or


[09/14/07 - 04:20 PM]
Dick Wolf's Hit Crime Drama "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" Premieres in National Syndication on September 17
Plus: "SVU" will premiere in weekend syndication starting Saturday, September 22.

[via press release from NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution]

DICK WOLF'S HIT CRIME DRAMA "LAW & ORDER: CRIMINAL INTENT" PREMIERES IN NATIONAL SYNDICATION ON SEPTEMBER 17

First Hit Off-Network Crime Drama Available To Local Broadcasters as a Monday-Friday Strip in More Than Decade

"Law & Order: Special Victim's Unit" Debuts in Weekend Syndication September 22

UNIVERSAL CITY, CA-September 13, 2007 - Dick Wolf's hit crime drama series "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" premieres in national syndication on Monday, September 17. The third installment of the "Law and Order" brand, which is distributed by NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution, is the first off-network crime drama to be sold to local broadcasters on a weekday basis in more than a decade.

"Law & Order: Criminal Intent" is also the first series in the "Law & Oder" franchise to ever enter broadcast syndication five days a week. The series has been sold in more than 95% of the U.S. for its syndication debut.

NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution is also bringing "Law & Order: Special Victim's Unit" to syndication this fall. "SVU" will premiere in weekend syndication starting Saturday, September 22.

"For years, I've been reading in the trades how well the "CSI's" do on off-network free TV. I'm delighted that SVU and CI will now have the opportunity to do the same," said Dick Wolf, the emmy award-winning creator and producer of the Law & Order franchise.

"We are excited to bring these high quality, off-network procedural dramas to local broadcasters in national syndication," said Barry Wallach, President of NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution. "Local stations and advertisers are thrilled about this unique opportunity."

"Law & Order: Criminal Intent," takes viewers into the minds of its criminals, while following the psychological approaches the Major Case Squad uses to solve the crimes. Detective Mike Logan (Chris Noth) and his new partner, Detective Wheeler (Julianne Nicholson), make up the Major Case Squad alongside long-time partners Detectives Robert Goren (Vincent D'Onofrio) and Alexandra Eames (Kathryn Erbe). The two Major Case Squad detective teams split the caseloads week to week. "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" is a Wolf Films production in association with NBC Universal Television Studio. Wolf, Warren Leight and Peter Jankowski are executive producers.

"Law & Order: SVU" chronicles the life and crimes of the Special Victims Unit of the New York Police Department, the elite squad of detectives who investigate sexually based crimes. The drama follows Detective Elliot Stabler (Christopher Meloni), a seasoned veteran of the unit who has seen it all, and his partner, Detective Olivia Benson (Emmy award-winner, Mariska Hargitay), whose difficult past - a child of rape - is the reason she joined the unit. "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" is a Wolf Films production in association with NBC Universal Television Studio. Wolf, is creator and executive producer, Neal Baer, Ted Kotcheff and Peter Jankowski are the executive producers. "Law & Order: SVU" returns to NBC for it's ninth season on September 25 at 10/9c.

About NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution:

NBC Universal is a leader in providing entertainment programming to the domestic and international marketplaces. The NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution division is responsible for the distribution of NBC Universal product to all forms of television within the U.S. and Canada. This includes distribution of current and library film and television product, including formats and non-scripted programming, in the pay, free, and basic markets, as well as the domestic syndication of first-run syndicated TV programs and theatrical and TV movie packages.

Current and upcoming first-run strip syndicated programming at NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution includes Access Hollywood, Blind Date, The Jerry Springer Show, The Martha Stewart Show, Maury and The Steve Wilkos Show. Current first-run weekly syndicated programming includes The Chris Matthews Show, The Wall Street Journal Report with Maria Bartiromo, Your Total Health, Reel Talk and the off-network distribution of The Office, House, Monk, the Law & Order series and much more.





  [september 2007]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
      


· LAW & ORDER: CRIMINAL INTENT (USA)
· LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT (NBC)





[07/24/14 - 07:32 PM]
Video: FOX Brings "Sleepy Hollow" to San Diego!
Fans can lose their heads at the "Sleepy Hollow" virtual reality experience at the Petco Interactive Zone.

