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  • Christopher Meloni to Reprise ‘SVU’ Role in New Dick Wolf Series at NBC

    Christopher Meloni is set to reprise his “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” character Elliot Stabler for a new series at NBC, TheWrap has learned.The new series will mark Meloni’s return to the Dick Wolf universe after exiting “SVU” following the show’s 12th season. The series will see Stabler returning to the NYPD as the head of an organized crime unit. “Chicago P.D.’s” Matt Olmstead is being eyed to write the new series and serve as showrunner.The series falls under the five-year overall deal Wolf signed with his longtime studio home Universal Television last month, which included series commitments for multiple new projects.Also Read: CBS, NBC Will Get Extra NFL Playoff Game Under Expanded FormatWolf will serve as executive producer on the project alongside Arthur W. Forney and Peter Jankowski of Wolf Entertainment.In conjunction with the deal, NBC renewed all four of Wolf’s series — “Chicago Fire,” “Chicago P.D.,” “Chicago Med” and “SVU” — for three additional seasons each. The renewal extends “SVU’s” run as the longest-running live-action primetime series in TV history, through Season 24. Meloni’s former co-star Mariska Hargitay remains aboard the series as its star.Since leaving “SVU” in 2011, Meloni has starred in a number of other series, including Syfy’s “Happy!,” Netflix’s “Wet Hot American Summer” series and Fox’s short-lived “Surviving Jack.” His other recent TV credits include “Handmaid’s Tale,” WGN America’s “Underground,” as well as voicing Commissioner Gordon in the animated “Harley Quinn” series for DC Universe.Deadline first reported news of the new series.Read original story Christopher Meloni to Reprise ‘SVU’ Role in New Dick Wolf Series at NBC At TheWrap

  • How Law & Order: SVU Turned Mariska Hargitay into an Advocate for Rape Survivors

    "I think I was meant to do this," the actress and activist tells PEOPLE in the cover story for this week's Women Changing the World issue

  • NBC renews 'Law & Order: SVU,' 'Chicago' dramas for 3 years

    NBC is giving three-year renewals to its drama series from veteran producer Dick Wolf, including the perennial “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.” The pickups for the “Law & Order” series and Wolf’s three Chicago-set dramas are part of a new five-year deal to keep his Wolf Entertainment production company at Universal Television. Universal Television has been his studio home base for 36 years, NBC said Thursday.

  • Law & Order: SVU's Philip Winchester Says He Won't Return for Season 21

    Law & Order: SVU may have just scored a landmark 21st-season renewal at NBC… but not everyone will be back next fall. Philip Winchester, who plays assistant district attorney Peter Stone on the long-running drama, announced on Twitter that he won’t be returning next season. (An NBC rep declined to confirm Winchester’s exit.) “Sadly for […]

  • 'Law & Order: SVU' Renewed for Season 21 at NBC, Will Become Longest-Running Live-Action Series in History

    Headline-ripping Law & Order: SVU is now tearing apart the record books. NBC has renewed the venerable Dick Wolf procedural for Season 21, a move that will make it the longest-running primetime live-action series in television history. Mariska Hargitay & Co. will breeze past current title holders OG Law & Order and Gunsmoke, which ran […]

  • Law & Order: SVU's Ice-T Arrested for Toll Evasion While Driving His New McLaren Sports Car

    Law & Order: SVU's Ice-T Arrested for Evading Toll Bridge Fee

  • Mariska Hargitay stresses relevance of 'Law & Order: Special Victims Unit' at 20: 'Survivors are believed ... period'

    The actress joined creator Dick Wolf and fellow stars to talk about the show's importance in the #MeToo era, NBC's initial reluctance to greenlight the spinoff, and what the future holds.

  • 'Law & Order: SVU,' 'Chicago' shows renewed at NBC

    'Law & Order: SVU,' 'Chicago' shows renewed at NBC

  • Chris Meloni Posts Strangely Alluring Topless Pic to Encourage Followers to ‘Resist’ Trump

    Chris Meloni is ready to start a (shirtless) revolution. On Wednesday night, Chris Meloni joined the ranks of many fellow celebs, taking to Twitter to share a political message — alongside a shirtless pic.

  • Quiz: Match the ‘Law & Order’ Guest Star With Their ‘SVU’ Crime

    Law and Order: SVU has drawn many high-profile guest stars over the years. They play murderers, serial rapists, sadistic criminals — the bigger the guest star, the more sadistic the role. Like in Wednesday's two-part season finale, Brad Garrett plays a prison guard who uses his position to rape female inmates. Here are seven other memorable guest stars from SVU — can you match them to their creepy sexual crime?

  • 'Law & Order' Sneak Peek: 'SVU' Takes On the Duggars

    Law & Order: SVU is going for reality this week — reality television, that is. The police drama’s latest “ripped from the headlines” case targets the Duggar sexual abuse scandal, which doomed the family’s TLC reality show, 19 Kids and Counting. In this exclusive sneak peek clip, a sordid secret tears apart the Bakers, a family with 13 children who star on a supposedly wholesome reality series. The show-within-a-show is chronicling a “purity dance,” where teen girls are celebrated for waiting until marriage.

  • See 'Law & Order: SVU' Season 17

    Season 17 of Law & Order: SVU airs Wednesdays at 9pm on NBC