‘Law & Order’ coming back to NBC for 21st season
LOS ANGELES — After more than a decade, “Law & Order ” will return to NBC.
The network announced Tuesday that the cops-and courts police drama will be returning for a 21st Season. The show was ranked second to “Gunsmoke” as the longest-running prime-time television drama when it left the airwaves in May 2010,.
NBC said that the series will continue to follow the split format, with the focus on the police officers who investigate crime and the prosecutors who bring cases to court. There has been no casting or date for the premiere.
“There are very few things in this life that are truly a dream come true,” said series creator Dick Wolf. This is mine .”
The Law & Order ” series continued to be popular even after it was canceled. There were several spinoffs, including the Law & Order : SVU
Wolf’s shows, which make up NBC’s Wednesday night lineup. The popularity of those shows help NBC beat out other networks as the new fall TV season get underway, especially with the crucial 18 through 49-year-old audience.
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