Can this venerable series go on forever? Has the Law & Order: Special Victims Unit TV show been cancelled or renewed for a 19th season on NBC? The television vulture is watching for the latest cancellation and renewal news, so this page is the place to track the status of Law & Order: SVU, season 19. You can bookmark this page or subscribe for the latest updates. Remember, the television vulture is watching your shows. Are you?
What’s This TV Show About?
Airing on the NBC television network, Law & Order: SVU follows an elite squad of detectives who investigate sexually based crimes in New York City. In season 18, the cast is made up of Mariska Hargitay, Ice-T, Kelli Giddish, Peter Scanavino, and Raul Esparza. Recurring actors include Robert John Burke, Peter Gallagher, and Elizabeth Marvel.
Season 18 Ratings
The 18th season of Law & Order: SVU on NBC averaged a 1.34 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 5.83 million viewers. Compared to season 17, that’s down by 16% in the demo and down by 16% in total viewers. Compare its standing against the other NBC TV shows we are tracking.
This venerable NBC is down in the ratings but it remains one of the peacock network’s best-rated scripted shows. Executive producer Dick Wolf also has a reputation for keeping costs down. I have no doubt that SVU will be renewed for season 19.
5/12 update: Law & Order: SVU was renewed for season 19 on NBC. Details here.
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