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CBS’ ‘FBI’ Franchise Scores Two-Year Renewal

CBS is betting big on its FBI franchise. The network has picked up all three shows from megaproducer Dick Wolf — and not just for one season. The three series — flagship show FBI and spinoffs FBI: Most Wanted and FBI: International — have all received two-season renewals that will take them through the 2023-24 […]

Dick Wolf Launches International Format Distribution Division

Dick Wolf, who already has three major TV franchises on two of the big four broadcast networks, is going international. The prolific creator behind the Law & Order, Chicago and FBI franchises and his Wolf Entertainment banner are teaming with Universal Studio Group to create a new sales division focused on selling his popular procedurals […]

‘Law & Order’ Revived for Season 21 at NBC

It’s official: Dick Wolf’s original Law & Order series is returning to NBC. The network has handed out a straight-to-series order for a revival of the procedural that launched Wolf’s multibillion-dollar franchise. Rick Eid, one of Wolf’s frequent collaborators, will serve as showrunner on what is being billed as the drama’s 21st season. “There are […]

‘Law & Order: For the Defense’ Spinoff Scrapped at NBC

Dick Wolf will have to wait to have a full night of three Law & Order shows on NBC. The network, in a surprising turn, has scrapped its straight-to-series order for Law & Order spinoff For the Defense. The drama was picked up in May and envisioned to open the network’s prime Thursday lineup before […]

‘Law & Order: Organized Crime’ Renewed as Decisions Loom on NBC Bubble Shows

NBC has acquitted one of its bubble shows: Law & Order: Organized Crime has been renewed for a second season. The Dick Wolf drama will return this fall as part of an all-L&O power block on Thursday nights along with new drama Law & Order: For the Defense and the 23rd season of Law & […]

Dick Wolf Drama ‘On Call’ Picked up at IMDb TV

The half-hour series will follow a pair of police officers in Long Beach, Calif.

‘Naked Singularity’: Film Review | San Francisco 2021

John Boyega plays a New York public defender drawn into a dangerous heist in this crime thriller adapted from Sergio De La Pava's novel, also starring Olivia Cooke and Bill Skarsgård.

‘Law & Order: Organized Crime’ Producers Defend Use of Dead Wife Trope

Showrunner Ilene Chaiken says using the device to kick off the series helps answer why Christopher Meloni's Elliot Stabler would sign on to an NYPD task force.

Jery Hewitt, Stunt Coordinator on Dick Wolf Shows and Coen Brothers Films, Dies at 71

Jery Hewitt, who served as the stunt coordinator on Dick Wolf-produced shows for more than 30 years and on 14 Coen brothers films from Raising Arizona to Inside Llewyn Davis, has died. He was 71.

Hollywood’s 50 Most Powerful TV Showrunners of 2020

From the dreaded "Zoom room" to hermetically sealed sets, the influential creators on The Hollywood Reporter's annual rundown — including Michaela Coel, Daniel Levy, Ramy Youssef and more — reveal how they've overcome an unprecedented year with panache and prestige.

Chris Meloni’s ‘Law & Order: SVU’ Spinoff Delayed at NBC Amid Showrunner Change (Exclusive)

Chris Meloni's 'Law & Order: SVU' Spinoff Delayed at NBC Amid Showrunner Change (Exclusive)

Dick Wolf Eyes Streamers, Premium Cable With Las Vegas Period Drama

Dick Wolf's Wolf Films and Universal Television are developing a drama series about the rise of Sin City called 'American Babylon.' The potential series is being readied for pitches to premium cable outlets and streaming platforms.