For the first time in the history of Dick Wolf’s “Law & Order” franchise, all three dramas are uniting for a special premiere event on Sept. 22 from 8-11 pm ET on NBC.
The historic “Law & Order” crossover, which will kick off NBC’s 2022-23 TV season, intertwines the storylines of “Law & Order,” “Law & Order: SVU” and “Law & Order: Organized Crime.” Following the murder of a mysterious young girl, Detective Frank Cosgrove (Jeffrey Donovan) and Detective Jalen Shaw (Mehcad Brooks) team up to track down her killer. Captain Olivia Benson (Mariska Hargitay), Detective Elliot Stabler (Christopher Meloni) and district attorney Jack McCoy (Sam Waterston) also join forces to help solve the homicide case.
The three-hour crossover episode is written by Rick Eid and Gwen Sigan. Jean de Segonzac directs the first two hours, while Alex Hall helms the final hour.
“Nothing demonstrates the power of the ‘Law & Order’ brand more than an ambitious three-hour event with a story that is truly ripped from the headlines that starts on ‘Organized Crime,’ then migrates to ‘SVU’ and finally the trial on ‘Law & Order,’” Wolf said in a statement. “Rick and Gwen did an amazing job writing a compelling script and I can’t think of a bigger and better way to launch the new season of ‘Law & Order’ Thursday.”
The “Law & Order” franchise is produced by Universal Television in association with Wolf Entertainment. The crossover will be available on Peacock on Friday, Sept. 23.
Watch the full trailer below.
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