TV - Movies
NBC Considering
Move That Could
Be Bad For
Law & Order:
Organized Crime
The Law & Order franchise had had a major shake-up this month, as it was announced that Kelli Giddish will be exiting "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" after 12 seasons, which was not her choice. Now there seems to be an even bigger problem on the horizon, thanks to a new strategy NBC is considering, that could jeopardize "Law & Order: Organized Crime."
NBC is considering cutting its 10:00 p.m. time slot and handing it over to affiliates. This would remove seven hours of primetime television from the network per week, putting "Organized Crime" two major Dick Wolf dramas on the chopping block, and with two "Law & Order" series airing in the 8:00 and 9:00 slots before it, there isn't any wiggle room to move the show to earlier in the evening.
The earliest this shift could happen would be Fall 2023, as the Fall 2022-Spring 2023 schedule is already set. So what does this mean? Some media outlets have theorized this could put any of the current primetime series on the chopping block, or that the shows in jeopardy could be moved to NBC’s streaming service Peacock.