years. Meanwhile, Ilene Chaiken stepped down as Organized Crime’s showrunner back in February. Barry O’Brien is currently at the helm of the series.
Lisa Katz, President, Scripted Programming, NBCU Entertainment and Streaming, expressed the network’s excitement in bringing back all three dramas from the Law & Order brand for the 2022-23 season.
Law & Order took the top spot during Thursday evenings ever since its return. Its spinoff, Organized Crime, also ranked first in its timeslot.
Dick Wolf was happy with the news about the renewal of the shows. He said, “Dreams do Come True.”
“The renewals of the entire Wednesday and Thursday night lineups is the ultimate verification of our partnership with NBC and Universal Television,” Wolf said.
He thanked the cast, writers, and producers for working tirelessly to create these outstanding shows despite the struggles and difficulties presented by the pandemic.
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