So much for speculation that Law & & Order: SVU was nearing completion of its fabled run. NBC on Thursday revealed that it has restored Dick Wolf’s venerable step-by-step for 3 additional periods. The mega-pickup insures that SVU will continue producing brand-new episodes with the 2023-24 TELEVISION season.
The Mariska Hargitay-led drama– currently in its 21st period– stands as the longest-running primetime live-action series in television background. It just recently exceeded OG Law & & Order and Gunsmoke, which competed 20 periods apiece.
NBC likewise on Thursday announced that it has handed three-season pickups to Wolf’s entire #OneChicago franchise (containing Chicago Fire, Chicago PD as well as Chicago Med). Last moth, NBC likewise restored New Amsterdam (which is not produced by Wolf) for three periods.
The information comes as NBC’s parent, Universal Television, closes a new five-year take care of Wolf Entertainment.
“Dick Wolf has actually confirmed over and over again that he makes programs audiences like,” claimed Paul Telegdy, Chairman of NBC Entertainment, in a statement. “We are happy, fired up and also proud that as component of this legendary handle Wolf Entertainment, NBC’s dedicated target market will understand that their favored programs have a particular future for the following 3 years.”
Season-to-date, SVU is balancing 6.5 million customers and a 1.5 demonstration score (Live +7-day scores).
TVLine’s 2020 Renewal Scorecard has been upgraded to show SVU‘s super-sized renewal.