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Show Details

Broadcaster: SABC3 DStv 
Show Genre: Police Procedural
Season Premiere: Monday, February 09, 2009
Season Finale: Tuesday, March 03, 2009
Time: 19h00 - 20h00

Show Summary


Law & Order is an American police procedural and legal drama television series created by Dick Wolf and set in New York City, which follows the professional lives of several police officers and prosecutors who represent the public interest in the criminal justice system.

The series aired in the USA on NBC from 13 September, 1990 to 24 May, 2010. There are 456 hour-long episodes in 20 seasons.

Law & Order originally premiered in South Africa on SABC3. It later aired on DStv's Hallmark channel (which became Universal Channel on 24 March, 2010), ending its run on Wednesday 2 January, 2013. It later aired on DStv's FOX Crime channel as well.

Season 6 premiered on Hallmark on Monday 6 February 2009, at 19h00. New episodes aired every day of the week, from Mondays to Sundays. There are 23 episodes in the sixth season.

Hallmark Repeats

Daily: 12h30

Synopsis

For every criminal who is put away, two processes have to happen. First the crime must be invesigated by the police, then the case must go to trial. Law & Order focuses on both of these.

Set in New York City, the series follows the professional and to a lesser extent the personal lives of several police officers and prosecutors who represent the public interest in the criminal justice system.

The characters frequently encounter dilemmas and frustrations as cases go through the stages of investigation, arrest, negotiation and trial. Matters are rarely resolved easily, or for the people involved, satisfactorily.

The following statement, narrated by Steven Zirnkilton, is spoken at the beginning of nearly every episode:

"In the criminal justice system, the people are represented by two separate, yet equally important, groups: the police who investigate crime and the district attorneys who prosecute the offenders. These are their stories."

Featuring a revolving cast, Law & Order is the longest-running crime series on American television, and the second-longest running drama series (after Gunsmoke).

It has also produced five spin-off series: Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Law & Order: Trial by Jury, and Conviction.

Cast & Characters

Character Actor
Narrator Steven Zirnkilton
Lt. Anita Van Buren S. Epatha Merkerson
Executive A.D.A. Jack McCoy Sam Waterston
Detective Lennie Briscoe Jerry Orbach
D.A. Adam Schiff Steven Hill
Detective Rey Curtis Benjamin Bratt
A.D.A. Paul Robinette Richard Brooks
A.D.A. Claire Kincaid Jill Hennessy
Ross Fineman Fisher Stevens
Edward Nicodos Jeffrey Donovan
McGinty David Zayas
Mrs. Gaines Ellen Greene
Dr. Elizabeth Rodgers Leslie Hendrix
CSU Supervisor Matt Malloy
Nick Capetti John Ventimiglia
Igor Robert Knepper
Brian Yoshimara Alec Mapa
Paul Sandig Victor Garber
Judge Ida Boucher Lynne Thigpen
Chung Ken Leung
Leslie Harlan Amanda Peet
Sal Franks Daniel Kash
Josh Strand Peter Sarsgaard
James Linde Joe Grifasi
Simon Brooks Isiah Whitlock, Jr.
Det. John Munch Richard Belzer
Frank Pembleton Andre Braugher
Tim Bayliss Kyle Secor
Michael Walters Scott Lawrence
OCCB Det. Jones Molly Price
Margot Bell Brooke Smith
Jenna Weber Ellen Pompeo
Sonya Dubrow Kristanna Loken
Johnny Stivers Michael Imperioli
Ken Soames Josh Hopkins
Ms. Best Margo Martindale
Ticket Taker Rick Gomez
Jack Miniver Brad Beyer
Shelly Taggert Cara Buono
Wendy Karmel Kim Raver
Jaime Jennifer Garner
Mickey Scott Chris Bauer
Miss Stadler Erin Daniels
Mr. Baylor Giancarlo Esposito
Dr. Elizabeth Olivet Carolyn McCormick
Mary Byman Adina Porter
James Smith Denis O'Hare
Mr. Aronson Zach Grenier
Chester Manning Shawn Hatosy
Donna Richland Joelle Carter
Brown Joseph Lyle Taylor
Merril Grupp Glenn Fitzgerald
Angela McDermott Ariyan A. Johnson
Gerald Fox David Garrison
Mac Geller Len Cariou
Judge Edgar Hynes Louis Zorich
Tommy Bell/Kevin Turner Chris Messina
Professor Norman Rothenberg Jeffrey DeMunn
Sluizer Anthony Mangano
Barry Taggert James Naughton
Clayton Doyle George Gore II
Caridad Montero Elizabeth Rodriguez
Employee Zak Orth
Father Carney Michael Willis
Weiner Chad L. Coleman
Assistant M.E. Borak Josh Pais
Jerold Dixon Peter Riegert
Walters' Attorney Chuck Cooper
Joanne Ellis Maryann Plunkett
Ruth Miller Patti LuPone

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