"Law & Order: SVU": Danny Pino as Detective Nick Amaro, Mariska Hargitay as Det. Olivia Benson -- (Photo by: Michael Parmelee/NBC)

‘Law & Order: SVU’ Goes Back to the Beginning for 300th Episode

In an homage to the pilot, the 300th episode of “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” will feature three actors from the very first episode (Wednesday, Oct. 24 at 9/8c on NBC), entitled “Payback,” in addition to original cast members Mariska Hargitay (Detective Olivia Benson), Richard Belzer (Detective John Munch) and Dann Florek (Captain Donald […]

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Taylor Kinney as Kelly Severide, Jesse Spencer as Matthew Casey, Eamonn Walker as Battalion Chief Walter Boden in "Chicago Fire" (Photo by: Sandro/NBC)

NBC Turns Up the Heat in New Drama ‘Chicago Fire’

When you look back over the history of television series featuring first responders, there have been a multitude of shows with police as the central focus, but just a handful come to mind when you think of firefighters: “Emergency,” “Code Red,” “Third Watch,” “Trauma,” and “Rescue Me,” the latter being the most memorable for current […]

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Kelsey Grammer Comedy, Dick Wolf Drama Among USA’s New Shows

LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – USA Network announced its slate of upcoming projects Thursday, including a comedy project from Kelsey Grammer and a drama from Dick Wolf that the network is developing. Grammer, who’s currently starring in the Starz drama series “Boss,” will executive-produce “The DiCicco Brothers,” about a dot-com entrepreneur whose brash style clashes with […]

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TBS, TNT Unveil New Shows with McConaughey and MacDonald

NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) – TNT and TBS announced development slates Wednesday that include a TNT reality show from Matthew McConaughey about the search for America’s best bar band and a possible new TBS talk show hosted by “Saturday Night Live” veteran Norm MacDonald. TNT is developing dramas with Michael Bay, Howard Gordon, Dick Wolf and […]

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Wolf, Burnett Team Up to Test Celebrities on ‘Stars Earn Stripes’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A new TV competition series that tests celebrities against the demands of military exercises will be produced for NBC. “Stars Earn Stripes” is the working title of the show from veteran producers Dick Wolf (“Law & Order“) and Mark Burnett (“Survivor,” “The Voice“). Nine celebrities from music, sports and Hollywood will […]

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‘Law & Order: SVU’ Books Two New Detectives

The hunt for “Law & Order: SVU’s” two new detectives has ended. NBC has signed Kelli Giddish (“Chase”) and Danny Pino (“Criminal Minds”) as series regulars. Pino will replace a departing Christopher Meloni, while Giddish is potentially being groomed to take over for Mariska Hargitay – who has requested a lighter schedule when the hit […]

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