NBC isn’t letting go of the Law & Order franchise. The network has renewed Law & Order: Special Victims Unit for a 16th season on the network.
The crime drama is NBC’s fourth-highest rated scripted series, currently averaging a 1.8 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 6.82 million total viewers. It’s one of the few network shows to be up year-to-year.
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, Dann Florek, Richard Belzer, Danny Pino, and Kelli Giddish.