Answering the question how many detective crime series exist on modern TV, one can definitely say that this format is very popular and include a great number of various shows similar in their own way. But not all of them can boast with such a long time of broadcasting as a well-known American project Law & Order: SVU which has been on the world’s screen since 1999 on NBC channel.
Very few programs have the same period of existence; even fewer have such a catching plot as this world famous series has. By today it has been presented 17 full seasons, and the issue most of the program’s fans are worried with is as follows: is Law & Order: SVU coming back for season 18? Release Date of the continuation is already known, so the viewers can certainly count on soon coming of the renewed show on the screen. According to the schedule the next season air date is likely to
take place on September 21, 2016.
Authors and Producers
The first new episode of Law & Order: SVU debuted back in 1999, on September 20th. Since that moment the creators have managed to present the tremendous number of episodes – 373. The author of idea is Dick Wolf, an American TV producer.
The crew of executive producers for all the period of broadcasting includes such personalities as:
- Robert Palm working during the first season;
- David J. Burke responsible for season 2;
- Neal Baer and Ted Kotcheff worked together from season 2 to season 13;
- Michael Smith working in season 14;
- Warren Leight and Arthur W. Forney are current producers taking part in 13
– 17 seasons.
The network broadcasting Law & Order: SVU is NBC; current production company is Universal Television.
The return of season eighteen is being awaited with great tension especially because of professional cast acting in the series.
The program is based on Dick Wolf’s idea who was inspired by a real crime. Originally the series was supposed to be connected with cases connected with sexual aspects, and during 17 years this topic hasn’t changed. The work of characters is aimed at investigating criminal stories, sometimes even shocking,which involve human sexuality and its relation to various misdeeds when some of them are committed in the heat of passion.
Series Rating and Renewal
The first season premiere was a great excitement, and it is expected that the next season release date will be accepted with even more enthusiasm. On a famous website IMDB this program has a rating of 8.1/10. This proves that the show has not lost its popularity. The continuation of the project is scheduled for September 21, 2016, when all the conventions are met. Whether each next episode will be as successful as earlier it will be known very soon.