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Law & Order and Law & Order: Organized Crime Renewed at NBC

The Dick Wolf procedurals are returning for another season.
  • Anthony Anderson and Jeffrey Donovan in Law & Order (Photo: NBC)
    Anthony Anderson and Jeffrey Donovan in Law & Order (Photo: NBC)

    NBC has renewed Law & Order for Season 22 and Law & Order: Organized Crime for Season 3. Dick Wolf's original procedural drama first premiered in 1990 and ran for 20 seasons. In 2010, Law & Order was canceled by NBC, only to return again for Season 21 this February.

    Law & Order features original stars Sam Waterston and Anthony Anderson as Jack McCoy and Kevin Bernard, respectively. The duo are joined by newcomers Jeffrey Donovan, Camryn Manheim, Hugh Dancy, and Odelya Halevi.

    Law & Order: Organized Crime stars Chris Meloni, reprising his Elliot Stabler role from SVU, as well as Danielle Moné Truitt, Tamara Taylor, Dylan McDermott, Ainsley Seiger, and Nona Parker Johnson.

    News of the renewals comes after the announcement to renew Law & Order: SVU for Season 24. Wolf's Chicago Fire, Chicago PD, and Chicago Med were also re-upped by NBC, as was the creator's FBI franchise on CBS.

    “Dreams do come true,” said Wolf in a statement. “The renewals of the entire Wednesday and Thursday night lineups is the ultimate verification of our partnership with NBC and Universal Television. I personally want to thank the talented writers and casts, the producers who keep the trains running on time, and the crews who tirelessly turn out outstanding shows despite a degree of difficulty never before experienced due to the pandemic.”

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    TOPICS: Law & Order, NBC, Law & Order: Organized Crime, Dick Wolf