Dick Wolf’s suite of six Law & Order and Chicago series have been renewed by NBC.
The network announced that all the NBC series produced by Wolf, including Chicago Med, Chicago Fire, Chicago P.D., Law & Order, Law & Order: SVU and Law & Order: Organized Crime will be back for the 2023-24 television season. Universal Television produces along with Wolf Entertainment.
Lisa Katz, President of Scripted Content and Programming for NBC Universal and Streaming, said the network is excited to have Wolf’s programming back with the network.
“We understand the emotional connection our audience has with these characters and we can’t wait to bring more of their stories to the forefront next season,” she said. “A huge thank you to Dick and his amazing team who are the masters of producing incredibly compelling television week after week.”
Wolf said about the renewal, “All six shows being picked up again is the ultimate accolade to our incredible casts, producers and writers. I’d also like to thank our loyal fans who have kept our NBC shows on the air for what will be a cumulative 84 seasons.”
Some key stats about the Wolf series include all three of the Chicago series ranking among the top 10 in both the 18-49 demographic and in total viewers. Chicago P.D. has also been tied for the number one broadcast drama in the demographic for its current season. Law & Order: SVU and Law & Order: Organized Crime also ranked among broadcast’s top 10 dramas in the 18-49 demographic as well.
The Chicago series are also making more headlines by having #OneChicago Wednesdays be the number one in entertainment programming in the demographic and in total viewers. The three Chicago series had more than 50 million viewers across NBC and Peacock this past season, with the various Law and Order series earning nearly 50 million viewers across NBC and Peacock. Law & Order: SVU is NBC’s number one show for the 2022-23 season across all platforms.