In news that we can file under “not the least bit shocking,” NBC has officially renewed Law and order for its 22nd season. The network also renewed its spin-off, Law and order: organized crimefor season three.
NBC revived the original Law and order in 2022 after the series was on hiatus for 12 years. the L&O the reboot averaged nearly 13 million total viewers and helped NBC secure the top spot on Thursdays among adult viewers.
Law and order: organized crime season two sits at No. 1 for its 10 p.m. timeslot. Law and Order: SVUthe longest-running prime-time live-action series in history, has already been confirmed as renewed for its 24th season.
“The emblematic Law and order The brand has long been synonymous with NBC and we couldn’t be more thrilled to bring these three dramas back for the 2022-23 season,” said Lisa Katz, President, Scripted Programming, NBCU Entertainment and Streaming. “It’s a testament to the brilliance of Dick Wolf’s storytelling that audiences remain captivated by these unforgettable characters week after week, year after year.”
“Dreams come true,” said executive producer Dick Wolf. “The renewal of all Wednesday and Thursday night programming is the ultimate verification of our partnership with NBC and Universal Television. I personally want to thank the talented writers and actors, the producers who keep the trains on time and the teams who tirelessly produce exceptional shows despite a degree of difficulty never before experienced due to the pandemic.
The cast of Law and order includes Sam Waterston, Anthony Anderson, Jeffrey Donovan, Camryn Manheim, Hugh Dancy and Odelya Halevi. Christopher Meloni, Danielle Moné Truitt, Ainsley Seiger and Nona Parker Johnson star in Organized crime.