July 25, 2016  
Home > News > TV

'Law and Order' Is Canceled

May 14, 2010 (8:06 am) GMT
It has been confirmed that NBC have decided not to take the long-running U.S. cop show into its 21st season.

Long-running U.S. cop show "" has been canceled after 20 years. Dick Wolf's highly-successful New York-based drama premiered in America in 1990 and went on to spawn two separate spin-offs - "" and "".

A Los Angeles-based "Law & Order" is still being planned. But the original has been scrapped. TV executives at NBC have decided not to take the original format into its 21st season, confirming to E! Online that the show has been axed.

"Law & Order" has narrowly missed out on being crowned the longest-running TV drama in history - it is currently tied with western Gunsmoke, which ran for 20 season before its finale in 1975.

"Law & Order" stars Steven Zirnkilton, , , and Steven Hill among others.

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Refusing to Enter Rehab, Lamar Odom Walks Out of Family's Intervention
  2. Kristen Bell Shares First Photos From Her Wedding While Tearing Up Talking About Hubby Dax Shepard
  3. Comic-Con: 'Justice League' Debuts First Footage, 'Wonder Woman' Gets First Trailer
  4. Watch Melissa McCarthy, Jodie Foster, Adam Sandler Ruin Their Han Solo Auditions on 'CONAN'
  5. People Are Upset Taylor Swift Uses Special Instagram Tool to Block Those Snake Emojis
  6. Artist of the Week: Stacy Ferguson
  7. Miranda Kerr Flaunts Huge Ring and Long Legs During First Outing Since Evan Spiegel's Proposal
  8. Comic-Con: 'Legion' Unveils First Footage. Take a Look at the X-Men TV Series