What’s in store for Law & Order True Crime? Recently, NBC released new details for the show’s upcoming finale.
The first season of the anthology crime drama chronicles the events surrounding the trial of Erik and Lyle Menendez, two brothers convicted of murdering their parents in 1989. The cast includes Edie Falco, Gus Halper, Heather Graham, Josh Charles, Miles Gaston Villanueva, Anthony Edwards, Julianne Nicholson, and Constance Marie.
Season one of Law & Order True Crime airs its final episode on November 14th at 10 p.m. ET/PT, but will there be a second season? NBC has yet to renew the crime drama and ratings haven’t exactly been stellar for the show’s first season.
So far. season one is averaging a 1.06 rating in the 18-49 demo and only 4.597 million viewers, placing it below the long-running Law & Order: SVU.
Watch a preview and read more details about the season finale below:
THE OUTCOME OF A SECOND TRIAL SEALS THE FATE OF THE MENENDEZ BROTHERS – After the first trial ends with a hung jury and the District Attorney refuses to offer the defense a deal, a second trial gets underway with Barry Levin (Harry Hamlin) joining the defense team. Political collusion between the District Attorney’s office and Judge Weisberg (Anthony Edwards) reaches an apex as Garcetti (Mark Moses) fights to repair the office’s reputation following a string of high-visibility losses. When Judge Weisberg disallows Lyle and Erik’s family members to testify, it’s up to Erik to once again recount the stories of abuse before the jury determines a verdict. As the trial comes to a close, Leslie learns revealing information about Jose and Kitty’s childhoods.”
What do you think? Are you watching Law & Order True Crime? Would you watch a second season?