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[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.





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· LAW & ORDER: CRIMINAL INTENT (USA)
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