Type
Scripted
Premiered
Sep. 20, 1999
Status
Returning Series
Runtime
60 min.
Country
USA
Network
NBC TV Network
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Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

This hard-hitting and emotional series chronicles the life and crimes of the elite Special Victims Unit of the New York Police Department. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit was created by Emmy Award-winning producer Dick Wolf. SVU celebrated its 300th episode in October 2012.

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'Law & Order: SVU' Renewed For Season 19

NBC announced today that Law & Order: SVU has been renewed for a 19th season to air in 2017-2018. The police procedural continues its near two-decade run, which dates back to 1999. Currently television's longest-running on-air drama, the series continues to be a consistent, solid performer for the network.

2 months ago - Comment [0]
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Law and Order SVU Season 18 NBC Pulls Donald Trump-Inspired Episode Until After Election

NBC has reversed course and benched a planned Donald Trump-inspired episode of “Law & Order: SVU” until after the election. Sources said NBC brass made the decision Friday afternoon amid the extraordinary atmosphere of at least four women coming forward with stories of groping or sexual assault against the Republican nominee for president. Trump has steadfastly denied each of the women’s accounts, accusing them of lying as part of a politically motivated effort to smear him in the final weeks of the fractious presidential race. “Unstoppable” features a Donald Trump-esque character running for president who gets tangled up in a sordid case when several women come forward with damaging accusations. There are other elements of the storyline that make the episode extremely touchy to air in the current climate.

9 months ago - Comment [4]
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Law & Order: SVU Renewed For Season 18


NBC announced today that Law & Order: SVU has been renewed for an 18th season in 2016-2017. Premiering back in 1999, television's longest-running on-air drama continues to be a solid performer for the network after an incredible seventeen years in prime time.

1 year ago - Comment [15]
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Whoopi Goldberg and Virginia Madsen to Guest.
The NBC drama has tapped Virginia Madsen to play mother Beth Anne Rollins, whom showrunner Warren Leight describes as a "very protective" matriarch. "In theory, Amanda Rollins is her successful daughter. [She's] college-educated, a detective, moved to New York, so of course the mother likes the daughter who has a warrant out for her arrest, has been involved with very sketchy men and has run her life into the ground," Leight tells THR. "Beth Anne Rollins thinks that daughter can't make mistake and Amanda has turned her back on the family."

1 year ago - Comment [10]
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Law & Order: SVU Renewed For Season 17

NBC announced today that Law & Order: SVU has been renewed for a 17th season in 2015-2016. On the air since 1999, television's longest-running drama continues to be a solid performer for the network after sixteen years on the air.

2 years ago - Comment [8]
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Dick Wolf’s Universal Television/NBC series “Chicago Fire,” “Chicago P.D.” and “Law & Order: SVU” will be united during a major three-part crossover airing Nov. 11-12.
The three series will share a storyline about a child pornography ring that stretches from Chicago to New York and will arc over three episodes, beginning with “Chicago Fire” (Tuesday, Nov. 11, 10 p.m. ET/PT) and continuing on “Law & Order: SVU” and “Chicago P.D.” (Wednesday, Nov. 12, 9 and 10 p.m., respectively).

2 years ago - Comment [3]
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NBC Announce Premiere Date For Season Sixteen Of 'Law & Order: SVU'
NBC is first out of the gate this year in detailing its premiere plan for the 2014-15 TV season. Returning for its sixteenth season, Law & Order: SVU will premiere on Wednesday September 24th at 9pm.

3 years ago - Comment [0]
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'Law & Order: SVU' Renewed For Season 16
NBC have announced that it's granted Law & Order: Special Victims Unit a 16th season. After what is said to be lengthy negotiations, the Peacock network reached a deal with producer Dick Wolf for another season of the veteran crime drama. Despite the aging crime-fighting drama getting rid of Dann Florek and Richard Belzer, it’s still going strong and fans remain loyal. Law & Order: SVU airs Wednesdays at 9/8c on NBC.

3 years ago - Comment [4]
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Alec Baldwin To Guest Star On 'Law & Order: SVU'
Alec Baldwin is making his first small screen debut since his days on NBC’s 30 Rock. His new TV gig will be on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. If you want to know just who Baldwin will be playing on the legal, cop-fighting drama, you’ll have to tune in to his episode, as character details are being kept secretive. You can catch Baldwin’s guest stint and Mariska Hargitay’s directorial debut in March.

3 years ago - Comment [0]
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Dan Florek Leaving 'Law & Order: SVU'
Dann Florek follows in the footsteps of co-star Richard Belzer, leaving Law & Order: SVU in its fifteenth season. Florek originated his role as Captain Donald Cragen when the series premiered fifteen years ago, and previously appeared as Capt. Cragen on the original 'Law & Order' from 1990-93. There won't be a dramatic end to Cragen's time with the Special Victims Unit. Quite simply, Cragen has just reached his retirement age.

3 years ago - Comment [7]
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Pablo Schreiber Returning To 'Law & Order: SVU'
Pablo Schreiber will be returning to Law & Order SVU to reprise his role as psychopath William Lewis. He will again be tormenting Det. Olivia Benson. Although he’s the one on trial, he turns it into hers. The Orange Is the New Black actor was last seen in the NBC procedural’s two-part season premiere, in which his sadistic alter ego abducted and tortured Benson until she turned the tables and nearly beat him to death.

3 years ago - Comment [0]
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Dayton Callie To Guest Star In 'Law & Order: SVU'
Dayton Callie will soon cast some judgement on 'Law & Order: SVU.' The 'Sons of Anarchy' vet will guest-star in an upcoming installment of the NBC procedural, playing a New Jersey judge who is under suspicion in a sex trafficking case.

3 years ago - Comment [0]
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NBC announced today that it has renewed Law & Order: Special Victims Unit for an impressive fifteenth season. The network ordered another 22 episodes of the long-running police procedural for 2013-2014.

4 years ago - Comment [5]
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