If you’ve been wondering if Law & Order: SVU is returning for new seasons, you’ve come to the right place. The hit drama is back for a 22nd season on NBC, and stars Sam Waterston, Anthony Anderson, Jake Coburn, Camryn Manheim, Hugh Dancy, and Odilia Halevi. Read on for more details.
Law & Order is back for its 22nd season, and “Law & Order: SVU” was previously renewed for a third season. It previously aired for 21 seasons before being abruptly cancelled by NBC. Organized Crime is the longest-running primetime live-action series. The series returns in February 2022. NBC has also been ranked No. 1 on Thursday nights in the 18-49 demo.
Law & Order: SVU was renewed for a third season, as did its spinoff, Melony on SVU. The series’ average rating among viewers in live+same-day ratings was a 0.54 rating, down 22% in the demo and 42% in the total audience. However, the show’s live+7-day ratings included a week’s worth of delayed viewing. This season of Law & Order: SVU was up to a 0.96 demo rating and 5.52 million viewers, down 45% from last year’s series finale.
The show’s return has been warmly received by critics and audiences alike. The show will be back for a third season in the fall of 2022. It will air on Thursdays at 10pm ET. NBC has already renewed its previous seasons of Law & Order: SVU and the new season of Organized Crime. The two series will air on Thursdays starting in 2022.