NBC "Law and Order" SVU Renewed After Almost Being Cancelled

NBC has recently closed a deal to give the Law and Order series, SVU another season after a possible cancellation.

According to Deadline, NBC has closed a deal with the producers Dick Wolf for a 16th season of the crime drama series. Leading actress Mariska Hargitay will return for another season on the series but, the decision for another season came down to a significant pay cut. Wolf had been asked to take a lower budget in order for the show to continue, this is something they were unwilling to do.
For a little while, things looked like touch and go, with showrunner Warren Leight exploring other jobs, but he recently re-committed to SVU as a deal with NBC began to look imminent. The renewal restores Wolf’s NBC drama series tally to three for a second consecutive season.
Law and Order's SVU averages around 8.4 million viewers per episode. Filming occurs in New York City. What do you think of NBC picking up another season of Law and Order SVU? Leave us a comment below and let us know what you think?