NBC have renewed their highly popular series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit for an eighteenth season.
The series has been a solid performer for the peacock network, even after 17 years in primetime it still manages to average over 7 million viewers every episode.
In addition to renewed SVU, the network have renewed producer Dick Wolf’s contract for another 5 years until 2020. Wolf has two successful franchises with the Law & Order series and the Chicago themed dramas aswell, which have all been renewed.
Law & Order: SVU follows an elite squad of detectives who investigate sexually based crimes in New York City. This season, the cast includes Mariska Hargitay, Ice-T, Kelli Giddish, Peter Scanavino, and Raul Esparza.
NBC has today renewed it’s long running police procedural show ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit for a 16th season.
The crime drama is the stations fourth-highest rated scripted series and the only Law & Order franchise left on the air.
Law & Order: SVU follows an elite squad of detectives who investigate sexually based crimes in New York City.