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LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT and ORGANIZED CRIME Bosses Share How They’ve Crafted a Shared Universe

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LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT — “Return of the Prodigal Son” Episode 22007 — Pictured: (l-r) Christopher Meloni as Detective Elliot Stabler, Mariska Hargitay as Captain Olivia Benson — (Photo by: Christopher Del Sordo/NBC)

As LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT was finishing out its (COVID-impacted) milestone 21st season, a bombshell dropped: NBC had ordered a new L&O series, ORGANIZED CRIME, to be led by former SVU star Christopher Meloni, reprising his role as Elliot Stabler.

Given Meloni’s importance to the first dozen years of SVU’s run—and with his former on-screen partner, Mariska Hargitay, still on SVU, leading up the series as now-Captain Olivia Benson—immediately there were questions about how the two shows might intersect. While, historically, the L&Os were contained to their own show worlds (minus the occasional crossover), in recent years, executive producer Dick Wolf had crafted an entire combined universe with the ONE CHICAGO shows and the growing FBI franchise.

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LAW & ORDER: ORGANIZED CRIME Boss on the Botched ‘I Love You’: ‘It Now Lingers in Their Relationship’

May 17, 2021 by  
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LAW & ORDER: ORGANIZED CRIME — “An Inferior Product” Episode 105 — Pictured: (l-r) Mariska Hargitay as Captain Olivia Benson, Christopher Meloni as Detective Elliot Stabler — (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)

As LAW & ORDER: ORGANIZED CRIME‘s Elliot Stabler (Christopher Meloni) has struggled in the aftermath of his wife, Kathy’s (Isabel Gillies), death, his loved ones have worried about his mindset.

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LAW & ORDER: ORGANIZED CRIME Post-Mortem: Ilene Chaiken on That Killer Twist and Elliot’s Mindset: ‘Is He Going to Be Able to Keep it Together?’

May 13, 2021 by  
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LAW & ORDER: ORGANIZED CRIME — “An Inferior Product” Episode 105 — Pictured: (l-r) Dylan McDermott as Richard Wheatley, Tamara Taylor as Angela Wheatley, Christopher Meloni as Detective Elliot Stabler — (Photo by: Heidi Gutman/NBC)

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LAW & ORDER: ORGANIZED CRIME Panel: Live-Blog

April 7, 2021 by  
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LAW & ORDER: ORGANIZED CRIME Panel

LAW & ORDER: ORGANIZED CRIME — “Not Your Father’s Organized Crime” Episode 102 — Pictured: Christopher Meloni as Detective Elliot Stabler — (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)

NBC will be hosting a panel for its new hit LAW & ORDER: ORGANIZED CRIME at 11:30 AM PT.

Follow along as star Christopher Meloni, as well as executive producers Dick Wolf and Ilene Chaiken talk about the NBC drama… Read more

LAW & ORDER: ORGANIZED CRIME Sets Ilene Chaiken as Showrunner

December 9, 2020 by  
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Ilene Chaiken has signed on to run the new LAW & ORDER spinoff, ORGANIZED CRIME, reps for the show have confirmed.

Chaiken, whose TV resume includes THE L WORD and EMPIRE, has also signed an overall deal with Universal Television.

LAW & ORDER: ORGANIZED CRIME, which is set to debut in 2021, follows the return of former LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT mainstay Elliot Stabler (played by Christopher Meloni) to the LAW & ORDER universe. Read more

Freeform is Developing THE SEVEN HUSBANDS OF EVELYN HUGO

September 19, 2019 by  
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From left: Chaiken (Photo credit: Ricky Middlesworth); Reid (Photo credit: Scott Witter); and Beals (Photo credit: Giuliano Bekor)

Freeform is developing an adaptation of Taylor Jenkins Reid’s THE SEVEN HUSBANDS OF EVELYN HUGO.

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