[07/24/14 - 07:21 PM]
Video: FOX's "Gotham" Takes Over San Diego Comic-Con!
Fans can ride the "Gotham" Zip Line located between the Convention Center and the Hilton Bayfront Hotel Thursday through Sunday, from 10:00 AM-6:00 PM.

[07/24/14 - 04:20 PM]
Mayim Bialik to Host TV Land's "Candid Camera" Reboot, Premiering August 11th
Original episodes will also air Tuesday, August 12th; Wednesday, August 13th; and Thursday, August 14th at 8:00/7:00c.

[07/24/14 - 03:45 PM]
MTV Announces "Teen Wolf" Will Return for a 20-Episode Fifth Season
Additionally, the room was given a first-look at the mid-season trailer which is currently available to view on iPhone/iPad or Android via the MTV App.

[07/24/14 - 03:17 PM]
Video: Comic-Con First Look - "Moonbeam City" Comedy Central's Newest Animated Series
The series, debuting in 2015, is an absurdist take on the gritty, sex-drenched crime dramas from the 1980s.

[07/24/14 - 02:01 PM]
NBC to Wrap "Crossbones" Run on Saturday, August 2
The show's planned installments for Friday, August 1 and Friday, August 8 will now air on Saturday, August 2 starting at 8:00/7:00c.

[07/24/14 - 01:42 PM]
FOX Sports Delivers 23 Hours of Live Coverage from "Hot August Nights" Auction Presented by Barrett-Jackson
Bob Varsha leads a seven-member broadcast team, which includes Mike Joy, Steve Magnante, Ralph Sheheen, April Rose, Justin Bell and Tom Jensen.

[07/24/14 - 01:20 PM]
Video: "Legends of TV Land" Panel Reveals Sneak Peek of Upcoming Animated Episode of "Hot in Cleveland" - Featuring Zombies!
Said installment airs next Wednesday, July 30 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[07/24/14 - 01:20 PM]
Series Premiere of FX's Newest Original Comedy Series "Married" Pulls in 1.5 Million Total Viewers and 1.1 Million Adults 18-49
FX spins the numbers for Thursday, July 17.

[07/24/14 - 12:30 PM]
Video: USA Network Unveils "Dig" at Comic-Con(R)
The channel also announced a first of its kind activation with Snapchat, inviting fans to #DIGDeeper with a social media scavenger hunt for the mysterious DIG symbol.

[07/24/14 - 12:01 PM]
Brand New Christmas Special, "Toy Story That Time Forgot," Pixar Animation Studios' Second New Special for Television Featuring Your Favorite Characters from the "Toy Story" Films," To Air December 2 on ABC
Tom Hanks and Tim Allen will once again reprise their roles from the films.

[07/24/14 - 10:53 AM]
"Oprah's The Life You Want Weekend" Announces Amy Purdy to Join Multi-City Tour This Fall
Purdy, a Paralympic Bronze Medalist snowboarder and "Dancing with the Stars" finalist, will join Oprah on stage for Toyota's "Standing O-Vation," which will recognize extraordinary people in communities around the country.

[07/24/14 - 10:03 AM]
FX Unleashes "The Strain Transformation" App
Fans can discover what will happen when an ancient parasitic plague enters their system and transforms them into a monstrous vampire.

[07/24/14 - 10:03 AM]
Jerry Seinfeld's "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" Releases New Series of Vignettes Called "Single Shots"
The first episode, premiering today, is titled "Donuts" and includes scenes of various comedians including Tina Fey, Sarah Silverman and Brian Regan talking to Jerry about the popular fried dough confections.

[07/24/14 - 09:43 AM]
Nickelodeon and USAopoly Partner to Create Exclusive Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles-Themed Monopoly(R) Games
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Edition allows fans of Nickelodeon's current TV show to vie for 22 popular locations found throughout the CG-animated series.