SOUTH AFRICA'S TV WEBSITE
SIGN IN SEARCH MENU
SOUTH AFRICA'S TV WEBSITE

Law & Order

Genres: Drama, Police Procedural
Broadcast on: SABC3, Universal TV, FOX Crime

Rate:

9.2

Add to Show Favourites

Description

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.

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.

LATEST ARTICLES

New on TV today: Friday 10 April

Seng'Khathele is poached by Mzansi Magic and the Brews Brothers get waaasted, man, on Netflix.


New! Road to Destiny Teasers - April 2020

Introducing the first teasers for FOX LIfe's 18h20 novela...


Skeem Saam confirms the death of Charles Maja, Big Boy

He suffered a stroke and didn't make it.


Shadows from the Past Teasers - April 2020

Introducing the first teasers for FOX LIfe's 17h30 novela...


New! Secrets of the Hotel Teasers - April 2020

Introducing the first teasers for FOX Life's novela Secrets of the Hotel...


New! Along Came Love Teasers - April 2020

Introducing the first teasers for FOX's Life's new telenovela ahead of its novela-bomb premiere on the 20th...


Maid in Manhattan on eExtra Teasers - May 2020

Lalo is signed back over to Marisa.


New on TV today: Thursday 9 April

Bone of My Bones returns to SABC2 after three years and The Fixer is back on e.tv.


FOX Life soaps it up with four Lockdown novelas

Warm-up for FOX Life's telenovela marathons - you're gonna need your stamina!


The Riviera Teasers - Season 1

13 episodes in Season 1. A full house of teasers for The Riviera so you have them for the season.

LATEST SITE ACTIVITY


More activity at TVSA Central


LATEST SOAPIE TEASERS



LATEST SOAPIE TEASERS





×
×

You browser doesn't have Flash, Silverlight, Gears, BrowserPlus or HTML5 support.