Articles for Law and Order Season 20

In the midst of the on-going national Team Conan/Team Leno debate, NBC has released it‘s newly organized night-time schedule. It turns out life after Leno (at 10pm) will involve a lot of Law and Order re-runs, in both Law and Order flavors: original and SVU. The just-released post-Leno (and post-Winter Olympics) plan finds the Peacock airing the remaining episodes of the is-it-or-isn‘t-it canceled Trauma and a few new premieres, including Parenthood and Jerry Seinfeld‘s The Marriage Ref. Of course, the schedule doesn‘t address the question on everyone‘s lips...what‘s on at 11:35pm NBC?  Read more »
It looks like Law and Order won‘t have the chance to be TV‘s longest running drama series after all. Word on the street is that NBC has decided not to renew Dick Wolf‘s procedural series for what would have been a record-breaking 21st season, just a day after reports surfaced that the network is contemplating to pull the plug on Heroes. Read more »
Summer is upon us and that means it‘s time to mark our calendars and bid farewell to some of our favorite shows, including Lost, Grey‘s Anatomy, Glee, and 24, just to name a few. To help you plan your TV schedule, here‘s a rundown of shows that are about to wrap up and their respective finale dates. Read more »
Despite the news of NBC swinging its dreaded axe on Law and Order, creator Dick Wolf isn‘t ready to let go just yet. Sources say that he‘s doing all that he can for the series to continue. Is 20 years of success not enough for him?Law and Order Canceled by NBCThe Los Angeles Times reports that Dick Wolf himself released a statement regarding the fate of the show. Since he‘s still at odds with NBC, it‘s no surprise he came up with a rather cryptic message for the fans. Read more »
After a midseason kickoff last season, Chuck is back on NBC‘s fall calendar, prematurely leaked by The Hollywood Reporter. Chuck returns to its old Monday 8pm slot, followed by two rookies: global-conspiracy-theory drama The Event and another action drama, this time about a team of US Marshalls who track down fugitives, Chase.See More:The CW‘s Fall Lineup>>CBS‘ Fall Lineup>>ABC‘s Fall Lineup>>FOX‘s Fall Lineup>>Wednesday, meanwhile, is Law and Order night, featuring the spin-off Law & Order: Los Angeles at 10, while J.J. Abrams drama Undercovers and Law & Order: SVU open the night. Mercy and Trauma, as well as former NBC flagship Heroes, are nowhere in sight, although network execs are reportedly in talks to give both Heroes and Law & Order "special event" or two-hour finale send-offs next fall. Read more »
HBO may have picked up 101 Emmy nominations, more than any other network, but the cable giant has a lot of work to do with scripted series. Only 17 of those nominations came for drama and comedies with True Blood leading the pack with just five nominations. For a comparison, The Sopranos averaged 16 nominations every season it was on.To compensate, HBO is developing a number of new dramas that are sure to up the network‘s pedigree. Here‘s the latest news on three shows to look forward to.  Read more »
Today the NAACP announced this year‘s nominees for the Image Awards, and they feature many of the nominees you might expect. The sad truth is that there is still a lack of diversity on television, and these nominations only serve to highlight that by nominating nearly every African-American actor on TV, regardless of actual quality.  Read more »
Stars are dropping like flies from many of television‘s top-rated shows. And the latest casualty comes from NBC‘s newly-renewed Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. According to reports, star Christopher Meloni will not be returning for the series‘ 13th season in the fall. Read more »
This is my viewpoint, from the far end of the interview with actress Julie Ann Emery, spending part of my Memorial Day weekend with Adam Ferrara, and talking up TV writers who don‘t get enough credit. Read more »
Veteran character actor Dennis Farina has died. The real-life police officer-turned-actor passed away from a blood clot in his lung. He was 69.  Read more »
Clay Aiken and Taylor Hicks competed on American Idol, and now they‘ll be the ones sitting at the judges‘ table on Law and Order: SVU. Alana De La Garza will be reprising her role from the original Law & Order on SVU as well. And Gilles Marini is joining 2 Broke Girls. Read on for all the details, including casting news for Once Upon a Time in Wonderland, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, The Following, Blue Bloods, CSI and Bones. Read more »
The cast of the Arrow spin-off is slowly coming together with the addition of Jesse L. Martin. Read more »
The full list of nominees for the 2017 People‘s Choice Awards has officially been released with 64 categories. Among the television series with multiple nominations over the many categories are Grey‘s Anatomy, Pretty Little Liars, Supernatural and many more. Did your favorite TV show make the list? Find out the nominees, plus how to vote for your favorites, below! Read more »
In a world of shared movie universes and franchises built on a familiar name, crossovers have become very popular. TV has been throwing various characters from different shows together in a single episode for decades. In recent years, TV crossovers have become more frequent and more surprising. Sadly, most of them don‘t work out. In a few cases, though, a weird and unexpected crossover can create something fascinating and special. Here are eight surprising TV crossovers that actually worked. Read more »
What makes a good cop? Someone you feel safe around? Someone who cares? Someone who thinks five steps ahead? From sitcom sheriffs to crime drama detectives, television is the home to some truly impressive boys (and girls) in blue who truly embody these traits. It‘s always great when we get to see a cop on TV who goes above and beyond the line of duty. From Criminal Minds to The Flash, certain officers continue to impress us and exemplify everything we want a cop to be. Here are five of our favorite cops on TV. Read more »
Filming for the upcoming fall season is starting to get underway for several series. As such, casting news is starting to pour in and it will only get more voluminous in coming weeks. For now, however, Molly Ringwald has confirmed a return to Riverdale season 2, The Good Wife‘s Josh Charles has been cast in another legal drama and a (potential) series regular has exited The Blacklist. Read more »