'Law and Order' Is Canceled

May 14, 2010 08:06:47 GMT

It has been confirmed that NBC have decided not to take the long-running U.S. cop show into its 21st season.

'Law and Order' Is Canceled
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Long-running U.S. cop show "Law & Order" has been canceled after 20 years. Dick Wolf's highly-successful New York-based drama premiered in America in 1990 and went on to spawn two separate spin-offs - "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" and "Law & Order: Criminal Intent".

A Los Angeles-based "Law & Order" is still being planned. But the original has been scrapped. TV executives at NBC have decided not to take the original format into its 21st season, confirming to E! Online that the show has been axed.

"Law & Order" has narrowly missed out on being crowned the longest-running TV drama in history - it is currently tied with western Gunsmoke, which ran for 20 season before its finale in 1975.

"Law & Order" stars Steven Zirnkilton, S. Epatha Merkerson, Sam Waterston, Jerry Orbach and Steven Hill among others.


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posted by chesapeake57 on Jun 14, 2010
I sure hope you are correct Reckless Peaches I do not Want this show to end!!!
posted by reckless peaches on May 14, 2010
don't count your chickens yet.... another article on a more reputable site states the series is still on the bubble.
posted by drmoocow on May 14, 2010
I guess Law & Order: Trial By Jury and Law & Order: Crime & Punishment (and to a lesser degree Law & Order UK) don't count as spinoffs?

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